[Cdt-l] Coleman was Re:Isopro fuel for pocket rocket

Kristina Sullivan kristina.roback at hotmail.com
Tue Apr 24 02:02:56 CDT 2012


Yes, I was thinking about the green ones -those are the ones I've come across at Walmart before and had to hike around all over to find something else.. But I guess some Walmart might carry the isopro that fits the Pocket Rocket.. Thanks for solving the confusion. :)
Kristina

> From: ronyon at comcast.net
> Date: Mon, 23 Apr 2012 21:25:55 -0700
> To: cdt-l at backcountry.net
> Subject: Re: [Cdt-l] Coleman was Re:Isopro fuel for pocket rocket
> 
> That's what duct tape is for. -Ron 
> 
> On Apr 23, 2012, at 7:37 PM, Paul Magnanti <pmags at yahoo.com> wrote:
> > 
> >> but we haven't been able to fit Coleman with our Pocket Rocket -are you sure??
> >>> Kristina, I used Coleman canisters on two occasions with my Pocket Rocket, 
> > 
> >>> and both times I never had issues threading the PR to the canister.
> > 
> > 
> > I think the confusion is that Kristina may be thinking of the  16.4 oz propane canisters Coleman sells of lot of for mainly car camping.
> > Most canister stoves will *not* use this type of canister of course.
> > http://goo.gl/1ZQJg
> > 
> > 
> > Coleman  does sell their own branded isopro fuel blend that works with any stoves using the standard  Lindal valves
> > http://www.walmart.com/ip/Coleman-Butane-Propane-Mix-Fuel/20595064
> > 
> > (More info than you ever wanted to know about Lindal valves :O http://www.bushwalking.org.au/FAQ/FAQ_GasStoves.htm#EN417 )
> > 
> > 
> > . Most recently made backpacking stoves
> > (Jetboil, Pocket Rocket, Snopeak and the Coleman's own F1 (great little stove BTW) ) make use of canisters that use the Lindal valve.
> > 
> > All these stoves and brands of canisters are interchangeable. Use a Coleman F1 stove with MSR fuel and all is or a MSR stove with a Coleman 
> > 
> > canister and all is good.
> > 
> > Wally World  and other places sells these Coleman canisters so resupply may be a little easier for canister stoves in many places
> > that traditionally sold more car camping than backpacking gear.
> > 
> > 
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