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Jetboil Stove Systems Buyers Guide

Jetboil Stove Systems Buyers Guide

Jetboil’s group and personal cooking systems revolutionized camping and backpacking cooking when they were introduced 18 years ago. Jetboil’s signature innovation was to tightly integrate the cook pot and stove into a highly efficient and wind proof cooking system that was easy-to-use, fast, and completely self-contained. Since then, Jetboil has …

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Jetboil Zip Stove Review

Jetboil zip stove review

The Jetboil Zip is a complete canister stove system that includes an insulated cooking pot, top lid, stove burner, measuring cup, and stand. It’s large enough to carry a small-sized 100 g canister inside and packs together into a small and compact unit that’s easy to carry in a backpack. The …

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MSR Reactor Stove System Review

MSR Reactor Stove Review

The MSR Reactor Stove System is not the lightest weight backpacking stove available or the most flexible because it can’t simmer, but it boils water really fast and is 40% more efficient than most other pot & canister stove combinations. Those two properties make it a very reliable companion on off-the-grid adventures …

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Soto Amicus Canister Stove

The Soto Amicus Canister stove has a recessed burner head for better wind resitance and a built in pot stand with four reinforced fold up feet.

Soto is a Japanese manufacturer known for its high quality canister (Windmaster) and liquid fuel backpacking (Muka) stoves. Their newest canister stove, the Amicus (which means friend in Latin), is value priced at $44.95 with a built-in piezo igniter ($39.95 without) and includes many of the features found on their more expensive …

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