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Old 23 Nov 2011
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Cooking with gasoline?

Are there any small stoves that can run on gasoline?
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We have the coleman Multifuel which works well. We only paid 61$ also on amazon new with repair kit.

Amazon.com: Exponent Multi-fuel Stove: Sports & Outdoors


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There's loads of them on the market and they've been around for many decades. The usual problem with running them on fuel tank gasoline is that additives in the fuel can clog up the jets leading to frequent stripdowns for cleaning. Some designs cope better with this than others and if you're looking to buy one it'd be worth researching this area. Having said that, the one I've had for the last 15+ yrs, an MSR WhisperLite, is not regarded as one of the best for clogging but I've not had a problem with it for many years.
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I've just order a Soto Muka, supposedly it resolves many of the downsides normally associated with cooking with gasoline. here is a link:

Soto Muka Liquid-Fuel Stove - Free Shipping at REI.com

If you google it you'll see that it gets pretty good reviews, although frankly I don't know how it will stack up against the many other options.
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Originally Posted by Joevano View Post
Are there any small stoves that can run on gasoline?
Yes there is! You might search YouTube just to see whats out there.

There's no written rule that says you have to burn gasoline in a stove that can burn it. But you can, if you need too. You may be able to burn other fuels as well, read the instructions that come with it. When you select a stove, you need to think about a windscreen and pot and pans. Look for something that will nest together well.

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Simon and I have been using MSR Dragonflys for all of our (almost) 9 years on the road. we use the fuel that we have in the bikes....so whatever we can get. 70% of the time this would be leaded low octane :-(

we have had issues now and again with clogging but nothing that a good clean out with the repair kit that is supplied (an additional repair kit and replacement parts can also be bought seperately)

after 9 years we are only on our second and we have used them consistantly.
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I'd agree with Lisa, I've used the Dragonfly for 2 years and recon I'd use no other after LOTS of uses.
Great control, starts easy, runs what's in the fuel-tank and packs-down great for storage.
Only downside is the high price, but MSR seems popular enough to be able to find parts ( I damaged my bottle in a dingle ) just about anywhere.


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Coleman 533/Sportster

These run on gasoline and are a bargain in my opinion: they are listed here new at $45, mine cost less than £30 delivered from Ebay. I've been running it regularly for a number of years, and for the price is hard to beat. It runs fine (if a bit dirty) on whatever crappy fuel I'm putting in my XT600...and will bounce a lot better than any MSR. It looks heavy, but only weighs 950gms full.

Amazon.com: Coleman 1-Burner Dual Fuel Sporter II Liquid Fuel Stove: Sports & Outdoors
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love my MSR Whisperlite. Amazing thing, cleaned it 3 times now after using it for over a year, always with gasoline from the bikes.
Yes, it is a bit hard to control the power but once you get used to it... it is nice!
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Ive been using this one for years it will burn anything

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Another downside is that you can't grill on them (toast, marshmellows etc). The taste alone ruins it without even thinking about the soot and chemicals.

The benefits still outweigh that on a Moto trip though.
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Ive been using this one for years it will burn anything

Got the same burner on our Trangia - works great.

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