Sigg Firejet

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  1. Robert Radcliffe

    Robert Radcliffe United Kingdom SotM Winner Subscriber

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    I've just acquired my first Sigg Firejet with another on its way from @Harder D. Soerensen.
    Initial impressions are good. I love the design aesthetics, it's pleasing to the eye to unfold it.
    It appears straightforward to service, nothing too fiddly or tiny for my fingers.
    It burns well enough if not with the ferocity of my Optimus Nova.
    The neat integrated air restrictor.
    A few minus points are the friction fit top on the burner head that comes loose, the plastic pump feels a bit flimsy (although in fairness it is working well after a lot of use) and the dribble of fuel when you remove the fuel pipe from the pump (the previous owner directed this into his zippo lighter as he exclusively used white gas which I thought was clever).
    I'm running it on Aspen 4 in these shots.

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  2. Harder D. Soerensen

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    Hi @Robert Radcliffe
    Regarding the friction on the burner top - You can carefully widen those “springs” holding it in place - that way it doesn’t rattle or fall of.
    I cleaned the inner wire inside the fuel tube on the stove itself once - and left it after that - doesn’t seem to clogg.
     
  3. Robert Radcliffe

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    Thanks @Harder D. Soerensen. I've done what you suggested and it has certainly improved matters and I think I'm getting a better flame pattern too. Actually the power of this stove is more impressive than I first thought. Simmer isn't easy to achieve but with a name like Firejet clearly not what this stove is about.

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  4. Harder D. Soerensen

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    Great - it simmers better with low pressure in the fuel bottle - That way its easier to get a steady low burn.