Evernew Titanium DX review


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Base stats
– BTU:  4K-9K (depending on wood)
– BTU:  7K
– Weight:  3.15 oz
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As a stove kit, the Evernew Titanium DX is about as versatile and light as it gets.  The entire kit contains 4 pieces, and depending on how you put the system together, it can be either an alcohol stove, or a wood burning stove.  As a very thin all titanium unit, it is insanely light. Continue reading

Soto ST-301 (Review)


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Subtitle: An expensive replacement for a $30 portable Asian butane stove.

Base stats:
– Usable with wind screen:
– Power: 12,700 BTU
– Weight” 24.9 oz (including carry bag, not including fuel)
– Boil: 35oz to rolling boil in 11 minutes

The skinny: While not a large stove by car camping standards, the ST-301 butane stove, coming in at 1.5 lbs, is a substantial piece of gear with solid metal parts.  There is an attention to detail that is all about being a full on car camping stove, with ruggedness and long life, in a diminutive package. Continue reading

Soto STG-10 Stove Review


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Base stats:
– BTU:  9860
– Weight:  12 oz
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Every once in a while, a piece of engineering, a gadget, comes along, that is so well done, that I just have to have it.  Do I need it?  No.  Does it really fit in any scenarios I’m thinking of?  Not really.  Does it compare favorably vs. other gear that I know?  Meh.  And yet, it’s a gadget with engineering so attractive, so well designed, that the only way to properly appreciate it, is to use it.

The Soto STG-10 is just such a device.

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Bushbox Titanium Outdoor Pocket Stove Review


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Base stats
– BTU:  4K-9K (depending on wood)
– Weight:  17 oz including pump (Not including bottle or carry bag)
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This little number is not that much lighter than the steel version. I thought it would match the Emberlit mini in weight, but it’s far heavier.

Still, it’s also thicker than the Emberlit, and that gives greater confidence in terms of durability. Continue reading

Okeba Foldable adapter for Asian Gas Can Review


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This is a great device.

If you have a lot of the asian style gas canisters, but have a US style gas canister stove with a lindal valve, this device would allow you to use them together, dramatically expanding the flexibility of lindal style stoves overseas in japa, korea, taiwan, and othe places where this style of gas canister is ubiquitous. Continue reading

180 Tack 180 Stove Stainless Steel 10.4. Review


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Base stats:
– BTU:  4-9K depending on wood
– Weight:  16.2 oz including snow and ash pan
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EDIT:

First off, 180 stove sent me a replacement because they wanted to analyse the warping.
That warping was pretty easily cleared up as i was essentially over-abusing the stove, both in terms of going way too hot and cooling things down way too fast. Continue reading