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Rapidrob

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Needs ideas for adding diesel to start the stove.
« on: October 24, 2019, 10:31:19 am »
My home made stove has been heating my shop for many years now. To start the stove I dump in a few ounces  of Diesel fuel, add paper soaked in diesel and then light it with a gas match and away it goes. I have to dump the Diesel fuel up and over my burner, stuff in the paper first. While easy to do,it can be messy and I normally end up smelling like diesel fuel all day long.
I'd like to add a small external diesel fuel feed line and some sort of device to control the amount of Diesel fuel as it is very hard to see inside of the burner ( disk brake rotor and read drum type burner) .
I was thinking a small tank mounted away and above the stove with a copper or steel feed line. I have a few ideas as to how to portion the starting Diesel fuel but would like to see or read what you may have done to your stove?
Thanks for any info.
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Re: Needs ideas for adding diesel to start the stove.
« Reply #1 on: October 25, 2019, 09:52:14 am »
I got a system figured out. Never mind.
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