In this Badge Bit, you will build a wood fired hot water system that has pressurized water in it. Yes, there's a much greater issue of "Boom, Squish" when the water becomes pressurized but that's highly dependent upon your design and how you execute it.
Minimum requirements to satisfy this BB:
- if a batch system, 30 gallon capacity
- if a continuous flow system, 2 gpm capacity
- 140F temp
- easy to winterize
- means for automatically relieving excess pressure/steam in a safe location
To show you've completed this Badge Bit, provide proof of the following as pics or video (less than two minutes):
- the parts you're starting with
- the progress at 3 points during construction
- the finished water heater
- evidence of 2 gallons of 140F water out of the system in a minute
- description of the design and how it works
- description of how it will handle over-heat conditions and/or steam safely
"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"
Oh, sure, you could do that. Or you could eat some pie. While reading this tiny ad: