Snow Peak GigaPower Windscreen

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

Specs

Weight 2.0 oz
Dimensions 4.5 in x 0.6 in, Fits GS-100 and GS-100A
Material Stainless Steel
Fuel Type Gas Canister
Combustion Type Vapor Burning Canister

Reviews

0

Bought this after about 6 months of using the stove…

Rating: rated 4 of 5 stars
Price Paid: $9.95

Bought this after about 6 months of using the stove with an extra MSR windscreen that I had, it worked OK. I should have gotten this 6 months ago. It fits in my GSI tea kettle along with the stove.

The only problem I have had is the igniter would not work while the windscreen was on the stove, no spark. Took it into the garage and did a little Dremel work to widen the hole where the igniter comes through. Works like a dream now. Makes a good stove even better and everything fits in my kettle.

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There's really no reason why NOT to carry this windscreen…

Rating: rated 5 of 5 stars
Price Paid: $9.95

There's really no reason why NOT to carry this windscreen in your kit. Snow Peak fuel canisters fit perfectly in the windscreen and if your cookset is large enough to carry your fuel canister inside, it's large enough to fit the windscreen. My windscreen fits nicely inside my GSI Pinnacle Dualist.

I've read reviews where people complain that the removable slot for the Piezo ignitor is hard to open and close. I don't feel that I have gorilla hands or anything, but I was able to move the slot just fine.

The windscreen can take a bit of finagling to mount. The stove legs have to be opened just right in order for the windscreen to drop in. Once it's mounted and the stove legs are moved to the fully opened position, the windscreen is quite solid.

This isn't an overly large windscreen, but it's plain to see how it increases the performance of the stove and improves boil time.

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This is one of those must have items if you have a…

Rating: rated 5 of 5 stars
Price Paid: $0.00

This is one of those must have items if you have a Snow Peak Giga-Power Stove. I have used my stove with and with out the windscreen and it definitely works better with.

I know it doesn't look like much but don't let its looks deceive you. It does the job very well. Even with a slight wind when you are not using it a lot of flame is blown away from the pot also making a possible dangerous situation. With using the windscreen it keeps a lot of the flame where its supposed to be. Now if you have a strong or high wind nothing is going to work well so this is not a magic cure but it does a awesome job I would definitely buy another one of these or recommend this to a friend.

PRO's:
Light weight
Simple to use
Works very well as intended

CONS's:
None that I have found

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Manufacturer's Description

Visit Snow Peak's GigaPower Windscreen page.

Retailers' Descriptions

Here's what other sites are saying:

To make your GigaPower stove more efficient at saving you fuel and increasing your boil times, the Snow Peak GigaPower Windscreen is a great add-on.

- CampSaver.com

Improve the efficiency of your Giga Power stove by attaching this custom-made windscreen to the stove's pot supports.

- REI

The Snow Peak GigaPower Windscreen helps to shield your Snow Peak GigaPower stove from the wind. Armed with the 2 ounce GigaPower Windscreen you'll see an increase in efficiency and reduction in fuel consumption. Reduces fuel consumption and improves average boiling time Protects flame from the wind Helps to keep the stove more stable Hinged slot ensures a perfect fit on either your Manual or Auto GigaPower stove Provides a safe way to screen wind from your stove unlike wrap-around wind screens which can potentially overheat canisters Made in Japan

- OMCgear

To make your GigaPower stove more efficient saving you fuel and increasing your boil times, the windscreen is a great add-on.Features:Reflects heat up toward your cooking pot and away from your fuel canister.Reduces fuel consumption and improves your average boiling time.Hinged slot allows a perfect fit on either your Manual or Auto GigaPower Stove.Provides a safe way to screen wind from your stove unlike wrap-around wind screens that are extremely dangerous to use with canister stoves.Specs:Material: Stainless SteelDimensions: D 4.5 in H 0.6 in, fits GS-100 and GS-100AFuel Type: Gas CanisterWeight: 2.0 oz

- Second Ascent