EDIT/APPROVAL: Owner Review - MSR PocketRocket - Joshua Coatsworth
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>### EDIT: MSR PocketRocket Stove [we generally specify the type of
> OWNER REVIEW: MSR PocketRocket
> BY JOSHUA COATSWORTH
> February 03, 2008
gear in the title]
Owner Review appears twice in the review title--please omit the first
or second appearance, whichever is easier.
I am averaging 18-24 lbs depending on the time of year.
### EDIT: I should have been on this before! There should be a metric
conversion here--18-24 lb (8-11 kg). As a general rule, BGT prefers a
simple "lb" to "lbs" for pounds
>"http://www.msrgear.com/" LINK TEXT = "www.msrgear.com/">>
> PRODUCT INFORMATION
> Manufacturer: MSR - Mountain Safety Research
> Year of Manufacture: 2001
> Manufacturer's Website: <<HYPERLINK GOES HERE -
> MSRP: US$ 39.99canister)
> Listed Weight: 3 oz (85 g)
> Measured Weight: 3 oz (85 g) - stove only, no case
> 4 oz (113 g) - including case
> Fuel: MSR IsoPro Isobutane Canister (Approximately 60 minutes per
> Fuel Canister Weight: 8 oz (227 g)local parts of the Appalachian Trail between Lebanon, Pennsylvania and
> <<IMAGE GOES HERE. ALT TEXT = "IMAGE 1">>
> **Picture courtesy of MSR
> FIELD USE
> The MSR PocketRocket was used on multiple day backpacking trips on
Hamburg, Pennsylvania. The temperatures varied from 30 degrees
Fahrenheit (-1 C) to about 90 degrees Fahrenheit
### EDIT: Please convert all occurrences of the word "Fahrenheit" to
simply "F", e.g. 30 F (-1 C) in the example above
I have used an MSR Titan Kettle and a set of Snowpeak Ti
###COMMENT: Did you know SnowPeak uses titanium from (and I quote)
"expired submarines?" I didn't.
The stove is very easy to set up by twisting the canister on to the
Iso canister and folding out the pot supports.
### EDIT: Something went wrong here.
"The PocketRocket is very easy to set up by twisting the stove onto
the canister and folding out the pot supports."
As written, you have one too many canisters in the sentence! I'd drop
The controls for the stove are easy to use even with gloves on.
The flame control is adjustable and the stove is ignited by hand. I
must always have an item to light the stove with (lighter, matches,
Strike-Force, etc). The flame is a torch-like flame and has a wide
array of adjustments. When adjusted to simmer the boiling times get
longer and the wind deflector does almost nothing for the stove. The
controls are very smooth and allow you to adjust to a quicker, hotter
flame which I use the most
> to boil my water for my Mountain House meals. I have used an MSRTitan Kettle and a Snowpeak Ti set of pots for cooking on this stove
and both seem to yield the same results.
### EDIT: Since you've already stated your pots in detail earlier,
maybe "Both the MSR and Snowpeak pots yield the same results on the
### EDIT: stove's
flame is diffused in a wider pattern that allows for more even
cooking. It has not scorched my pots yet, which is surprising
considering the torch
### EDIT: maybe something like "...the blowtorch flame..." rather than
that can come out of such a small stove.