"Do you have anything online that shows your gasifier wood stove? I have a new plan for using the stainless steel heating coil out of a natural gas fired commercial pressure washer that I got from work. It's about the size of a 55 gallon drum…"
"BTW that gear reduction motor is the same one I used to make my fish feeders and they are used on commercial washers for the drain gate so I had plenty on hand as that is what I repair these days. I am a master electrician and I make far more $…"
"Funny that you mentioned Trout. A guy that owns a trout farm north of town just gave me 30 Rainbow Trout last weekend ranging in size from 3" to 5" along with a 5 gallon bucket of food and some kind of enzyme powder that instantly eats…"
"Larry, having put together many a set of plans starting in the 70's the best advice I can give is to sit down and explain how you built it to a friend and either vid it or take notes etc.. After that it is just pics or drawings and lists of…"
"Hi Jeff, IMHO I would stay clear of aluminum in your system. It corrodes like crazy and many MDs attribute such things as Alzheimer's disease to the heavy use these days in cooking. Cancer clinics won't allow it either. We threw our…"
"Jim, I need your opinion on material for my water heater box that I plan to run over the top of my wood heater exhaust stack. Is there any reason I shouldn't use rigid aluminum for the box since it's a very conductive material? I have lots…"
"Curious why you would exclude folks like Nelson Pade, or people who post here like Vlad and Rob?
Also, can you be more specific in what you mean by "know what they're talking about?" Are they the foremost experts on, for…"
"Both Nelson and Pade are and Friendly are based on the work of Dr James Rakocy who has been very open with his designs. I have met all of the people we are discussing here and in my opinion there are 3 people who know what they are…"
"You are right they have been very transparent with their situation and have given information and plans out for free. I don't like to participate in bashing and try to stick to the facts. The fact is like others that try to go…"
"You'd have to ask them to get the whole story. I heard that they got conflicting information from different sources about whether it was tolerated in Hawaii.
Anyhow, I've been researching them for a while, and found out a few things.…"
"I always get their newsletter and browse through it when I have time. When I got the latest one and it started with these words "This is the fourth in a series of Susanne's news from prison." I was kind of freaked…"
"Yikes. One would have thought they would have spent an hour or two with a lawyer before deciding to grow pot. I know the aquaponics source spent a lot of time with lawyers and city officials before they started offering their aquaponic pot classes."
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