Portable Gas stove - Butane

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Portable Gas stove - Butane

Postby domonic » Sun 09 Dec, 2018 8:56 pm

I'm trying to put together a small gas stove for travelling. It will run on Butane gas cylinders.
I'll put down what I intend to use so far but I've run into a problem. I can't find an adapter to attach the hose to the bottom of the gas stove.

This is the stove.
https://www.aliexpress.com/item/Ultra-Light-Portable-Outdoor-Burner-Camping-Stove-Burner-Picnic-Stove-Integrated-Air-Furnace-Mini-Stove-Picnic/32823600374.html?spm=a2g0s.8937460.0.0.2ce82e0eTmgVS1

And I want to attach this hose to it.
https://www.aliexpress.com/item/Jeebel-Universal-Gas-Stove-Adapter-Hose-Connector-Regulator-for-Outdoor-Camping-Tank-LPG-Cylinder-Head-Adapter/32817545892.html?spm=a2g0s.13010208.99999999.266.35f13c00US93X8

I will attach one end of this hose to a Butane Cylinder using one of these adapters.

https://www.aliexpress.com/item/Outdoor-Camping-Hiking-Equipment-Aluminum-Stove-Conversion-Split-Gas-Furnace-Connector-Cartridge-Auto-off-Tank-Adapter/32730347518.html?spm=a2g0s.8937460.0.0.2ce82e0eTmgVS1

I want to use the Aerosol can version of butane cylinders rather than the short expensive type. I don't want to do any refilling either.
Is there an adapter for this kind of thing.

I'm going to make the tripod legs myself in case anyone is wondering.
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Re: Portable Gas stove - Butane

Postby Warin » Sun 09 Dec, 2018 9:15 pm

Simplest solution:

https://www.aliexpress.com/item/Outdoor ... 6c31oy9xnc

with

https://www.aliexpress.com/item/Outdoor ... 2e0eTmgVS1

Job done - includes support legs ... everything but the gas cyclinders.
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Re: Portable Gas stove - Butane

Postby michael_p » Sun 09 Dec, 2018 9:19 pm

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Re: Portable Gas stove - Butane

Postby Neo » Sun 09 Dec, 2018 9:29 pm

These are on the shelf at Anaconda stores now so should be easy to get, about $20 or so and fit it any hike stove. Have used mine numerous times with my Soto stove:

https://www.gasmate.com.au/camping-leis ... ce-adaptor
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Re: Portable Gas stove - Butane

Postby Moondog55 » Mon 10 Dec, 2018 5:54 am

That hose doesn't work. I got one and it won't fit any adapter on the market Go with the unit sold here at Anaconda/BCF and pay the few extra dollars.
The problem with a lot of the cheap Chinese adapters is that they leak after a short while or they roll over and gas won't come out.
The best adapter is from G-Works or Kovea in Korea but about $45- landed after postage and GST
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Re: Portable Gas stove - Butane

Postby Mark F » Mon 10 Dec, 2018 7:22 am

What you are looking for is a unit called the Cobra made by Kovea. http://kovea.com/product/cobra-adaptor/

I have one that I would be willing to part with.
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Re: Portable Gas stove - Butane

Postby Moondog55 » Mon 10 Dec, 2018 7:39 am

Hey Mark ! I put out feelers for one of those about 6 months ago. I am definitely interested
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Re: Portable Gas stove - Butane

Postby Moondog55 » Mon 10 Dec, 2018 8:39 am

Dominic I am happy to send you the stuff I have FOC if you pay for postage and you can play around with all of it.
Sent you a PM Mark
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Re: Portable Gas stove - Butane

Postby domonic » Mon 10 Dec, 2018 10:07 am

Warin wrote:Simplest solution:

https://www.aliexpress.com/item/Outdoor ... 6c31oy9xnc

with

https://www.aliexpress.com/item/Outdoor ... 2e0eTmgVS1

Job done - includes support legs ... everything but the gas cyclinders.



It looks small as I'm looking for. I may just go with this in the end but I was attracted to the really small version I showed you. It's the attachment which is the problem.
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Re: Portable Gas stove - Butane

Postby domonic » Mon 10 Dec, 2018 10:10 am

Neo wrote:These are on the shelf at Anaconda stores now so should be easy to get, about $20 or so and fit it any hike stove. Have used mine numerous times with my Soto stove:

https://www.gasmate.com.au/camping-leis ... ce-adaptor



Yes they are, but I can get the identical thing on aliexpress for $5-6.

I don't like the design of these at all. They're heavy, chunky and the base is made of plastic. I looked at this at Anaconda and also didn't like the fact that the bottle
is held so close to the stove. That fitting is not air tight either which makes it a little dangerous.
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Re: Portable Gas stove - Butane

Postby domonic » Mon 10 Dec, 2018 10:12 am

Moondog55 wrote:That hose doesn't work. I got one and it won't fit any adapter on the market Go with the unit sold here at Anaconda/BCF and pay the few extra dollars.
The problem with a lot of the cheap Chinese adapters is that they leak after a short while or they roll over and gas won't come out.
The best adapter is from G-Works or Kovea in Korea but about $45- landed after postage and GST



Thanks for that tip. I don't like allot of the chinese cheaper adapters but the solid (orange) adapter I put up would probably be my best bet. If I can't get the adapters I want (which is what they want), I'll have to go with something premade.

I just don't want to be a slave to the expensive dome canisters when I can get a butane cylinder a 1/5 of the price and it holds just as much.
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Re: Portable Gas stove - Butane

Postby domonic » Mon 10 Dec, 2018 10:14 am

Moondog55 wrote:Hey Mark ! I put out feelers for one of those about 6 months ago. I am definitely interested



These are online too. Ebay and Aliexpress. it would solve the problem but I don't like the wide legs. I'll need something more compact with that but there's nothing to say that I can't trip the legs off and put some folding ones on there.
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Re: Portable Gas stove - Butane

Postby Warin » Mon 10 Dec, 2018 10:27 am

domonic wrote:
Moondog55 wrote:Hey Mark ! I put out feelers for one of those about 6 months ago. I am definitely interested



These are online too. Ebay and Aliexpress. it would solve the problem but I don't like the wide legs. I'll need something more compact with that but there's nothing to say that I can't trip the legs off and put some folding ones on there.


Think the legs swivel on the base, so they all pack together - probably along the hose line and that would protect its junction.
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Re: Portable Gas stove - Butane

Postby domonic » Mon 10 Dec, 2018 10:37 am

Moondog55 wrote:Dominic I am happy to send you the stuff I have FOC if you pay for postage and you can play around with all of it.
Sent you a PM Mark


Hi Moondog, thanks for that! I'm still thinking about how to go about this so I'll let you know.
I was looking at all this stuff 6 months ago but gave up because of the adapter issue. Might be quicker for me to buy a lathe and make one myself :)
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Re: Portable Gas stove - Butane

Postby Mark F » Mon 10 Dec, 2018 10:40 am

The legs on the Kovea Cobra do fold - both the legs on stove attachment and the canister attachment. It is important that the canister is oriented correctly or you will get a liquid butane feed.

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Re: Portable Gas stove - Butane

Postby Neo » Mon 10 Dec, 2018 7:32 pm

Dom, I have to put my Soto on quite firm but no leak/danger.
The canister my appear close but the flame is at the top of the stove and heat rise. Butane cans actually get cool as they dispense.
I'm totally happy with the safety of mine. Is also very stable. Cheers
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Re: Portable Gas stove - Butane

Postby Moondog55 » Tue 11 Dec, 2018 6:50 am

The Cobra adapter is better constructed than the cheap Chinese ones sold on Ali-Express but they are heavy. It isn't a LW unit.
I want it for picnic use for the car and for car camping when solo.
I have an older Kovea stove to use with it
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Re: Portable Gas stove - Butane

Postby domonic » Tue 11 Dec, 2018 5:09 pm

Neo wrote:Dom, I have to put my Soto on quite firm but no leak/danger.
The canister my appear close but the flame is at the top of the stove and heat rise. Butane cans actually get cool as they dispense.
I'm totally happy with the safety of mine. Is also very stable. Cheers



Thanks Neo! I'm thinking along the lines of a Cobra adapter now. They seem to be the most compact I can find.
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Re: Portable Gas stove - Butane

Postby domonic » Tue 11 Dec, 2018 5:10 pm

Moondog55 wrote:The Cobra adapter is better constructed than the cheap Chinese ones sold on Ali-Express but they are heavy. It isn't a LW unit.
I want it for picnic use for the car and for car camping when solo.
I have an older Kovea stove to use with it



That's interesting. It looks light weight but I'm assuming the Cobra adapter is a heavier metal than the cheaper ones.
I didn't realise the legs folded like they do. I think I'll go for something like this. It will solve all my problems in one.
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Re: Portable Gas stove - Butane

Postby Moondog55 » Wed 12 Dec, 2018 9:06 am

The better solution is simpler
Get a remote stove such as the FireMaple Blade as I did. You soon forget the dollars spent as this type of stove is simple and lighter
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Re: Portable Gas stove - Butane

Postby Moondog55 » Wed 12 Dec, 2018 9:08 am

I just weighed my cheap Chinese adapter. 140 grams
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Re: Portable Gas stove - Butane

Postby domonic » Fri 14 Dec, 2018 5:29 pm

Moondog55 wrote:I just weighed my cheap Chinese adapter. 140 grams



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