Nomad Life Titanium Stove

Reviews

5

This sub 1oz stove puts out some serious heat and…

Rating: rated 4 of 5 stars
Source: bought it new
Price Paid: $22

Summary

This sub 1oz stove puts out some serious heat and packs up small. Only one small problem.

Pros

  • .9 oz
  • Stable pot stand
  • Great heat output
  • CHEAP! $22

Cons

  • May not fit on some canisters (Olicamp for sure)


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Looking for a stove to better fit my GSI Minimalist set, I found this small sub 1oz stove on Amazon. For $22, I figured I could take a chance. I also found some reviews on YouTube under the name BRS 3000T. This stove is also sold under the name Nomad Life for $25.

Normally I like to live with something for a while before reviewing, but I wanted to let people know about one minor flaw on this stove.....It may not fit on every canister.
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As you can see in the photo directly below, there should be a gap between the square valve control box and the rim of the canister.  This is a Primus canister. On the Olicamp small canister above, it hits the rim and won't go deep enough into the cylinder to engage. If you twist a little harder to try engage the cylinder, you get gas leaking everywhere.

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Once I found out that the stove worked, I gave it a test. Below I have it turned up to about 1/3rd and it boiled two cups of refrigerated water in a very short time. (I normally use alcohol stoves, so time has little meaning.)
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All this being said, this is a great stove with a very solid pot stand. I highly recommend it, but you will want to check your canisters to make sure they work with this stove. I tested it on some of the old empty canisters I had in my shop, and it works on Primus, MSR, and Markhill large cylinders.  

If I find any other brands that fail, I will try to remember to update the review.  For now, the Olicamp small cylinder doesn't work. 

I tested this stove with a couple of other small pots and a water bottle.  Generally if someone is buying a stove this small, they may also want to use a small cook pot.  The Stanley stainless bottle you see on the stove is 2 1/4" wide at the flat part of the base.  This is very tall and tippy, but it can be done.  

The other small units that fit on this stove are in order left to right. Swiss Army canteen cup, almond can pot, Keith 450ml Titanium cup.  

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You can see the supports are 1 1/2" apart, so you can go very small if you really want to go that way.
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Alicia TRAILSPACE STAFF

Thanks for sharing this fuel info, ronrude. I hope you'll keep us posted on how the stove continues to perform.


2 years ago
John Foy

Ronrude: Thanks for the review. Have you verified the claimed weight? I have a nearly identical stove from Olicamp that is 48g or 1.7oz. The Olicamp stove was about 2X the price. Nice find!


2 years ago
ronrude

I don't know why I didn't verify the weight. I will update that soon.


2 years ago
ronrude

John Foy, 25g or .9oz


2 years ago
John Foy

Thanks, Ronrude! I'll have to pick one up!


2 years ago
Alicia TRAILSPACE STAFF

Thanks for the info, specs, and pics, ronrude.


2 years ago

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