Another Trangia addition

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  1. Twoberth

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    Five metal coat hangers for £2.

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    Ideal for hanging fishing waders, over trousers and dungarees - but what to do with the other two?

    Hacksaw, three blobs of silver braze and hey presto! Trangia pan rest!

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    Similar size as the Trangia original

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    But I couldn't copy that could I? It's not my design. Right.:lol:
     
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    Interesting, nice work! Have you tried it on a 27 series windscreen?
     
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    Well done.
     
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    No, 'cos I don't have a 27.
    It may be too big, but for the price you can always make one for each.
     
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    Good stuff Twoberth. Looks like it will facilitate easier operation of the simmer ring than the Trangia offering does.
     
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    It looks nicer too.
     
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    @Twoberth great Mr. Trangia, also well done !!

    Ciao, Bastian
     
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    "dont have a 27" :shock: This concept does not compute. :)

    I do like the looks of the one you made. There is something futuristic, yet classic about it.

    Your triangle as pictured might not work with a 27, which is why I asked if you had tried it. The Trangia triangle uses the long sides in a 27 (to rest on the "lower" section of the support arms), and with the indents in the one you made, it might just slip over the pot support arms and rest on the side of the windscreen, which probably woud not be very stable and perhaps make any vessel being heated a little too close to the burner. In a 27 you'd be able to "rotate" it to fit on the upper part of the support arms, however that would raise it up above the burner a bit. I doubt that would be a big deal when heating things up.
    I took pictures of the Trangia pan stand in different orientations, and posted pics in this thread:
    Trangia "pan stand"
     
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    Thanks for all the comments.

    @Hazet
    Many thanks for the link to your pictures
    I have had several 25s in the past, and have two at the moment (one with a gas burner, one traditional). I now feel obliged to add a 27 to my wish list!

    As I mentioned, if my original pot stand doesn't fit a 27, making another one to fit is no big deal.
    I shall buy some more coat hangers in preparation.
     
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    Is this style of pot stand easier or less easy to use than a trivet (such as backpacking Bobs' stainless or titanium ones)?
     
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    Nice work!
     
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    Depends if you need control or not. I would typically use the Trangia or twoberth's potrest with a perc' or similar, where the ability to cut the output right back is required. Can't do that with BPL's or similar burner mounted trivets.
     
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    Could you avoid silver soldering by using >= 10A electrical terminal block connectors stripped of their plastic cover?
     
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    I've TIG welded them together successfully, another option instead of silver solder.
     
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    TIG welding would be best, but you can join the pieces anyway you want, provided the joint;
    Fits on the existing rests securely.
    Supports a full pan.
    Doesn’t deteriorate during use.
     
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    I just remembered something from something similar I made earlier:
    No brazing is needed if only In order make a T27 ot T25 specific support:

    just bend some 2,4mm stainless wire rod

    into a sort upside down Vee with a flattened apex (that flattened 'apex' bit rests across one pan support), then the two ends of the V are bent back to cover the remaining two supports (actually with apex at top perhaps it looks more like a W with the end slopes shortened---
    a drawing in text; (ignore the dots, they are just to get the spacing right):---
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    /.\
    \/...\/​

    2 years ago had made one for a small kettle too fit my 25 and then abandoned kettles for stainless mug and trivet so it was repurposed:

    I don;t seem to have photographed it but I still have the cardboard outline I think.
     
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