SAU wrote:...8<... When I was young and dumb I did a small stint drilling. I would stand so close to the diesel heater that I once caught on fire. As far as the coal usage... A lot. I really don't know how many hods I've thrown at them.
I hear that too. When on a overnight hike w/o a tent, just some plastic sheeting and my new (in '74) down mummy bag. Nearest town recorded -19. Toasty -in my dreams
I was wondering, on the Vigilant's right side, do you need to open the paddle cover over the secondary burn opening to burn bit? Ashcat's comment about Hitzers with the higher fire box air feeds got me wondering about this and weather other stove makers offer this option.