Brunton Packware 1.4 Cookset

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Nice anodized aluminum pot and well designed accessories…

Rating: rated 4.5 of 5 stars
Source: bought it new

Summary

Nice anodized aluminum pot and well designed accessories make this a winner.

Pros

  • Uniqe shape suited to portable backpacking stoves
  • Multi-purpose lid
  • Completely packable with accessories

Cons

  • Lid can be a tad loose in certain positions

This is a nice small and portable backcountry cookware set that packs well and functions as expected.

The pot has an interesting looking triangular shape that makes sense for use on small canister stoves that have three support arms. It features a collapsible fold-down handle that locks into the up position while you're using it and then folds down for streamlined storage. 

The handle is also insulated with a rubberized grip. The multipurpose lid has one opening with a sliding cover to be used for pouring liquids and another slotted opening for straining.

It comes with two plastic bowls and a nice collapsible spork, all of which will fit into the pot along with a small canister of fuel and a backpacking stove if it is small enough (mine is). It also comes with a mesh storage back for transporting it. 

I like everything about this set, with one very minor gripe being that the lid fits more tightly in some positions than in others. Since the pot and lid have a roughly triangular shape, you can rotate the lid into one of three positions depending on what you need to do and whether you're right or left handed. 

In other words you can position the lid for pouring, straining, or neither depending upon how you rotate the lid before setting down on the pot. In one position it may sit very firmly and require some pulling pressure to get it loose, while in another position it make sit a bit more loosely and lift off without resistance.

I wish the lid would sit firmly in place with more of a "locked in" kind of feel no matter how it's positioned.  But this is only a very minor gripe. 

All in all I am very pleased with this set and would recommend it.

Retailers' Descriptions

Here's what other sites are saying:

A pot with three-sides? Yep, stability and balance are paramount with the new Packware 1.4. Throw in two bowls and a titanium spork and you've got the coolest kit in the pack. Aluminum pot features a convenient translucent lid with strainer and pour spout and a high-temp silicone folding handle for safe, easy use. FEATURES: Hard anodized aluminum 1 pot , 2 bowls Precision nesting design No-rattle design Dimensions: 6.13" x 5.13" Weight 11 oz. 1.4L Capacity One year warranty

- Teton Village Sports

Instead of searching through your whole pack for your mish-mosh of cookware, just take along the compact Brunton Packware 1.4 Cookset. This kit gives you the essentials for your backcountry bistro without taking up all your pack space.

- Backcountry.com

CLOSEOUTS . Those who prefer fresh air and starlight over dinner and a movie will appreciate Brunton's Packware cook kit. Dine in backcountry bliss with a 1.4L pot for cooking, two polycarbonate bowls and a rugged titanium fork. Comes in mesh stuff sack Pot: High temp, folding silicone-coated handle Dimensions: 4-1_2x5-3_4x5-1_4" Material: 1.4L anodized aluminum pot Lid: Strainer holes Sliding pour spout Dimensions: 5-3_4x5-1_2x1_2" Material: Translucent polycarbonate Bowls (2): Height: 2-3_4" Diameter: 4-3_4" Material: Polycarbonate eating bowls Spork: Foldable Dimensions: 6x1-1_2x1_2" Material: Titanium Total weight: 13 oz. Made in China Available Colors: SEE PHOTO.

- Sierra Trading Post

Brunton Packware 1.4 Cookset

Discontinued

The Packware 1.4 Cookset has been discontinued.

previously retailed for:
$32.48 - $74.95

The Brunton Packware 1.4 Cookset is not available from the stores we monitor. It was last seen February 28, 2014 at CampSaver.com.

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