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EDIT: Please change all Jetboil to JetBoil as this is the correct spelling.
> Jetboil PCS (Personal Cooking System)EDIT: Need date of review under title.
> Backpacking background: Have spent most of my life camping, butEDIT: Your backpacking background is 120 words. Our limit is 100 words or
> really only
> the past summer as a 'hardcore' backpacker. I value lightweight gear,
> value something that does its intended job well over and above all and
> willing to carry the extra weight for quality gear. I'm cheap, so if
> find me paying full-price for a piece of gear you KNOW it's the best.
> to my size I find it hard to find gear that works for me. 99% of my
> are in the upper Sierras (the other 1% in the Cascades or Olympics),
> and winter, hitting weather from just below freezing to extremely hot.
> also have a tendency to be rough on gear.
less. Please trim a bit off and make it 100 words or less.
>EDIT: a bit more information is needed. Cup capacity, dimensions, etc.
> Product Information:
> Manufacturer: Jetboil, Inc.
> Year of manufacture: 2007
> URL: http://www.jetboil.com
> Listed weight: 15 oz. (425 g., without fuel canister)
> Delivered weight: 15 oz. (425 g.)
> MSRP: $89.95 US
> Product Description:EDIT: Need conversion for 1 Liter
> The Jetboil "system" consists of an aluminum 1 liter cooking cup with
> burner nesting inside the cooking cup, thus allowing the entire systemEDIT: "the entire system to take up less"
> up less room in your pack than a Nalgene bottle.
> room to spare, something I couldn't do with my previous cook setup.EDIT: Change it's to its
> Further, as the neoprene sleeve has an extra amount of material sewn
> to it's
> For the purposes of this review the Jetboil has been used ~20 timesEDIT: space after comma before primarily
> ,primarily in the upper eastern Sierras of California, with one foray
> intoEDIT: Remove all tildes "~" as they are not needed. Your numbers will
> the southern Cascades (also in CA), with a low camp altitude of ~6000
> (~1820 m) and a high ~10,200 ft (3109 m). The temperatures
> encountered haveEDIT: Space between ")" and "to"
> ranged from a low of 30 F (-1 C)to highs in the upper 90s F (32 C).
> timeframe this review encompasses.EDIT: Remove this subheading as you have no information under it.
> theEDIT: change it's to its
> marketing speak actually lives up to it's word, but that's exactly
> a fewEDIT: I see you've placed a footnote tag after reliably. Please remove this.
> exceptions. The stove lights reliably* by turning the gas on, lighting
Instead, I suggest you add an additional line; something to the effect of "I
did have a problem getting the stove to light on numerous occasions using
the piezo ignitor. Please see below for more information regarding this
> laugh at how quickly it was able to boil my water.EDIT: Change it's to its
> One thing that's also nice about the Jetboil is that due to it's
> design it'sEDIT: We tend to stay well away from the term "you". How about "users"
> much less affected by the wind. With wind and my old canister stove
> with one exception (and thus the * above under performance). The piezoEDIT Please change it's to its
> igniter in the Jetboil PCS has only lit my stove ONCE in all it's uses!
> breaking issue for me. However, it's something to be made aware of soEDIT: We tend to stay well away from the term "you". How about "users"
> Cons:EDIT: This is a blanket statement. While your piezo may not function
> -Reduced performance in cold weather/altitude (though not unique to the
> -Piezo igniter is useless added weight
properly, the one on my jetboil does. I would say that you make this a bit
more personal. How about "The Piezo ignitor seems to fail easily".