Stoves In Use-The Cooking Thread

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  1. Daryl United States

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    Ham and eggs again, cooked on Okeeff & Merritt Cook Quick No. 12. The happy face is to help us through our trying times.
    Stay home, stay safe, wear mask. Daryl sunny SoCal
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  2. MrAlexxx

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    @Daryl Nice stove Daryl. I like the happy face!!! :)

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    I thought some of this looked familiar, I just read this same post on advrider! Common interests!
     
  4. Daryl United States

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    @Steviebear Your right, cast iron cooking pairs so well with these old stoves.
    enjoy Daryl sunny SoCal
     
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    I see now that I captured my pot just before the accident. Got some help with stiring. No one got hurt. Shut down the stove, emptied it and fired straight away again. A bit yellow flame, but a good cleaning will probably fix it again. 20200426_183253.jpg 20200426_183340.jpg
     
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    Using my Coleman 400 / Sigg Cookset combo to make pasta

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    @esphojo Ouch. I feel you on that one. Such a nice stove. What was the meal ? It sure is orange looking.

    @Blueflame111 That looks like a good and stable set up you have going there.
     
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    @Cookie I'm liking this 400 more and more. I've been using it on a regular basis. I'm fairly new to Coleman stoves and mostly have stoves of a European origin, but this stove is growing on me
     
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    Blueflame111 ,Always wondered how the windscreen on a Sigg for 400 fit . I have one for a 123 but never got one for the 400 . When you pack it up where does the screen fit in the kit ? Are the pots the same as the 123 kit , I know it has probably been reviewed on the forum many times just curious . Went thru and tuned up my 400 just yesterday . Agreed on the good set up . WR
     
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    @William Ritchie

    William, I have several of these sets but the one I posted earlier with the 400 is by far the largest pot that came with any of my sets. Here are some pictures of how the set comes together and the difference between the large pot I posted earlier and the much more common "large" size pot you typically see with the Sigg sets for the 123 IMG_20200427_201656.jpg IMG_20200427_201830.jpg IMG_20200427_201932.jpg IMG_20200427_201958.jpg
     
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    For those who are interested in such things, the Sigg windscreen for the Coleman 400 fits both the 400 and the Coleman 533. The part number for the burner box assembly on both stoves is a 400-5261, so the fit is the same...
     
  12. William Ritchie

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    Blueflame111 , Thanks for the photos and explanation , I take it the 400 kit is made of stainless as well . WR
     
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    @William Ritchie

    The one I used earlier is aluminum. The other typical large size pot is stainless. Typically used for the 123

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    @Blueflame111 I'm glad that you posted this. I was unaware of the windscreen for the 400. My 550B's are my only real experience with coleman single burner stoves. I passed up a really good deal on a 400 recently simply because it was a coleman because I too prefer european stoves. My recent acquisition of the 428 may slowly increase the attractiveness of colemans for me. Only time will tell.
     
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    Giving her a proper test. Cooked two full meals and still have half a tank of fuel left. So far so good. Boneless pork chops, sweet corn with butter and honey, and skillet fried potatoes.
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    @Cookie Happy I could shed some light on these great cook sets and the 400. I would say my favorite aspects, of the 400 are: no priming and excellent simmering
     
  17. William Ritchie

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    I sure like the 426 type stoves , a mainstay in the wall tent for me , Don't know about the 400 not needing to prime I installed a 1.25 inch round disc of 1/4 inch thick carbon felt under the pot stand over the burner retainer on mine early on ,soaks up a cap full of fuel nicely , saves a lot of flareups / floods , especially when cold . WR
     
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    @William Ritchie

    Admittedly, I have not used the 400 in any serious cold weather. I'm sure it would help to prime it in colder weather, but in mild weather, I have had no issued pumping it up and lighting and letting it heat itself up till the flames turn blue after about a minute
     
  19. William Ritchie

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    No LIKE button But I agree in fair weather . WR
     
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    I've used my Coleman 425E in the cold weather. It does take a bit to warm up, but works very well once it does.