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Pop-pup kettle

In my constant search for fantastic cooking and camping gear I have found this today..... I always take a kettle / tea pot with me... but have started to leave it at home since I switched from the Trangia to a MSR stove that fits nicely in my pots.... if I take the kettle out.... could this be the solution?

Cuissential brews up a collapsible silicone tea kettle
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Saw that in my local kitchen porn shop about three weeks ago. Initial impression was "what a good idea, just what I need" but I do remember there was a drawback (apart from the price). Unfortunately I can't remember what it was so not much help. I'll have to go and have another look later.
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hi matt like your blog i am looking to build my camping equipment but as you know keeping it compacked is the key. You given some good ideas happy
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I love gadgets and cool kit but seem to have more stuff i leave at home than take with me it would only take up more space and not boil any better than my mess tin so not for me this one, thanks for sharing though
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Good Idea, but only any good for boiling up water/liquids, whereas a pot with a lid will do the same, but can also be used for cooking in (or washing)...
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There must be something intrinsingly British about wanting to lug a kettle around with you ,however I have detected a flaw in Mr Cashmore's quest for the "compleat traveller's impedimenta " ,to wit- a collapsable teapot .
No self respecting epicurean would set foot from home without one .
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to wit- a collapsable teapot .
No self respecting epicurean would set foot from home without one .
Buy a chocolate one. Takes up no space at all in warm weather.
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but have started to leave it at home since I switched from the Trangia to a MSR stove
Now that´s where you took the wrong road to begin with and your´re taking rather odd side roads now to get back to the original road....

Why bother as long as the Trangia X2 multifuel stove fits in the Trangia kettle, the kettle fits in the small Trangia pot, the small pot fits in the big Trangia pot, the big Trangia pot fits in the Trangia´s upper and lower shell, the shell fits into the Trangia stew pot, the Trangia pan covers the big pot, a small bottle of rinsing agent and a towel, the lighter and spatula as well as four titanium Sporks fit onto the pan and the Trangia lid fits on top of all and no room is wasted.... There is no such thing as "more than perfect".
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In my constant search for fantastic cooking and camping gear I have found this today..... I always take a kettle / tea pot with me... but have started to leave it at home since I switched from the Trangia to a MSR stove that fits nicely in my pots.... if I take the kettle out.... could this be the solution?

Cuissential brews up a collapsible silicone tea kettle
We've used one for the last year.
Excellent, and works on multiple heat sources. Very easy to clean (and store).
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Now that´s where you took the wrong road to begin with and your´re taking rather odd side roads now to get back to the original road....

Why bother as long as the Trangia X2 multifuel stove fits in the Trangia kettle, the kettle fits in the small Trangia pot, the small pot fits in the big Trangia pot, the big Trangia pot fits in the Trangia´s upper and lower shell, the shell fits into the Trangia stew pot, the Trangia pan covers the big pot, a small bottle of rinsing agent and a towel, the lighter and spatula as well as four titanium Sporks fit onto the pan and the Trangia lid fits on top of all and no room is wasted.... There is no such thing as "more than perfect".
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That's pretty cool....

Having a separate piece of kid that can only be used for water is pretty luxurious though right ?

I just use one of my billy cans.


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That's pretty cool....

Having a separate piece of kid that can only be used for water is pretty luxurious though right ?

I just use one of my billy cans.


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Hi Ted,

I'm just concerned as to what part of a child you were using and where you got it from! Or was is part of a goat, used in combination with a Billy can? (Groan).

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I'm just concerned as to what part of a child you were using and where you got it from! Or was is part of a goat, used in combination with a Billy can? (Groan).

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But it doesn't whistle!

The whistle proves that the water has actually boiled and is therefore fit to make tea. I am also rather against the concept of anything plastic in contact with tea. I mean, have you tasted the stuff they serve on the railways

I'm afraid I will be sticking with the kettle and enamel mug unless I find a means of carrying a proper cup. A decent cup of tea is one those things that keeps you sane.

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