What's your thoughts
I've got the cheapest one, the Zip. It does the job perfectly, although if I hadn't got this one so cheap I'd look at the next one up for the push button ignition, it can be a pain in the arse lighting it with a fire stick or lighter if its cold/raining/you've lost your fire stick and lighter.
If you can afford the extra few quid go for the Flash.
I have got the flash, like the other fella said its really worth the extra few quid. Push button ignition is good. Also the flash comes with some tweaks that makes it easier, more practical and safer. The Flash has a heat monitor on the side of the sleeve that turns yellow when boiling meaning you can leave it whilst setting up your bed or preparing food ext but still keep an eye on it from a distance. Also the flame adjuster is longer meaning easier use with gloves and is also safer if the jetboil boils over! Just be really careful with a jet boil when cooking food, gets hot so fast it burns really easy! Super for army ration packs though because you can just chuck one in and eat from the packet saving dishes and leaving you hot water for a brew (2 birds with one stone). Bare in mind not the lightest but they are a self contained unit that saves space.
Hope this helps!
get the flash, if you find a decent deal gooutdoors will price match. I got mine for £50 this way. Absolutely perfect if all you want is hot water. I mainly use mine for bouldering, it can fit a small brew kit in the top, so you've a hot brew in a few mins. Much better than a flask.
Flash is fine for one person, summer or overnight.
Get the sumo if youre melting snow or two or more people. Much more efficient.
yeah, its a good set up.
and you can fit the larger 250g cannisters inside too, which is a bit more winter oriented.
no stove rigs for hanging better too.
Thanks guys normally just cooking for one so flash it is.
i would keep the gas and the burner in your sleeping bag overnight otherwise it will be an arse to get going in the morning!
Why the burner? I keep gas cylinders in my bag but can't see why you need to keep the burner in there as well.
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