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Jordan Calicott
(ShortmanCal) - F

Locale: Arkansas!
The Lightest Cookpot on 07/02/2005 20:52:27 MDT Print View

Does anyone know where I can get the absolute lightest cookpot?

douglas ray
(Dray)

Locale: Olympic Peninsula
Reeeaaaly light cook pot on 07/02/2005 22:51:30 MDT Print View

I can think of two things wich might qualify, depending on how much durability you need. The more durable option is the snowpeak titanium bowl, wich weighs 1.7 oz and has a capacity of 20oz. and could be fitted with a foil lid to make a sub-two ounce cook pot. The lighter option that I know of is to take a Fosters 24oz keg dan and cut the top off to make a container of around 20 oz and use a foil lid or possibly the bottom of another can. I think that set up would be around .5 oz without lid. However it would be so flimsy I think it would be difficult to pack witout crushing it. Or if volume is not an issue you could use a tea lite container, wich probably weights 1 or 2 grahams.

Al Shaver
(Al_T.Tude) - F - M

Locale: High Sierra and CA Central Coast
Foster's Can on 07/09/2005 05:26:45 MDT Print View

Dr.J used the Foster's can on a one day summit and return on Mt Gannet. My nephew and I just returned from 5 days in Death Valley and the Sierras using this pot with no problems. 730ml/24.7fl.oz.---.85oz. with lid. Yes, it is delicate, but if you pack and carry it properly it will last many trips.

John S.
(jshann) - F
Re: The Lightest Cookpot on 07/11/2005 14:41:02 MDT Print View

Probably the Fosters (lighter) or Heineken (stronger) beer can cookpots. Hog on Ice's setup is about the lightest you can get for two cup boiling.

http://www.datasync.com/~wksmith/hoikit.html

Edited by jshann on 07/12/2005 22:15:41 MDT.

Bill Fornshell
(bfornshell) - MLife

Locale: Southern Texas
The Lightest Cookpot-Sterno Can on 07/11/2005 15:09:45 MDT Print View

If you can get by with 8 or 9 ounces of hot water at one time check out my Sterno Can Cook Pot, My first one weighs 0.38oz. The black line is the 8oz fill line. If you go with a Fosters Beer Can Cook Pot you might want to make a cozy like the one I show how to make.
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