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Podcast 664 – Red Cabin RMH Mk.5 – Part 2

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Paul and Uncle Mud continue to discuss the red cabin’s new Rocket Mass Heater and what they want from future modifications and designs, such as a cob hat, a simple instruction set for dealing with cold plugs and such, and maybe a way, or at least a warning, for dealing with the outside of the […]

Podcast 663 – Red Cabin RMH Mk.5 – Part 1

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Paul sits down with Uncle Mud (Chris McClellan) to talk about the new Rocket Mass Heater in the Red Cabin, some history of the prior 4, and what they want from future designs, such as a riser made of firebricks, and bickering on how efficient the mass should be. Support the podcast on Patreon Show […]

Podcast 658 – Heatpumps v Rocket Mass Heaters – Part 2

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Paul and Uncle Mud continue the discussion of the home heating infographic (permies.com/heat), with this episode talking more about how Rocket Mass Heaters compare in terms of market volatility, automation, maintenance, and durability with other heating methods. Support the podcast on Patreon Show notes and discussion More information and discussion of this podcast on this […]

Podcast 657 – Heatpumps v Rocket Mass Heaters – Part 1

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Paul and Uncle Mud discuss the home heating infographic which they published on permies.com/heat, although since it was made, the price of electricity has gone up by 30%, and how Rocket Mass Heaters compare to other heating methods in terms of installation, operation, carbon footprint, and a bunch more. Support the podcast on Patreon Show […]

Podcast 631 – 2022 PTJ Recap Session 3 – Part 2

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Paul finishes up his recap of the 2022 Permaculture Technology Jamboree with his last remaining instructor, Lisa Orr, along with Chris McClellan, aka Uncle Mud, on subjects including rocket stove tech, wild clay and alternate fuel sources. Support the podcast on Patreon Show notes and discussion More information and discussion of this podcast on this […]

Podcast 630 – 2022 PTJ Recap Session 3 – Part 1

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Paul sits back down and gets last remaining instructor, Lisa Orr, along with Chris McClellan, aka Uncle Mud, to go more into their Rocket Kiln stuff. They also bring up Pyrometers, J-tubes, firing cones, and a delicate blue glaze. Support the podcast on Patreon Show notes and discussion More information and discussion of this podcast […]

Podcast 626 – 2022 PTJ Recap – Part 3

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The first session of last year’s Permaculture Technology Jamboree comes to a close after discussing more on the rocket kiln and it’s potential as a rocket forge, rocket stoves, the new solar dehydrator with rocket assist, and spinning wheels made from bicycle parts. Support the podcast on Patreon Show notes and discussion More information and […]

Podcast 625 – 2022 PTJ Recap – Part 2

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The recap of last year’s Permaculture Technology Jamboree continues with about a third of his instructors, discussing Uncle Mud’s breakthrough in rocket kilns that allows much faster and cheaper pottery firing. Support the podcast on Patreon Show notes and discussion More information and discussion of this podcast on this thread at Permies.

Podcast 624 – 2022 PTJ Recap – Part 1

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Paul calls up about a third of his instructors (Alan Booker, Chris McClellan aka Uncle Mud, Opalyn Rose, Samantha Lewis, and Beau Davidson) from last year’s Permaculture Technology Jamboree to just go over what was taught there and some on the plans for this year’s PTJ. Support the podcast on Patreon Show notes and discussion […]

podcast 506 – Tiny House RMHs – Part 2

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Paul Wheaton and Chris McClellan, AKA Uncle Mud, continue discussion of the design of the experimental tiny-house, Gilligan-proof rocket mass heater for the red cabin. Support the podcast on Patreon Show notes and discussion More information and discussion of this podcast on this thread at Permies.

podcast 505 – Tiny House RMHs – Part 1

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Chris McClellan, AKA Uncle Mud, talks with Paul Wheaton about his visit to the labs, the experimental rocket mass heaters in the red cabin, and their flaws. Support the podcast on Patreon Show notes and discussion More information and discussion of this podcast on this thread at Permies.

podcast 481 – codes, insurance, and rocket mass heaters

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Paul Wheaton and Chris McClellan (Uncle Mud) talk about building codes, insurance companies and rocket mass heaters. Erica and Ernie Wisner have managed to get RMHs added to the building code for Portland, Oregon. Will their safety and economy help them become normalized and accepted by regulators and insurance companies over the coming years? Support […]

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