Blue Velvet Colorado State Fan Kenai, Alaska Member since Nov 2009 15525 posts
re: ***Official Hiking/Camping Thread*** (Posted on 3/19/12 at 5:17 pm to Nodust)
No but some of the best stoves out there are homemade alcohol stoves. I hiked with a 65 year old guy for a month (his 3rd thru-hike) who made a contraption 20 years ago from a green bean can and still used it. I'm just a sucker for convenience. Also, I only use my fuel to bring my water to a boil. That's 90 seconds every morning and 90 seconds every night. A 3.5 ounce fuel canister will last me over a month.
LSUintheNW Northwestern Fan Here and there Member since Aug 2009 22548 posts
re: ***Official Hiking/Camping Thread*** (Posted on 3/19/12 at 5:33 pm to Nodust)
quote: 90 seconds is fast
I have the GSI pinnacle soloist and my titanium pot will be boiling about that fast. Highly rated and recommended. Very nice setup that's made to take up little space and is very light. My stove fits inside ot as well. I have the Soto OD-1R and weighs 76 grams. The micro regulator is amazing.