Kelly Kettle Aluminum Scout Medium Kelly Kettle

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This is an awesome way to heat water. I have used…

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


This is an awesome way to heat water. I have used this with all sorts of twigs and sticks found around camp. No need to carry fuel. It can be a small challenge to light so I use cotton balls and occasionally a little vaseline. I store the cotton balls inside the kettle when not in use. It is bulkier than a campstove but you'll never run out of fuel.


  • Uses sticks and twigs. No need for fuel canisters


  • Bulky

The Kelly Kettle is for heating water period. There are cook top attachments but they can be cumbersome due to the design. But if all you need is hot water to mix with your food or drink the Kelly Kettle will work perfectly. 

Lighting it is easy but I usually use a little cotton ball to get it started quickly. Then you add twigs or other wood fuel through the volcano top. Once it gets going it is fun to watch and very entertaining for children. The center works like a volcano heating the water compartment from inside.

Very fast and efficient.

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Perfect for Outfitters, Car Camping, Family Picnics, Scout Troops, Fishing Trips, Wilderness Survival, and Emergency Preparedness Kits. Never carry fuel again!This Kelly Kettle boils approximately 7 - 6 oz Mugs of water at a time and is ideal for Kayakers, Car Campers, Scouts, Family Picnics, Hunters, Outfitters, Wilderness Survival Kits, 4 Wheeler Treks, Disaster and Emergency Preparedness Kits, Humanitarian Aid, or anyone working in the Great Outdoors.The Kelly Kettle even works in stormy conditions bringing water to boil within a matter of minutes using whatever solid fuel is naturally occuring in the area - sticks, grass, pine cones, bark etc. No need to carry fuel. Ever!Note: The fire bases invert partially up into the bottom of our kettles to make the unit as compact as possible for transporting and storage. Normally, the fire base will not invert fully up into the kettle. This is particularly evident with the Medium size kettle. Never force the inverted base up into the kettle to try and achieve a "Perfect Fit". This may cause damage to the kettle or result in the base becoming stuck within the kettle.