• Post Reply Bookmark Topic Watch Topic
  • New Topic
permaculture forums growies critters building homesteading energy monies kitchen purity ungarbage community wilderness fiber arts art permaculture artisans regional education experiences global resources the cider press projects digital market permies.com private forums all forums
this forum made possible by our volunteer staff, including ...
master stewards:
  • Nicole Alderman
  • r ranson
  • Anne Miller
  • paul wheaton
  • Joseph Lofthouse
stewards:
  • Mike Jay
  • Jocelyn Campbell
  • Devaka Cooray
garden masters:
  • Steve Thorn
  • Dave Burton
  • Dan Boone
gardeners:
  • Joylynn Hardesty
  • Mandy Launchbury-Rainey
  • Mike Barkley

Rocket Stove premade

 
Posts: 37
  • Mark post as helpful
  • send pies
  • Quote
  • Report post to moderator
I'm looking for a pre=manufactured rocket stove for a mass heater build I'm planning.

I have no idea how to go about picking one. Is there a good list somewhere on permies? Reviews by people who have tried them?
any help is appreciated.

 
gardener
Posts: 2989
Location: Southern alps, on the French side of the french /italian border 5000ft high Southern alpine climate.
129
  • Mark post as helpful
  • send pies
  • Quote
  • Report post to moderator
Well, good luck.
 
Posts: 211
21
  • Mark post as helpful
  • send pies
  • Quote
  • Report post to moderator
There are few commercially available rocket heaters in the USA:
1) Dragon Heaters

2) Zaug Stoves

3) Liberator Rocket

Regarding all three options, these only represent the rocket heater itself, not the ‘mass’ (cob or masonry bench or “bell”) necessary for the rocket heater to heat up and which releases heat long after the rocket heater fire has gone out. The latter two are also all metal designs, and among the rocket heater community a common saying is “metal is doomed” due to spalling of the metal in the high temps developed in a properly insulated rocket heater core (2100-2200•F.)

Also, these represent “J” tube configurations, which are being eclipsed by “batch box” designs (with a small traditional firebox and door) which can be seen at Batchrocket.eu - Introduction and in most of Matt Walker’s designs
 
Oh, sure, you could do that. Or you could eat some pie. While reading this tiny ad:
Rocket Oven – is it Right for You? Here’s What You Need to Know
https://permies.com/t/99726/rocket-ovens/Introduction-rocket-ovens-build
  • Post Reply Bookmark Topic Watch Topic
  • New Topic
Boost this thread!