when you cook on your camp stove which do you use?

Here's where we keep the polls, and anyone can start a poll!

When I cook on my camp stove I use

luquid fuel like the old colemans
14
25%
Propain
38
67%
other fuel explain below
2
4%
I use real fire with the logs .... you know cave man style
3
5%
I do not use this stove we use a micowave
0
No votes
 
Total votes : 57

when you cook on your camp stove which do you use?

Postby Ron Dickey » Sat Jul 18, 2009 11:29 pm

I have several camp stoves now.
all 2 burners 426, 425c,f, and I forgot the other's letter I think d.
121377.............134179.........134805
both side walls are up...cabinet needs stain.......ongoing 2.5 yr bld build as i find time..... Cross Bow in Build Journals....viewtopic.php?f=50&t=54108
User avatar
Ron Dickey
Silver Donating Member
 
Posts: 2930
Images: 701
Joined: Tue Apr 20, 2004 5:56 pm
Location: Central Coast, CA

Postby FireLion » Sun Jul 19, 2009 10:48 am

I have 2@ 425E's (old), 1@ 425 (new), 1@426 (3 burner, old), 1@Coleman 2 burner propane, and 1@ single burner butane stove.
The propane & butane burners are very efficient, but I prefer the liquid fuelers. :twisted: :thumbsup:
'How can ya get away from it all if ya take it all with ya?'
2004 Ford Escape Ltd.
2012 Coleman tent-no wheels, no A/C, no hitch
User avatar
FireLion
500 Club
 
Posts: 697
Images: 104
Joined: Sun Oct 07, 2007 10:22 am
Location: Rosedale, Kansas

Postby doug hodder » Sun Jul 19, 2009 11:14 am

Guess how I voted? :lol: 14 lanterns some back to the 20's and 11 stoves, some also back to the 20's. An 8.50 can of WalMart coleman fuel goes a lot further than the 1# propane bottles for the money in my opinion. It ain't camping for me without the hiss and smell of white gas, and I don't mind the pumping....my cardio workout! I did see a repackaging on some Coleman fuel today. Now convenient "quart" size...unfortunately it was the same price as a gallon of the can stuff. It was in a Safeway up here and they jack it up anyways, but still....that's a bit much. Doug
doug hodder
*Snoop Dougie Doug
 
Posts: 12624
Images: 562
Joined: Tue Dec 14, 2004 11:20 pm
Top

Postby madjack » Sun Jul 19, 2009 12:08 pm

...all I can say is...propane is my friend!!!!!!!!!!!!!............................... 8)
A computer lets you make more mistakes faster than any invention in human history - with the possible exceptions of handguns and tequila.
most all personal problems can be solved with the proper application of high explosives
User avatar
madjack
Site Admin
 
Posts: 15125
Images: 177
Joined: Thu Dec 02, 2004 5:27 pm
Location: Central Louisiana
Top

Postby chorizon » Sun Jul 19, 2009 12:43 pm

Propane and propane accessories...
Image
User avatar
chorizon
Platinum Donating Member
 
Posts: 871
Images: 94
Joined: Tue Feb 26, 2008 12:44 pm
Location: Austin, Texas
Top

Postby High Desert » Sun Jul 19, 2009 2:55 pm

mostly propane these days for us. Still have all the gas stuff though.

Doug, I saw those resized ones at Walmart too. Just WTH is that all about? Gee, lets see...a quarter the fuel for 95% of the gallon price. What a great price for convenience-Not :lol:
Shaun

"it's not the years honey, it's the mileage"
High Desert
Platinum Donating Member
 
Posts: 8780
Images: 27
Joined: Wed Apr 08, 2009 1:46 pm
Location: SW Washington state
Top

Postby mikeschn » Sun Jul 19, 2009 2:58 pm

I've not gotten sucked into the old gas stove collection hobby...

So it's a propane grill or stove, or the campfire...

Image

Mike...
The quality is remembered long after the price is forgotten, so build your teardrop with the best materials...
User avatar
mikeschn
Site Admin
 
Posts: 19128
Images: 468
Joined: Tue Apr 13, 2004 11:01 am
Location: MI
Top

Postby mechmagcn » Sun Jul 19, 2009 3:09 pm

I use propane for my stoves, one old Coleman with a propane conversion and the new Camp Chef oven.
Jeff & Micki
53 F100
Mercedes turbo diesel
Teardrop "finished" as if they ever are
You can never be lost if you don't care where you are going!
User avatar
mechmagcn
Donating Member
 
Posts: 813
Images: 56
Joined: Mon May 05, 2008 9:47 pm
Location: Moro Bay, AR
Top

Postby caseydog » Sun Jul 19, 2009 3:27 pm

My galley stove is butane (Iwatani). I either cook on that, or on a Weber Smokey Joe charcoal grill.

CD
Image

My build journal is HERE
User avatar
caseydog
Platinum Donating Member
 
Posts: 12409
Images: 515
Joined: Tue Jan 16, 2007 1:44 pm
Top

Postby 48Rob » Sun Jul 19, 2009 5:51 pm

Propane.

I like using Coleman gas for the smell, the hiss, and the fond memories of childhood camping trips, but in general, my goal while camping is to take it easy and avoid working any harder than needed...propane leads to that end.


Rob
Waiting for "someday" will leave you on your deathbed wondering why you didn't just rearrange your priorities and enjoy the time you had, instead of waiting for a "better" time to come along...

Visit Rob's World Web Page!
User avatar
48Rob
Super Lifetime Member
 
Posts: 3862
Images: 4
Joined: Thu Nov 17, 2005 6:47 pm
Location: Central Illinois
Top

Camp Stoves

Postby Wild Bill » Tue Jul 28, 2009 8:45 pm

I have used white gas and propane, I bought one of the bigger camp chef's on close out when a sporting goods store was going out of business, 50% off of 99 bucks was a good deal to me. We use them with the boy scouts and they have the btu's to heat 5 gallons of water for dish water fast and will hold a 15 inch cast iron Skillet for a 2 dozen egg omlet. But for cooking a couple of Eggs and Sausage the little coleman white gas stove goes a lot longer and are cheaper to operate than the little cylinder stoves at $2.50 for a cylinder. When I do use propane I hook up to a 10 or 20 lb tank, lots cheaper, 14.99 to refill locally. Still like to drag out the dutch oven and charcoals now and then for a peach cobbler. Bill
Beavers are Naughty!
User avatar
Wild Bill
The 300 Club
 
Posts: 409
Images: 63
Joined: Sat Jul 07, 2007 7:01 pm
Location: Northern Illinois
Top


Return to User Polls

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 2 guests