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Not-so-new-and-shiny backcountry stoves

by Alicia MacLeay
August 17, 2011

While MSR was debuting three new stoves at Outdoor Retailer this month, the company, which has been building camping stoves for nearly 40 years, had a few other interesting models on exhibit.

Who recognizes any of these MSR stoves?


Model 9 (1972)

Duel-Fuel (mid 1970s)


Model G (late 1970s)


WhisperLite (early 1980s)

DragonFly (mid 1990s)


Rapidfire (1990s)

Have you used — or are still using — any of these MSR stoves? Share your stories and experiences on these and other classic stoves below.

You also can write a review on these and any other backcountry stoves you've used, whether they're vintage, new, or somewhere in between.