Dutch army daypack

The Dutch army daypack aka KL daypack or KLu daypack is a small backpack but equipped with foam-padded shoulder straps like it is a full size backpack. The bag has a main compartment with an internal divider and two side pockets. The weigh is about 1,35 kg and measurements are 45 x 28 x 18cmContinue reading “Dutch army daypack”

HPV Salsa regulating alcohol stove

At some point in history alcohol stoves or Spiritus stoves with a controllable flame were widely manufactured and used. These stoves are also called gravity fed alcohol stoves or valve controlled alcohol burners. The alcohol fuel isn’t under pressure as it is in petrol stoves. In the past many of them were manufactured in Germany.Continue reading “HPV Salsa regulating alcohol stove”

Stainless Steel mesh coffee filter

Easy to use and re-use system for pour over coffee. In this way you can enjoy a fresh cup of coffee instead of falling back on (tasteless) instant coffee. It is very suitable for one or two persons. The filter can be used as a filter itself or in combination with a additional paper filter.Continue reading “Stainless Steel mesh coffee filter”

Kerosene types and gradations

Kerosene is a quite generic term and also known as Paraffin, lamp oil, Jet-Fuel or Petroleum and can be used in camping stoves, heaters and lamps. It is usually made from crude oil by cracking and distillation. The distillation is done at different temperatures in order to obtain different fractions based on their boiling- andContinue reading “Kerosene types and gradations”

(Aspen) Alkylate fuel for camping stoves and lanterns

Aspen fuel is marketed for usage in small gardening machines like chainsaws and lawnmowers. Lesser known is that it is a excellent fuel for camping stoves and lanterns. It burns fiercely without any smell. Aspen fuel is a brand of so called Alkylate Petrol. This type of petrol is made by a synthesis process insteadContinue reading “(Aspen) Alkylate fuel for camping stoves and lanterns”