User Review: Snow Peak GigaPower Auto
Price Paid: $49.95
Great little stove. Boils and simmers well. Small, compact, light. Easy to use. The piezo ignite feature is awesome! This isn't a stove you're going to cook complex meals on. Boiling water and simple one-pot meals are ideal. If you want to go more gourmet you'll want a bigger (and heavier) stove. But it's supposed to be a lightweight backpacking stove, and it fits that niche to a tee.
Like just about every stove in this design category it doesn't do good in wind. I made my own windscreen and will be purchasing the SnowPeak windscreen made especially for this model in the future. (SnowPeak if you're listening, why not just include a windscreen with the stove in the first place? I'd pay the extra $6 or $8 the windscreen costs to have it included. Plus then I'd given you 5 stars.)
Flame adjust is a bit sensitive, but it takes about 2 seconds to figure it out and get used to it. Plus if you flame out the piezo reignites it in a snap.
The four pot supports are very stable. I like this over some other lightweights with only 3 and smaller pot supports. Lightweight don't mean a thing if your meal is all over the ground because the pot fell off.
Overall this is a very good stove for what it's designed for and the price.