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#200872 - 04/30/18 08:40 PM Penny stove problem
Jim M Offline
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Registered: 11/23/03
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Loc: Kitsap Peninsula, WA
I just made a little "penny" stove out of two old pop cans. It is supposedly "pressurized". I put a small amount of Alcohol in it and when I lit it it make a pop sound and the flames jumped out. It was as if it were trying to explode. Has anyone else had this problem?
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#200873 - 05/01/18 09:26 AM Re: Penny stove problem [Re: Jim M]
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Registered: 01/16/13
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Loc: Nacogdoches, TX, USA
The one time I made one, it had the opposite problem, not enough pressure. It wasn't really worth the fiddle factor for me, so I just made a Super Cat and forgot about it.
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#200874 - 05/01/18 01:12 PM Re: Penny stove problem [Re: Jim M]
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Registered: 02/27/18
Posts: 178
Loc: Portland, Oregon
Judging from this video, the penny stove kind of flares up at first, that is, the flames are larger at first. Maybe that's what your experiencing.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5Okm_irIXFw
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