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Hi everybody.

Ernie, would this one still considered a RMH?

1'x1' 20 long Horizontal batch box, designed by Donkey, Canyon and Peterberg. 6 inch refractory clay heat riser insulated. No barrel, a concrete bell (french chimney elements) of about 6' high, and another bell of the same material next to it. More than half a ton (bout 700kg)

Sketchup file.

http://donkey32.proboards.com/index.cgi?action=downloadattachmentpage&board=experiment&thread=511&post=5009
 
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one two, one two, test test!

(knocking on the microphone sound)

 
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Finished bell, for thoses who don't go to donkey's site.

 
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Satamax, looks good but what is inside the finished bell? Can you show more pics?
 
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Thanks a lot. I have no access to cast refractory now. What do you think of using 7"x9" .25" thick steel for fire box and 6" diam. .25" thick pipe for heat riser insulating them both with perlite?
 
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Simple answer, metal doesn't work at all with this design. Burns in few hours.
 
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just another J tube stove yes its sort of a rocket but i would like to see how well it burns for a year. and how well its exhaust can be routed through a thermal mass. that is not how to make me mad mad comes from not reading the pages and not thinking things through. you know this Sata
 
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does it burn a lot of fuel with that big of a fire box?
 
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Ernie Wisner wrote:just another J tube stove yes its sort of a rocket but i would like to see how well it burns for a year. and how well its exhaust can be routed through a thermal mass. that is not how to make me mad mad comes from not reading the pages and not thinking things through. you know this Sata
Hi Ernie. Thanks for the reply.

Well, when i did this post, i had listened to the podcast in, the morning, and thought it was funy. Anyway, this one is still outside, i've managed to stop the smokeback, so time is to clean the paint. I think the mass will be done in a bell style, with the half barrel system. All i can afford for the moment. There's one thing thought about this one, L tube not J tube And another one, i'm dreaming of using the next one i make like this for à forge



Clifford Gallington wrote:does it burn a lot of fuel with that big of a fire box?
Yes and no. At startup it uses à lot, but the embers seem to last a long time. Let say the volume of two fireboxes for a four hours burn. May be a smidge more. But the output of the thingy is enormous. I think it needs a longer heat riser, well at least for the next one. And i don't think i'll do one soon. As i have to take care of other things.
 
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Not like I need any tips (on how to get Ernie mad ;^}~ )
but the topic made me curious, and then I couldn't see the pictures.

I think the Proboards thread must have moved, or we need to be logged in to see the attachments.
The YouTube worked fine, so I did a screenshot to attach here for y'all.

Hopefully one or the other works for most folks@



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Screenshot from YouTube video of questionable rocket improv
 
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I suppose I would say it's right on the border between rocket and a lined woodstove.
Does it burn clean, not smoke? That's the biggest question.

If the heat riser is insulated, and you use the heat after the heat riser (cook on top of that, or downdraft to a bench, or store it with a bell), then it could be a big messy rocket.
If the heat riser is not insulated, and you use it as an oven or heater with the heat only coming from the firebox surfaces, then it's basically a garden-variety insulated woodstove.

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Hi Erika.

Well, this one is about two or three years old.

It's a batch rocket, built along when Peter had just released the numbers. The title was a kind of joke. Pictures are on my facebook, that's why they are disapearing, with their blady a.akamaid temporary server renaming the links all the time.

Now it's fited inside a hot water tank repurposed as a barrel. And is the primary source of heat for my old workshop. Check the green machine thread at Donkey's. Plenty of trouvble to make that one run right. And now it's on it's last leg, kind of, the throat being destroyed. Due to bad construction.
 
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