StoveBench defines a protocol that is used to measure two important backpacking stove performance features (power and efficiency) in order to determine a single, quantifiable performance factor called the StoveBench Score.
The MSR PocketRocket 2 Mini Stove Kit is a complete cook-and-eat solution for one person, featuring a stove, pot, bowl, lid, and pot lifter.
This technical series addendum addresses the role of propane and cold temperatures in canister stove performance.
Instead of buying a new fuel can for each trip, discover techniques for transferring gas between stove canisters.
Various techniques for keeping fuel warm during canister stove operation are described, in order to optimize fuel vaporization.
This article tests various canister warming techniques for preserving the efficiency of canister stoves in sub-freezing temperatures.
Evaporative heat loss in upright canister stoves extends boiling times and changes fuel mixture composition. Here’s how to combat it.
In part 5, Roger Caffin shares his design for a pot support for the vortex burner as a solution for an ultralight winter DIY backpacking stove system.
In part 4, Roger Caffin tests the vortex burner in the lab and in the field as a solution for an ultralight winter DIY backpacking stove system.
In part 3, Roger Caffin discusses the mechanical design for the vortex burner as a solution for an ultralight winter DIY backpacking stove system.