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*PRE-ORDER* Firebox Scout
- Manufacturer: Folding Firebox
- Product Code: MDWYBX
- Availability: Pre-Order
Available for pre-order on Kickstarter August 30th 11am MST, available to pre-order on this listing September 2nd. Shipping est to be in December, not guaranteed for Christmas.
Easy to Use- The Scout is designed to be intuitive even for those without experience or who are less mechanically inclined.
Easy to follow step-by-step instructions are also included.
Fuel versatility- The Scout can run on a variety of commercially available fuels, but more importantly, it can run on wood. You can only store so much fuel, and if you need to bug out you will only be able to take so much of it with you. The Scout can run on gathered twigs and sticks or even broken up furniture etc.
Capable- The Scout can be configured to provide efficient air-fuel ratios to a wide range of fuels and environmental conditions. It can be adjusted to draw less air for accelerated fuels, or more air for difficult burning conditions (requires the optional Accelerator Cross Bars), i.e., poor quality wood, damp or cold weather and or high elevation locations where less oxygen is available.
Economical- The Scout can only be helpful if it's where you need it, when you need it. The Scout's design takes advantage of low-cost production methods (we also offer four-pack discounts), so you can afford to keep Scout Stoves in multiple locations and or in each of your vehicles. It also makes a thoughtful gift for family and friends.
Portable- Your home may become unsafe or the unexpected may occur when you're away. The Scout is self-contained and lightweight (pack weight 5.4oz) for easy transport. You can also store a fuel supply and or fire-making kit inside the stove to know that everything you need is in one package. It is a grab-and-go essential item.
Its simple design makes it easy to understand and use. Yet it remains very capable. It can easily run on most commercially available fuels but more importantly it is capable of burning wood as a backup fuel. This simple box and two lids can be arranged multiple ways to accommodate a variety of fuels and or environmental conditions. The "Wind-Proof Lighter" hole pattern has been calibrated to provide the right temperature for cooking, while maximizing fuel efficiency. The top and bottom lids keep it self-contained and make it possible to store provisions inside. You can keep a fire kit and your fuel supply ready to grab & go!
We are offering a 4-pack discount on the Firebox Scout stove and our 3-quart Billy Pot. This discount makes cooking without power more accessible to everyone. It also helps those who want to keep a stove kit in each of their cars. In the heat of the summer, you'll be able to boil water to stay hydrated. In the winter, you'll be able to build a warming fire and melt snow for drinking.
How to use various fuels with the Scout:
To burn the Firebox Fuel Puck, fuel tablets or other accelerated fuels you’ll want to restrict some of the air flow. Simply use one of the lids to cover the lower row of holes. This slows the fire and makes the fuel last much longer and at the perfect cooking temperature.
For burning wood in the form of twigs and sticks use the lid as a pedestal, this allows you to feed sticks in at an upwards angle. The flame will naturally climb to the ends of the sticks allowing you to feed them in as they burn.
Positioning pins and an easy-to-understand hole pattern make it convenient to use canned fuels like Sterno, alcohol burners like the Trangia, or even a gas burner for using pressurized fuels like propane or isobutane.
The Scout’s specially designed Multi-Fuel Fire Grate (optional) makes it possible to use solid fuel tablets, wood pellets or even charcoal.
To maintain a cooking temperature, place your pan directly on the stove. The calibration of hole pattern, meters exhaust flow to control the heat. If you need more heat for boiling, add the (optional) Accelerator Cross Bars. This provides an additional ¼” exhaust gap all the way around the stove. It supercharges the Scout making it possible to burn a Swedish fire torch, wood pellets, even damp or poor-quality wood. It also makes your Scout Stove work better at high elevations where less oxygen is available.
Scout Stove includes: Stove, 2 lids, Positioning Pins and Stove Case.
Scout Performance Kit includes: Stove, 2 lids, Positioning Pins, Accelerator Cross Bars, Multi-Fuel Fire Grate, Stove case and 2 Fuel Pucks.
Billy Pot Survival Kit includes: Scout Performance Kit, Firebox 3 qrt Billy Pot, Heavy Duty Pot Case, Fire Starting Kit (ferro rod, striker, tinder wick w/snuffer), Trangia Spirit Burner, (2) 8oz. Fuel Flasks, Small Grill, (2) fork/spoon combination utensils and 2 additional Fuel Pucks for a total of 4.
Pack Weight of Stove: 5.4 oz. (152 grams)
(Weight does not include Lids, Accelerator Cross Bars or Multi-Fuel Fire Grate)
Weight of One Lid: 3.6 oz. (104 grams)
Weight of Multi-Fuel Fire Grate: 3 oz. (85 grams)
Weight of Positioning Pins: 0.06 oz (15 grams)
Weight of Firebox Fuel Puck: 3.6 oz. (104 grams)
Weight of Accelerator Cross Bars: 1.2 oz.Dimensions: Closed 4.5" x 4.5" x 5"