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Old 01-18-2013, 2:21 PM
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I have made a couple of them using dog food cans as the internal piping and #10 cans for the external housing. I used wood ash from my wood stove as the insulation and installed three bolts on top to set the pot on.

I tested it by boiling a measured amount of water striaght from the tap which I brought to a boil on my range top. It took 10 minutes 45 seconds to boil.

On the rocket stove the same amount of water atraight from the tap took less than 5 minutes to boil. It used a bundle of twigs about the diameter of a silver dollar and about 8 inches long.

Very efficient and very quick.

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