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Members Only Thermal Feedback in Upright Canister Stoves
by Roger Caffin
Different upright canister stoves seem to work with differing levels of success in very cold weather, and one wonders why. Claims for pressure regulator stoves are especially problematic, with marketing spin being extreme in some cases. We examine just what is going on here, with an in-depth analysis of some aspects of both upright and remote canister stoves, to unravel some critical factors. Read More...
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Members Only Stoves, Tents and Carbon Monoxide - Deadly or not?
Supplement 6: Primus Eta PackLite System

by Roger Caffin
We cover yet another Primus heat-exchanger stove system in this Review: the Primus Eta PackLite. This is basically modelled on the Eta Power system, but smaller and lighter. Read More...
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Members Only Heat Exchanger Stove Shootout: Part 2
Upright and Remote Canister Stoves

by Roger Caffin
Setting a baseline: we survey a good range of conventional canister stoves for performance, setting us up for the comparison in Part 3. Read More...
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Members Only Heat Exchanger Stove Shootout: Part 1
Introduction and Test Method

by Roger Caffin
The performance and efficiency of canister stoves, put to the test. When the dust (and CO2) settle, which one will be left standing? Read More...
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Members Only Stoves, Tents and Carbon Monoxide - Deadly or not? Supplement 4: Jetboil Helios
by Roger Caffin
Jetboil releases its first remote canister stove. Does this work well enough to be a good winter stove? Read More...
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Members Only Stoves, Tents and Carbon Monoxide - Deadly or not? Supplement 3: Brunton Vapor AF
by Roger Caffin
Measurements of carbon monoxide levels produced by the Brunton Vapor AF Stove. Read More...
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Members Only Stoves, Tents and Carbon Monoxide - Deadly or not? Supplement 2: Primus Express and EtaExpress
by Roger Caffin
Measurements of carbon monoxide levels produced by the Primus Express stove and EtaExpress cooking system. Read More...
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Members Only Stoves, Tents and Carbon Monoxide - Deadly or Not?
Part 3: Laboratory Measurements for Canister Stoves

by Roger Caffin
Actual canister stoves are surveyed to see which ones are clean and which ones emit too much carbon monoxide. Read More...
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Members Only Exploding Gas Canisters: The Hazard of Overheating
by Roger Caffin
Most canister stoves come with extreme warnings to not use a windshield around them for fear of causing an explosion. Many experienced users ignore these warnings. What is the risk? Can a gas canister explode? Read More...
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Members Only Performance Comparison Testing of Lightweight Canister Stoves Fall 2005: Controlled Data Evaluating Key Variables of Temperature, Wind, and Windscreen Use for Four More Canister Stoves
by Will Rietveld
Backpacking Light stove testing follows strict scientific protocols to ensure testing conditions are controlled and repeatable, and that our results accurately reflect stove performance you can expect in the field. Read More...