brimstone33: Increase the versatility by drilling a few small holes in the sides for
inserting wire tent stakes to make a shelf to allow alcohol stoves, Esbit
tabs and charcoal briquets to sit closer to the top. Would like to see it
made from stainless, aluminum or titanium. Good review, thanks.
evilevilrick: You can also use a penny stove inside it. If you use fuel tabs, put the
fuel tab on a small stone or a tuna can, even a chunk of a 3 to 4 inch
thick green log. The fuel is then close enough to heat whatever you are
cooking. Had mine for years and have never used a wood fire in it and the
stove is still clean.
bluemountaindrivepae: A hobo stove made from a big can would be lighter and cheaper.
bluemountaindrivepae: Made in China and to heavy for backpacking.
garyl43: These work great with an Esbit or Trangia alcohol stove. The combination of
this and one of those alcohol stoves is compact and CHEAP.
MDPrepper: Agreed! These are one of the best camp stoves on the market. . .but I don't
hear about them enough!
MDPrepper: I like mine for the overall versatility of fuels you can use (and the
relatively light weight and folding ability make it very adaptable) The
paint tends to bubble off at higher temps but some high heat spray paint or
engine enamel seems to fix that fairly easily
Buck MountainTop: This is a piece of crap, after extensive use, (7 or so plus days of meals)
it fell apart. People are better off buying a Firebox (which i personally
own and know is bulletproof), or a Vargo woodstove which is have heard good
upupaepops: I picked one up a while back and experienced the same thing as the other
gentleman (bubbling paint, etc). Overall, it works well, and you can't beat
the price. I'm thinking about experimenting with some different coatings to
see how they hold up. (ie.. painting it with some high-temp paints, or
perhaps powder coating, etc).
upupaepops: Yeah, that's what I was thinking, I've got some duplicolor ford blue engine
enamel left over that is supposed to have ceramic in it. I've also seen
some exhaust manifold paints, again with some ceramic base, that might work
as well. Or I may just drop it in the blast cabinet and then powder coat
rusty keller: When you are ready to fold it up and store it away, just wrap it up in some
aluminum foil, store it in it's case, and take it home to clean. No mess
that way. A small bbq grill cut down to size will give you a grill over the
top. You could even cut some hotdog wieners into halves and grill them on
the little stove. I like mine due to its small size, and ease of use. A
very efficient little sucker.
Andrea Iveco: buon giorno volevo sapere se è lei che vende questo prodotto e se si quanto
costerebbe compreso di trasporto , io mi trovo in italia
muddog1561: I have 2 of these, there heavy steel but they work really good.
MDPrepper: I think I got mine from Sportsmansguide
PREPAREDMIND101: Ha. Just saw this, and I filmed a video about stoves today (not uploaded
yet) and this was in it. Personally, I don't care for it. One good fire and
the paint bubbles up and it's all sooty and nasty. It DOES work well. I'd
check out the Firebox someone mentioned, but if I am going to burn sticks
now its just going to be in the Biolite.
MDPrepper: I don't sell it myself. You can usually find them from Sportsmansguide here
in the US
MDPrepper: I wouldn't recommend it as I'd be worried the heat would melt the bottom of
MDPrepper: Never tried charcoal but that's a very interesting idea
were wolf: would you ever use this stove inside the tent to help keep your tent warm
durning the winter and if so how would you go about doing this so that your
tent does not catch fire?
tybeejeffro: I always dig a small trench into the wind and lay the stove across like a
bridge. It gives you somewhat of a Dakota firepit with higher burn temps
and better consumes the materiel.Then when you're done, cover the trench
and what little ash is in there with the excavated dirt for a "leave no
trace site". I ordered a PowerPot V to use in conjunction with the stove
and give me a nighttime method of charging devices. Uses very little
amounts of wood to charge and boils water for a nice cup of cocoa!
JACK Alleman: Nice review.The only thing that would have made it better was to burn
it.The essence of human nature is fire,it provides heat, cooking,and a lot
of overnite conversations.Not only is the fuel free, but it gives the food
a great flavor.Pilgrim job well done. Jack
David Fletcher: where can get one?
TheBazFella: Good video mate, and an ace little stove; always great to have a folder you
can burn natural fuel in, thank you for sharing, and good luck. Baz
MDPrepper: I actually just picked up a firebox. . .haven't used it yet (or made a
video) but it seems nice overall. I prefer the little folder for
lightweight carry and backup. The paint does bubble off but it's a low cost
little stove so I don't expect much
MDPrepper: Mine is still holding up well. Light weight and versatile. I still need to
pick up a firebox
Pain1232002: I cut up an extra grill wire to go with this for grilling an so will accept
a canteen cup still fits in the sheath with a little effort aswell
MDPrepper: Let me know what you choose and how it works out
MDPrepper: I really like mine. I'm not sure why they aren't more popular. Small,
effecient and works with just about anything
MDPrepper: High temp paints work "ok" but I've had much better luck with engine enamel
Spikestrip55: I just bought one of these and am wondering if charcoal briquetts would not
only work well, but also have an advantage of not sooting up the pot and
stove... Have you tried that yet?
Buck MountainTop: Let me know how you like the firebox in comparison, I know my firebox was
waayy better than my pocket cooker, in my mileage anyway. Firebox is much
heavier though, wish they had a titanium version.