survival stoves

Friday Gear Report: 3/16/12

Alcohol stoves have long since been the rage for light-weight backpackers. But they’re also great for Bug Out Bags.

BOBs have a tendency to become ridiculously heavy as we try to stuff everything for every imaginable possibility. This is where Alcohol stoves come in as a way to lighten the load. And one of the most simple, yet ingenious, designs I’ve […]

By |March 16th, 2012|Categories: Friday Survival Gear Reports|Tags: , , |1 Comment

Review: Titanium Emberlit Stove

Back in September we introduced the Emberlit Stove. Since then I have been playing with it, testing it, and even carrying it around in my EDC. The conclusion, simply put, this is a great little stove.

As you may remember, there is a great story attached to this product. It’s a story of ingenuity and triumph. […]

Friday Gear Report: 9/30/2011

Wood burning camping stoves usually don’t produce a lot of exciting news. However, a reader recently submitted a new piece of gear I had to share.

Exquisite form meets exceptional functionality in the Emberlit Stove ($35 Steel – $55 Titanium). Powered by wood or other biomass readily available, the Emberlit camping/backpacking stove is a big improvement […]

By |September 30th, 2011|Categories: Friday Survival Gear Reports|Tags: , |4 Comments

Friday Gear Report: 8/19/11

In a Friday Gear Report from October of last year we introduced you to the BioLite Camping Stove. Seems those busy beavers at BioLite have already announced yet another creative stove design called the BioLite HomeStove. Both stoves are slated for release April 2012. Typically startups try to get their first product off the line and […]

By |August 19th, 2011|Categories: Friday Survival Gear Reports|Tags: |4 Comments

Stovetec Biomass Stove Review

The Stovetec Biomass Stove sat on my shelf for over a year. Having bought it on a whim, at a time when I was buying a lot of stuff on a whim, it took me a good long while to use it.

The intended purpose of the Stovetec Biomass Stove is to provide a cheap, cleaner […]

By |July 6th, 2011|Categories: Reviews, Survival Gear Reviews|Tags: , |0 Comments

Coleman PerfectFlow 2-Burner Stove Review

After five plus years of use, my Coleman PerfectFlow 2-Burner Stove has held together through numerous camping trips, car trips, and Project Appleseed shoots – but it’s not without its short-comings.

The fuel is relatively cheap. At roughly $6 a can, and lasting 3 days per can cooking three meals a day, I have found the […]

Friday Gear Report: 4/22/11

I don’t often get excited about survival gear – anymore. When searching for products to talk about for the Friday Gear Report it’s typically the most boring part of my week, “Oh gee, another blue survival widget. Ho hum… ” However, this is one of those rare times in recent memory I actually became giddy […]

Friday “Stuff” 10-29-10 Zombie Edition

This Friday we bring you two new camping/survival stoves to hit the market; the Biolite Camp Stove and The Survival Stove.

Ah, the survival stove. What self-respecting survivalist, urban or otherwise, doesn’t own a lightweight portable stove. After all, when the Zombie Hordes are nipping at your heals, you don’t want to be weighed down. Survival […]