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Eta Lite

rated 4 of 5 stars A very good affordable stove. I bought this to replace my Eta Solo, which had a larger pot. This stove is very fuel efficient. It carries a small isobutane canister (7+ ounces). When carrying a fuel canister in the pot during a multi-day trip, use a plastic bag to prevent rust/discoloration caused by a wet canister. The stove comes with a piezo igniter, but this can not be relied on. Plan on lighting it with a lighter. Above: Breakfast on a rock. Primus Eta stove, Snow Peak single wall mug, Sea… Full review

Micron Lantern

rated 4 of 5 stars Light, compact, great lil unit. It was bright enough to light up under an awning. My only concern was this was not a fast setup device. You have to burn the mantle until it's all white which can take a few minutes. Definitely start assembly before it gets dark if this is your only means of light for the night. The mantle appears to be brittle after use and I'm not sure it will withstand being in my hiking pack for another trip. Overall it is great for heat and light and is light enough to pack in… Full review


rated 4.5 of 5 stars Well-made outdoor lighter optimized for lighting the stoves and campfires. Supports refilling from standard gas canisters via optional quite expensive adapter. Very convenient for outdoor use. During more than 10 years in backpacking and camping I tried numerous ways for lighting the stoves and campfires. None of them were perfect though: the matches are expendable and prone to getting wet, consumer lighters are exhausted quickly and may drain gas into your gear. I’d used the fire stone for couple… Full review


rated 4.5 of 5 stars Overall, solid piece of gear. Great solution for those looking for home stove top-quality stoves to take outdoors without the price tag, weight, or footprint issues of conventional camping stoves. As a Ranger for The Dyrt, I get products from time to time to review.  A versatile, well made and compact designed product that has allowed me to expand my cooking options on so many activities. Before I was limited to carrying the backpacker, single-serving, water-boiling stoves for day hikes and road… Full review


rated 5 of 5 stars This stove has been around for ages and been well reviewed. I have the 2015 updated model and I can only agree with how durable, powerful, and efficient it is. Being my first liquid fuel stove it took me quite a while to master it. The pros of this stove are well known: It’s extremely durable. You can easily take it apart and reassemble it by yourself even in the outdoors. It has no parts that can fail (very few parts overall, no plastic, no tiny parts). Maintenance is easy. Powerful — It’s… Full review

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OutDoor Gold Awards for Gear Design Innovation
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July 18, 2011

Primus EtaSolo stove lawsuit by Jetboil dismissed
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May 6, 2011

Outdoor Retailer: Primus Liquid Fuel Pump
Primus has a simple solution to a common liquid fuel stove issue. Scott Kaier shows us how the company's angled pump keeps fuel from fouling or leaking out of the hose. Read more
January 22, 2011

Primus ExpressSpider Stove Review
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November 4, 2010

Outdoor Retailer: Primus Express Spider Stove
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