Satamax Antone wrote:Russell, plan a bypass, to get the chimney warm, and get things moving. Just in case. Peter usually says, make the bypass at mid height in the bell.
James Heap wrote:
1- the primary heat source ideally should be solar or better yet a compost hot water heater, like the one developed by Jean Pain. The rocket is there for a booster to maintain the desired temperature as this varies amongst people.
2- I felt the experience of bathing under the stars was a one up on inside (personal preference), so that was the whole point in the 'outside' bath.
3- Remember to find a bathing buddy, it saves water
Jeremy Baker wrote:It always bothers me that I’m not stacking functions very well. Outdoor fires are so inefficient. I’d much prefer the tub was in a greenhouse so the latent heat goes towards something. In fact perhaps the tub could be the greenhouse heater and always ready to go as a bath. Cheers.
Julia Winter wrote:Shane, that looks great! So, do you run the fire with a lid over the water, and then you get in the tub? Is the tub too hot to touch right over the fire (or where the fire was)? Do you have a wooden bottom inside the tub?
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