Re: OT- DIY Wood Burning Backpacking Stove
- --- In firstname.lastname@example.org, Miguel Arboleda <butuki@g...>
> Personally I have been most interested in the Inverted DowndraftYes, me too. This is what I am shooting for, since it lends itself
> Gasifier stove.
to a relatively-compact vertical package.
> http://journeytoforever.org/teststove.html (the centralventilating
> tube down the center of this one might answer your drafting problem)I had not seen this link before. It is very interesting and is in
the same vein as what I am trying. Yesterday I had very good success
forcing all the primary air through a relatively small central air
hole in the burner assembly.
> This is the US patent office's description of the now defunctBushBuddy Stove:
Note to others trying to look at this patent: just go to the patent
office site (http://patft.uspto.gov) and look up patent #5842463 It
is very surprising that this patent was issued. The processes
associated with wood gassification have been known far before 1998. I
think you can find prior art for all his claims.
> Hope this can give you some ideas to work with.Thanks Miguel. Very interesting stuff. I continue to make progress
and should be able to get a fairly good example going soon.