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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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MSR Reactor Stove System Review

MSR Reactor Stove Head

I just got from a 2 week backpacking trip where I field tested an MSR Reactor Stove System. While the MSR Reactor is not the lightest weight backpacking stove available or the most flexible (because it can’t truly simmer), it is: Completely windproof Lights without a big gas flame up …

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