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Jon Fong (jonfong57) - BPL Guest

My Locale www.flatcatgear.com
About Me Likes to tinker with alcohol stoves.
CityCalabasas
StateCA
CountryUSA
My Website URLhttp://www.flatcatgear.com

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Re: hard anodized vs nonstick titanium pot pros&cons
The Evernew pot has a ceramic non-stick coating (not- teflon). Some people have health concerns over teflon coated pots (too long to explain). If you are boiling water or making soups, the uncoat...

In GEAR » hard anodized vs nonstick titanium pot pros&cons
February 13, 4:45pm

Re: Stove to Pot distance for alcohol?
There are good chances that the soot is caused by the fuel and not the stove to pot gap. Some stove designs are more sensative to the high ethanol content (Klean Strip Green and I am assuming that...

In GEAR » Stove to Pot distance for alcohol?
February 13, 10:25am

Re: White gas
I agree. Tarptents need to be seam sealed and they recommend thinning GE Silicone II with white gas. Worked great.

In GEAR » CA - Thinning Silicone with Klean Strip Odorless Mineral Spirits Problem
February 12, 5:12pm

Ever hear of Highland Hiking trekking poles? $40
I happened to be looking for trekking poles and I though that I would check out Craigslist in my area. To my suprise, I found this add for Highland Hiking HIGHLANDER carbon fiber trekking poles fo...

In GEAR » Ever hear of Highland Hiking trekking poles? $40
January 30, 4:59pm

Re: Re: Re: how come esbit is not more popular?
From Wikipedia, Esbit's Material Safety Data Sheet states combustion can create formaldehyde, ammonia, nitrogen oxide, hydrogen cyanide Yep, choose our poison is correct. Esbit creates ...

In GEAR » how come esbit is not more popular?
January 01, 8:54pm

Re: how come esbit is not more popular?
One reason that Esbit is not very popular is as mentioned previously: odor, soot and an unfavorable MSDS. A second reason is that the bar for development is pretty high. If you want to develop a ...

In GEAR » how come esbit is not more popular?
January 01, 6:44pm

Re: Evernew 900 pot nonstick or plain
I use the non-stick version. I cook in the pot and I like not having to worry about being gentle with the non-stick coating. I have removed food bits out my pots with sand and gravel (when washed...

In GEAR » Evernew 900 pot nonstick or plain
December 30, 9:32am

Re: lightest 3 cup Ti pot with Lid
Mik, I have and use the Evernew 700 ml mug (ECA521). It weighs 3.35 grams and comes with a pretty slick titanium snap on lid as well. It will hold 3 cups of water (barely), but if you boiled 3 cu...

In GEAR » lightest 3 cup Ti pot with Lid
December 29, 10:13am

Re: Thanks for the input everyone...
Cary, I think that the real question is what is my ground to pot heights. In the Bobcat and Snow Leopardd systems, my ground to pot height is 1.8". I hope that answers your question, if not...

In Make Your Own Gear » Question about fuel for my simmer stove
December 14, 8:50am

Re: More info
What size mug/pot are you using? There is a possibility that the stove dia / pot dia could be swinging your results. Best regards - Jon

In Make Your Own Gear » Question about fuel for my simmer stove
December 13, 10:01am

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