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paul wheaton
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I received an email from somebody that wanted to get together to talk about rocket mass heaters. I then suggested a gathering of lots of folks interested in this sort of thing in the missoula area. He offered his house in east missoula as a gathering spot. Maybe there is something more central?

Any interest in something like this?

 
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i'm totally up for it.
 
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Noon-ish? Who has a big house that can hold eight to ten people wanting to talk about this stuff?
 
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It's on my calendar for the 11th!
 
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I would like to attend, but would need to drive down from Kalispell. Would depend on the road conditions. Also, would need an address.
 
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A couple of us bozoneites would like to attend if the timing works out.

 
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I'm in for the get together!
 
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We need a place to meet. It would be cool if somebody has a big house and a big pot of soup.
 
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i have a tiny house and an incredibly icy driveway. but i do have big pots of soup available, as well as this beast in my living room (see attachment):
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portable rocket in living room
 
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I would be more than willing to open my house.... three block from the GFS
2237 South 3rd 406-818-1111 2/11 noon....
 
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What a great idea! I'll plan to come, and intend to bring a pot full of spicy bean dip to share for the occasion.
 
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great!
 
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Didi not see your post Abe.... I am totally down to come the cabin as well...
 
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right on, i'll bring a scrumptious concoction.
 
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Can anybody show up? If so, I'll be there with snacks...
 
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"anybody" is plan A.

It sounds like we're gonna have a full house.

I saw a gal from sundog yesterday. She said she was coming.

Tahj called today that heaps of people have called him and are gonna be there.

I think it's gonna be a bit of a squeeze! All I want is a comfy chair!

 
                                  
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ya'll dont know me but hopefully its ok to just show up! I think my roomate is also going to come.
 
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Although rocket mass heaters are for smaller applications they seem ridiculously more
efficient at burning less fuel providing more heat with less pollution so my question is
why is this design not being considered for LARGE applications as well?
 
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Raven Sutherland wrote:Although rocket mass heaters are for smaller applications they seem ridiculously more
efficient at burning less fuel providing more heat with less pollution so my question is
why is this design not being considered for LARGE applications as well?


Raven,

Are you saying that you are planning on coming to Missoula and asking that question at our gathering tomorrow?



 
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UM NO Paul... i wish... just something that has been on my mind
for a long time though...
 
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I woke up this morning with a pretty wicked cold, and I definitely wouldn't want to get you all sick. Wish I could have made it. I'm sure you all had a blast.
 
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We had a big crowd.

There was excellent food.

Somebody suggested that we go around the room and introduce ourselves and I am now regretting that we didn't do that.

There was also a demonstration of a haybox cooker.

And there was a "pie cookie" that was delicious.

Tahj worked his butt off - and I think he might have missed a lot of the discussion while doing dishes and stuff. Seems like we shoulda had a way to mitigate that.

But we talked about a LOT of stuff!
 
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