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Old 01-11-11, 10:01 PM   #1
nibs
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Default Prototype SVO burner.

Goofing off in Quartzsite, I built a prototype SVO burner, sort of based on the ones that metal casters use, I picked up a cast Iron pot, made a hole in the side, put a 1/4" copper tube down the center of a 3/4" iron pipe. Copper pipe to drip oil, iron pipe to deliver air supplied by a $5 used air mattress inflator, after a bit of mucking about got it to run well enough to get the burner pot red hot on one side. Will build a mark ll to heat our hillbilly hot tub when I get home in the spring. will post pics then.

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