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start and operate a j-tube rocket mass heater for 1 hour
start and operate a batch box rocket mass heater for 1 hour
start and operate a different j-tube rocket mass heater for 1 hour
start and operate a different batch box rocket mass heater for 1 hour
start a rocket oven and bake something
start a rocket cooktop and cook something
start a rocket hot water heater and get the water temperature over 140
use a rocket j-tube to boil a gallon of water
do the annual ash cleanout of a rocket mass heater
spread some ash on a garden spot (just a dusting)
build a dakota stove and cook some food

straw badge

heat a space with a rocket mass heater for one week
   - two temperature logging thermometers
   - outdoor temp was always less than 40 degrees F
   - indoor temp was kept at least 65 degrees F, averaging at least 70 degrees F
   - provide graphs of logs
   - provide pics of space and rocket mass heater
   - provide a few paragraphs about the experience
build a j-tube style rocket mass heater
   - pic of area before build
   - pic of core (exterior of burn tunnel, heat riser and manifold) without barrel
   - pic of ducts or stratification chamber before mass
   - 3 pics of manifold
   - pic of completed product
   - pic of vertical exhaust going into the ceiling
   - pic of vertical exhaust coming out of the roof
   - 2 minute video of starting the fire and proving there are no smoke leaks

wood badge

heat a space with a rocket mass heater for one month
build a second j-tube style rocket mass heater
build a j-tube style rocket oven
   - 5 pics of build in progress
   - 6 pics of completed product
        o Overview picture
        o J-tube
        o Inside of oven with door half open
        o Inside of stratification chamber
        o vertical exhaust going into the ceiling
        o vertical exhaust coming out of the roof
   - 2 minute video of starting the fire and proving there are no smoke leaks
   - pic of uncooked food going in
   - pic of cooked food coming out
build a j-tube style unpressurized rocket hot water heater
   - 5 pics of build in progress
   - pic of vertical exhaust going into the ceiling
   - pic of vertical exhaust coming out of the roof
   - 15 second long video of cold water going in and steaming hot water coming out
   - 2 minute video of starting the fire and proving there are no smoke leaks
build a j-tube style rocket cook top
   - 5 pics of build in progress
   - 4 pics of completed product
        o overview picture
        o j-tube
        o vertical exhaust going into ceiling
        o vertical exhaust coming out of the roof
   - 2 minute video of starting the fire and proving there are no smoke leaks
   - pic of food being cooked
build a j-tube style season extender in a hugelkultur
   - 5 pics of build in progress
   - 6 pics of completed product
   - 2 pics of hugelkultur temp before and after

iron badge

(iron badge is not yet complete - please suggest more ideas)
heat a space with a rocket mass heater for a full winter
rocket hot tub
rocket sauna
shop style rocket heater
rocket forge
rocket glass recycler
outdoor rocket cooker, smoker
ring-of-fire alternative to a camp fire
outdoor classroom with butt warmer
experiments in heating a shop very, very fast
experiments in heating a home with extremely little wood
outdoor kitchen / outdoor canning kitchen


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Howdy!

I reckon' I got me a Rocket badge:

- J #1: https://permies.com/p/998686
- Batch #1: https://permies.com/p/1081197
- J #2: https://permies.com/p/1081216
- Batch #2: https://permies.com/p/1081225
- Rocket Oven: https://permies.com/p/1080009
- Cooktop: https://permies.com/p/1081240
- Water Heater: https://permies.com/p/1079999
- J Boil: https://permies.com/p/1004429
- Cleanout: https://permies.com/p/1004347
- Ash Garden: https://permies.com/p/1001232
- Dakota Stove: https://permies.com/p/1080002
Staff note (Mike Haasl) :

Congratulations on your first badge! And for being the first to get the Rocket badge!

 
Ash Jackson
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Woo-hoo!! Thank you, Mike! I'm very excited to have a badge.

Now just fifteen more to go.
 
Come have lunch with me Arthur. Adventure will follow. This tiny ad:
Rocket Mass Heater Plans - now free for a while
https://permies.com/goodies/7/rmhplans
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