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MSR WhisperLite Internationale Backpacking Stove

MSR WhisperLite Internationale Backpacking Stove

Product Description

Built tough for travel, the compact, multi-fuel MSR Whisperlite International stove allows you to use a variety of fuels available worldwide! Whisperlite International can run on white gas, kerosene, jet fuel and unleaded automobile fuel, making it the perfect stove for globetrotters. Self-purging pump is durable, easy to adjust and won't leak when you remove it from the stove after cooking. Stove unclogs itself as you hike; stove jet features a unique shaker, self-cleaning needle. Priming-wick shortens lighting and priming time so you can eat sooner. Large-diameter fuel line lets you burn poor-quality fuels such as unleaded gasoline with less maintenance and fewer cleanings than other stoves. Includes windscreen, reflector and storage sack. Requires MSR Fuel Bottle for operation, sold separately. Weight of liquid fuel stove includes only stove and fuel pump.

Product Details

Approx. Price:
$89.95 (Click to View Price Changes and Options)
Brand:
Msr
SKU:
709000
Manufacture ID:
11780

Reviews for MSR WhisperLite Internationale Backpacking Stove

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drnatus  
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02/07/2010 03:48PM
Fairly easy to light. Great for boiling water. Harder to simmer with, but that may be because I tend to overpump the fuel canister. Nicknamed..."The Afterburner". If all you are going to do is boil water, this is all the stove you will need. I consider it lightweight. I put the stove in one zip lock bag, the pump in another and both fit into the drawstring bag the stove comes with (along with the windscreen) and all of that goes with much room to spare into my 2.5 qt pot. Easy to disassemble and reassemble. Although have not needed to, repairs should be easy in the field.


Love it and would buy it again.
L.T.sully  
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02/08/2010 06:16PM
Perfect for boiling water, a little tough for temperature control however, and just about impossible to fry with.
moose plums  
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02/11/2010 10:19AM
A good fast boiling stove. It is my back up on a canoe trip.
takes a beating, and keeps on working. Had pump issues a while back and sent it back to MSR and they rebuilt it and sent it back it like new condition. They have excellent customer service.
TriTodd  
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03/29/2010 08:55PM
I purchased this stove using the advice of others concerning the availability of using multiple fuels. I also purchased the repair kit, but have never had to get it out after hours and hours of use. I find it very reliable...
ripple  
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05/24/2010 12:32AM
Multiple fuels, very light weight, nearly indestructable. Very important to keep clean- so it is not maintenance free.
edgeways  
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08/28/2010 02:48PM
As others have noted very lightweight. Good stove for exclusively HOT cooking. Not good for anything less than full tilt intense flame. I have retired mine in favor of a Drangonfly
Frenchy19  
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09/05/2011 03:20PM
Light, quiet and great for boiling water quickly, but that's about it. Given the price, I would not recommend one, nor would I ever purchase another.
Oisinirish  
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08/02/2014 07:08PM
I bought mine back when they were $49.99. Like already mentioned great fast boiling stove. Perfect for backpacking with freeze dried meals. We usually cook real food over the fire anyway so we use it for coffee and dish water.
Lightweight, small, simple and fuel versatility make it a keeper. Not sure i'd pay the $100.00 they're asking for it now though.
I've always wondered if a heat diffuser would help it.
drewbsd  
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07/15/2015 09:23AM
I bought this stove a few years back when I started doing some backpacking trips. I bought it new in the box at a garage sale I stumbled across. I have no complaints about it. It works great every time I use it and it is nice and compact. I would definitely recommend it.