To get certified for this Badge Bit you must provide:
- 6 pictures
o pic of starting materials before fire
o pic of fire started
o pic of additional wood added
o pic of water sample being extracted
o pic of water sample temperature being measured at 140 degrees F or more
While at the 2019 PDC / ATC I was able to make hot water in the non-pressurised water tank. The hot water was for doing the dishes. It was quick and easy!
And I took maybe 30 pictures, and I have a lot of trouble uploading pictures from my Android and I missed some. I kept selecting the ring one our of hundreds of tiny thumbnails and then having to back and accidentally deleting the one I got, sigh.
Here are the photos I should have had before- the supplies for the hot water making. I'm sorry I didn't notice! At least I still have all the pictures! Better late than never?
"Be a treasure to the poor, an admonisher to the rich, an answerer to the cry of the needy... Be as a lamp unto them that walk in darkness..." - Baha'u'llah, Epistle to the Son of the Wolf
I heated water with the rocket water heater behind the shop. Several notes:
Currently (2020) the spigot is leaking so you have to turn it on and off to conserve water when you're not needing water
When you're done using water, first shut it off at the heater (both valves) before shutting it off at the hydrant or it will drain your hot water back down the spigot
When you take a test sample, turn on the hydrant, open the valves at the heater to get a quart or two of water, close the two valves, measure your temp and close the hydrant. If you run more water out, you'll be just adding more cold water to heat
You need a hose with female ends on both ends to hook up this system. That hose is at the south end of the shop.
"Hundreds of years from now it will not matter what my bank account was, the sort of house I lived in or the type of car I drove... But the world may be different because I did something so bafflingly crazy that it becomes a tourist destination"