31212RE: [John Muir Trail] Cozy for JetBoil PCS
- Jun 4, 2013
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On Mon, Jun 3, 2013 at 1:20 PM, John Ladd <johnladd@...> wrote:
I've found that a cozy really expands my cooking options with the JetBoil
(I have the PCS, the original version of the one-person JetBoil now replaced with the similar Flash and the Sol models)
A cozy allows me to efficiently cook things like regular pasta, rather than just angel hair, SteelCut Irish Oatmeal rather than instant, tortellini, etc. With a cozy I don't have to try to maintain the JetBoil at a simmer and I don't have to use a lot of fuel for foods that say that they require 10 minutes of more of simmering. (Sometimes repeat simmer-and-steeps are required esp. at altitude where simmering water is not as hot as at sea level)
The cozy that I
found at REI
(a one liter Outdoor Products insulated bottle holder)
. But it
is no longer carried by REI
has become very hard to find
ut I just stumbled across it again
It is now offered here
The PCS pot size is
4.1” x 7.1” (104 mm x 180 mm)
The JetBoil Flash uses the same size pot, so it should work for that as well
It should also fit the Sol
and the Titanium Sol
4.1” x 6.5”.
Dimensions of the holder 4.25 in outer Diameter by 9 inch high. I don't know the weight but pretty light and if it allows you to use a 110 gram net weight isobutane canister rather than the 220 gram size it is way worth the weight. I get 24 cooked meals out of the 110's in part due to the cozy.
Looks like this. Insulated with urethane foam and a reflective inner liner.
Link to photo if you can't see it
One of my favorite weird little things.
John Curran Ladd
1616 Castro Street
San Francisco, CA 94114-3707
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