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229 of 252 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars AMAZING stove!!, March 31, 2012
This review is from: Solo Stove Lite - Compact Wood Burning Backpacking Stove
I understand some people are angry about a "ripoff" from another design. I don't know about everyone else but I work hard for my money and can't afford 100$+ on a frivolity like this. Besides, the "other" will always have his loyal followers. I got it on sale for 59.99$ and at first after I ordered it was a little apprehensive after hearing all the rave reviews of the "other stove". However, as soon as it arrived in the mail and I took it out of its packaging I was immediately set at ease.

I received it in short order to the tune of 3 business days, and that was with free shipping. I took it out in the woods about 5 minutes after I unpacked it. I marveled at how solid it feels an how well built it is. Now, I'm a noob to the wood burning scene having been a canister, then the last few yrs., an alky kind of guy. However in no time whatsoever I had this thing fired up and a nice hot little fire going on a cold, wet, blustery March day in the northeast. I collected 2 handfuls of pencil sized sticks as dry as I could find. And with 1 cotton ball and a little birch bark it fired right up with my firesteel. I only used about half of what i gathered. A good testament to the efficiency of the stove. I used my Snow Peak Trek 900 pot and in 7 minutes flat I had a hard rolling boil. Pretty good in my book. When I was done with the wood it had all burned down to white ash, and since the bottom of the stove stays cool I just picked it up and dumped the ash out in the water. Pretty "keep it simple stupid " easy to use and clean up design. I then dropped in my alcohol stove where you would usually pile the wood and it worked perfectly as an alcohol set up as well! It weighs 9oz., so is a little heavier than some other stoves, but if you factor in that you don't have to carry fuel then it works itself out if you don't mind being completely dependent on bio matter.

I can't say enough good things about this stove. I will be recommending it to all my friends and will be taking it with me on my thru-hike of the NPT this year. I may very well just sell some of my other stoves as I think i've found the perfect stove. Pair it with a SP trek 900 and you've got a pretty unbeatable system.
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Initial post: Mar 4, 2013 5:26:32 AM PST
Very useful

Posted on Mar 4, 2013 5:37:41 AM PST
ruslruslrusl says:
Very helpful.

Posted on Mar 4, 2013 5:54:45 AM PST
Good to hear how sturdy it is.

Posted on Mar 4, 2013 5:55:48 AM PST
delkancott says:
Thank you for the thoughtful review!

Posted on Mar 4, 2013 5:57:43 AM PST
GK Strawn says:
Thanks for the pointers and review.....as an active scoutmaster I am always looking to try new items and find cheaper, alternative sources.

Posted on Mar 4, 2013 6:13:36 AM PST
I'm considering purchasing this stove, so thankyou for this review.

Posted on Mar 4, 2013 6:16:54 AM PST
M. Martys says:
I was a bit worried about how easily these wood stoves would light. Sounds like you didn't have any issues. I am also coming from a canister background... Good review.

In reply to an earlier post on Mar 4, 2013 6:43:13 AM PST
jsjdjdjdj says:
Thank you for leaving the review sometimes others get the best of us and we have to see it for our self.

Posted on Mar 4, 2013 7:55:10 AM PST
This thing is great

Posted on Mar 4, 2013 9:01:33 AM PST
MeSleepyOne says:
I was a little worried about the sturdiness of it but this makes me feel better.
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