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Toaks Titanium Siphon Alcohol Stove

photo: Toaks Titanium Siphon Alcohol Stove alcohol stove

Specs

Price MSRP: $39.95
Historic Range: $34.95
Weight 0.7 oz / 20 g
Capacity 2.7 oz / 80 g

Reviews

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Very lightweight and small (about 4 cm high) and 44 grams (that's the weight of the stove and the steel mesh pot stand).

Pros

  • Quite good, with very small pots (ie 400mil titanium mug) 8.45 boil time

Cons

  • Needs a windscreen

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This photo shows the actual weight of the Toaks stove and the other photo shows the stove with a 10 cm windscreen and the Toaks storage bag.

So the Toaks stove is 44 grams with steel pot stand and storage bag, put a 10 cm windscreen and the total weight is 70 grams. The pot I did my first boil test with was a 400 mil titanium mug/pot with lid. I filled it with 350 mil of cold water (enough for a freeze-dried meal or a nice cup of coffee or loose leaf tea).

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This is the setup I used for the first boil test, an Alpkit 400 mil pot/mug with lid. Weight in total was 144 grams. That is the Toaks stove with steel mesh pot stand, storage bag, 10 cm windscreen, and titanium 400 mil Alpkit pot with lid.

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This is test boil setup before lighting.


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This is the Toaks setup assembled and working.


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This is the final photograph showing the actual boil time and the Alpkit 400 mug with 350 mil water boiling.

I must state the weather was partly sunny with a temperature of 7 degrees c (real feel 3 degree c). The wind was 16 mph. The boil time using an ounce of meths was 8.45 for 350 mil of cold water. It boiled until about 9.14.

This was a test in the outdoors, not in room with central heating. I am pleased with this. I will make further tests using slightly bigger pots and a larger windscreen, but my pot set for this Toaks stove is the Alpkit 750 pot and the Alpkit 400 mug/pot setup.


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The last photo (I forgot about this good job for editing) shows the actual height of the Toaks stove plus stand

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This is a new boil test and me seeing if  the Toaks can pass the all important ramen noodle test

The pot is an alpkit 750 titanium pot the windscreen is an 11 cm windscreen and 300 mil of cold water using 1.5 oz of meths.


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Using the Alpkit stove and the 11 cm windscreen (the weather was the same as above!) it boiled at 5 minutes 55 seconds (5.55).


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and fantastic ramen noodles with just under half an once of meths to spare. To put the stove out just remove the wire pot stand and put the pot directly on the Toaks stove to extinguish the stove, saving fuel.

Source: bought it new
Price Paid: £30

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