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Hikin_Jim

The Kovea Spider (KB-1109) Remote Canister Stove

Inverted canister stoves are a lightweight alternative to liquid fueled  (gasoline or kerosene) stoves in cold weather. Not only are they  lighter, but they're more mechanically reliable. In my latest blog post,  I review a good one, the Kovea Spider.

I've found it to be a really nice, compact stove.

The Monatauk Gnat (left) and the Kovea Spider (right)

For  the future, I'd like to see Kovea do more to lighten the 5.9oz/168g  Spider stove.  I'd like to see a good remote canister stove down in the  four ounce range, but this is such a nice little stove that it's hard to  complain.

The diminutive Kovea Spider

There  is a lighter, by about 3/4 ounce, stove on the market, the FMS-118  Volcano, but there have been some complaints about the Volcano when in  inverted canister mode, and I don't think the Volcano packs down  anywhere near as small.  I can get the Kovea Spider and a 110g canister  of gas into either my 780ml Snow Peak pot or my MSR Titan kettle.

A Kovea Spider inside an MSR Titan Kettle

The Kovea Spider (KB-1109) Remote Canister Stove.  Have a look if you like.

HJ
Taco

Rad. I always dig these reviews.  Cool
Hikin_Jim

Taco wrote:
Rad. I always dig these reviews.  Cool
 Well, at least somebody here is reading them.  Sometimes I wonder.   Laughing

I continue to post here because my local forums are where I started.  I hope the reviews are useful to some.  The majority of my viewers (90+ percent) come in via Google.

Hey, if you're in the market for a stove, then at least you know where to come.

HJ
yobtaf

I read them all Jim, thanks for your input
HikeUp

Who doesn't like stove porn? We all like stove porn!!!

Fire fire fire  Twisted Evil
Hikin_Jim

Laughing  Laughing  Laughing



Is it just me or is it getting hot in here?

HJ
Hikin_Jim

As an adjunct to my earlier post, I just put up a blog post on cooking with the new Kovea Spider.  Have a look if you like.



HJ

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