Colin - After the first boil test I set the hot pot on a small piece of foam and got melted foam. Id gladly switch to a more heat resistant foam and eliminate the tape if possible,any suggestions? I considered kapton tape but I had the foil tape already and its much cheaper.
Bob - Clearly there are lighter options out there but this setup with stove, lid, and windscreen comes in at 3.5 oz. Thats a full 2 oz lighter than my last cook set and this one is much easier to use and more durable.
Chris - Thanks, I thought 2.8 oz was pretty good as well, and youre correct that weight includes the cup.
I appreciate the input guys - My goal with this was not to produce the lightest set available but to lighten and simplify my cookset while increasing durability. Ive ordered some more pots and plan on experimenting more with this set up. I'll keep you posted and thanks again.