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      Ultralight Stove Kit - Designed for backpacking, but also great to include in a bug out bag or 72-hour kit. Basically, you use these to boil water and then add to dehydrated foods like instant potatoes, minute rice, or Knorr pasta kits. Fuel used is inexpensive HEET fuel additive (high test alcohol).

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