Easy Soda Can Camping Stove

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Introduction: Easy Soda Can Camping Stove

The soda can camping stove. It's been done hundreds of times but this is my take. For true backpackers, it's the lightest stove you can get, and works great for a weekend trip solo or with a friend. I like it for heating cans of soup and chili right in the can out the back of my car or on picnics. It only takes about an hour, and it's free! So watch the video and let me know if you have any questions!

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    8 Discussions

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    knex r awesome
    knex r awesome

    4 years ago

    what are the mesurments in the cans when you cut them?

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    knex r awesome
    knex r awesome

    4 years ago

    other than that, it is very cool

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    knex r awesome
    knex r awesome

    4 years ago

    one question, do you have to keep changing out the lint or is it just one time?

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    raymondjmartin
    raymondjmartin

    4 years ago

    Great tips delno, it's truly easy and every backpacker can do it. Thanks

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    delno
    delno

    Reply 6 years ago on Introduction

    There are four holes in the center of the can (2:57 in the video). When the stove is sitting on a flat surface, just pour the alcohol into the depression and let it drain into the stove through those holes. Hope this helps!

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    jsalathiel
    jsalathiel

    6 years ago

    What is that pink stuff you used?

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    delno
    delno

    Reply 6 years ago on Introduction

    That's fiberglass insulation. Don't tell my parents I grabbed a bit out of their attic. I'm sure you could find it at any home improvement store.