Ravages of underburn

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  1. Dutchmike

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    Rummaging through my photo files I discovered an old pic of an Enders pillbox burner head. It is amazing to see how easy the metal alloy that can withstand high heat and corrosion, is easily damaged if subjected to direct flame.

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    Goes to show one has to act quickly when that 'thunder' sound emerges from your otherwise quiet stove.
     
  2. presscall

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    True.

    Somebody didn’t with this cap either.

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    Set on a burner, it fired up ...

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    ... but it’s seating on the burner was poor, spilling flame under the burner with this effect.

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    I let it continue for a while.

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    And shut down when it got into the orange/yellow temperature spectrum.

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    John
     
  3. Tony Press

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    I have a little pile of silent burner caps like those above, that came on stoves I bought.

    Great photos, John. iPhone or camera?

    Cheers

    Tony
     
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    Took those a few years ago when I was using a Pentax Optio digital compact camera - or two, when I was experimenting with 3D pics.

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    (Don’t click on the image to enlarge, just draw it closer until the 3D image snaps into view)
     
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    :thumbup:

    Cheers

    Tony
     
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