Which trangia stove is best?
Best Overall: Trangia Spirit Burner with Screwcap Made in Sweden, it’s consistently received top marks as one of the best alcohol stoves money can buy — though it’s not going to put you too much out of pocket. It takes about eight minutes to boil one liter of water, with an output of 1,000 watts.
Are spirit burners any good?
The alcohol burning stoves are a great counter to some of the heavier backpacking stoves that are on the market now. Because of the weight savings and durability, the Trangia Spirit Burner Stove works well for most backpacking trips.
Is a trangia a spirit burner?
The Trangia Spirit Burner is the most versatile and user friendly alcohol burner on the market. The simmer ring allows the burner to adjust from full to simmer and extinguishes the flame when closed completely.
Can you use methylated spirits in a trangia?
Fuel type & storage Methylated Spirits or denatured alcohol is a preferred fuel for this stove, although other forms of alcohol-type liquids can be used. Methylated Spirits is relatively cheap, easy to transport and relatively safe to use.
Why is trangia so good?
The Trangia stove’s advantages The great advantage of the Trangia range of camping stoves is their simplicity and reliability which means they hardly ever go wrong or break. The fuel is not as volatile or smelly as white gas or other liquid fuels used in multi fuel stoves (such as diesel or kerosene).
What fuel does a spirit burner use?
The spirit burner is intended for alcohol based fuels only (such as methylated spirit). Alternative safe fuels are other alcohols based on Methanol or Ethanol e.g., Surgical Spirits or Wood Alcohol. At least 70 % alcohol will work. Ethanol will give the best effect and you get most energy from it.
Can you leave fuel in trangia?
Fuel can be stored in the burner for the next day’s cooking eg. Otherwise, it is better to pour it back in the bottle.
Can you burn Everclear in an alcohol stove?
Horrid stuff in a stove. Everclear is great if you can get the 95% stuff. The non-isopropyl HEET is fine. You can find denatured alky at any hardware/paint store.
How long will a Trangia stove burn?
The Trangia Spirit Burner boils 1 litre of water in 10 minutes (varies according to weather and quality of fuel). One filling of fuel will burn in approximately 25 minutes. Use alcohol-based fuel only.
What can I use in place of a Trangia stove?
A slightly different pot with a larger capacity was used in place of the Trangia pot. The internet abounds with information about home made alcohol stoves and whether water should be added to meths to reduce sooting.
What makes a Trangia boil faster than a Esbit?
The difference was due to the changing separation distances between the burner and the underside of the pot. The faster time was achieved with the pot in the high setting (as in the set-up photo Figure 1) and the Trangia sat in its standard position. I also found that adding 12.5% by weight of water had a dramatic effect of the boil times.
What kind of fuel do you use on a Trangia?
As part of development of the fuel I decided to test the fuel on the long established Trangia. The kit selected was the Trangia UL-27 seen below. A slightly different pot with a larger capacity was used in place of the Trangia pot.
What’s the boil time on a Trangia 1L Pan?
Boil time increased to 11 minutes 24 seconds. In order to test the lowest separation distance between burner and pan, I changed to a Trangia 1L pan with 700ml of water in it. The boil time for this low setting was 10 minutes 48 seconds. 2) Amount of Sooting*: – For me this is a key issue.