Will it make me a coffee?

Discussion in 'Stove Forum' started by Nicola Francesco Elia, Jan 25, 2021.

  1. Nicola Francesco Elia

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    Hello friends,

    this morning I woke up without any new stove in the mail, sad Sundays... so I decided to open my “trash” box and find something to do.

    I found this sad broken Juwel 6 tank with a detached part of it (it looks like it exploded), its feet, no riser, a modified original Juwel pump with its tank fitting... this stove has been a donor for some time considering all the damages.

    I asked to myself: will it work again? What if this was the last stove on earth and I needed a coffee cup? So I had to find the McGuyver in me :)

    So I needed first to repair the tank and then solder all back together, find a suitable burner riser and fitting and also a filler cap.

    I was worried especially for the legs, very hard to put in place in the correct position but after some hours of work now I just need to make the filler cap to look nicer and then I will burn it and see if I have saved this nice stove... that will be a user from now on.

    I was too excited and busy to solder that I did not take all the photos of the process, but just for your information I used a tank burner fitting from a broken Primus 54 and its riser tube, a Phoebus roarer as burner... all the other pieces were in my spares...

    I made a pressure test and everything seems fine and ready to work!

    Enjoy,

    Nicola

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  2. Geoff Chirnside

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    Congratulations, that is an impressive effort to save a stove, well done, but where is the coffee?
     
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    Someone say coffee?
     
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    Good job. time for the coffee/tea test
     
  5. Nicola Francesco Elia

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    Ok coffee made, but I have a pressure loss at the pump washer that is not a proper washer, but I knew that, so I need a proper sealing at the pump for best performance.

    Good thing no leaks where I made the solderings.

    Nicola

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    Right, I see the coffee on the way. That stove has many productive years ahead of it thanks to your endeavours.
     
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    That was a mammoth effort, Nicola. Well done! :thumbup::thumbup::thumbup:
    You must really like your coffee!!! :D
     
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    Amazing the lengths some people go to for a cup of coffee. Impressive to say the least. Enjoy you're cup of coffee. You've earned it.

    Ben
     
  10. Nicola Francesco Elia

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    899BCF21-A925-444C-99A2-8F2150A9A769.jpeg Thanks guys, yes I can’t live without coffee, who can?

    Now I have mounted a nice silent burner in line with the style and age of this Juwel.

    Nicola