when you cook on your camp stove which do you use?

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When I cook on my camp stove I use

luquid fuel like the old colemans
other fuel explain below
I use real fire with the logs .... you know cave man style
I do not use this stove we use a micowave
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when you cook on your camp stove which do you use?

Postby Ron Dickey » Sat Jul 18, 2009 11:29 pm

I have several camp stoves now.
all 2 burners 426, 425c,f, and I forgot the other's letter I think d.
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Postby FireLion » Sun Jul 19, 2009 10:48 am

I have 2@ 425E's (old), 1@ 425 (new), 1@426 (3 burner, old), 1@Coleman 2 burner propane, and 1@ single burner butane stove.
The propane & butane burners are very efficient, but I prefer the liquid fuelers. :twisted: :thumbsup:
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Postby doug hodder » Sun Jul 19, 2009 11:14 am

Guess how I voted? :lol: 14 lanterns some back to the 20's and 11 stoves, some also back to the 20's. An 8.50 can of WalMart coleman fuel goes a lot further than the 1# propane bottles for the money in my opinion. It ain't camping for me without the hiss and smell of white gas, and I don't mind the pumping....my cardio workout! I did see a repackaging on some Coleman fuel today. Now convenient "quart" size...unfortunately it was the same price as a gallon of the can stuff. It was in a Safeway up here and they jack it up anyways, but still....that's a bit much. Doug
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Postby madjack » Sun Jul 19, 2009 12:08 pm

...all I can say is...propane is my friend!!!!!!!!!!!!!............................... 8)
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Postby chorizon » Sun Jul 19, 2009 12:43 pm

Propane and propane accessories...
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Postby High Desert » Sun Jul 19, 2009 2:55 pm

mostly propane these days for us. Still have all the gas stuff though.

Doug, I saw those resized ones at Walmart too. Just WTH is that all about? Gee, lets see...a quarter the fuel for 95% of the gallon price. What a great price for convenience-Not :lol:

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Postby mikeschn » Sun Jul 19, 2009 2:58 pm

I've not gotten sucked into the old gas stove collection hobby...

So it's a propane grill or stove, or the campfire...


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Postby mechmagcn » Sun Jul 19, 2009 3:09 pm

I use propane for my stoves, one old Coleman with a propane conversion and the new Camp Chef oven.
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Postby caseydog » Sun Jul 19, 2009 3:27 pm

My galley stove is butane (Iwatani). I either cook on that, or on a Weber Smokey Joe charcoal grill.


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Postby 48Rob » Sun Jul 19, 2009 5:51 pm


I like using Coleman gas for the smell, the hiss, and the fond memories of childhood camping trips, but in general, my goal while camping is to take it easy and avoid working any harder than needed...propane leads to that end.

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Postby Wild Bill » Tue Jul 28, 2009 8:45 pm

I have used white gas and propane, I bought one of the bigger camp chef's on close out when a sporting goods store was going out of business, 50% off of 99 bucks was a good deal to me. We use them with the boy scouts and they have the btu's to heat 5 gallons of water for dish water fast and will hold a 15 inch cast iron Skillet for a 2 dozen egg omlet. But for cooking a couple of Eggs and Sausage the little coleman white gas stove goes a lot longer and are cheaper to operate than the little cylinder stoves at $2.50 for a cylinder. When I do use propane I hook up to a 10 or 20 lb tank, lots cheaper, 14.99 to refill locally. Still like to drag out the dutch oven and charcoals now and then for a peach cobbler. Bill
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