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Coleman Gas Camping Stove | Classic Propane Stove, 2 Burner
Cooking power: Up to 20,000 total BTUs2 adjustable burners: For precise temperature controlWind-blocking panels: Shield burners from windPressure regulator: Pressure-control technology for consistent performance, even in extreme conditionsRuntime: Up to 1 hour on high on one 16.4 ounce propane cylinder (sold separately)3-year limited warranty
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u/ShakeproofLA · 39 pointsr/LosAngeles

Hi, I run a business called ShakeproofLA and what I do is set people up to get ready for The Big One.

To set the stage, you have to understand that Los Angeles has, historically, had a major earthquake every 100 years, but right now we haven't a big one since 1857 when a 7.9 struck Fort Tejon.
So, add that extra 60 years to the amount of tectonic pressure that will be released when it finally does happen.

Now, what I'm going to say will scare the shit out of people, but here it is: When the next major quake hits LA it will be a major, major catastrophe. Thousands of people will die and the damage will be counted in the tens, if not hundreds of billions of dollars.

The water mains will break. The highways will crumble. The gas lines will erupt and fires will break out all over the place. It's estimated, worst case scenario, that 1/3 of the city will burn down, partially due to the broken water mains. If the earthquake is during a heatwave, those problems will be compounded.

The dust and smoke and pollutants (asbestos, etc) thrown up by the quake will cause further health problems down the line as well.

Downtown, all the glass in the buildings will break and fall. Except glass doesn't fall straight down, it floats down like a leaf, meaning that it will be thousands of razor blades slicing across the street. The fire department thinks there will be up to 10 feet of broken glass in the streets afterwards. Moreover, some 1/3 of the buildings in downtown could collapse, including many of the skyscrapers which were build using flawed construction techniques, during the 60's and 70's and 80's. Many of those same buildings are packed with asbestos, much like the World Trade center.

Scary AF, right? Well, I have a motto: "It's absolutely going to happen, so don't worry." All you can do it get prepared.

As the freeways will be out, there's basically going to be no leaving town. More likely than not, you will have to shelter in place. That being the case, you will need supplies.

Here's a list of ABSOLUTE NECESSITIES for you to have on hand. It's only a few hundred bucks and it very well could be the difference between life and death.

What I have listed are only suggestions and I'm not endorsing any particular brand over another. If you find something that does the same job for cheaper, great.

Have at least 2 weeks supply of food above and beyond what is kept in the freezer and/or pantry. Below are some options, but feel free to search around and find the best price/amount for you and your family

Food Option 1
Food Option 2
Food Option 3

Emergency Radios are a must-have and the wind-up type, with a flashlight cover multiple bases at once.
Radio Option 1
Radio Option 2

These jugs are available at any local Home Depot and will last for 5 years in storage. Do not store on concrete floors at it will leech, instead store on wood, cardboard or carpet only. You want one jug per person per week. Additionally, if you have a hot water heater, wait until it cools and use that. Be aware that the first water that comes out will be mostly mineral silt, so be sure to run it through a coffee filter.

The Lifestraw allows you to drink any gross water you find.

If you have an outdoor grill, great. That's your cooking platform. Make sure you have extra propane. If not, get a camp stove.
Camp Stove 1

Propane -
To be sourced locally.

Honey Buckets
You're going to need a place to poop, right? Get a honey bucket, or get hepatitis. Your choice.

First Aid Kit

I can't emphasize enough for people to buy these. N95 is the standard you want, as it will filter most pollutants. Buy these and don't get mesothelioma later in life.


Power Station

And the list continues. Have a car kit ready, consisting of water (I like VOSS water, as it's in glass, a couple Clif bars, a hat, sunblock, and old pair of walking sneakers and a space blanket. And dust masks. Don't forget those.

Fill out a FEMA Emergency Plan. and you'll really know where to go and who to contact in an emergency.

And that's the basics. Two weeks of survival supplies and FEMA will be on the scene, hopefully and roads will be open enough to get out of dodge.

Another good idea is to strap your furniture and TV to the walls, into the studs. I'd provide a guide, but that's my job, y'all.

u/theallusiveillusion · 10 pointsr/CampingGear

Nothing wrong with going with the classic green Coleman double burner propane stove.

But whatever cheap folding chairs you want since you only need two, figure out what you like and hate, then buy a better chair with that new knowledge. Cheap chairs that won't break if you don't abuse them cost about $10, so I think that's the way to go over spending $50+ right away.

For car camping, we've never had issues with Coleman coolers either. They're not expensive, you can buy ice at the camp store, and some of them are quite large. Really, any cooler should be fine for car camping because you can buy ice, so the more important factors in choosing one are probably capacity and ease of use (separated half lids, drainage, handles).

u/travellingmonk · 9 pointsr/CampingGear

REI has a very good camping checklist. Of course it's a US site and REI sells high quality stuff that is usually out of the price range of most beginners, so use it as a general guide on what you need, not necessarily the exact items you want to buy. Last time I was down under I was a shocked at the markup on imported US brands, so make do with what you can get down there.

I'm assuming you're going car camping; driving up to a campsite and unloading the gear. And I'm going to assume family of five means three kids say 8-14 or so. With older teens or more adults you'll need to pack more food and might need a bigger cooler, need a bigger tent or different sleeping arrangements.

Here are some recommendations for the basics. I'm linking to Amazon so you can see the products, and hopefully find something similar locally.

Tent - Coleman Montana 8. It's a well regarded tent for the price. Big enough for a family, can fit a couple of queen size air mattresses in there (kids can share a full size mattress or bring smaller inflatables). Whatever tent you get, make sure you take it out of the bag and try setting it up a few times. When setting up the tent, make sure you take out the poles and stakes and set them in a specific location, so they don't get lost and they don't get stepped on (and broken). If anything is confusing, get it sorted out before you go!

Sleeping bags - depends on where you are going and when. You can buy Coleman synthetic bags pretty cheap at most outdoor stores. Synthetic bags are generally heavy and bulky, but will get the job done. The rating on the bag is generally the extreme rating... as in you probably won't die at that temp but it might be a cold miserable night. Mummy bags save some weight and some bulk and are warmer, but some don't like the constrictive nature of the bags. Bring pillows from home to make things more comfortable (but note that you may have to wash them when you get home). Throw pillows will work, probably better than "backpacking" pillows. Or you can bring pillow cases and stuff them with spare clothes and jackets... I generally use throw pillows car camping.

Mattress pad - if you're car camping, don't bother with backpacking pads. Bring full size Coleman air mattresses, or even a queen. Remember you'll need some way to inflate the pad; a battery operated pump will work but is slow. You can get a pump that plugs in, but you 1. need an inverter in the car, 2. need an extension from the car into the tent since the inflated mattress probably won't fit through the door of the tent. Make sure you get the dimensions of all the air mattresses and the dimensions of the tent and make sure everything fits with some room to spare. Remember that you also need room for gear; of course the car is right there and you can always leave gear in the car, but on a chilly morning it's nicer to just open your bag and get a hat rather than run out to the car.

Stove - Camp Chef Everest dual burner propane stove. The Coleman dual burner stove is a classic and works well.

Cookset - I use full size pots and pans for car camping. You can just bring what you have at home (not too big, the stove won't fit big pots and pans), or maybe find cheaper stuff in the clearance section of some stores (if the stuff at home is too nice to bring camping). Along with the pots and pans, bring your usual utensils. You can bring paper plates, plastic cups and forks/knives, or buy "camping" stuff. Don't forget the spices and condiments, trivets for hot plates, coffee, tea, bottle/wine opener...

Water - Is there potable water at the campsite? Are you bringing your water or do you need to filter? I generally bring a couple of Coleman 5 gallon water jug. They collapse until I need them... but you really can't fill them all the way up since they're really difficult to carry. Or you might be able to buy water at the grocery store and just bring what you need - 1 gallon per day per person should be fine, more if it's hot and you're being very active.

Washing - if there's no washing facilities, you want to bring a wash basin to clean up the dishes and utensils. Don't forget the dish soap and sponge for cleaning pots and pans.

Cooler - Coleman Xtreme 70quart. Or the Igloo Max. I prefer something smaller since I've got a smaller sedan and will run into town more frequently. If you're only going overnight, you may only need a small cooler, but if your kids drink lots of milk or only cool juice, you may want to invest in a good size, well rated cooler.

Headlamps - it's good for everyone to have their own headlamps. The Black Diamond Spot is a good headlamp from a great company. You can a cheap Energizer Headlamp for under $15 for young kids, they're not great but work well enough.

Camp lantern - Coleman propane lanterns are the ol' standard, work great and cast great light. Uses the same 1lb propane tanks as the stove. But many are going with LED lanterns... these Cheap camp lanterns on Amazon seem like a pretty good deal, I've got some like them and they work fine. Very bright and very white, but cheap and effective.

Packing/hauling - Rubbermaid tote. These tubs make a great way to haul and store gear. I also store food in my tubs; make sure you can secure them so critters can't get in.

Tarp - bring a couple. It's good to have one tarp to hang over the cooking / eating area. You'll need some rope or cord to tie these up.

Folding chairs and tables - bring 'em if you've got 'em. It's much easier to cook standing up at a table.

Firewood - call ahead or check online, some campsites have firewood restrictions; some places you can't forage for wood and you need to buy it locally.

Garbage bags - bring a couple of big ones, a bunch of smaller bags if you need to pack up smelly stuff.

Well, I hope that enough for a start. Good luck!

u/[deleted] · 8 pointsr/camping

Bed tents are a pain in the ass and insanely expensive. Plus it removes the best part about a pickup truck: putting shit in the bed.

I would just start out for the two of you getting a standard tent and air mattress. Maybe $100 total investment. Use that a couple times and as you learn what works and doesn't work for you, you can upgrade.

I've personally changed my car camping setup 3 times in the last couple years. I just recently changed up to a smaller 6 person "dark" cabin tent so I can sleep in, and a cot. I've always used air mattresses in the past.

If you're wondering, this is my current car camping tent. Dark tents are kinda new on the market and having both dark and instant was a very big want of mine. There's nothing worse than the sun shining in your tent at 6am waking you up after drinking whiskey til 3am.

I was using this air mattress that I like a lot, but I thought I'd change things up a bit and try this cot out so I don't have to worry about electrickery.

As far as everything else goes? I just use a standard sheets and a pillow unless temps are supposed to be cold (below 50f) then I switch to a sleeping bag rated for 29f. Grab a couple $6 folding chairs from Walmart. Fatwood to start fires. Coleman campstove, and a cast iron pan.

If my campsite has power, I will use a small room heater in the tent. If your campsite doesn't have power, at least have a inverter on hand just in case you need power for something (air mattress?).

In terms of food? There's a million things you can eat that doesn't require refrigeration/cooler so don't go crazy thinking you need a $500 yeti to camp for a weekend.

u/What_No_Cookie · 5 pointsr/camping

Coleman Classic, parents have had it since I was a child and I'm still using it when I car camp with large groups 20+ years later.

u/USS_Aayhan · 4 pointsr/overlanding

I've been using a Coleman Classic for 13 years now. Used them in Boy Scouts in all kinds of weather and terrain, bought one for myself when I out together my camper, used it everywhere from Arizona flatlands to the high Sierras. The dials give you good control and it runs off of any propane tank.

If you ask me you can't beat it.

u/codewolf · 4 pointsr/Survival

I (as well as many, many others) was stuck without power for about a week in an early winter in October here in the North East US when it snowed before the trees dropped their leaves. This caused a mess.

Here's some things that helped me get through the week (in no order):

  • Cyalume snap lights. These worked as a great source of light that lasted about 12 hours (get the good ones) and took no batteries. I now have a few stashed in every room of the house.

  • A propane camp stove and lots of cans of propane. This and a large pot was all I had to make hot water to wash with.

  • Water, lots of water! I filled 4, 5-gallon containers, all the other containers I had, bought as much as I could get. I had to use the water to flush the toilet as well since my well pump went out with the power.

  • Fill a bunch of zip lock freezer bags with water and freeze them now. I used these for cooling food (although we also had access to snow). Fill your freezer with ice!

  • A few coolers to keep things cool/cold.

  • A percolating coffee pot for camping - this made some great coffee. Also a french press works as well.

  • Peanut butter, soup, tuna, other canned goods that you don't need to cook were OK in a pinch.

  • A generator. The first night of the storm, I ordered a generator from Amazon on my phone with next day delivery. All the big box stores were emptied fast but I had one delivered the next day!

  • LED Flashlights and tons of batteries.

  • A few radios. At least one that can be charged with a wind up.

  • Battery backups - those phone charger bricks, solar chargers, those auto jump start batteries usually have a 12V charger as well. I also keep a few charged car batteries on hand for 12V in a pinch.

    Good luck, stay safe!
u/Eksander · 4 pointsr/vandwellers

C'mon now, you already figured out that you don't need a huge house with 10 different rooms to be happy, although everyone tells you otherwise. You don't need a fully equipped kitchen either.

Get an second hand axe and stone, if you can find some wood around it saves money from gas... Go to a local scrapyard and grab a SMALL laundry machine drum to make a firepit you can carry in and out of the van.

For emergencies, bad weather, lack of time, get a gas camping stove:

Everything else, dollar tree or somewhere cheap.. Few plates, knifes, forks, a cooking pot..

u/SlothDragone · 3 pointsr/Coachella

I would go with this Stove

u/cwcoleman · 3 pointsr/CampingGear

Using a fire for every meal becomes a chore. Wood may cost money ($5 a bundle) and definitely takes time to get going and manage. It's also limiting because you can't leave while it's going, someone must be around to watch it.

I recommend a stove. At least for breakfast, going no-cook for lunch.
Coleman brand stoves are classic car camping options. Amazon has the basic 2-burner one for $42:


    Then you'll need a pot and skillet, which thrift stores often have for super cheap. Maybe a spatula, tongs, or whatever accessories you use in your home kitchen.

    Simple accessories like paper towels, wash bucket, and hand sanitizer are also helpful around the kitchen.

    Really - whatever you cook at home you can cook while camping. You'll want to simplify some recipes - but with some prep you can eat the same stuff on the road that you eat at home.

    Eggs, sausage, tortillas make great breakfast food. Oatmeal and pastries are simple. Always coffee.
    I like sandwiches for lunch.
    Dinner can be anything. We typically have lots of time for dinner so we don't rush. Steaks are classic, or simply hamburgers. Hot dogs are okay, but get the fancy ones at least. Pasta is simple and filling, 1 pot. 'hobo' packet dinners are a great solution for cooking in the fire.
    Desert is a treat. Chocolate or fruit maybe. Cobbler takes extra effort but is delicious camping food.

    The cooler can be anything. They range in price from $20 to $2000, and generally you get what you pay for. I would recommend against the simple styrofoam ones and get something that will last. Go to your local discount store/Walmart and see what they have on sale.
u/FredTheBartender · 3 pointsr/FireflyFestival

Apologies for the disgusting amazon link.

I know this is also a Coleman, and you've had bad experiences, but this has served me well through ~10 years of cub scout/boy scout camping. Highly recommend it.

As far as what you're looking at, the Tritons are nice, but I've actually had better luck with the one I linked above, it seems to me with Coleman gear, as you go up in price, things tend to break more. I've never heard of Koblenz.

u/korravai · 3 pointsr/camping

I have this coleman which is much cheaper than the one you list and works great.

u/somuchpizza · 3 pointsr/vandwellers

Here's the cooking rig I use

Coleman Classic Propane Stove

u/wasserlust · 2 pointsr/CampingandHiking

If car camping, get yourself a butane camp stove. Sometimes you can't get a fire going or you need to cook more evenly. Great for making breakfast.

u/PepperPreps · 2 pointsr/preppers

small camping stove

because being able to cook and boil water when the power goes out is amazing.

I have this one, which I recommend if you want to spend the extra $

sorry for huuuuuge links wtf edit: Thank you helpful mod!

u/Sarahellen · 2 pointsr/travel

I see what you're saying about the schedule and it does make sense. There are some other things to see that aren't far from the Grand Canyon such as the Hoover Dam and even Red Rocks Canyon. I believe Red Rocks is closer to Vegas so that might be a bit of a drive,

That camping stove you found looks very cool. We went with a $50 camping stove that runs on small propane canisters. We were only on the road for two weeks so the one you found may be better since you will be using it more than we did. Here is a link to the one we have:

One of the cool things about traveling out west is that the major cities and towns are so spread out. Most of the places you will drive through will be small rural towns where you will get a glimpse of authentic 'American culture.' I live in NY and most of the major metro areas are so close together and so densely populated that you have to travel pretty far to see something other than buildings, concrete and chain fast food places. That's why when I went out west I felt like I was in a foreign country. I loved finding the 'Main Street' of the small towns we traveled through and then walk into the 'mom and pop' stores to ask them to tell me about their town. They were always happy someone was interested in their town and loved to share their story and experiences.

u/Zooshooter · 2 pointsr/camping

I have gear for backpacking. To wit, this includes the following:

sleeping bag


hammock - the explorer deluxe asym zip model

Nova stove

Venom stove

Cheap Amazon stove

Coleman stove - for camping with the gf

Small, field serviceable water filter

Backup, Fire, Starters

An emergency blanket or two

An RD7 knife, which I can't link because I'm at work and it's filtered...
A folding pruning saw that you can buy at any hardware store, I think mine was $7
For a cook kit, I have nylon forks and spoons, a soup can to cook in(the venom stove fits inside it perfectly), if the gf is coming with I bring this cooking kit instead to go along with the big Coleman stove.

With my hammock, I bring what's called an underquilt. I can't link you to this because I made it myself, but it's two sheets of nylon material with mesh fabric sewn in between to make box tubes, then the box tubes are stuffed with goose down and the blanket is sewn shut. It's extremely light, fairly warm, and I tie it up to the bottom of my hammock to keep my backside warm in weather below 65F. In a pinch I can add one of my emergency blankets between the hammock and underquilt for extra warmth.

I also bring headlamps that have a red led and a white "high power" led. No flashlights or lanterns for me, they're too bright. I have a small, brightly colored dry bag that is full of first aid stuff and an assortment of odds & ends in my backpack's top pocket.

I also bring an old 35mm film canister with 6 dice inside and a tape-laminated copy of the rules for playing Farkle. With the 6 dice you could also play Yahtzee or several other dice games.

u/asdfasdafas · 2 pointsr/camping

I generally think Coleman are a bunch of assholes, but I have this one which I've been happy with. The folding sides are kinda flimsy, but it's also pretty light. The 20,000 BTU burners are nice for cooking as well. The knobs are a bit touchy, but it's do-able.

It's probably not as nice as you're looking for, but for $40 bucks you can't really go wrong.

u/StellaMaroo · 2 pointsr/AskReddit

I had a truck when I was homeless for a couple of months after graduating. It had a canopy which was awesome because I could roll out my sleeping bag in the back of the truck when I needed to sleep. I had a propane stove that I would heat canned soup when I was tired of uncooked Ramen. Spend the day in the library when your awake and not working. Sometimes I would get woken up by a cop telling me that it is against the law to sleep in your car. I would recommend a Wal-Mart parking lot. I found good luck parking near busy college party areas. I figure if an officer ever asked me if I was sleeping in my car I could say that I had too much to drink and I didn't want to drive home.

u/bannik1 · 1 pointr/vandwellers
u/phil_g · 1 pointr/CampingGear

The Coleman Classic is $43 on Amazon.

That said, I really like my Camp Chef Everest. At its high end, it definitely puts out more heat than a Coleman Classic, and the Everest goes lower and simmers better, too. (Though the Coleman isn't horrible at simmering. I've certainly used other stoves that were worse.) The piezoelectric igniter on the Everest is a nice feature, too, though lighting a Coleman manually isn't really a problem.

If you just want something to cook on and don't want to spend too much money, the Coleman is perfectly fine. If you do a lot of fancier cooking and $100 isn't too much, go for the Everest.

u/oldyellowtruck · 1 pointr/kitchens

You can find this or something very similar in the outdoor/camping department at Walmart or any other place near you that sells camping supplies.

u/cr0ft · 1 pointr/VanLife

You can get a camping stove. They pack tiny, and they can still be used for making real food. Lack of refrigeration means you need to buy stuff fresh daily.

I personally like the classic Trangia kit that's made in Sweden, but there are many options, just pick what you think might work.

Lots of people seem to like Jetboil

Just make sure you have a fire extinguisher if you're going to be playing around with open flames.

Of course, if you can spare space for a folding stove, cooking would be even easier. For instance, - but with this you need larger propane bottles and hoses and stuff, so it doesn't pack quite as small.

u/Havok3c · 1 pointr/CampingGear

My wife and I recently got a bum h of new gear for a trip we have coming up in April. In deciding what to get I did a lot of research price comparison and review reading. My eye was towards price for performance. When I looked at items I looked at online reviews the questions section on amazon(this is a great tool) and even looked up some of the manufacturers. Here is what I came up with and perhaps can help you with gear selection.

Tent I chose NTK Colorado I looked at tents from Coleman, Kelty and a few others and kept coming back to this one. It fit my budget and all the reviews for all their tents were very high. I looked up the company and it said they have been making tents for 40 years in Brazil. I will be test setting mine up today but it looks like a really solid tent for the money.

Air Mattress sound asleep this one I do have experience with as my kid has one and sleeps on it all the time. She has abused the heck out of it and it is still going strong. It was a no brainier for me on this one.

Cooler frosty cooler I wanted a yeti but 600 bucks is crazy for a cooler but still needed something better then a plastic Coleman. After looking at all the yeti clones this one seemed to stand out from the rest.

For sleeping bags what ever fits your budget I wouldn't spend a lot since your car camping you can bring blankets with you for both comfort and warmth.

Camp stove Coleman classic I have had mine for years and the damn thing keeps on going. No need to get fancy the classic Coleman does it well.

My trip is coming up the second week of April we will be going to Zion for four nights then the Grand Canyon for 4 nights then across to Texas where we will be camping just outside of Austin for the Moto GP race. For the tent and the cooler that I have not tested yet I will let you know how they preform.

u/omg_pwnies · 1 pointr/camping

Assuming you are car camping, I'd suggest you get a camp stove similar to this one. That opens up so many more possibilities. Breakfast gets really easy (eggs, bacon, pancakes, french toast, etc.). Plus reheating pre-made things like chili, stews, etc.

u/FUDDCAMP · 1 pointr/camping

Where will you be camping? You may seriously need a bear bag if you're packing in a bunch of meat. How are you planning on running the rice cooker too?

As for the grill, I'm not sure if you want propane powered or passive so here's both. I've personally used both and they both work well.



The case the powered one comes with isn't great and by your text it sounds like you're leaning more towards relaxed camping (Which I would recommend for a first time.)

2nd Powered:

Coleman usually makes pretty good stuff that'll last and this one has more burners.

I've never had a problem with packing meat in ice for camping. But I've never tried dry ice so I don't know the pros/cons but that might be overkill for a short trip. As long as your cooler is good and the weather isn't too hot where you're at it'll last multiple days.

Do you need any help with getting other camping supplies?

u/driftingrover · 1 pointr/vandwellers

Don't need all the fancy stuff. A basic $43 two-burner stove + some metal underneath/behind/above and a vent is all you need.

In fact you can skip the metal and vent if you can rely on cooking outside somewhere.

u/butanerefill · 1 pointr/preppers

Not sure which comment exactly you are answering here (you replied to the top post), but just to be clear re butane and propane, I have different stoves for each. My propane stove is this one:

I use this hose adapter to hook up a 20 lb tank to the stove:

These newer hoses don't leach oils, so no fuel filter is needed.

u/bigpipes84 · 1 pointr/AskCulinary

^ that combined with this...problem solved.

u/Drdrewness1891 · 1 pointr/bonnaroo

I've had one of these for camping for years, we've used it hundreds of times, It won't break like class and it holds heat longer if you have small (camping style) coffee cups.

Almost everyone has one of these, but they are tried and true as well.

or a smaller/cheaper backpacking style stove

you'd need to bring a pot/saucepan though for either of these stoves

u/definitelynotaspy · 1 pointr/CampingGear

Is the Coleman stove you use one that uses white gas? If so, look into getting one of their propane stoves instead. Much easier to use. Cooking for a family, I’d think you’d want something with two burners, so that rules out the backpacking stoves. I use this one and it works great. The temp control is a little finicky, but once you get used to it it’s not an issue.

For cookware and utensils, GSI and Stanley both have decent options that pack away nicely. I use a Toaks Titanium spork when camping as pretty much my only utensil and it works surprisingly well. I know Snow Peak makes a similar one, and Light My Fire has plastic spoon/fork options. For plates/bowls when car camping I just use cheapo plastic ones from Walmart. I think they were a couple bucks for five of them and they’re pretty bulletproof.