Stoves and Fuel

Wood Stove

Wood works great at the right time of the year.  This is a home made
folding stove.  It folds flat for easy packing.  One pound of sticks is about 5,000 - 6,000  btu's.
It takes 2.5 oz of wood sticks to bring 16 oz of water from 62 degrees to boil in 8 minutes.

Can Stove with Sterno Fuel

Tin can stoves using sterno work very well.  Two sizes shown here for different kinds of packs.
You can see the hole in the bottom is for stick fire if you run out of fuel.  Sterno 2.6 oz cans,  the small ones,
will heat water for cup of noodle or cocoa several times.  When one can gets too low to burn correctly save
it and combine it with your second can later when it is down some.   Three of the bigger cans and stove has
taken me on a 10 day trip.  3 heats  per  2.6 oz  can  will bring  16 oz of water from 62 to boil in 18 minutes.
See the cut outs at the bottom to make them wood  stoves also.

Trioxane

Trioxane Fuel Stoves are small and compact.  That is a 16 oz Cup.  One 30 gram pack will take
16 oz. of water from 62 degrees to boil in 7 minutes.  Trioxane also comes in 15 gram  bars.  

ISO Butane/Propane

Very small, very cool, about 40 dollars.  This is what I use now.
That is 110 gram tank, it will bring 16 oz of water from 62 to boil in 5 minutes.
Using 12 grams of fuel.
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Wood Stove Test May of 2005
This was a controlled test using the same fuel.
An 18 oz pot with 16 oz of water at a temperature of 60 degrees.
All boil times are for rolling boil.


Sierra Stove

Sierra Wood Stove Fan powered 68 grams of wood. Boil time of 6 minutes

2.5 Can size hole punched

2.5 size can with holes punched 56 grams of wood. Boil time of 9 minutes.

Folding Steel Stove

Folding Steel Stove, 112 grams of wood. Boil time of 10 minutes.

Home made 1/2 pound stove.

Home made Aluminum 1/2 pound stove,  92 grams of wood. Boil time of 10 minutes.
This stove also takes Sterno and Trioxane fuel.


New Wood Stove

<>New wood stovenew wood stove 2 np6
The stainless Pot is brazed to the the stainless stove.   Up side down Milk  Shake Cup,  and lid.
16 oz  H²O @ 62°  Burn time 5:30 minutes  100 grams of sticks.



Svea 123  White Gas Stove

Gas Stove

                                                                                         16 oz  H²O @ 62°  Burn time 5 minutes  9 grams of fuel.  Fuel tank holds 94 grams.

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