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Offline chimpac

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Re: steam pan stove
« Reply #15 on: February 01, 2015, 01:30:53 am »
I am thinking how many principles are there. Maybe 3.
 1. Small, hot combustion chamber, high velocity combustion air with or without a chimney.
 2. insulated combustion chamber including riser pipe.
3. Hot riser pipe conducting heat up inside a barrel directly under a cook top extracting most of the heat because smoke has to cool down to get out the chimney port at the bottom of the barrel.
To use #3 the enclosure around the riser pipe (barrel) has to sit vertical and #1 also works with more velocity if the distance from the wood to the cook pot is higher.
It would be adding more stove but you could run a piece of that red hot chimney as a riser pipe up inside a barrel. Which would be a good addition to any stove that would stop any sparks ever coming out a chimney and greatly increase the heat output of the stove.

« Last Edit: February 01, 2015, 09:01:51 am by chimpac »

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Re: steam pan stove
« Reply #16 on: February 12, 2018, 02:42:35 pm »
Thanks walknabout
I want to build stove for my buddy.
Can you please repost pictures of your stove?

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Re: steam pan stove
« Reply #17 on: February 15, 2018, 10:38:46 am »
I managed to find these pics, hope they help.  It's a nice lightweight, simple stove.  I have two of them in "the field" I built for buddies and all three are going on three seasons now.  Mine sees a lot of action, as my wife likes to stay warm, I'm yet to burn through the thin SS 8)
If you have any q's just lemme know ;)

The scrap piece after cutting


didn't stay this shiny for long.


I don't bother breaking it down for transport anymore, just load it on the pulk and go.  The set up/stoke takes me about 3minutes with the rollup chimney!


the pacman stove ;D


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Re: steam pan stove
« Reply #18 on: February 15, 2018, 04:24:02 pm »
Thanks for you efforts Walknabout.
really appreciating it



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Re: steam pan stove
« Reply #19 on: February 15, 2018, 05:42:31 pm »
Scrap piece?
So you use 3 gastronorms to build one stove?
Even so that is a pretty cheap way to get what you need

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Re: steam pan stove
« Reply #20 on: February 18, 2020, 12:54:36 pm »
well..after 5 years of hard use, time has come to replace the bottom pan on my stove :'  it developed a hairline crack at the back of it friday overnight, by monday morning it opened up to about 1/8". Stove still worked OK at -25, just little hard to control the burn with the crack.
All in all, I can say I got my $10 worth out of this pan over the last few seasons;D ;D ;D

« Last Edit: February 18, 2020, 01:07:55 pm by walknabout »

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Re: steam pan stove
« Reply #21 on: February 19, 2020, 12:35:51 am »
well..after 5 years of hard use, time has come to replace the bottom pan on my stove :'  it developed a hairline crack at the back of it friday overnight, by monday morning it opened up to about 1/8". Stove still worked OK at -25, just little hard to control the burn with the crack.
All in all, I can say I got my $10 worth out of this pan over the last few seasons;D ;D ;D



Awesome!!!