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Re: Almost OT, Flame colors

Dear Pete,In the past years till to day, charcoal is still used by some iron maker to produce pig iron from iron ores in the hot air blast furnace.  Sent from
sonny djatnikasundjaja
Oct 11
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54369

Re: Almost OT, Flame colors

The German Technology use RDF (minicipal solid waste) to smelt the iron scraps in a hgh temperatur gasifier. Pls check out it from youtube by key words HTCW or
sonny djatnikasundjaja
Oct 11
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54368

Almost OT, Flame colors

We smelted some iron ore last weekend. A smelt lasts about 5 hours the way we do it. Watching the furnace for all that time got me to thinking about the
frenchcreekhome
Oct 11
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54367

Re: UPDATE ON MY GOAL !

THE VICTORY even run my riding lawnmower !
okiedokietoday@att.net
Sep 26
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54366

Re: UPDATE ON MY GOAL !

At this point it appears my best option is to buy up front propane pre paid, double my tank size, and buy a propane fired generator, and set up a truck for
okiedokietoday@att.net
Sep 25
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54365

Re: UPDATE ON MY GOAL !

Yes to the victory (Steven, right?) https://northernselfreliance.com/get-the-nsr-hardware/victoria-gasifier/
frenchcreekhome
Sep 25
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54364

Re: UPDATE ON MY GOAL !

Hi Okie You are looking at spending major money, but at the moment, you don’t know if gasiofication is, or is not appropriate for your lifestyle, and your
redirondog
Sep 24
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Re: UPDATE ON MY GOAL !

On Sat, Sep 23, 2017 at 11:10 PM, okiedokietoday@... [WoodGas] < ... If you are already using wood pellets, they might be a (somewhat expensive but easy to
David Meed
Sep 24
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54362

Re: UPDATE ON MY GOAL !

See my previous comment! Also at this altitude etc I lose efficiency !
okiedokietoday@att.net
Sep 24
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54361

Re: UPDATE ON MY GOAL !

I am at about 8500 feet in Southern Rockies with a 4000 square foot house with occasional lows of -45. Population is about 400. Just exploring the options !
okiedokietoday@att.net
Sep 24
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54360

Re: UPDATE ON MY GOAL !

Hi Steve, I dont use all of the generator most of the time. When its running, however fire up the welder or plasma cutter.... its main use is winter as I also
Greg Manning
Sep 23
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54359

Re: UPDATE ON MY GOAL !

curious about your genset that you plan to run.. I saw something about a dodge cummins  which is diesel. There are several ways to play with that but wood gas
steve
Sep 23
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54358

Re: UPDATE ON MY GOAL !

What are you driving that you need such a huge gen set?  Most houses rarely need over 10 kw and that is so they can push that horridly inefficient HVAC unit
steve
Sep 23
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54357

Re: UPDATE ON MY GOAL !

okiedokietoday, That is why I have settled on only developing around the 6.5hp 212cc engines. They an do a lot of work and at 4.5-6lbs/hr, you can actually
sabbadess
Sep 22
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54356

Re: UPDATE ON MY GOAL !

That is a bunch!
okiedokietoday@att.net
Sep 22
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