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    Lightweight cooker

    Just had to buy this on a trip in to Macpac. Name:  ImageUploadedByTapatalk1338076755.837209.jpg
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    Will go well in my new overnight pack.
    3.5kW output (boil 1L in 3.5 min) and 73g.
    $54

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    yep, cool

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    I was unable to resist Baldbobs suggestion to get the MSR Pocket Rocket and Primus EtaPower 1l pot. On receiving the Pocket Rocket I figured I could go one better and also bought a MSR Micro Rocket (pictured). The two stoves have identical output etc but the Micro is smaller and lighter.
    Fuck me the pot certainly makes for quick boiling of water.


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    Pocket Rocket LHS. Micro Rocket RHS


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    Sorted James. what's for dinner then?
    It takes 43 muscle's to frown and 17 to smile, but only 3 for proper trigger pull.
    What more do we need? If we are above ground and breathing the rest is up to us!
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    Cooked bacon and choritzo on it last night. Very useful control on the Micro Rocket. The Pocket Rocket belongs to R93 so is unused.


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    The Micro is more compact and lighter (I doubt by much either way)


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    Next on the list from the US I could not resist a
    Titanium pot/mug,
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    Someone has to pull us out of this recession right? Just don't tell my wife.

    Oh and NZ retailers, pull your head out. I got stuff from the US, faster, cheaper and far more professionally (with manners) than any of you could be bothered.
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    Talking

    Another sad disgruntled kiwi home shopper. Not all of them are like that. Soon you will be dehydrating your gun powder to save more weight.

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    Quote Originally Posted by TeRei View Post
    Soon you will be dehydrating your gun powder to save more weight.
    TeRei Do you do that over a naked flame or in the microwave? ha ha boom!
    It takes 43 muscle's to frown and 17 to smile, but only 3 for proper trigger pull.
    What more do we need? If we are above ground and breathing the rest is up to us!
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    Rule 7: Avoid alcohol and drugs when handling firearms

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    Quote Originally Posted by TeRei View Post
    Another sad disgruntled kiwi home shopper. Not all of them are like that. Soon you will be dehydrating your gun powder to save more weight.
    Oh far from sad. I have a bunch of new toys to play with and I got then cheap and fast. If an outfit in Oregon can send me a box of gear twice as fast as one in Nelson you know where my money will go again. I like to buy from kiwis but I also don't like getting bent over, and slowly to boot.


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    I really shouldn't leave this forum logged on on my wife's iPad and boast about what is next on my shopping list ! Oops........
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    Where did you get the MSR stove from my alpine stove takes up too much room and really need to downsize stoves to drop weight in my pack. Kind of reviewing what I took with me last time I hiked into a hunting area and how I can downsize, decrease weight etc with not so bulky items.

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    Pocket Rocket straight off Trade Me and the Micro Rocket from Amazon.


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    +1 for buying things online/overseas. Far better prices, quicker shipping - I can get bike parts from the UK in under a week for 9.5$ shipping yet retailers here in nz charge 40-50% more, charge 9$ for shipping and it takes almost a week.

 

 

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