Esbit Pocket Stove

 

Page Type Gear Review
Object Title Esbit Pocket Stove
Manufacturer Esbit
Page By mtnbnd
Page Type Oct 30, 2005 / Oct 30, 2005
Object ID 1463
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Runs on safe, efficient, non-toxic Esbit® solid fuel. Compact, lightweight, fold-down, efficient cooking appliance. Plated tensile structured steel with designed air flow slits in the base to provide a stronger flame. Supporting side projections help direct heat and can be adjusted to stabilize pots or cups. 3 in. x 4 in. x .75 in. Wt. 3.75 oz.

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mtnbnd - Oct 30, 2005 7:49 pm - Voted 5/5

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A great lightweight stove for summer use. Uses cheap Esbit fuel tablets or you can use trioxane fuel tablets. If it is windy you may need to make a windshield.

J.J. - Mar 22, 2007 4:00 am - Voted 5/5

Reliable
This little guy hasn't let me down yet. It is necessary to make a windshield in a steady wind. Other than that, this baby cant be beat for the money, ease of use, and weight.

strat1080 - Jul 9, 2009 12:07 am - Voted 4/5

Good stove
I have used this a few times now up high in the mountains. I find that if you use a good windscreen and keep the burners in the lower position you can get very cold water to come to near boiling in about 15 min. I have found that the tablets will burn from anywhere to 14-18 min. I have been able to get water hot enough to cook dehydrated meals. Not bad for a cooking system that weighs about 5 oz, including fuel. I just used it at over 12,000 feet up high in Navajo basin here in Colorado. Worked like a charm.

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