Jetboil Backcountry Gourmet Contest

10:47 a.m. on November 28, 2007 (EST)
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Jetboil is hungry for your tasty recipes. Share your best backcountry culinary creation in any of five categories—Breakfast, Lunch/Snack, Dinner, Dessert, and Beverage—and you could win a Jetboil Backcountry Gourmet Cooking Set.Need a little gastronomic inspiration? Check out the recipes already featured on Jetboil’s web site. Mmmmm...rice and avocado burritos. The Ramen noodles...

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9:28 p.m. on November 29, 2007 (EST)
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My impression of Jetboil is that it's grossly oversold, given its severely limited and highly specialized application. Apparently, the MSR version, recently available, is a somewhat better product, but almost equally limited it its actual application.

10:26 a.m. on December 2, 2007 (EST)
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Wasn't the MSR recalled for safety reasons?

2:54 p.m. on December 2, 2007 (EST)
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No, the Reactor was never recalled. It got delayed during production for quite a bit though. Originally it was scheduled to be out in spring 2007. Then that date got pushed back because "a minority fell short of a particular worst-case combustion condition test, and produced higher than desired levels of Carbon Monoxide (CO)" during MSR's testing.

You can read the MSR release on that here:

The Reactor finally shipped to stores at the end of August and is now (after months of hoopla and awards and talk) available.

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