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pgvoutdoors
02-11-2009, 03:41 PM
Just a few stoves I've come across with many added by fellow members.


Vulcan Camp Stove: http://www.omahas.com/product_info.php?cPath=16_39&products_id=220

French Army Cook Stove: http://www.omahas.com/product_info.php?cPath=16_39&products_id=41

German Esbit Stove: http://www.omahas.com/product_info.php?cPath=16_39&products_id=42

Alcohol Stoves: http://zenstoves.net/Stoves.htm

Little Bug Wood Burning Stove: http://www.littlbug.com/?gclid=CLiLtPWf1ZgCFQIwxwodPCs2CA

Candle Stoves: http://zenstoves.net/Wax.htm

Wood Burning Stoves: http://zenstoves.net/Wood.htm

Solid Fuel Stoves: http://zenstoves.net/SolidFuelBurner.htm

Solar Cooker: http://www.safetycentral.com/solarcooker.html

Presure Jet Stove: http://zenstoves.net/BasicPressureBurner.htm

Canteen Cup Stove Modifications: http://www.alpharubicon.com/prepinfo/triggccsm.htm

Modified Esbit Stove: http://www.backpacking.net/makegear/mod-esbit/index.html

Penny Ultralight alcohol Stove: http://www.csun.edu/~mjurey/penny.html

Thermette Stove: http://www.thermette.com/

Kelly Kettle Stove: http://www.kellykettle.com/

Bushbuddy, Provided by gryffynklm: http://www.bushbuddy.ca/

The Bush Cooker, Provided by gryffynklm: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qBWLlgJD2Ec

(DIY Site, check list of stoves on left), Provided by Gray wolf: http://www.backpacking.net/makegear.html

Tatonka Stove, Provided by Rick: http://intranet.tatonka.com/infosys/infocgi/artinfod.dll?185@1&0

Volcano-2 Stove (not a compact stove), Provided by gryffnklm: http://www.volcanogrills.com

Fondue Stove, Provided by Rick: http://reviews.canadiantire.ca/9045/0420401P/reviews.htm

Stove Collection "MUST SEE" , provided by Rick, : http://www.asahi-net.or.jp/~we2a-sod/index.htm

Littlbug wood burner, provided By Gray Wolf : http://www.littlbug.com/index.htm

Jetboil Stove System: http://www.jetboil.com/

MSR Reactor Stove, provideed by Gray Wolf: http://cascadedesigns.com/MSR/Stoves/Fast-And-Light-Stoves/Reactor/product

Swiss Ranger Stove, provided by RangerXanatos: http://www.cheaperthandirt.com/WX130-1.html

StoveTec Stove, provided by gryffynkln: http://www.stovetec.net/us/

Dietz #2000 millenium cooker lantern, provided by SJJ: http://www.lanternnet.com/Merchant2/merchant.mvc?Screen=PROD&Store_Code=WKL&Product_Code=DHL2000&Category_Code=DL

Pocket Cooker (wood burning stove): http://www.amazon.com/Innovative-Products-Foldable-Pocket-Cooker/dp/B000HR95NO/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&s=sporting-goods&qid=1267851350&sr=8-1

Coughlan's folding stove, sterno: http://www.amazon.com/Coghlans-9957-Folding-Stove/dp/B0007L8108/ref=sr_1_3?ie=UTF8&s=sporting-goods&qid=1267851456&sr=8-3

Coleman Exponent Outlander F-1 ultralight Stove, provided by Alaskan Survivalist: http://www.summitcampinggear.com/coexouf1ulst.html

"Pika Stove" provided by gryffynklm: http://users.sisqtel.net/losthiker/pikastove/

Lehman's Multi-Fuel Survival Stove - Provided by sjj: http://www.lehmans.com/store/Outdoors___Camping___Multi_Fuel_Survival_Stove___1 125995?partnerid=googlebase

Century "Grasshopper" Single Burner Stove - provided by PGV: http://www.majorsurplus.com/The-Grasshopper-Single-Burner-Stove--P15895C2098.aspx

British "Crusader Canteen Stove" - Provided by Alaskan Survivalist: http://www.cadetdirect.com/order1.php?pg=461

WoodGas-Stove - PGV: http://woodgas-stove.com/?gclid=COuQvcC7t6YCFQY65QodXV6cIw

Soyer's Magic Stove (patented 1850), provided by Rick: http://www.cabinetmagazine.org/issues/37/vanleeuwen.php

Snow Peak "Delta Pod Stove" - provided by PGV: http://www.backcountryedge.com/snow_peak-delta-pod.aspx

Makaira Metalworks "Wildwood-1 & SPS-2 Backpacking Stoves- provided by PGV: http://www.makairametal.com/outdoorgear.htm

Snow Peak "GigaPower Compact Stove" - provided by AFlineman: http://www.snowpeak.com/stoves/backpacking/gigapower-auto-stove-gs-100a.html

Stove in a Can - PGV: http://www.quickstove.com/

Trangia Spirit Stove - provided by Crashdive: http://www.safezonellc.com/trangia.html

Esbit Stoves (all types) home page - PGV: http://www.esbit.net/

2012 MSR WhisperLite Universal - PGV: http://cascadedesigns.com/msr/stoves/simple-cooking/whisperlite-universal/product

180 Tact series - Rick: http://www.180tack.com/

Vargo Stoves - Boo: http://www.vargooutdoors.com/Backpacking-Stoves-167

Wild Woodgas Stove -PGV: http://wildstoves.co.uk/wood-cooking-stoves/wood-gas-camping-stoves/wild-wood-gas-stove/

EcoZoom Wood Stoves - PGV: http://www.ecozoomstove.com/rem-products.php

Trail Stove - AlaskaBushman: http://www.trailstove.com/ (http://api.viglink.com/api/click?format=go&key=39584c698fcff05a51829870610f04f6&loc=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.wilderness-survival.net%2Fforums%2Fshowthread.php%3F5757-quot-Unusual-quot-Compact-Stoves%2Fpage10&v=1&libid=1353646597804&out=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.trailstove.com%2F&ref=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.wilderness-survival.net%2Fforums%2Fsearch.php%3Fsearchid%3D30 8192&title=%22Unusual%22%20Compact%20Stoves%20-%20Page%2010&txt=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.trailstove.com%2F&jsonp=vglnk_jsonp_13536466230002)

End of list

Also See the thread "Camp Ovens": http://www.wilderness-survival.net/forums/showthread.php?16797-Camp-Ovens

(http://www.wilderness-survival.net/forums/showthread.php?16797-Camp-Ovens)

welderguy
02-11-2009, 05:19 PM
Thanks for the links.

crashdive123
02-11-2009, 05:26 PM
Good stuff PGV - thanks.

Fletcher
02-11-2009, 08:11 PM
Your'e the man PVG. nice links you stove freak you!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Rick
02-11-2009, 08:23 PM
Stoves are a great deal like knives. No, like women. Hmm. Maybe like guns. No, wait. Everyone has their own idea about the best one. There's plenty there for whatever type you like. Good links, thanks.

Walks off mumbling....Okay, first they're like knives cause everyone has one, no that's bung holes. Okay, maybe they're like dogs cause some are cute and some are ugly, no that's women...I mean guys....where was I?

pgvoutdoors
02-12-2009, 06:04 PM
Some of the above links are through a website called zenstoves.net. The site has an abundance of information on backpacking stoves, fuels, and DIY projects. It's well worth a look if your considering building your own stove.

http://zenstoves.net/

Stove Templates (DIY): http://zenstoves.net/Templates.htm

Dennis
02-12-2009, 06:20 PM
Thanks for the links.

vthompson
02-12-2009, 06:26 PM
Thank's for the links. You may want to add a canteen stove to your list of links.

pgvoutdoors
02-12-2009, 06:28 PM
Are you talking about a stove made from a canteen or a canteen cup stove?

vthompson
02-12-2009, 06:34 PM
I'm sorry, I meant canteen cup stove. I have one on my 4 wheeler and I use it quite often to make coffee.

pgvoutdoors
02-12-2009, 06:35 PM
The Desert Storm canteen cup stove is listed above. Thanks!

Fletcher
02-12-2009, 10:36 PM
Thank's for the links. You may want to add a canteen stove to your list of links.

It's #2 on the list!

pgvoutdoors
02-13-2009, 11:21 AM
Check out "Runs With Beers" project.

http://www.wilderness-survival.net/forums/showthread.php?p=99359#post99359

Gray Wolf
02-13-2009, 01:39 PM
pgv,

Did you get your Thermette stove yet?

Great links!

pgvoutdoors
02-13-2009, 03:00 PM
pgv,

Did you get your Thermette stove yet?


No, it's back ordered. I'm expecting it by the end of the month. I will fire it up as soon as I receive it and let you know how it works.

locorogue
03-03-2009, 11:30 PM
just my 2 cents worth.
www.youtube.com/watch?v=pcPUJpEyiUU

crashdive123
03-03-2009, 11:38 PM
just my 2 cents worth.
www.youtube.com/watch?v=pcPUJpEyiUU

Nice job. How about heading on over to the Introduction section and tell us a bit about yourself. Thanks.

pgvoutdoors
03-04-2009, 11:51 AM
just my 2 cents worth.
www.youtube.com/watch?v=pcPUJpEyiUU (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pcPUJpEyiUU)

Well Done! Nice prodject!

hoosierarcher
03-06-2009, 01:29 AM
I like the pocket cooker featured in The Backwoodsman Magazine.There are some nice ideas in those links Thanks PGV.

Stairman
03-06-2009, 07:51 AM
I got a pocket cooker recently and really like it.Kind of tricky to fold back up but works great.A good second stove to have.

Dennis
03-06-2009, 09:47 AM
Thanks for those great links. :)

pgvoutdoors
03-06-2009, 09:59 AM
Just an update - I still haven't received the Thermette Stove I ordered, it's been about a month. I've emailed them for an update on the shipping but haven't heard back. I believe the US distributor is small and they may not keep many on hand.

crashdive123
03-06-2009, 03:18 PM
Just an update - I still haven't received the Thermette Stove I ordered, it's been about a month. I've emailed them for an update on the shipping but haven't heard back. I believe the US distributor is small and they may not keep many on hand.

No telling with some WWW type businesses. I had ordered a few Sterling knife sharpeners a while back. I waited, waited, e-mailed, waited...finally got a response - sorry, I was on vacation - shipping tomorrow.

Mischief
03-07-2009, 09:32 PM
Have been using the Esbit for 40+ years,have had and have many stoves,however, still choose the Esbit over all others for packing .

Still have my frist esbit stove,
the B.S.A. esbit.

Mischief

crashdive123
03-07-2009, 10:24 PM
I can loan you one of these....

www.wildernesssurvival.net/forums/albumphp?albumid=27&pictureid=288

What? The blond?

gryffynklm
03-08-2009, 12:29 AM
Here is another stove, Its called the bush cooker. I like the multi fuel versatility and the ability to pack it in a snow peak 900. Check it out.


http://video.google.com/videosearch?client=safari&rls=en-us&q=Bush+Cooker&oe=UTF-8&um=1&ie=UTF-8&ei=5EezSY70LI2UMqej4O8E&sa=X&oi=video_result_group&resnum=4&ct=title#

Here is another version of the above stove.
http://www.bushbuddy.ca/

pgvoutdoors
03-08-2009, 12:53 PM
Here is another stove, Its called the bush cooker. I like the multi fuel versatility and the ability to pack it in a snow peak 900. Check it out.


http://video.google.com/videosearch?client=safari&rls=en-us&q=Bush+Cooker&oe=UTF-8&um=1&ie=UTF-8&ei=5EezSY70LI2UMqej4O8E&sa=X&oi=video_result_group&resnum=4&ct=title#

Here is another version of the above stove.
http://www.bushbuddy.ca/

Thanks for the additions, I've added them to the beginning list.

pgvoutdoors
03-09-2009, 09:02 PM
Well the Thermette cooker finally arrived, it took just over a month. I can't say the communication with the company was very good. I called them twice but never got anyone home. I emailed them to follow up on the order after three weeks and got a bit of a run around. Never did get a confirmation that it was on it's way.

The product seems to be as described, I'll fire it up soon and try it out.

I did get one unpleasant surprise though, it's made in CHINA! Nowhere on the website or on their brochure does it state where it's made. It talks about it being a New Zealand design but never really says it's made there.

My main concern with this is the brazing of the pot. I hope they used food quality material. I was thinking maybe I could boil up a batch of water and send it to one of you to try. :gagged:

Well anyway I'll let you know how it works.

laughing beetle
03-09-2009, 09:13 PM
Hey, that's what the Q.C. department is for!! I am sure Ken and Crash will have no problem testing potentially harmful water! It's all for the good of the forum.. and they are SUCH swell guys!!! :lol::lol::lol:

crashdive123
03-09-2009, 09:15 PM
Absolutely - send it my way. If I can't find an industrial hygenist to test it - I'll just give it to Mikey - he'll try anything!

Barefoot
03-09-2009, 09:48 PM
msr whisperlite....and be done with it. best stove i have used hands down. lightweight, compact-ish, multi-fuel, durable and most importantly...its like a blast furnace!

http://www.rei.com/gear/feature/search/Google/msr%20whisperlite?cm_mmc=ps_google_CH-_-Category%20-%20Camp%2fHike-_-Camping%2fHiking_Stoves_Brand_MSR_Whisper-_-MSR%20whisperlite&mr:adGroup=466105445&mr:ad=2725418255&mr:keyword=msr%20whisperlite&mr:referralID=NA&gclid=CMKi8sKel5kCFQ8gDQodxFhOZg

pgvoutdoors
03-10-2009, 10:07 AM
The quality of the cooker seems to be good. It is as described on Thremette's website.

pgvoutdoors
03-10-2009, 10:14 AM
msr whisperlite....and be done with it. best stove i have used hands down. lightweight, compact-ish, multi-fuel, durable and most importantly...its like a blast furnace!

The MSR Whisperlite is a great backpacking stove. I own many of them and use them in my guiding service. It's the "Standard" in backpacking stoves.

This thread was created to introduce a veriety of different stoves outside the norm. Thanks for your imput anyway.

pgvoutdoors
03-10-2009, 12:12 PM
I've ordered the Vulcan camp stove, it looks cool for an vintage stove. I'll let you know how it works out.

http://www.omahas.com/popup_image.php?pID=220&image=0

pgvoutdoors
03-11-2009, 12:49 PM
Update on the Vulcan stove order - I ordered it through Omaha Surplus in Fort Worth , Texas. Their ordering system is very efficient. I received multiple emails concerning my order, including:

Order confirmation
Order in processing
Shipping ticket printed from USPS
Order Shipped w/ tracking number
All of this in less than 24 hours.

pgvoutdoors
03-11-2009, 02:19 PM
Thermette Update - Well the rain finally stopped around here so I was able to get out and test the cooker.



The testing went as follows:
The water temperature used in the cooker was 41 degrees fahrenheit.
The winds were high, steady at 15+ mph with regular gusts at 30+ mph.
To start the fire I used a one inch cube of Starter Log.
I set the piece of Starter Log in the center of the fire ring.
I set the cooker on top of the fire ring.
I dropped pieces of small maple twigs down the chimney, filling it about half full.
I lit the Fire Log with a match, it took a few tries in the wind.
The twigs caught quickly.
I added a few pieces of 3/4 inch maple through the chimney.
Within a couple of minutes the fire was roaring up through the chimney.
The water, 2.2 quarts, boiled within 5 minutes.
Just for a comparison I tested the cooker on a gas kitchen stove. I set the cooker on it's fire ring over a burner. The boiling time was 35 minutes. I then set the cooker directly on the burner, no fire ring, it took 25 minutes to boil.

I'm very pleased with the performance when using it outside with firewood. Overall I've found the whole setup of good quality. It is made in China, but it seems to be built right. I haven't been able to find one, made of copper, built in New Zealand. I'll keep looking.

pgvoutdoors
03-11-2009, 02:24 PM
Now I got to go and put back my neighbor's step! :innocent:

Rick
03-11-2009, 02:26 PM
Is it just the pictures or is the water container soldered?

pgvoutdoors
03-11-2009, 02:28 PM
Is it just the pictures or is the water container soldered?
The water cotainer is soldered.

Rick
03-11-2009, 02:29 PM
Since it's from China does that present a concern of leached lead?

pgvoutdoors
03-11-2009, 02:31 PM
Yes! The best I can make out though is that the seams are folded or crimped and then soldered. It looks like this keeps the solder on the outside.

pgvoutdoors
03-11-2009, 02:32 PM
Crash is going to drink some of the water I boiled and give us a followup.

pgvoutdoors
03-11-2009, 02:34 PM
I'll do some further research with some people I know to find out how safe is this construction.

Rick
03-11-2009, 02:38 PM
I was just concerned about your health. Given the disregard for public safety the Chinese have shown of late, I was just concerned about the solder.

pgvoutdoors
03-11-2009, 02:46 PM
That was the first thing that came to my mind when I received it. I'm going to get to the bottom of the concern, it may take a little time but i'll find out.

crashdive123
03-11-2009, 03:53 PM
Crash is going to drink some of the water I boiled and give us a followup.

Should I be looking for UPS or FEDEX?

Gray Wolf
03-12-2009, 12:00 AM
In my Sticky in the "Making Stuff" Forum, the second link I added there are lots of stove projects. Look on the left menu labeled "Stoves", you'll see;

STOVES

1. Plumber's Stove
(& Fuel Bottle)
2. Shane Graber
Stove
3. Thomas' Stove
4. Fuzzy's Lil Stove
5. Perry's Alcohol
Stove
6. Perry's Solid-
Fuel Stove
7. Cat Stove
8. Kiwi Stove
9. Photon Stove
10. Bluet 206-mod.
11. SGT Rock
Windscreen
12. SGT Rock
Simmering
Soda Stove
13. SGT Rock
Turbo V8 Stove
14. Modified Esbit
15. Modified Trangia
16. Altoids Stove
17. Go-Torch Stove
18. Pop Can Stove
19. Convex Coke Stove
20. Jim Wood's Super Cat Alcohol Stove
21. Falk Wood Stove
22. Falk Cat Stove
23. Smity Camp Stove
24. Sheehan Stove
25. GOYA Stove
26. the FireLight Stove

Hope that helps.

pgvoutdoors
03-12-2009, 09:31 AM
Thank you very much Gray Wolf! I've copied you recommended site to the starting list.

pgvoutdoors
03-18-2009, 11:24 AM
Update on the Vulcan stove order - I ordered it through Omaha Surplus in Fort Worth , Texas. Their ordering system is very efficient. I received multiple emails concerning my order, including:
Order confirmation
Order in processing
Shipping ticket printed from USPS
Order Shipped w/ tracking number
All of this in less than 24 hours.

I've received the Vulcan stove, I got it a few days ago. It took only three days to receive it by priority mail. They do ship standard parcel post for a bit less money. Omaha Surplus seems to have their act together, great service!

It's a beautiful piece of work, well built. The stove was made in the fifty's and looks as new as if it was built yesterday.

Now the stove was originally designed to operate on a special can of fuel. This safe fuel or "Sa-Fuel" as they called it, is no longer made. It came in a can about the size of a cat food can. Finding or making another can to use as a burner isn't a problem. After doing some research, there's many ideas out there on the Internet.

Sterno jell seems to be the most common fuel substitute, but needs to be put into a proper size can to work with the stove. People have used a few of those pop can alcohol stoves as well as the Trangia stove. Brunton came out with a canned fuel called "green-fuel", which suppose to fit the stove perfectly, but I'm not sure if the make it any longer.

I did try cutting down a tin can to size and placing a bit of fiberglass in it. I fueled it with rubbing alcohol (all I had at the time). It didn't work well at all! So back to the drawing board. As soon as I get it up and running, I'll take a few pictures and give you some feedback.

The stove has a very interesting deign and is built solid. A nice addition to any one's collection.

P.S. The stove has an asbestos ring located inside the stove where the fuel can meets the stove. It can be removed easily if needed.

crashdive123
03-18-2009, 12:04 PM
Pretty slick looking stove. Thanks for the update.

Rick
03-18-2009, 01:39 PM
You convinced me. I just ordered one. I have a Trangia alcohol stove and have been looking for something to match it up with. The Vulcan looks like it will work just fine.

In the older advertisements they show what looks like a stainless steel pot. Did yours come with any cooking equipment?

Badawg
03-18-2009, 02:55 PM
You could always test for lead with a lead test kit. http://blogs.consumerreports.org/safety/2007/10/testing-the-lea.html

It will tell you whether or not it's lead/tin or silver/tin solder. Even if it is lead, it's still a nice poiler and more usable than a Kelley kettle

crashdive123
03-18-2009, 04:06 PM
Nice tip on the lead test kit.

pgvoutdoors
03-19-2009, 10:32 AM
In the older advertisements they show what looks like a stainless steel pot. Did yours come with any cooking equipment?

No, the one I ordered was the standard stove kit.

There was a deluxe version of the stove, it came with a pot set that the stove dropped down into (like the Coleman squad stove the military used).

pgvoutdoors
03-19-2009, 10:37 AM
You could always test for lead with a lead test kit. http://blogs.consumerreports.org/safety/2007/10/testing-the-lea.html

It will tell you whether or not it's lead/tin or silver/tin solder. Even if it is lead, it's still a nice poiler and more usable than a Kelley kettle

Thanks for the test kit referral. I'll let you know how it tests out.

gryffynklm
03-20-2009, 10:17 AM
The Volcano II stove is not suited for backpacking because of its size and weight at a whopping 22 lbs. I posted it because of its multi fuel capabilities. It will burn propane, charcoal and wood. This stove would probably make a good emergency at home stove. Its efficiency for wood and charcoal is pretty good. I'm posting a link to an article from Modern Survival Magazine they have on their web site.

http://www.volcano2.com/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=43&Itemid=96

pgvoutdoors
03-20-2009, 12:05 PM
The Volcano II stove is not suited for backpacking because of its size and weight at a whopping 22 lbs. I posted it because of its multi fuel capabilities. It will burn propane, charcoal and wood. This stove would probably make a good emergency at home stove. Its efficiency for wood and charcoal is pretty good. I'm posting a link to an article from Modern Survival Magazine they have on their web site.

http://www.volcano2.com/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=43&Itemid=96

I've been eyeballing that stove but haven't been able to pony-up the money for it. It sounds nice.

Rick
03-21-2009, 11:12 AM
Here's a neat little alcohol stove from Germany. It looks like it's based on the Trangia. It's stainless steel and you can purchase a stand and damper.

It isn't available in the US but you can purchase it from Canada.

Here is the Tatonka web site:

http://intranet.tatonka.com/infosys/infocgi/artinfod.dll?185@1&0

pgvoutdoors
03-21-2009, 12:36 PM
It does look like the Trangia but in stainless. I'll at it to the list.

Thanks Rick!

Rick
03-21-2009, 06:47 PM
I found another one. I think. It's a fondue replacement stove. Runs on fondue fuel. It's $5.00 Canadian at Canadian Tire. I would bet you could find tons of fondue sets at Goodwill. Those would even come with a stand and nifty forks.

http://reviews.canadiantire.ca/9045/0420401P/reviews.htm

One that runs on alcohol. $6.74 Canadian:

http://www.kitchenniche.ca/fondue-burner-p-716.html

Wife: "George! What are you doing with my fondue set?!"
George: "I need the burner for camping."
Wife: "PUT IT BACK!"
George: "I need to run some tests."
Wife: "George!"
George: "Okay."

Rick
03-21-2009, 06:54 PM
Holey Moley! I think this guy has every stove that has ever been made. Incredible collection. Click on Stove in the left hand menu.

http://www.asahi-net.or.jp/~we2a-sod/index.htm (http://www.asahi-net.or.jp/%7Ewe2a-sod/index.htm)

pgvoutdoors
03-23-2009, 08:21 AM
Great links Rick! There on the list.

Gray Wolf
03-24-2009, 09:33 PM
Check these Littlbug Stoves. They can burn wood or alcohol (+ dung, peat, and coal can be used). Pieces nest for easy storage and transport. Best of all, Littlbug products are manufactured in USA with help from individuals with disabilities, part of the Littlbug Humanitarian Aid Project.

http://www.littlbug.com/index.htm

crashdive123
03-24-2009, 09:43 PM
Slick little stove. Thanks for the link.

gryffynklm
03-24-2009, 09:54 PM
Great link Gray wolf, that is the stove I've been looking for, or at least something like it. I have seen home made stoves with a similar design and like the compact pack design.

Gray Wolf
03-24-2009, 10:41 PM
They have 3 different size stoves and a few accessories:
Littlbug Senior
Littlbug Junior
Original Junior Stove
Fire Pan & Hanging Chains Set
Pouchs

I like that you can adjust the heat, no matter what fuel you use... Also the Fire Pan & Hanging Chains Set are self balancing.
If you take the chains off the fire pan and use the fire pan on the ground, it goes along with "Leave No Trace".

pgvoutdoors
03-24-2009, 11:25 PM
Thanks Gray Wolf, I thought I had the Luttlbug on the list. I'm starting to lose track but keep them coming.

doren
03-27-2009, 12:57 PM
Here's a neat little stove that could be converted various designs.

http://www.metacafe.com/watch/839102/cool_little_miniature_stove/

pgvoutdoors
03-27-2009, 09:02 PM
I stopped in Gander Mountain today, I had a $25 gift certificate I needed to use. Believe it or not, I had a hard time finding something to buy.

Anyway I found a Jetboil (1L) Companion Cup on clearance marked down from $29.99 to $19.97. The thing is, I don't own a jetboil stove. I've seen one work when a friend of mine brought one backpacking, a interesting concept. http://www.jetboil.com/

I thought I might incorporate the Companion Cup into a homemade stove. The attached FluxRing heat exchanger will come in handy. Here's what it looks like.

danmc
03-29-2009, 10:22 PM
Holey Moley! I think this guy has every stove that has ever been made. Incredible collection. Click on Stove in the left hand menu.

http://www.asahi-net.or.jp/~we2a-sod/index.htm (http://www.asahi-net.or.jp/%7Ewe2a-sod/index.htm)

wow. I was thinking DIY stoves at first and thought the guy just was busy. But wow, there is a pretty hefty price tag on that collection.

Gray Wolf
04-02-2009, 01:59 PM
Here's a real fast burner, the MSR Reactor. It's won many awards.

http://www.msrgear.com/stoves/reactor.asp

From the site:

"State of the art cookware and revolutionary stove design combine to create the fastest, most fuel efficient stove system ever. The Reactor's radiant burner is enclosed by a unique heat exchanger for unmatched performance in windy conditions while an advanced pressure regulator provides optimal heat output over the life of each fuel canister. Stove and fuel canister stow inside of the high-efficiency 1.7 liter pot that's great for everything from solo trips to cooking for groups of up to three people. A collapsible handle locks the unique see-thru lid in place for safe and easy transport."

Rick
04-02-2009, 02:01 PM
I was looking at that yesterday, as a matter of fact. Looks like a cool stove but a bit pricey for me.

Gray Wolf
04-02-2009, 02:12 PM
It is pricey ($159) and seems like nobody's discounting it. But it looks and feels like it will last for many years. And a 3 minute 1 liter boil time is nice.

Gray Wolf
04-08-2009, 01:34 AM
Here's a real fast burner, the MSR Reactor. It's won many awards.

http://www.msrgear.com/stoves/reactor.asp

From the site:

"State of the art cookware and revolutionary stove design combine to create the fastest, most fuel efficient stove system ever. The Reactor's radiant burner is enclosed by a unique heat exchanger for unmatched performance in windy conditions while an advanced pressure regulator provides optimal heat output over the life of each fuel canister. Stove and fuel canister stow inside of the high-efficiency 1.7 liter pot that's great for everything from solo trips to cooking for groups of up to three people. A collapsible handle locks the unique see-thru lid in place for safe and easy transport."

And a 3 minute 1 liter boil time is nice.

PGV, did you see this post?

laughing beetle
04-08-2009, 02:04 AM
I stopped in Gander Mountain today, I had a $25 gift certificate I needed to use. Believe it or not, I had a hard time finding something to buy.

Anyway I found a Jetboil (1L) Companion Cup on clearance marked down from $29.99 to $19.97. The thing is, I don't own a jetboil stove. I've seen one work when a friend of mine brought one backpacking, a interesting concept. http://www.jetboil.com/

I thought I might incorporate the Companion Cup into a homemade stove. The attached FluxRing heat exchanger will come in handy. Here's what it looks like.

Jetboil recently had a recall on their stoves. I dont remember the specific post but I think it was one Ken put up in the last month or so.

Rick
04-08-2009, 06:18 AM
http://www.jetboil.com/recall

gryffynklm
04-17-2009, 07:01 PM
OK, I'm not sure were to put this, but here is a link that described how to make a cooking burner using cardboard and wax and an old tuna can. I used one of these in the Scouts and it worked pretty good and had a decent burn time.

http://www.ehow.com/how_4792178_emergency-survival-kit-cooking-candle.html

Rick
04-17-2009, 08:48 PM
Good stuff. I did a write up on one a while back.

http://www.wilderness-survival.net/forums/showthread.php?t=1230&highlight=survival+candle

Post 17. I used a Kiwi shoe polish can.

tennecedar
04-17-2009, 10:03 PM
Anybody else have a Camping Gaz brand stove? I can't find gas locally and have to order it online. BIG shipping on canisters. Other than that I love the performance. Is there another canister that fits it?

crashdive123
04-17-2009, 10:13 PM
I have not used the puncture type canisters.

Smok
04-18-2009, 02:08 AM
Tennecedar... Are you talking about the Butane stoves ? If so I have one and the best price that I can get is on Amazon 12 pack I am getting one canister for $1 pulse shipping $1 more ...LOL

erunkiswldrnssurvival
04-18-2009, 06:00 AM
When you say "camp stove" my mind goes back to pan cakes which reminds me of bracket funguses that resemble stacks of pancakes.A bracket fungus is a favored stove material especialy when they are thick. nothing like a pancake bracket soaked in bacon grease! to see a bracket stove, click onto the link in my signature.

Rick
04-18-2009, 06:10 AM
What size Camping GAZ are you looking for? That's another name for Coleman.

tennecedar
04-18-2009, 02:47 PM
I have a CV 270 GAZ stove. It's the cartridges that are hard to find. Shipping is high on butane/propane from the net if the shipping company knows thats what's being shipped. Haz mat something or the other. REI lists them in their catalog but I drove 90 miles down there and they didn't have any on hand. The stoves are perfect as far as function. They were also known by BLUET.

locorogue
08-13-2009, 01:09 AM
I just read your post where you mentioned links per stoves, you mentioned mine, thanks, i appreciate it.

*If anyone is interested the link(my stove) has changed to the following: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o0mln8lPkO4

I've also uploaded some pics of some of my other stoves i've made, and other prototypes.

Once again, thanks:thumbs_up:

rebel
08-13-2009, 07:11 AM
I just read your post where you mentioned links per stoves, you mentioned mine, thanks, i appreciate it.

*If anyone is interested the link(my stove) has changed to the following: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o0mln8lPkO4

I've also uploaded some pics of some of my other stoves i've made, and other prototypes.

Once again, thanks:thumbs_up:

Nice vid. BTW why do you need to use insulation inside? Does it absorb the fuel? Thanks.

pgvoutdoors
08-13-2009, 08:32 AM
Locorogue - I updated your link on the main list.

Ken
08-13-2009, 08:37 AM
Locorogue, excellent video. Thanks!

pgvoutdoors
08-13-2009, 08:47 AM
PGV, did you see this post?
Here's a real fast burner, the MSR Reactor. It's won many awards.

http://www.msrgear.com/stoves/reactor.asp


Sorry, I missed it. It's on the list now. Thanks

Rick
08-13-2009, 08:52 AM
It looks a lot like a jet boil. I'm sure that had some design influence.

erunkiswldrnssurvival
08-13-2009, 09:06 AM
1813



this is a good stove it burns any fuel even locorogues hot point:clap:

Stargazer
08-13-2009, 10:06 AM
I have a Jet Boil that I have been verry happy with.I like how the stove and fuel can be stored in the cup.

As a side note on the Jet Boil. There is a recall on one of its newer models.The threads for the burner and fuel can do not match up correctly.

locorogue
08-13-2009, 10:34 AM
Nice vid. BTW why do you need to use insulation inside? Does it absorb the fuel? Thanks.

Yes it absorbs the fuel, stabilizes it, and acts to evenly distribute it, towards the top. As i mentioned in a previous post i prefer flat bottomed stoves, and one would think that if you put insulation in the stove, even 'round' bottom, the insulation would absorb it anyway? True, and false, the fuel still 'pools' in the bottom, and obviously not as efficient as flat.

rebel
08-13-2009, 12:23 PM
Yes it absorbs the fuel, stabilizes it, and acts to evenly distribute it, towards the top. As i mentioned in a previous post i prefer flat bottomed stoves, and one would think that if you put insulation in the stove, even 'round' bottom, the insulation would absorb it anyway? True, and false, the fuel still 'pools' in the bottom, and obviously not as efficient as flat.

Thanks for answering my question about the insulation. I'm going to have to try one of your stove designs.

pgvoutdoors
09-28-2009, 12:43 AM
RangerXanatos - I added the Swiss Ranger Stove to the master list on page one.

pgvoutdoors
09-28-2009, 12:51 AM
I'll continue to add stoves to the master list as there brought to my attention. It's been awhile sense I've looked for any, but please keep referring them to me. A lot of people have used this list.
Thanks - PGV

BENESSE
09-28-2009, 08:19 AM
Are any of these stoves safe to use indoors with little or no ventilation?

I know ventilation is crucial but was hoping that in a pinch I could use something without the danger of asphyxiation.

crashdive123
09-28-2009, 08:37 AM
BENESSE - any stove that has an open flame consumes oxygen and produces carbon Dioxide. Even the gas stove (if you are not on electric) does. It does not take a wide open door or window to provide the ventilation you need for these stove, provided you are not burning wood (think hobo stove) or some other fuel that produces a lot of noxious fumes. A window that is slightly ajar should be enough.

pgvoutdoors
09-28-2009, 10:59 AM
Benesse - Stoves that use compressed gases like propane, butane, or a propane/butane mix are cleaner burning, easier, and safer to use indoors. As crash stated they require only to be used by a window that is opened slightly.

For household use, where your cooking for more than one person, a two-burner propane camp stove works the best. It's larger than a compact stove but more practical for large pots.

gryffynklm
10-31-2009, 11:30 PM
Well, here is another stove. It may not be practical for backpacking but as an efficient wood burner when you need to conserve your fuel this looks good. Its manufactured by Stove Tec. a company that designed it for third world countries were both the economic situation of its people and the scarcity of wood as a fuel source necessitate efficiency.

http://www.stovetec.net/us/

pgvoutdoors
11-09-2009, 02:15 PM
Just a few stoves I've come across, they may give you some ideas for custom stove construction.

Vintage Camp Stove: http://www.omahas.com/product_info.php?cPath=16_39&products_id=220

Canteen cup stove, Desert Storm: http://www.omahas.com/product_info.php?cPath=16_39&products_id=1460

French Army Cook Stove: http://www.omahas.com/product_info.php?cPath=16_39&products_id=41

German Esbit Stove: http://www.omahas.com/product_info.php?cPath=16_39&products_id=42

Alcohol Stoves: http://zenstoves.net/Stoves.htm

Little Bug Wood Burning Stove: http://www.littlbug.com/?gclid=CLiLtPWf1ZgCFQIwxwodPCs2CA

Candle Stoves: http://zenstoves.net/Wax.htm

Wood Burning Stoves: http://zenstoves.net/Wood.htm

Solid Fuel Stoves: http://zenstoves.net/SolidFuelBurner.htm

Solar Cooker: http://www.safetycentral.com/solarcooker.html

Fold Flat Stove: http://www.safetycentral.com/focaemcost.html

Stove Templates (DIY): http://zenstoves.net/Templates.htm

Presure Jet Stove: http://zenstoves.net/BasicPressureBurner.htm

Canteen Cup Stove Modifications: http://www.alpharubicon.com/prepinfo/triggccsm.htm

Modified Esbit Sove: http://www.backpacking.net/makegear/mod-esbit/index.html

Penny Ultralight alcohol Stove: http://www.csun.edu/~mjurey/penny.html

Thermette Stove: http://www.thermette.com/

Kelly Kettle Stove: http://www.kellykettle.com/

Stove by Locorogue (YouTube): http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o0mln8lPkO4

Bushbuddy, Provided by gryffynklm: http://www.bushbuddy.ca/

The Bush Cooker, Provided by gryffynklm: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qBWLlgJD2Ec

(DIY Site, check list of stoves on left), Provided by Gray wolf: http://www.backpacking.net/makegear.html

Tatonka Stove, Provided by Rick: http://intranet.tatonka.com/infosys/infocgi/artinfod.dll?185@1&0

Volcano-2 Stove (not a compact stove), Provided by gryffnklm: http://www.volcano2.com/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=43&Itemid=96

Fondue Stove, Provided by Rick: http://reviews.canadiantire.ca/9045/0420401P/reviews.htm

Stove Collection "MUST SEE" , provided by Rick, : http://www.asahi-net.or.jp/~we2a-sod/index.htm

Littlbug wood burner, provided By Gray Wolf : http://www.littlbug.com/index.htm

Jetboil Stove System: http://www.jetboil.com/

MSR Reactor Sove, provideed by Gray Wolf: http://cascadedesigns.com/MSR/Stoves/Fast-And-Light-Stoves/Reactor/product

Swiss Ranger Stove, provided by RangerXanatos: http://www.cheaperthandirt.com/WX130-1.html

StoveTec Stove, provided by gryffynkln: http://www.stovetec.net/us/

I thought I would push a copy of the list from page one. I will only update page one though.

rebel
11-09-2009, 09:37 PM
That's a great list PGV! Thanks for putting it together. I think some of the designs are brilliant.

pgvoutdoors
11-11-2009, 11:19 AM
I love my Dietz lantern cooker. VERY fuel efficient and gives off light at the same time. This is certainly NOT a hot stove, works great for heating up water.

http://www.lanternnet.com/Merchant2/merchant.mvc?Screen=PROD&Store_Code=WKL&Product_Code=DHL2000&Category_Code=DL

I've added the lantern/stove to the master list on page one. Thanks SJJ.

Nath1985
12-02-2009, 06:50 PM
Thats a lotta stoves... lol


I Use the British army mess tins with the UK hexy stove and hexamine blocks... Never let me down yet!!

Im going to take a look at your stoves list now, Might see an upgrade ;)

Rick
12-02-2009, 08:12 PM
Just be cautious with the hexamine. The fumes from them burning is toxic. Never try to cook food directly over the flame. Always use a pot of some type.

klkak
12-03-2009, 10:30 PM
I stopped in Gander Mountain today, I had a $25 gift certificate I needed to use. Believe it or not, I had a hard time finding something to buy.

Anyway I found a Jetboil (1L) Companion Cup on clearance marked down from $29.99 to $19.97. The thing is, I don't own a jetboil stove. I've seen one work when a friend of mine brought one backpacking, a interesting concept. http://www.jetboil.com/

I thought I might incorporate the Companion Cup into a homemade stove. The attached FluxRing heat exchanger will come in handy. Here's what it looks like.

PVG, if you cut the locking ring off the Jetboil you can use it with any of the ultralite stoves like the ones from MSR, Peak or Optimus.

pgvoutdoors
03-06-2010, 01:08 AM
I just picked up a couple of the Swiss Volcano Stoves to test. A few people have tested them on YouTube if your interested.

I ordered mine through Sportsman Guide: http://www.sportsmansguide.com/net/cb/2-new-swiss-military-volcano-bottles.aspx?a=612626

It comes with a bottle and cup, all components are made of aluminum.


I also added the folding Pocket Cooker to the list at the beginning of the thread on page one.

Alaskan Survivalist
03-06-2010, 01:35 AM
I just picked up a couple of the Swiss Volcano Stoves to test. A few people have tested them on YouTube if your interested.

I ordered mine through Sportsman Guide: http://www.sportsmansguide.com/net/cb/2-new-swiss-military-volcano-bottles.aspx?a=612626

It comes with a bottle and cup, all components are made of aluminum.


I also added the folding Pocket Cooker to the list at the beginning of the thread on page one.

I was one that tested it on you tube. my first video:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UR3qNaiVpUc


I like the volcanoe for winter use but I have several pack grills that I cut down I use. Just as light and I can grill meat or fish on it or just put a pot on it but the swiss stove works better in winter because fire is contained so snow does not melt into it and I can carry enough dry wood in my pocket to use it several times.

http://i540.photobucket.com/albums/gg346/akmofo/IMG_1033.jpg

crashdive123
03-06-2010, 08:20 AM
Nice review AS.

I've got two of them (from Cheaper Than Dirt) for a similar price as in PGV's link.

Alaskan Survivalist
03-06-2010, 10:24 AM
AS - great video. Love it. Thanks for sharing.

Which Surplus store you get the stove from?

The Drop Zone in Spenard. They did not have many of them when I was there.. I also get a lot of stuff at Second Chance. I check there first because they have best prices and if I can't find it any where else I'll check GI Joes on Arctic.

Rick
03-06-2010, 11:00 AM
I like those but I sure would have preferred they use something on the thermos besides a cork. But I guess if you use a screw cap and it does freeze then it would break the thermos. Very nice vid. Thanks!!!!

crashdive123
03-06-2010, 11:05 AM
Yeah - not too big on the bottle with cork. I view that more as a place to store water that I've boiled while at camp rather than a way to carry it.

Alaskan Survivalist
03-06-2010, 11:25 AM
I like those but I sure would have preferred they use something on the thermos besides a cork. But I guess if you use a screw cap and it does freeze then it would break the thermos. Very nice vid. Thanks!!!!

It took me a year to figure out how to do that. I like making videos but I realized what a mutturing old man I am when I heard myself speak. I need some one to do the acting and narating before I try another. My stove did not come with the cork and I have been looking for a rubber stopper with a brass tightener but the opening is 1 3/8's making it hard to find in that size. if all else fails I'll just carve a piece of wood to cork bottle. I love that little stove. So easy for use in snow and being able to carry dry kindling in pocket saves dinking around find wood in frozen woods when everything is covered in frost. I can always build a fire but this is so much easier and when I am skiing I want to ski and when I stop for a hot buttered rum I don't want to cool down too much.

Rick
03-06-2010, 11:47 AM
Okay, now I have this picture of you skiing carefree downhill with this nice little stove and a gallon of rum in your pack. (shaking head) Actually, you did fine. Hearing yourself on tape is a weird experience because you never listen to yourself the way you hear others. But you did just fine, in my book.

pgvoutdoors
03-06-2010, 11:59 AM
great comments guys. keep sending stove ideas and I'll add them to the list on page one.

Alaskan Survivalist
03-06-2010, 12:04 PM
Okay, now I have this picture of you skiing carefree downhill with this nice little stove and a gallon of rum in your pack. (shaking head) Actually, you did fine. Hearing yourself on tape is a weird experience because you never listen to yourself the way you hear others. But you did just fine, in my book.

At my age I just drink for medicinal purposes these days. A half pint sees me though most outings.

Alaskan Survivalist
03-06-2010, 02:33 PM
AS, thanks for the purchase info. Regarding the video, in my opinion the best part of the video was what you call the "muttering". I wouldn't change a thing.

Compared to watching water boil that would be the high point. I almost forgot why I came back to this thread. I have a little stove I love I carry with my back packing gear stuffed inside my cook kit. It's a Coleman Exponent F-1 Ultralight. Folds up small and only weighs 2.7 ounces! It burns hot too!

http://www.summitcampinggear.com/coexouf1ulst.html

crashdive123
03-06-2010, 06:30 PM
AS - you did well in your video. No need for voice overs - unless of course you could swing Megan Fox or somebody like that.:innocent:

pgvoutdoors
03-06-2010, 07:14 PM
I picked up one of the Brunton "Raptor" folding stoves a few months ago. It's very compact, nice little canister stove. Built well...

http://www.brunton.com/product.php?id=299

crashdive123
03-06-2010, 08:00 PM
Compared to watching water boil that would be the high point. I almost forgot why I came back to this thread. I have a little stove I love I carry with my back packing gear stuffed inside my cook kit. It's a Coleman Exponent F-1 Ultralight. Folds up small and only weighs 2.7 ounces! It burns hot too!

http://www.summitcampinggear.com/coexouf1ulst.html

I've got the F1 as well. Very similar to the Brunton that PGV just posted.

pgvoutdoors
03-07-2010, 09:29 PM
I did a field test on the Swiss Ranger Volcano Stove today.

The water used was at a starting temperature of 45 degrees Fahrenheit. The wood was small dry sticks I gathered last Fall; they've been laying in a pile under the snow all Winter and were fairly dry for the test. I used a small piece of military heat tab to get the stove started.

Cup Test: I heated the cup of water to a boil in 14 minutes. The water was very hot in about 8 minutes; plenty hot for coffee or soup. I added sticks to the stove three times to keep the fire going. I repeated the test, this time with a lid on the cup. The water came to a boil in 11 minutes. Note: I used the lid off my MSR tea pot, it fit perfectly.

Bottle Test: I loaded the stove full of sticks and lit it. After about four minutes those sticks burned down to mostly hot coals. I then added a few more sticks and placed the bottle in the stove. I had to feed the fire four times to to bring the water to a boil. It took about 22 minutes.

I tried the stove with the MSR teapot sitting on top. It didn't work too well, after 20 minutes the water was only warm. I believe by adding a couple heavy wires, to lift the pot up by a half inch, will help the performance greatly. These wires could be made to fit into two small holes drilled at the top of the stove. This way they can be put on and taken off easily.

All-in-All I liked the setup; it's light weight, compact, and will fit in the large side pocket of most backpacks. I find that it works as good as most wood burners of this type. It does need a flat level surface to sit upright on. But I did set the stove up by leaning it on its handle with the bottle in place. I noticed that the angle kept the water from spilling over. It worked, but not as effectively as it did sitting upright. I plan on making a storage bag for it, this will protect what ever I carry it in from soot. I like wood burning stoves like this, they combines the function of a stove with the atmosphere of a campfire. The smell of the smoke and the crackling of the fire beats the roar of my Dragonfly.

Wood burners in general are slower than gas stoves but the have their benefits. This little stove at $10 is a great deal.

gryffynklm
03-30-2010, 11:21 AM
I cant remember seeing this one here. Its called a pica stove. Its an IPA stove and the link shows a how to.

http://users.sisqtel.net/losthiker/pikastove/

pgvoutdoors
04-04-2010, 09:32 PM
gryffynklm, I added the Pika Stove to the list on page one. Thanks...

gryffynklm
04-19-2010, 09:14 AM
Cool stove sjj, I found a video demonstrating the stove.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L1tdahnqn4w

Vital Stove by SolHuma
http://www.solhuma.com/products.php?idCatPri=2&lang=en&idCatLevel=16&idPro=9

pgvoutdoors
04-19-2010, 10:24 AM
Thanks sjj... I've added it to the list on page one.

erunkiswldrnssurvival
04-19-2010, 08:33 PM
I am quite fond of the bracket fungus oil stoves that i make. they also burn pine sap. when i dont have a bracket i use the lid from my frying pan and a tuna can to rest my cook ware on. exelent post PGV

pgvoutdoors
01-03-2011, 11:57 PM
http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/31SceQEqXsL._SL500_AA300_.jpg (http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/images/B003CKQL44/ref=dp_image_z_0?ie=UTF8&n=3375251&s=sporting-goods)

The Century "Grasshopper Stove"

I know I've mention a stove like this a couple of times in various threads. This was the style of my first backpacking stove. The one I had, worked with the longer thinner propane tank. It wasn't lightweight but they were pretty cheap. I have no idea what ever happened to mine, my next stove was the Svea 123. This was back in the 1970's.

I found this one online and put a link to it on page one with the rest of the other stove links.

Alaskan Survivalist
01-04-2011, 05:01 AM
I also use the British Crusader canteen/stove.

http://i540.photobucket.com/albums/gg346/akmofo/IMG_1570.jpg

It folds up to fit in pouch. I swaped out canteen cup for stainless one. The plastic lid helps heat things faster.

http://i540.photobucket.com/albums/gg346/akmofo/IMG_1590.jpg

pgvoutdoors
01-04-2011, 07:34 PM
Alaskan Survivalist - I put the Crusader Stove on the list on page one. I found a link to a British supplier, but if you have another link you wish to associate with the stove, let me know.

crashdive123
01-04-2011, 07:39 PM
I don't know why this thread wasn't stickied before, but it is now.

randyt
01-04-2011, 08:00 PM
awesome thread, There must be a stove to fit every situation.

here's a photo of a stove I built recently.

First thing first, I didn't invent this stove. it was invented by a fella by the name of drthumbs.

I like the design. it's made from a heavy aluminum venom drink bottle. It's a side jet design which I like. I can set my mug right on top of the stove and it will boil up. I also like the fact that it's built from heavy aluminum. the bottle is cut in half, the plastic ring is cut off the top and a couple slots are cut into the top of the spout. then the neck is turned upside down and pushed into the bottom. the whole thing is trimmed off about a half inch above the neck curve. then I drilled 1/16 inch holes every half inch around the top.

once it's lit it takes a bit to warm up and to start burning out the side burners. It heats a cup of water up quick. my GI canteen cup two thirds full boils up in about 3 minutes.

taking a photo and getting a good print of the flame is a trick I haven't mastered



http://i257.photobucket.com/albums/hh227/randytlee/013-1.jpg

here's a photo of the interior
http://i257.photobucket.com/albums/hh227/randytlee/017-1.jpg

Rick
01-04-2011, 08:02 PM
I assume the drilled holes are on the outside and your fuel is alcohol?

crashdive123
01-04-2011, 08:04 PM
Turn the flash off on your camera and dim the lights some.

randyt
01-04-2011, 08:07 PM
yup I should have mentioned the fuel is alcohol. the holes are drilled in the out side without piercing the inside. the holes can be seen in the middle of the venom.

I'll give the no flash and dim lights a try. thanks

Rick
01-04-2011, 08:13 PM
I was using my laptop when I posted that and couldn't see the holes. I'm on the desktop now and I can see it fine. These old eyes need a flash attachment.

randyt
01-04-2011, 08:22 PM
TBH the stoves I prefer use squaw wood for fuel.

Alaskan Survivalist
01-04-2011, 09:51 PM
I made one from stainless steel flour container that burns hot!

http://i540.photobucket.com/albums/gg346/akmofo/IMG_1583.jpg

I made it to match siera cup but is overkill and boils water in about 3 minutes.

http://i540.photobucket.com/albums/gg346/akmofo/IMG_1584.jpg

It matches much better to larger pot.

http://i540.photobucket.com/albums/gg346/akmofo/IMG_1585.jpg

It also fits perfectly under my pack grill and has become part of the kit I carry by ATV.

http://i540.photobucket.com/albums/gg346/akmofo/IMG_1597.jpg

randyt
01-05-2011, 07:18 PM
AS, that's a awesome DURABLE stove. I imagine it can take a beating.

pgvoutdoors
01-13-2011, 11:17 AM
I've added another stove to the list on page one, the WoodGas Stove. This is like Alaskan Survivalist's homemade stove but with a turbo charger. It's realy like a larger verson of the Zip Stove.


http://woodgas-stove.com/images/gallery/PICT0127_resized.JPG

http://woodgas-stove.com/?gclid=COuQvcC7t6YCFQY65QodXV6cIw

Rick
01-13-2011, 12:36 PM
Just for you, Phil.

Soyer's Magic Stove

"The small, portable burner was designed to run on pressurized fuel and to have sufficient heating power to cook a meal in a couple of minutes. The Magic Stove’s first appearances in the great outdoors reflected the grandiosity of its gentlemanly origins... “Mad” Lieutenant Gale, a daredevil hot-air balloonist, wanted to take the Magic Stove on board, but died too soon in a botched ascent. Explorers took the stove with them on their expeditions. In 1850, the Admiralty ordered some Magic Stoves for Captain Horatio Austin’s expedition to the Arctic in search of Sir John Franklin, prefiguring Amundsen’s use of the Primus stove on his journey to the North Pole. Soyer wanted his stove to be a “must-have,” an irresistible gadget that would look great “in the parlour of the wealthy, the office of the merchant, the studio of the artist, or the attic of the humble.” (Its successor, the better-known Primus developed by the Swedish inventor F. W. Linquist, did not come on the market until the end of the nineteenth century.) Newspapers praised it and found it “so certain in its operations that a gentleman may cook his steak or chop on his study table, or a lady may have it among her crochet or other work.” Outdoor use was advocated as well for “the sportsman on the moors, or the angler by the side of the mountain stream.” The stove was small enough, it was said, that it could be carried in one’s hat."

http://www.boingboing.net/images/_issues_37_10308714_H_FINAL.jpg

Source:
(http://www.boingboing.net/images/_issues_37_10308714_H_FINAL.jpg)http://www.cabinetmagazine.org/issues/37/vanleeuwen.php

pgvoutdoors
01-13-2011, 12:58 PM
Very cool Rick - I want one! I'll add it to the list one page one.

Rick
01-13-2011, 01:01 PM
Every man should have a stove he can carry in his hat.

pgvoutdoors
01-13-2011, 01:03 PM
Or at least a stove you can wear as a hat...

Old GI
01-13-2011, 04:15 PM
Those are some really neat cooking thingies. What happened to adding insect repellant to peanut butter in the little c-ration can it came in. That cooked a nice meal. right, Old Sarge and you other old vets?

crashdive123
01-13-2011, 04:39 PM
Those are some really neat cooking thingies. What happened to adding insect repellant to peanut butter in the little c-ration can it came in. That cooked a nice meal. right, Old Sarge and you other old vets?

Our idea of roughing it was when the ice cream machine broke.

Old GI
01-13-2011, 05:18 PM
Our idea of roughing it was when the ice cream machine broke.

Yeah, you bubbleheads. I tour a fast attack oin Norfolk one time and I couldn't wait to get off. They didn't even close that hatch let alone get underway. I'm not clausta ... claustr .... afraid of tight speces.

randyt
01-13-2011, 09:07 PM
here's a old classic that I use now and then. granted it isn't fancy but it gets the job done. low cost too.


http://i257.photobucket.com/albums/hh227/randytlee/037.jpg

pgvoutdoors
03-27-2011, 07:29 PM
Snow Peak - Delta Pod Stove
http://www.snowpeak.com/stoves/backpacking/delta-pod-stove-gs-330a.html

This stove has been added to the list on page one.

http://i739.photobucket.com/albums/xx36/pgvoutdoors/Wilderness%20Survival%20Forum/GS-330A-1.jpg

pgvoutdoors
04-11-2011, 01:17 AM
Wildwood-1 Backpacking Stove

http://i739.photobucket.com/albums/xx36/pgvoutdoors/Wilderness%20Survival%20Forum/wildwood-1.jpg

SPS-2

http://i739.photobucket.com/albums/xx36/pgvoutdoors/Wilderness%20Survival%20Forum/SPS.jpg

Website: http://www.makairametal.com/outdoorgear.htm

Stoves added to list on page one.

pgvoutdoors
04-17-2011, 12:19 PM
Just a tip for making tin can stoves. If your looking for larger size cans than you typically get with home size food products, check with your local restaurants. They use products that come in a verity of larger sizes. Ask them to hold a few for you.

aflineman
04-17-2011, 01:47 PM
I can't really say it is an "unusual" stove, but I really like this little set-up in my walkabout bag.
http://www.snowpeak.com/media/catalog/product/cache/1/image/600x400/5e06319eda06f020e43594a9c230972d/SCS-005TK.jpg

Uses a gas canister, but is light and compact. Also have an igniter attached that is fairly easy to use with gloves. I have used it a few times this year to make coffee or soup while hunting or just walking around the woods. The entire kit cools off fairly fast, so you don't have to wait a long time to stow it. I have used my current canister probably 7 times and it still has enough fuel in the canister for probably 10 more cups of coffee. Boils water in about 4 min (true roiling boil). If you watch, you can buy the set-up for way less than the list price.
http://www.snowpeak.com/stoves/backpacking/starter-kit-scs-005tk.html

pgvoutdoors
04-17-2011, 03:43 PM
AFlineman - I have that stove as well, and it is a good performer. I like the Snow Peak line of products, very good quality.

I will add the stove to the list on page one. Thanks...

maineman
04-25-2011, 06:42 PM
pgv et. al. ... I've been looking at light, compact, natural fuel stoves for awhile now trying to evaluate / decide from descriptions, videos, other reviews, etc from this site and other websites. Maybe someone posted earlier, but I find it hard to beat the Little Bug Wood Burning Stove for compact, light weight, and folds flat. Compared to some other similar models, the price is very competitive as well. If any one can show good reason why this man should not wed this product, please speak now ... :} Thanks!

crashdive123
04-25-2011, 07:12 PM
The LittleBug looks like a good little stove, but a bit spendy for me. http://www.littlbug.com/

Rick
04-25-2011, 07:16 PM
Yeah, what he said. $60 is a bit much for me to burn sticks.

pgvoutdoors
04-27-2011, 12:10 PM
Thanks for your comments Maineman, and yes the stove is on the list on page one.

As far as cost goes, we'll all pony-up the money if want something bad enough - who are we kidding!

Rick
04-27-2011, 01:04 PM
Yeah, you're right of course.

pgvoutdoors
04-27-2011, 01:07 PM
Rick - If I had a nickle for every dollar I spent on gear, I would be rich.

Rick
04-27-2011, 01:18 PM
Yeah, yeah. Boy's toys. Same with guns, trucks, boats, liquor, Soudough's Emporium. You know, the usual.

hunter63
04-27-2011, 01:26 PM
Yeah, yeah. Boy's toys. Same with guns, trucks, boats, liquor, Soudough's Emporium. You know, the usual.

Add tractors and tools............LOL

1stimestar
04-27-2011, 06:56 PM
I use the Esbit pocket stove when back packing. When camping, I just build a fire...if I am in a place that has wood.

http://www.rei.com/pix/common/pixel.gif

I normally surround it by rocks to help keep in the heat and block the wind more then just the two sides.

pgvoutdoors
06-09-2011, 12:53 PM
I came across this stove by way of an advertisement on the forum.

http://i739.photobucket.com/albums/xx36/pgvoutdoors/WSF/Soveinacan.png

Stove In A Can is a portable, self-contained cooking platform, that gives you a week's worth of cooking. Virtually anything that can be cooked on a regular stove can be cooked on a Stove In A Can

Cooks for 4-6 hours (1 week's worth of cooking time)
Boils water in 5 minutes
Holds over 300 lbs
Stores indefinitely and safely (no chemicals)
Can be lit and re-lit
http://www.quickstove.com/

Stove will be added to the list of stoves on page one.

crashdive123
06-09-2011, 12:55 PM
That's pretty slick. Looks like you could use it as a wood burner after you used the fuel.

pgvoutdoors
06-09-2011, 12:59 PM
Good point Crash.

pgvoutdoors
07-07-2011, 01:41 AM
If your interested in recommending a unique camp stove please check the Master List on page one to see if your stove is listed. If not, make a post with a link and I'll be happy to include it on the list.

All of the links for the stoves have been checked and work properly.

crashdive123
07-07-2011, 06:09 AM
Here's another alcohol burner - the Trangia Spirit Stove. http://www.safezonellc.com/trangia.html

pgvoutdoors
07-08-2011, 09:53 PM
Here's another alcohol burner - the Trangia Spirit Stove. http://www.safezonellc.com/trangia.html

I have one of those, Trangia has made a variety of stove holders for their alcohol burner. I'll add it to the list.

COWBOYSURVIVAL
11-16-2011, 08:34 PM
http://www.sportsmansguide.com/net/cb/new-us-military-heater-stove.aspx?a=900475

Depends what you call compact, first I have seen one so thought I'd share.

pgvoutdoors
12-31-2011, 06:57 PM
I thought I would list some of the current Esbit stoves that are available.
http://www.esbit.net/

stoves added to list on page one.


Esbit BBQ 100S

http://i739.photobucket.com/albums/xx36/pgvoutdoors/WSF/BBQ100S_03_inklusive_Windschutz.jpg



Esbit CS585HD

http://i739.photobucket.com/albums/xx36/pgvoutdoors/WSF/CS585HA_01_Kochset_Trockenbrennstoff_nicht_im_Lief erumfang_enthalten.jpg

Rick
12-31-2011, 07:09 PM
I saw that dang grill a couple of weeks ago. I don't know how heavy it is but it's kinda neat. They just took the same concept as their military stove and made it bigger.

pgvoutdoors
12-31-2011, 07:18 PM
They have two sizes

pgvoutdoors
03-21-2012, 10:44 PM
New for 2012, the MSR WhisperLite Universal.

http://i739.photobucket.com/albums/xx36/pgvoutdoors/WSF/WhisperLite_Universal.jpg

The WhisperLite Universal hybrid-fuel stove is our first to combine canister and liquid fuel capabilities into one comprehensive package. Built on an upgraded WhisperLite™ chassis featuring improved stability, lighter weight and simplified maintenance, it burns just about any fuel you're likely to find. And unlike anything that's come before it, our patent-pending AirControl™ technology delivers uncompromised performance across all fuel types, and we've delivered it all in a lightweight package that won't slow you down.*For best results with canister fuel, always burn MSRŪ IsoPro fuel canisters.


Hybrid-Fuel Performance: Patent pending AirControl™ technology creates the optimal fuel/air mix for top-notch performance with canister fuel, white gas, kerosene and unleaded gasoline.
Canister Liquid Feed: Delivers better cold weather and low-fuel performance with a more consistent output over the life of each canister. Canister stand Included.
Lightweight: Aluminum mixer tube, extra-stable stainless steel legs and refined design keep weight to a minimum.
Easy Transitions: Liquid and canister fuel couplers pair with fuel-specific jets for quick and easy transitions.
Field Maintainable: Self-cleaning Shaker Jet technology and redesigned leg assembly facilitate fast cleaning and even easier maintenance in the field.

Made in USA


Minimum Weight

13.7 oz / 388 g



Packed Weight

1 lbs 3.4 oz / 549 g



Burn time (white gas) per 600ml / 20 oz. of fuel

Appx. 110 minutes



Burn time (MSR IsoPro) per 227-g / 8-oz. canister

Appx. 75 minutes



Burn time (kerosene) per 600ml / 20 oz. of fuel

Appx. 155 minutes



Boil time (white gas), 1 liter

3.5 minutes



Boil time (kerosene), 1 liter

4.4 minutes



Boil time (MSR IsoPro), 1 liter

3.75 minutes



Water boiled (white gas) per 100 ml of fuel

4.4 liters



Water boiled (white gas) per 1 oz. of fuel

1.3 liters



Water boiled (kerosene) per 100 ml of fuel

5.3 liters



Water boiled (kerosene) per 1 oz. of fuel

1.6 liters



Water boiled (MSR IsoPro) per 227-g canister

15 liters



Water boiled (MSR IsoPro) per 1 oz. of fuel

1.8 liters



Country of Origin

Made in Seattle, USA






http://cascadedesigns.com/msr/stoves/simple-cooking/whisperlite-universal/product (http://cascadedesigns.com/msr/stoves/simple-cooking/whisperlite-universal/product)


Stove added to list on page one!

Rick
03-26-2012, 06:59 PM
Phil,

I just added the 180 Tact series of stoves to the first post on here. I'd never seen them before. They fold up flat. A little expensive for what they are but interesting anyway.

http://www.180tack.com/

pgvoutdoors
03-26-2012, 07:06 PM
Nice addition Rick, a little pricey but not too overpriced for USA made.

balendor
08-08-2012, 09:13 AM
My favorite camping stove is the "MSR whisper lite international", runs on white gas, kero or unleaded gas. Makes for a great stove for the go bag, I have had mine for years and it has never let me down. Being able to run more than one type of gas, gives you options, making it more feasible in the field.

Kosuki
08-08-2012, 06:28 PM
Dont for get about SOTO Products (http://www.sotooutdoors.com/). Their Camp Stove (http://www.sotooutdoors.com/products/item/OD-1NP.html) is great I may get one. Look into it they make great products.

hunter63
08-08-2012, 07:59 PM
You know i did look around quite a bit and didn't see the MRS "Pocket Rocket" about $30 bucks, at Gander Mountain, was looking for a low price stove to make coffee at a "No fires" Rendezvous.
Fuel kinda pricey, but did it's job, but had to put it in a dish pan as the coffee isn't done till it boils over........

http://www.google.com/products/catalog?sourceid=navclient&oq=pocket+rocket&ie=UTF-8&rlz=1T4GZAB_enUS450US451&q=pocket+rocket+stove&pbx=1&cid=8053577735570791983&sa=X&ei=1voiUL7oNpC50QGH9IHgAQ&ved=0CKgBEK0E

http://i4.photobucket.com/albums/y139/hunter63/DSCF1124.jpg

pgvoutdoors
08-15-2012, 10:51 PM
Here are a few titanium alcohol stoves by Vargo. Recommended by Boo, added to list on page one.

http://i739.photobucket.com/albums/xx36/pgvoutdoors/VargoTriad.jpg
Vargo Triad

http://i739.photobucket.com/albums/xx36/pgvoutdoors/VargoDecagon.jpg
Vargo Decagon

http://i739.photobucket.com/albums/xx36/pgvoutdoors/VargoTriadXE.jpg
Vargo Triad XE

pgvoutdoors
08-15-2012, 11:01 PM
It's been a while, so let me add a couple of posts with some new stoves.

Wild Woodgas Stove (can be purchase in the USA) Added to list on page one.
http://wildstoves.co.uk/wood-cooking-stoves/wood-gas-camping-stoves/wild-wood-gas-stove/

http://i739.photobucket.com/albums/xx36/pgvoutdoors/WildWoodgasStove.jpg

http://i739.photobucket.com/albums/xx36/pgvoutdoors/WildWoodgasStove_2.jpg

pgvoutdoors
08-15-2012, 11:17 PM
The EcoZoom wood burning stoves. (added to list on page one)
http://www.ecozoomstove.com/rem-products.php

http://i739.photobucket.com/albums/xx36/pgvoutdoors/EcoZoomVersaStove.jpg
Versa Stove

http://i739.photobucket.com/albums/xx36/pgvoutdoors/EcoZoomZoomDura.jpg
Dura Stove

pgvoutdoors
08-15-2012, 11:26 PM
By the way, this must be becoming a really useful list because I've seen it on a few other websites. That's fine with me, it's flattering that others think we've done such a good job that they want to share it with others they know. I've also seen credit given to the forum, that's good.

alaskabushman
11-22-2012, 09:30 PM
Great list, I own a couple of different stoves. I really like my TrailStove, its super light and I dont have to carry fuel! Someone may have posted it already but I didnt want to read 10 pages of posts to see, so I'll put the link here anyway...

http://www.trailstove.com/

pgvoutdoors
11-23-2012, 01:01 AM
AlaskaBushman - I've added your recommendation to the list on page one.

Jimmyq
01-05-2013, 10:19 PM
Over the last couple weeks I have done a bunch of stove/fuel burn/boil tests and put the videos on my youtube channel, if anyone has time to kill. The last couple I bought and used were the Solo stove and the Emberlit. I also did Trioxane cubes, pyropak fire gel, MSR pocket rocket and more. :)

http://www.youtube.com/user/jimmyq33?feature=mhee

Kudos
01-03-2014, 03:14 PM
I bought a Pocket Stove, but couldn't get the pot to fit in my pocket.
Anyone know where to source a Pocket Fire Extinguisher?
Jus' askin

Kudos
01-03-2014, 03:22 PM
Personally I like my Hobo Stove that I made from a Stainless Steel Coffee Caddie. It took me a while to make and has been modified to make a more efficient smokeless burn.
It is light and takes up far less room than most conventional Stoves especially as you can pack stuff inside it and the fuel is plentiful and readily available.
When you consider that I don't have to carry fuel it makes it even lighter than a conventional stove without the risk of spillage.
It also is a good backup in case your main stove breaks. It is also pretty wind resistant.
I have a Coleman Stove as well.

gryffynklm
05-15-2014, 12:14 PM
I don't think we have this one. "The Fire Ant stove" Take a look at the video. I like the versatility.

http://www.emberlit.com/en/

point man
05-15-2014, 02:46 PM
Little bug stove has treated me well


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point man
05-15-2014, 02:47 PM
If you search twig stove you'll find more brands


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pgvoutdoors
06-06-2014, 05:14 AM
I'll work on updating the list, thanks for the reminder.

Tokwan
06-12-2014, 04:08 AM
I am into small,compact and light stoves. I've used MSR stoves and a few other brands of multi fuel and butane, but I found that they are usually bulky and quite heavy. For the last two years, i have only used alcohol stoves (either Triangia or the self made penny stoves) and also the self made hobo/wood gas stoves.
On my trips, I would use the small wood burner hobo/wood gas stoves. However when the wood is wet (believe me, as I live in Malaysia, the jungle over here are usually damp), I would make a 3 sided firewall/wind breaker with the damp or wet wood, which surrounds my alcohol stove. I would use the alcohol stove to cook water an simple food that I bring, at the same time, dry the wood that I use as the firewall/windbreaker. These would be enough for me to use with my hobo/wood gas stove. Sorry for my poor English. I hope you guys can understand what I wrote.

crashdive123
06-12-2014, 06:58 AM
Your English is just fine and a whole lot better than my Malaysian.

Tokwan
06-12-2014, 08:29 PM
Thank you Crashdive, English is not my mother language, so I know I will screw up here and there often.

Winter
06-12-2014, 09:15 PM
I have an odd folding stove that I got from the sportsmans guide 20+ yrs ago.

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v238/w6f7/0017_zps37e3e72b.jpg
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v238/w6f7/0023_zpsccaac566.jpg
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v238/w6f7/003_zps9fc58b19.jpg
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v238/w6f7/0052_zpsf609be47.jpg
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v238/w6f7/0042_zpse59ea746.jpg

I don't use it. I like large fires. :)