I really like my Origo
3000 ... so much so, that I brought it home for winter and have been cooking/experimenting with it.
I like the simplicity above all else, along with the fact that it's a more than capable stove.
I hate trying to refill those hugemongous canisters that seem to only work up to when their about 1/2 full. It seems the alcohol "at the bottom", just doesn't wick up well enough.
When my flame goes down, I get the canister out and it's still much heavier than the other "empty" canister.
The other thing I don't care much about is that the Origi stove seems to be about two-times bigger and at least 2-times thicker, than I'd like.
I'd like to find a 1-burner with about half the height ... but can't find anything as such.
I'd also like to resolve the problem with taking a 1-gallon of denatured alcohol and trying to get it into a canister without getting it everywhere else in the process .... those %$&^*$# cans.
I'm wondering if I can re-distribute the alcohol, from the large gallon cans into 16oz(or so), empty eye-contact saline solution bottles(they seem to be fairly heavy-duty, tight and with a tight fitting cap), which would mean I could actually refill the stove with the canister in the unit, with the top tilted back.
I'd like to hear any ideas that could make this Origo
stove easier to work with and and ideas of a smaller(height-wise too), replacement.
Even a hanging stove ... or a fully gimballed stove, although all of these that I've seen are propane
, which I generally don't like.