My home brew wood stove for backpacking!

huntinrod

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I'm getting ready to go to Colorado on a backpack DIY elk hunt in November..... I couldn't afford the Kifaru stove and didn't like any of the others because they all seem to be round and you can't put a pot on top and cook on it. It is all stainless steel. I bought the stove pipe from Kifaru and made everything else... Check it out! Let me know what you think!

http://youtu.be/1hFapeicT_s
 



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patent it and market it :smiley_green_with_e
 

huntinrod

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Haahaha! Thanks! I think it came out great! Can't wait to use it somewhere besides my yard...The neighbors think Im moonshining or something! Should see the looks I get as they drive by....
 

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that thing is great! Hope you enjoy your works in the field for a long time!

Thanks for sharing,

WoodGrain
 

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Pretty cool. How long does it take wood to burn in these little pack stoves?
 

huntinrod

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I get about twenty mins of good "cooking" heat and 30 mins of "heat"
 

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That stove is great.

Did it take long to make? That's one of the better setups I've seen. I've had the same issue with not being able to find a decent priced stove that wasn't round.

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Took me a full day...but half of that was figuring out what I wanted and how to do it....I could build another one in an hour or so now I bet!! Had to buy a couple tools too so it cost me more than the actual parts...but I love buying tools!
 

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Great looking setup with one exception. It appears that you have difficulty closing and opening the front. When you've got a fire lit it will be even harder and a good chance of burning your fingers. I don't have the solution but maybe a latch that doesn't "clip." I like the use of springs for handles.
 
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huntinrod

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I couldnt get it open or closed because I was using one hand and filming with the other.... But when it is burning, the legs are supposed to be pushed in to the ground making it really stable and it opens and closes easily.

As for cost of materials....$40! Thanks to all!
 

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