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Titanium Stove

rated 4.5 of 5 stars Super light and reliable, I use it for boiling water for freeze dried meals. At a glance I know how much fuel I've got. I take my 9-year-old son hiking. He carries a pack with his own sleeping bag and clothes. I carry the rest, so a small light and reliable stove works well for me. It is incredibly easy to set up: unfold, add fuel tab, and light. Not the fastest boil time, but I'm never in that much of a hurry. I've read other comments about the smell and mess the Esbit fuel tabs make. In my experience… Full review

Solid Fuel Tablets

rated 4 of 5 stars Work well. Not odorless, though! I almost feel a bit silly leaving a review for these — they're so straightforward.  Esbit tabs are compact, fairly easy to light with a match or lighter, and quickly put out a good amount of heat. I use mine in the Esbit collapsable (Pocket) stove and can rehydrate a meal with one tablet in a reasonable amount of time. The packaging might say odorless, but I don't think that's true. Maybe I just have a sensitive nose, but I need to keep these in a double ziploc… Full review

Pocket Stove

rated 4.5 of 5 stars Solid, but (not intended to be) spectacular. This stove is compact (about the size of a cassette tape case), easy to use (just fold it out), and does everything one could expect of a fuel-tab stove.   I've typically used this only when hiking solo, since I think it's a bit small to handle larger pots. I can fit two tabs on the stove at once for higher heat, but one tab works fine for boiling water fairly quickly. I generally dehydrate my own food and prepare it by covering it in water and bringing… Full review

Alchohol Burner

rated 4 of 5 stars The Esbit Spirit Burner (Alcohol Burner) is a nice alcohol stove with simmer control. It is lighter than the comparable Trangia and comes with a handle on the simmer-control-plate / snuffer. I picked up the Esbit Spirit Burner (alcohol burner) as an add-on when I got my Emberlit FireAnt wood-burning stove. In my mind, it was (and still is) more of a novelty item. My thinking here had been that it's a pain to go hunting for dry fuel on a wet day. Why not simply pick up an alcohol stove for those… Full review

Pocket Stove

rated 4.5 of 5 stars I've used an Esbit for many years. It works, it's inexpensive, and it's small and light. The old guys I grew up hiking with used them to make tea on the trail and we always called them 'twig stoves' as they burn twigs and scrap paper, etc quite well but do work best with a fuel tablet. They carry four tablets when closed and will fit in a shirt pocket. It's an excellent emergency or back up stove. I carry one with my Swiss Volcano, which also burns twigs, paper and tablets. Coleman's Military Surplus… Full review

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