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Lightweight pot

by sbr » Fri Jul 03, 2015 6:26 am

I am looking for a lightweight cooking setup for bivying on route. Should be lighter than a reactor. Pot size for two people around 1.5l.
The stove will be a pocket rocket. Any recommendations for a light weight pot in that size. Preferably Al over Ti.

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Re: Lightweight pot

by reboyles » Fri Jul 03, 2015 7:01 pm

I use a 1.5l Ti pot and it worked well for three of us on an extended trip. The one thing about Ti besides being very light is that it transfers heat so effectively I have to watch where the handles are or I burn my fingers. Gear Review shows the Primus AluTech 1.4l as a top pick for three legged stoves. It's a three sided pot.


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Re: Lightweight pot

by ExcitableBoy » Fri Jul 03, 2015 10:48 pm

Titanium conducts heat more poorly than aluminum, however, the thinner walls used in Ti pots potentially mitigate this short coming.

I looked far and wide for the 'best' pot for my Pocket Rocket. I found a Primus black anodized aluminum pot with integrated folding handles. This was lighter than steel, cheaper with better heat conduction than titanium, with the dark coating improving heat transfer. The integrated handles mean I never have to keep track of a pot gripper. I built a heat exchanger by crimping a MSR foil wind screen. The pot with the heat exchanger improved efficiency by ~ 30% over a steel pot with no exchanger. Still not as efficient as a Reactor or Jet Boil, but pretty cheap.

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Re: Lightweight pot

by Kai » Sat Jul 04, 2015 3:27 am

Vargo Titanium Bot.

Lightweight pot, and you can also have it do double duty as a water bottle.

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Re: Lightweight pot

by 96avs01 » Sat Jul 04, 2015 5:30 am

I have an older version of this GSI pot, not sure how light the others are that have been already mentioned.

http://www.gsioutdoors.com/shop/cooking/pots-pans/halulite-1-8-l-boiler.html

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Re: Lightweight pot

by davegreg » Mon Jul 06, 2015 7:24 am

IEvernew Ultralight pots
It is designed for backpackers.
There are different sizes.

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Re: Lightweight pot

by DrGranola » Fri Aug 28, 2015 8:47 pm

I use the MSR Quick Solo pot with my Pocket Rocket. Stuff the pot full with the stove, wind screen etc. http://www.backcountry.com/msr-quick-solo-pot

The handle is removable, if you so choose.

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Re: Lightweight pot

by DukeJH » Fri Aug 28, 2015 9:02 pm

I have Evernew Ti with integral handles. The MicroRocket, 8 oz fuel canister and piezo igniter fit perfectly in the 1L pot. I also have a 1.5L pot.

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Re: Lightweight pot

by Motus » Sun Sep 20, 2015 12:06 pm

I use nescaffe coffe tin with pocket rocket. You won't find lighter and cheaper pot than that! oh and btw. It holds 1,5l of water

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Re: Lightweight pot

by Yury » Sun Sep 20, 2015 3:07 pm

Motus, do you have a photo of your pot?

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Re: Lightweight pot

by ExcitableBoy » Mon Sep 21, 2015 3:34 pm

FWIW, I recently read an article where a fellow tests steel, titanium, and aluminum pots and found no significant differences in the boil times or fuel used.

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Re: Lightweight pot

by Motus » Tue Oct 06, 2015 3:44 pm

Yury wrote:Motus, do you have a photo of your pot?


Image :lol:


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