MSR Heat Exchanger

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I have used this item for 10+ years. I've forgotten…

Rating: rated 5 of 5 stars
Price Paid: $39

I have used this item for 10+ years. I've forgotten when I actually bought it.

It does what it says it will do. It increases efficiency and saves fuel. It does work a bit as a windshield too but I wouldn't count on it for that in a strong wind. It is what it is, it's not designed for that.

I didn't fully appreciate it till this year however. I forgot to pack it for a trip I took and it felt like it took forever to boil water without it. In my opinion it's worth its weight.

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Manufacturer's Description

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MSR's Heat Exchanger increases the efficiency of your stoves up to 25%. The unique waffled design channels the heat from the stove up the sides of the pot to increase the heated surface area of the pot. The Heat Exchanger is compatible with all MSR 1.5- and 2-liter pots (with the exception of the Titan 1.5-liter).

- CampSaver.com

The Heat Exchanger increases the efficiency of your stoves up to 25%. The unique waffled design channels the heat from the stove up the sides of the pot to increase the heated surface area. Compatible with all MSR 1.5L and 2L pots (with the exception of the Titan 1.5 L) When used with liquid fuel stoves, or those like the WindPro(TM) stove with remote burners, it acts as a wind block by extending below the pot

- OMCgear

MSR Heat ExchangerThe MSR Heat Exchanger is an ideal companion for your stove when you are headed into the great outdoors. Weighing just 6 oz., this product hardly increases the burden on your shoulders, even on challenging journeys. It increases the heating efficiency by up to 25%. This means that your meals get cooked faster, saving you valuable time. With the exception of the Titan 1.5L, it is compatible with all MSR 1.5 lt. and 2 lt. pots, making it a convenient addition to your cooking tools. With a unique waffled design, the total heated surface area is enhanced by channeling the heat from the stove, up the sides of the pot. In addition, it can also be used as a wind block, by extending it below the pot, if you are using a liquid fuel stove. With the MSR Heat Exchanger, you no longer have those long waits for your food to get cooked when you're out on your adventure trips.

- SunnySports

Increase the efficiency of your MSR stove up to 25% with the MSR Heat Exchanger. MSR's waffled design channels heat from the stove up the sides of the pot, increasing the heated surface area of the pot. This means your water and food heat up faster, and you save fuel. Use the Heat Exchanger with all MSR 1. 5- and 2-liter pots (with the exception of the Titan 1. 5-liter).

- Backcountry.com