I have had some requests for stove comparison charts. So here it is, but it’s a work in progress, with lots to fill in yet. One chart for hard data and two charts with highly subjective “opinions”.
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– BTU: LPG: 11K+
– BTU: White gas: 14K+
– BTU: Kerosene, Diesel, Jet Fuel, unleaded, unknown
– Weight: 17 oz including pump (Not including bottle or carry bag)
– Stove comparison chart
Optimus essentially added different features from their other modern stoves to the Nova+ and released it as the Polaris Optifuel. Continue reading
Stove comparison chart
Optimus Clip-On Canister Stove Windshield, 4in. x 4.5in. x 3.5in.
This is a great windshield that is generally stove agnostic.
Basically it’s two quarter slices that bend where they meet, allowing you to hook the base onto any gas canister (100gram or 220-240 gram canisters). Continue reading
When I originally purchased this hard anodized single person cookset with heat exchanger, I was reasonably impressed but struggled to figure out a good way to use it (Edit: It shaved about 30 seconds off water boiling time compared to my Snow Peak Trek 900, if I used the right stove and windscreen combination, competitive with JetBoil times, thus saving fuel). But it’s become, over time, my preferred set when solo backpacking where I plan to do light cooking. Continue reading