William Bronson wrote:For me, that air compressor tank would be more valuable holding compressed air.
There are many scrapped cylindrical items that can be used in rocket stoves, but safe pressure vessels are harder to come by.
Gerry Parent wrote:Yeah, pretty small William. Looks to be about 14" diameter? Really depends on what your trying to heat and what you expect out of it.
It could also be used as a small bench bell or even used as an outer form for a heat riser if you were thinking of casting a perlite/clay one?
Eliot Mason wrote:What in the world are you trying to do? That motor is rated for 1.5 hp or 2hp depending on configuration - which is a LOT of force. Spinning at 2750-2950 RPM is indeed fast (that's like power-tool, table saw fast) but it should have lots of power for anything that you can accomplish with half a bicycle!