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Herman E
(hre814) - MLife

Locale: Alaska
3L Pot on 09/18/2012 19:26:00 MDT Print View

Looking for suggestions for the lightest option for a 3L or so pot. Family of 5 (6 with 1 year old) family, so multiple fills and boils of the 1.9L Evernew Ti pot is getting old. We just boil water in it, and don't eat out of it.

Thanks!

b willi jones
(mrjones) - F

Locale: best place in the world !?
Evernew Pots on 09/18/2012 23:26:05 MDT Print View

ECA-425 2600ml
ECA-428 4000ml

have you checked out these from evernew? part of the titanium non stick range, either side of 3L... but

i like the look of the handles on the 2600ml

Edited by mrjones on 09/18/2012 23:35:10 MDT.

Charles P
(mediauras)

Locale: Terra
Re: 3L Pot on 09/18/2012 23:33:00 MDT Print View

Open country has a 4L aluminum pot. I've owned one for almost 20 years. Its charred and blackened (great on the fire!), dented, ugly but still in top working order. My buddies and I used this pot all over the West, now its for family camping. Its lighter than listed spec but I can't recall weight.

http://www.rei.com/product/401068/open-country-4-quart-pot-with-lid

Herman E
(hre814) - MLife

Locale: Alaska
Open Country 4 qt on 09/19/2012 00:12:21 MDT Print View

I like the open country idea. Very cheap and probably an ounce heavier than the evernew Ti one. I have a hard time spending $100+ on a pot to boil water. We'll see how this one stands up to abuse.

Thanks for the idea!

Franco Darioli
(Franco) - M

Locale: Melbourne
3L Pot on 09/19/2012 02:26:19 MDT Print View

If the specs are correct, it is about 1 ounce heavier...
Thin aluminium does dent easily but for boiling water who cares?
Franco

Ken Bennett
(ken_bennett) - F

Locale: southeastern usa
Re: 3L Pot on 09/19/2012 06:16:43 MDT Print View

Have you thought about carrying two stoves and two pots? When the group gets to be 4 or more, that's when I start thinking about a larger kitchen. One giant pot will take a long time to boil, while two stoves with two smaller pots will be much faster. This option makes more sense if you are cooking different things, rather then just boiling water for freezer bag cooking, but the faster speed might be useful.

Dan Lee
(scoutbuff) - MLife

Locale: Colorado
ALUMINUM COOK POT... on 09/19/2012 07:48:16 MDT Print View

I took 9 Scouts on an 80-mile trek this summer with two pots, both Open Country aluminum. One was a very old 6-qt and one a new 4-qt... Check out http://www.opencountrycampware.com/products/CAMPING-EQUIPMENT/Pots-and-Kettles/ for the 4-qt. Pre-blackened and $12.95... hard to beat. We also used pot cozies from relectix material to improve our fuel efficiency. Hope this helps...