October 27, 2016

Portable Stove Road Test

July 2, 2011 aptprepper 16

I had posted about assembling this backpacking stove a while ago (see Backpacking Stove Test http://wp.me/p1dmhM-pB).  At the time, we tested it on our kitchen counter (with the windows wide open due to possible fumes) to make sure it turned on properly and it did. We chose this model because we wanted reliability, portability, a wide pan rest that can fit a good-sized pot and the ability to use about 3 types of fuel.   The comments in the article I […]

Backpacking Stove Test

June 10, 2011 aptprepper 5

At my last post we discussed backup cooking methods when there is no electricity http://wp.me/p1dmhM-pv.   We purchased the backpacking stove for two reasons:  we would like to go backpacking one of these days, and we also wanted a lightweight stove in case we have to evacuate in an emergency. It was still in the box with the rest of the supplies so we needed to test it.  When you are in the midst of an emergency the last thing you’d […]