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    Lovin Facebook for hunters kiwijames's Avatar
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    MSR Pocket Rocket Compact Stove (new) for sale plus Macpac Micro Stove

    Good ol Mr Impulse Buyer decided he could do better (and then better again) by buying the next best stove (twice) so I now have 2 stoves too many.
    I have a new in box
    1 x MSR Pocket Rocket to your door $80. In packaging with hard case and all documents
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    Ultralight, Ultra-Compact: Weighs just 3 oz. (85 g), with palm-sized dimensions: 4 x 2 x 2 in. (10.2 x 5. x 5.1 cm).
    Simple Operation: No need for priming, pressurizing, or maintenance.
    High Heat Output: Boils 1 liter of water in under 3.5 minutes.
    Full Flame Control: Glove-friendly controls allow precise flame adjustment, from a simmer to a boil.
    Flame Protection: Tri-sectional Windclip™ wind shield protects flame and boosts efficiency.
    Minimum Weight 3 oz / 85 g
    Packed Weight 4.2 oz / 119 g
    Burn time (MSR IsoPro) per 227-g / 8-oz. canister Appx. 60 minutes
    Boil time (MSR IsoPro), 1 liter 3.5 minutes
    Water boiled (MSR IsoPro) per 227-g canister 16 liters
    Water boiled (MSR IsoPro) per 1 oz. of fuel 2 liters

    1 x Macpac Micro Stove used once indoors with nylon pouch etc to your door $35
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    Size: 55 x 75 x 32 mm
    Weight: 73 g
    Output: 12,000 BTU
    Boil time: 3.5 minutes (1 litre)
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    Lovin Facebook for hunters kiwijames's Avatar
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    The MSR is rated @ 10,000BTU or about 2.9kW. All reports suggest it is indeed a grunty stove.

    The Macpac is rated @ 12,000 BTU or around 3.5kW. I doubt the output really is that more like 2.0kW and boild 0.5L of water in around 3min IIRC.

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    I'll buy Mac PAC. Thanks pm sent

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    Macpac sold to Munsey

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