MKettle SAS Ultra Light - Hard Anodised Variant 'kettle'

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    This will be an ongoing review as i use the kettle in the woods.

    Got this (superfast shipping to Canada from the UK) from the https://www.thebushcraftstore.co.uk/

    They shipped it and notified me an hour after I placed the order. Really good comms and great bunch of folks (not to mention HUGE selection of gear). They have me as a customer for life now. When the parcel arrived today, the kettle was padded with bubble wrap, in a stout cardboard box, with three layers of vac seal plastic wrapping on the outside, plus the Customs/Shipping Label. I did not pay Duties or Taxes on this locally.

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    heavy duty nylon pouch, with TWO (2) D rings to clip to pack or webbing, plus cord and cordlock on the pouch

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    instruction sheet from the MFG

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    SAS Mkettle removed from pouch, with the burner plate inverted and stowed away. Beer can for size
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    in the hand.....nylon strap and neoprene sleeve to prevent burnt hands.
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    medical grade silicone Stopper plug, for transporting water (REMOVE WHEN BOILING)
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    Chimney and water fill port (stopper removed)
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    burner base flipped over and in place.
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    business end of the burner surface area on the bottom of the kettle
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    this is why i'm so excited by this kettle....it fits on my L.R.R.P.R. webbing pouches.
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    more,including field usage photos coming
     
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    kitchen test, boil 3/4 pint of water for ramen.

    Wet-Fire cube....melting in the heat of the apt.

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    kettle in place, quickly roars flame and heat up the waterjacket/chimney

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    the one wetfire cube heated up the water hot enough to use, but did not boil it. 5 minutes. My .25 cent dinner was delicious.

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    fueled with Methyl Hydrate (Marine Stove alchohol) (home depot/Lowes/etc). This burns 100 % clean and silently and is very hot

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    a tablespoon and a half boils a pint of water in about 4 - 5 minutes, cleanly (no odor), silently, and with minimal light (clear blue flame)


    In the field

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    this little kettle is awesome. Took it work today and had a brew up on a remote jobsite while waiting for the crew to load the 40 yard bin. Old guy walks over and in perfect British accent, asks me where i got the MKettle. Said he used to use the big ghillie kettles in the army all the time, for brew ups during patrols. He was astonished at the tiny size of this one and even more so when i said it fit into the webbing pouches. Gave him the website info and have never seen a happier gent. "thats just brilliant!" he kept saying. :cool:
     
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    have boiled about 100 pints of water so far with this lil kettle, and it is a very nice piece of kit to have. Its small size stows away neatly in the kit, and the water portion size is just right for a quick trailside hot drink.

    Paging @HelRaiser - did you get yours yet? :)
     
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