Reviews for MSR DragonFly Packable Stove
Based On: 2 Reviews
02-22-2011Submitted by: qpaddler
This is my second season with the Dragonfly. It is one amazing stove. Whether it's 32F, fierce wind, or raining it primes well, heats quickly. Holds larger pans without fear of toppling off the burner, simmers nicely, sips fuel, packs small. In 5 days, 2 meals a day and I only used 1/2 the gas. It's LOUD!
Points off for the quality of the pump. It has so many exposed parts where sand or grit could become lodged. It doesn't seem as well built as the Coleman pump which lasted me 13 years. I have to protect it from contamination while using the stove on a sandy beach campsite and clean it carefully after use. I can now see why MSR sells replacement pumps for its stoves.
12-24-2008Submitted by: Jorge
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An omnivore with an attitude. This packable stove will burn just about anything, easily support a 4 liter pot or a 12" cast iron frying pan, and the burner (loud!!!) puts out heat. Priming is a snap with the integral priming wick: wet the wick, light and in 30-60 secs you are cooking at 10kBTUs with great simmer ability. When you are all done the stove folds up into a tight little package. One of the most versatile back-packable stoves for 1-4 person meals.
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