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Primus Micron Stove

2 reviews
5-star:   1
4-star:   1
3-star:   0
2-star:   0
1-star:   0

I got one of these on ebay. A GREAT stove. It does…

Rating: rated 5 of 5 stars
Price Paid: $20

I got one of these on ebay. A GREAT stove. It does not come with wind protection, but then most of the time that can be found on the trail. This stove is a miser on fuel and burns hot. The feature that makes this one better than some of the others is that the flame shoots straight up making it more efficient for smaller pots. If you use the freezer bag method of cooking dehydrated food then you can get 15 meals out of one of the small fuel canisters. That makes this stove and fuel lighter than just the fuel needed to cook that many meals on an alcohol stove.


This tiny lightweight stove is a jet engine when it…

Rating: rated 4 of 5 stars
Price Paid: $79

This tiny lightweight stove is a jet engine when it lights! Boils a quart of water in minutes at 9000 ft. and the butane/propane mix allows for lengthy use. I made a pea soup which required 1.5 hours of simmer at 9000 ft. and I still had enought fuel for coffee for four in the morning.

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Primus Micron Stove


The Primus Micron Stove is not available from the stores we monitor. It was last seen October 28, 2010 at Gear for Adventure.

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Weight 83 g - 2.9 oz
Dimensions 66 x 42 x 66 mm / 2.6 x 1.7 x 2.6 in
Output 2400 Watts / 8500 BTU/h
Boiling time 4 min
Ignition Manual
Suitable for 1 - 2 People
Temperature above + 5° C