Coleman dual fuel stoves
My Coleman dual fuel stove is the
backpacking version, the 442. Coleman got more than one dual fuel
all run on white gas and unleaded fuel (hence duel fuel…). All of them
use almost the same burner. They differ in the overall weight and what
they are used for. Personally, I really enjoy my Coleman dual fuel.
Feather™ 442 Dual Fuel™ Stove
The backpacking version
is the backpacking version of coleman dual fuel stoves. I got one of
these for few years now. I really enjoy it. The thing I like
most about it, in comparing to
other multi fuel stoves, is that it starts running without preheat. You
just follow the simple instructions written on the stove, and you can't
You'll get it up and running right away.
On the other hand…
buy it if you are looking to something small and light
the 442, the
burner is attached to the fuel tank. It makes it somewhat bulky.
Coleman made an effort with the legs, though. They fold nicely under
Anyhow, here is a summary of what I
like and dislike about my Coleman 442:
- Simple to operate.
- Great, great simmer abilities. (when comparing
to other multi fuel stoves).
- Fairly stable. Pot stability is OK too.
- Heavy for a backpack stove.
flame is quite wide. When I use the snowpeak 700 for instance (4.125
inch in diameter), the flame is much wider than the pot. On the other
hand, this comes as an advantage when using a pan…
And some technical stuff:
- Weight (without fuel): 23 ounces.
- Average boil time: 3 min. 41 sec. (Coleman web
- Water boiled: white gas(100 g fuel) 6.9 liters.
Coleman Dual Fuel 533 1 Burner Stove
stove is the "big brother" of the 442. It's heavier, bigger, and caries
more fuel. Here too, the burner is attached to the fuel tank. Like the
442, you light it without preheat.
Coleman Dual Fuel dual Burner
stove uses the same burners. Here too, if you follow the simple
instructions, it lights up on the spot. No preheat phase. It can cover
all your cooking needs in a campground.
One of the most popular Coleman dual fuel stoves, here it is on REI site.
Coleman Dual Fuel Powerhouse®
Same stove as the dual burner but with one additional burner…