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Pros Easy to transport, relatively compact, easy to cleanDurable, wind-resistant, powerful, even cooking, auto-ignitionEfficient, durable, compact, has auto-ignitionNon-slip rubber feet for leveling, large cooking surface, durable metal latches instead of plasticGreat simmering ability, freestanding, legs are removable, powerful burners, tons of cooking space
Cons No windscreen and poor wind resistance, closure system awkward in several waysPlastic latches on frontCooks hot, ignitor is sometimes finickyStruggles with the wind, not super powerful, on the heavy sideNo auto ignition system, does not operate on 16oz propane canisters, wind puts out burner easily
Bottom Line Despite a decent price and concept, this folding model isn't able to deliver where it counts.Year after year, this stove continues to beat back the competition with top performance across the board.This simple and compact stove is affordable and performs admirably across the board.Durable and generously sized, this stove is straightforward and has adjustable feet for uneven surfaces.A well-priced stove that simmers like a professional range on a table, tailgate, or freestanding on its own.
Rating Categories Coleman Fold N Go Camp Chef Everest GSI Outdoors Selkirk 540 Eureka Ignite Plus Camp Chef Explorer 2-Burner
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Specs Coleman Fold N Go Camp Chef Everest GSI Outdoors... Eureka Ignite Plus Camp Chef Explorer...
Weight (pounds) 8 lbs 12.3 lbs 9.8 lbs 12.0 lbs 30.6 lbs (19.2 lbs without legs)
Total BTU (from manufacturer) 20,000 40,000 20,000 20,000 60,000
Boil Time (1 quart of water, wind from a box fan) gave up at 25 min 3 min 5.5 min 6.25 min 5 min
Boil Time (1 quart of water, no wind) 7 min 2.5 min 4 min 4.75 min 3.75 min
Cooktop material Aluminized steel Nickel-coated steel Nickel-chrome steel Plated steel Cast aluminum
Packed Size (inches) 13.75" x 12.25" x 5.25" 23.5" x 13.5" x 4" 21.4" x 12.9" x 3.8" 23" x 12.8" x 4" 32.75" x 14" x 7.75" (height not including legs)
Cooking surface dimensions (inches) 9" circle 19" x 9.5" 17.5" x 9.5" 20.5" x 9.5" 32.5" x 13.75"
Burner/flame diameter 2.75" 3.5" 3" 3" 5"
Distance between burners (center to center) 13" 12" 11" 12" 13"
Windscreen? No Yes Yes Yes Yes
Piezo Ignitor? Yes Yes Yes Yes No
Number of burners 2 2 2 2 2
Type of Model Tabletop, foldable Tabletop Tabletop, foldable Tabletop, foldable Freestanding
Fuel Type Propane Propane Propane Propane Propane - large 20# tank
Mfr. Model Number 2000020939 MS2HP 56012 2572195 EX60LW
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