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Small Portable Firebox/Stove

Discussion in 'Group Buys' started by Beech Nut, Dec 15, 2006.

  1. bikething

    bikething Full Member

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    They don't run on greenheat :)
     
  2. andyn

    andyn Bushcrafter (boy, I've got a lot to say!)

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    Hi Greg,

    They certainly aren't weak. I don't know all the fancy words for the metal, but it won't bend and doesn't warp. I can't imagine it will ever need replacing. I've been regually using mine for what must be over a year now.

    Advantages over a cutlery hobo sotve....I would say that it is its versitility (is that a word?) that makes them useful. To start with it packs flat, so it takes up little space in the bag...Using the hot plate or grill for boiling/frying/grilling on on plus I've doubled the hotplate with the grill on top before for baking bannock (as the air gap between the hotplate and the grill makes it perfect for this)...Its all self supporting, so you don't need to sort out hanging stands to balance pots over it.

    So it just bish bash bosh and it up and ready to go, a full kitchen range! :D

    I would say that its only downside is its weight, being at around 2Kg, but this isn't really notice when its in the rucksack. Unless you're a lightweight camper, where every gram counts for whatever reason.
     
  3. kiltedpict

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    Ok, so we're a little short on takers so far, 7 down, 13 to go....

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    KP:D
     
  4. scoops_uk

    scoops_uk Nomad

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    Don't forget there's always the option of making your own as per my thread of Sept 06:

    http://www.bushcraftuk.com/forum/showthread.php?t=15468

    There are a few nice refinements on the WE version (based on my version of the Nimblewill original). But mine is still going strong and as I only used 0.9mm stainless it weighs in at a much lighter 600g.

    Scoops
     
  5. crofter

    crofter Need to contact Admin...

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    I'll have one please

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    Ade
     
  6. ZDP-189

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    Please count me in and add shipping to Hong Kong.
     
  7. Bowser

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    I'd like one of these too please!
     
  8. andy_e

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    Ah well, go on then :D

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  9. mick miller

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    We've just pipped over the 10 mark (11), that means nine to go... I'll find out the postage costs to Hong Kong later this week.
     
  10. littlebiglane

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    Warping - would you call this warping?
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  11. andyn

    andyn Bushcrafter (boy, I've got a lot to say!)

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    Yes.....

    But that isn't the woodland edge stove.

    So i don't follow.
     
  12. littlebiglane

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    Okay - this is a quote from an earlier discussion in this thread. I was talking about the thickness of the steel (1.8mm) and wondered if the woodland edge stove warped like this one (which is another popular stove) made of similar materials. What I cannot understand is that steel being steel...and heat being heat...that mine has warped and the woodland edge does not.....That's all. Maybe its to do with the design, how its braced etc......:)
     
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    I apologise if this is a daft qustion, but is there any way of telling the quality of the steel used? Could this have a bearing too?
     
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