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Canister Stove

A canister stove is a backpacking stove that is uses a canister based fuel source and is lightweight and portable. It consists of a fuel canister and detachable stove head. This type of stove is excellent for rapid boiling but may also give more refined control for slow simmering. Canister fuel is usually comprised of a mix of isobutane and propane and easily found at most sporting goods or hardware stores.

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