Did I miss something? re: Brasslite Duo
- Wasn't there a test call (for which I applied) for the Duo?
Doesn't this say it's being closed out?
> Date: Sun, 25 May 2003 20:52:26 -0000Does that make sense -- to test something that will no longer
> From: "Aaron" <aaron@...>
> Subject: Closeout Sale on Brasslite Stoves
> Due to a communication error with my overseas subcontractor I now
> have 140 Micro and Duo stoves in stock. They've agreed to split
> costs with me and so I'm reducing prices to the minimum until the
> lot is sold. After the lot is gone they'll be discontinued. If you
> know someone that's been interested in getting a Micro or Duo but
> has held off because of the price, now is the time. They'll never
> get lower. Please check the Brasslite site for more info.
be available? Or am I joining the ranks of the confused?
I sure don't mind testing it, but my logic meter is going off.
Already a member of the unwashed, untested, potential gear thief
(sorry to see innocent until proven guilty go the way of the dodo)
(sorry to see I apparently have to post to be considered for a test)
(so there, I posted, nyahhh 8-)
(no offense meant to Aaron, thanks for providing stuff to test, etc., etc.)
Latest trip: down the Rio Chama in NM ... sweet!
- At 02:29 PM 5/29/2003 -0500, you wrote:
>Wasn't there a test call (for which I applied) for the Duo?yup. I just got overloaded
>Doesn't this say it's being closed out?Yeah, but it doesn't really matter. They exist therefore we want reports on
- I may keep the Micro and Duo available as a low-cost, non-simmering
alternative to the simmering Turbo stoves. They've been selling
pretty well since they were discounted. I'm re-thinking whether or
not to discontinue them.
--- In BackpackGearTest@yahoogroups.com, David Anderson
> At 02:29 PM 5/29/2003 -0500, you wrote:reports on
> >Wasn't there a test call (for which I applied) for the Duo?
> yup. I just got overloaded
> >Doesn't this say it's being closed out?
> Yeah, but it doesn't really matter. They exist therefore we want
> David Anderson
Good job. You covered my questions without giving anything away pematurely.
Thanks a bunch!
> Subject: Re: Did I miss something? re: Brasslite Duo[Non-text portions of this message have been removed]
> The Turbos have a rotating sleeve that closes or opens the side
> ports, allowing or restricting air flow to the fuel inside the
> stove. Air flow regulation is what allows the Turbos to simmer so
> I don't want to talk too much about the TrailBaker yet because it's
> still being developed. But I can say that it will function only with
> the Turbo stoves because the flame stays small and puts out heat at
> a constant and predictable rate. The Micro and Duo don't have
> adjustable flames and a small flame is essential for the baking
> insert to work as a dry-heat system. It wouldn't be easy to use with
> any other stove (even a canister stove)because the flame can't be
> accurately regulated to a specific temperature each time the stove
> is lit. The only way I can see to use the insert with a canister
> stove would be to carry a baking thermometer on the trail(too heavy).
> --- In BackpackGearTest@yahoogroups.com, rosaleen43@a... wrote:
> >A clarificaton, please? You are developing a baking system and
> may have already developed a simmer ring for the two newer models.
> Do you expect the Micro and Duo to work with these?