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cooking stove ?

1 shot willie

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Cant beat outdoor cooking and I do like my stoves :thumbsup::D

Trangia cook set.......Meths.

Trangia 25-7 Stove Hard Anodised Pans | eBay


Gelert folding BBQ..........Wood or charcoal.......doubles up as a nice small contained campfire leaving no fire scars

Gelert Foldable BBQ with bag | CampingWorld.co.uk

Firebox...........Multi-fuel.......doubles up as a nice small contained campfire leaving no fire scars on the ground.

Original Firebox

Bushbox........Multi-fuel.........doubles up as a nice small contained campfire leaving no fire scars on the ground.


Bushbox XL Titanium


An old stainless dog bowl with a grill will do just as well for a hobo stove if you like DIY and want to save a few quid :thumbsup:
 
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Most of the above with the exception of a fire pit, just never been in that scenario, meths is ok and I was a BIG fan of it, I say was as since buying the very small but great BRS-3000 I think I may be a gas convert, got a Ti multi fuel stove in my sights for the end of the month though.
 
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Most of the above with the exception of a fire pit, just never been in that scenario, meths is ok and I was a BIG fan of it, I say was as since buying the very small but great BRS-3000 I think I may be a gas convert, got a Ti multi fuel stove in my sights for the end of the month though.
what did you use on your Norway trip @Bopdude
 

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Much like Joe, I use meths for the first cuppa and then gas for cooking. I have a firepit at the lake to sit round, keep warm, keep a kettle going and chat by.
 

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Gas usually when back packing and if it's a long trip I usually carry a little meths stove as back up.
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This is the Meths stove, it's Gucci kit, comes in a little bag with it's own tripod and it really works well.
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Is this what they call a Fire Box? If it is, this one is a folding version and is handy for a contained natural fire.


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Camping up on the Northumberland Moors where I knew wood fuel is sparse and gas supplies about 3 days camel ride away, I use this Wood Gas stove and burn wood based cat litter.
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But camped in the wood, it's my favourite, a proper fire with the big kettle that I cache where I usually camp...More tea Vicar?....:D

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It was Sweden @Matt and a mix of a Trangia ( meths ) a Vargo Ti Hexagon wooddburner, my Titanium woodburning tent stove and when we were on the camp site mainly their facilities.

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I can't find one of the Trangia in action ?
how did you find the meths in the cold ? ...was it easy enough to light ? (ps wasnt sure if it was Norway or Sweden) ;)
 

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Attention! Attention!

The German ultra light trekking community came to the result, that the quality of the BRS 3000 T is changing!

So the stove of @Bobdude may work very well, but the next who buyes it could get real problems.

The German ultra light trekking community came to the result, that the very similar stove of 45g is made in a far higher Quality!

It is sold under several different names, for example:

Fire-Maple FMS-300 T
Alpkit Kraku
Robens Fire Midge
EOE Lithium
LACD Ultralight titan

It is the same stove, sold under different names.

Weight is 45g

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Do not use this stove with gas bottles of Optimus!
Optimus is producing a different ventile form. You would destroy your stove with that!
 

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The new gas bottles from Optimus (which are filled with propane and butane) are made at exactly this point a bit different than all the other gas bottles on the market.

You can see it only if you compare it directly with another bottle. The difference is around 0,5mm, so it is nearly invisible.

But for the funktion of this ultra light gas stove this 0,5mm are important.

You do not get the stove correctly on the bottle.
If you screw it to strong on it, you risk to pull out the screw of the stove.
That would destroy the stove!

With other stoves, which are sitting down on the silver coloured ring, you usually don't get this problem.

That's why the wrong constructed Optimus bottles are able to survive on the market.
 
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