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Backpacker Magazine – September 2009
These workhorse cookers are ideal for long expeditions, cold weather, and foreign adventures.
Why do liquid fuel stoves outperform their canister cousins in the cold?
When air pressure drops with the temperature, a liquid fuel stove lets you pump up the bottle to compensate, while a sealed fuel canister is impossible to adjust. The same principle explains why these stoves beat canisters when the fuel bottle is nearly empty–just add more pressure to make up for lower volume.
Learn how to make your own windscreen and heat reflector out of an aluminum roasting pan. backpacker.com/windscreen