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Optimus Crux Lite Cooking System

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  • Hard-anodized aluminum pot and fry pan (doubles as the pot lid) disperse heat evenly, are nonstick, durable and scratch-resistant and clean up easily
  • Fry pan and 0.6-liter pot conveniently store stove, fuel canister and utensils (canister and utensils sold separately)
  • Ultralight stove weighs in at 2.7 oz.—perfect for ounce-counting adventurers
  • Two-inch burner head spreads the flame evenly; flip-out pot supports provide a 4.5 in. cooking surface and directional windscreen
  • Spring-tensioned flame-control valve adjusts flame from steady simmer to rolling boil; control wire is sized for glove-friendly operation
  • Pot and fry pan together weigh 5.6 oz.
  • Pot and fry pan together measure 4.8 x 4.1 in.
  • Includes a mesh storage bag


Specs based on manufacturer's information. Please note: Optimus products can only be shipped to U.S. addresses.

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Best Use Backpacking
Fuel type Canister
Fuel Isobutane-propane
Auto Ignition No
Burn Time (Max Flame) (8 oz. of fuel) 1 hr. 30 min.
Average Boil Time 3 minutes
Dimensions 4.7 x 4.4 inches
Weight 9.4 ounces

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