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Light-weight camping stoves can weigh less than 4 ounces, not including fuel and container. Better camping stoves are designed to fit inside other equipment used for camping, like cookware or even part of itself. This makes packing and carrying easier and less time consuming. Both two burner and light-weight stoves are divided into two types, liquid fuel or canister.
Types of Camping Stoves
Liquid fuels require pumping to pressurize fuel tank and priming (lighting fuel or another substance to warm liquid fuel so it vaporizes and ignites) to help them light off. They can take longer to start and bring to full temperature.
Once they're going, liquid fuels usually burn hotter, but they also require more attention when you're trying to gently warm food. Some liquid fuel camp stoves offer adjustability while some don't, if you're looking to gently simmer something gourmet in woods then you may want to look at...
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