1. This site uses cookies. By continuing to use this site, you are agreeing to our use of cookies. Learn More.

111 & 8R Case Tray (and beer)

Discussion in 'Fettlers Master Class' started by brassnipplekey, Jul 26, 2009.

  1. brassnipplekey

    brassnipplekey United Kingdom Subscriber

    Offline
    Joined:
    Aug 20, 2005
    Messages:
    1,342
    ...Cans .
    U.K 500ml beer/cider/lager cans are just the right size .
    Using a sharp knife cut the ends off the can .
    With scissors cut the tube down its length .
    With scissors trim up the knife cut ends .
    With scissors cut the corners off the rectangle .
    Lay the springy rectangle flat & score diagonal lines with a straightedge & the back of a knife .
    Fit & trim in 111 case .
    If you've fitted & trimmed correctly the pan supports should keep the liner in place.

    Pic1.JPG Pic2.JPG Pic3.JPG Pic4.JPG Pic5.JPG Pic6.JPG Pic7.JPG Pic8.JPG


    Be careful :shock: .. The cut ally edges are sharp !!! If in doubt ask for help from a responsible adult ;)

    Nick
     
  2. Zincman United Kingdom

    Offline
    Joined:
    Jul 18, 2008
    Messages:
    2,359
    Location:
    Rpon N.Yorks
    Where are you to find a responsible adult?
     
  3. Knight84 Canada

    Offline
    Joined:
    Jan 21, 2009
    Messages:
    3,236
    Great work!!!!

    This is not going to help my addiction to Strongbow.

    Have you noticed a difference with it ?

    Cheers,
    Jeff
     
  4. rik_uk3 United Kingdom

    Offline
    Joined:
    Aug 15, 2004
    Messages:
    8,219
    Good idea, and if I ever paint any of my 111's I'll use it ;)
     
  5. Matukat United States

    Offline
    Joined:
    Jan 7, 2008
    Messages:
    4,609
    Brilliant! :clap: :clap: :clap: :clap:
     
  6. Rick b

    Rick b United States Subscriber

    Offline
    Joined:
    Nov 20, 2008
    Messages:
    1,611
    Location:
    Boise, Id
    Good job Nick!
     
  7. bajabum

    bajabum United States R.I.P. Subscriber

    Offline
    Joined:
    Dec 23, 2005
    Messages:
    7,364
    Location:
    California Coast
    Hmmm, Would it be best to do say, 4 or 6 stoves at once?
    'honest Dear, I'm just fettling stoves !!! '
    Hic! :mrgreen:
     
  8. Billyboy

    Billyboy Canada Subscriber

    Offline
    Joined:
    Oct 23, 2014
    Messages:
    645
    Location:
    Leduc, Alberta, Canada
    Works well on 8R's too.

    IMG_3523.JPG
     
  9. shagratork

    shagratork United Kingdom Moderator Subscriber

    Offline
    Joined:
    Aug 9, 2005
    Messages:
    8,060
    Location:
    Durham City, England
    Great job Billyboy :clap:
     
  10. patatwin

    patatwin France Subscriber

    Offline
    Joined:
    May 11, 2015
    Messages:
    229
    Location:
    Metz, Fr
    Nice job !
    I planned doing it on mine ones, I already have a 0,8 mm alloy sheet, I need some time now...
     
  11. Billyboy

    Billyboy Canada Subscriber

    Offline
    Joined:
    Oct 23, 2014
    Messages:
    645
    Location:
    Leduc, Alberta, Canada
    I need to make a more durable wind shield. One like @Rangie has.
     
  12. brassnipplekey

    brassnipplekey United Kingdom Subscriber

    Offline
    Joined:
    Aug 20, 2005
    Messages:
    1,342
    Windshield ...?..
    Hic....... ABC ...........!"£.oops.. 123.. ...That's easy.
    Drink yer beers .. spread the cans to flat sheets ...bend fold fiddle and fettle yerself a windshield .....have a beer to keep on the job.....or to add another shield panel .
    Fettling ? mmm & mmm Beer... Homer Simpson style ... now where's me cider ?

    Nick
     
  13. expat United Kingdom

    Offline
    Joined:
    Jul 19, 2012
    Messages:
    233
    Necro-posting a bit (!), but I've found that cans of Monster (the energy drink) are great for this as the edges don't appear to be as sharp once cut - I think they're made of a slightly thicker aluminium than beer cans.
     
  14. snwcmpr United States

    Offline
    Joined:
    Nov 16, 2011
    Messages:
    6,442
    Location:
    USA
    Or the energy drink gives a different view to the viewer than a beer (or two) gives to the viewer. :)
     
  15. Gavin Mulholland United Kingdom

    Offline
    Joined:
    Dec 9, 2016
    Messages:
    132
    Location:
    London, UK
    Do/Would you stick this down or does it just sit in place?
     
  16. richmay

    richmay Subscriber

    Offline
    Joined:
    Jul 6, 2013
    Messages:
    110
    Location:
    S.W England
    @Gavin Mulholland
    it tucks up behind the pot supports as in picture seven above, works a treat keeps it nice and clean :)
     
  17. Gavin Mulholland United Kingdom

    Offline
    Joined:
    Dec 9, 2016
    Messages:
    132
    Location:
    London, UK
    Ok. Thanks richmay
     
  18. Sparky

    Sparky United States Subscriber

    Offline
    Joined:
    Mar 20, 2010
    Messages:
    4,502
    Location:
    Cypress, Texas
    I'm building a solar panel on my 111 so I need not bother with smelly fuel again :shock:
     
  19. Doc Mark

    Doc Mark United States Subscriber

    Offline
    Joined:
    Dec 12, 2004
    Messages:
    14,924
    @Sparky ,

    You crack me up, my friend!!! :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:

    I've been "planning" to make some of these aluminum can liners for several of my stoves, for many years, but have never remembered to do it! Neat seeing this great idea in action, once more, though, and (hopefully) I will finally get a few made...... one of these years!!

    Let's see some photos of your solar-powered 111, Sparky!!! I can hear your wheels turning, even as I suggest this!! Take care, and have a great 2017!! God Bless!

    Every Good Wish,
    Doc
     
  20. monkeyboy United States

    Offline
    Joined:
    Mar 7, 2010
    Messages:
    439
    Location:
    Mudzoory
    excellent
     

Share This Page