This is an improvement on my old system for sure. I just need to add a windscreen and styrofoam container for hot drinks. Lightweight, compact, and effective. Contains: home-made soda can alcohol stove, steel “X” pot stand, tuna can primer base, Wal-Mart aluminum grease pot, Erik the Black-style pot cozy, sealable plastic bowl for soaking grains, mini-bic lighter, part of a scrubbie pad, part of a Lightloads towel, and cheap Wal-mart camping spork. 8 oz.
April 12, 2011. Woo! I made some excellent revisions!
I replaced the primer pan beneath the stove with a Fosters can bottom, the aluminum is lighter than the old tuna can, but I still made big V notches in it to reduce weight and allow for easy fire-starting! I totally ditched the old steel X pot stand and made a Caldera-cone style windscreen/pot stand. But here’s my trick: I made it collapsible! I made it in two parts that notch together, then they coil inside my Walmart grease pot and the plastic container I use for rehydrating (which contains my stove etc) fits freakin perfectly inside it upside-down. I’m a genius!! oh and I added a small styrofoam cup for me, but Annie will carry it insider her more mug-shaped pot.