When I did the Etekcity stove review, a few people on Reddit’s r/Ultralight asked why I didn’t get the BRS-3000T. Well I knew the Etekcity was reliable and the difference between 26g and 83g isn’t that huge to me. But because every one was on about it, I got one.
On Amazon at least, it seems this stove, the BRS-3000T has a few different names. I ended up getting this one, even though there were others at a few different ends of the price spectrum. Because this one had some good reviews, and it was prime eligible. Also it’s the same thing.
Starting off, the weight on the BRS-3000T is very good. As I said 26g is pretty light.
On the freedom side it’s 0.90 ounces.
In the 3:40 the BRS-3000T took to boil the 71F water, it used 9 grams of fuel. That’s 10-11 boils per 100 gram canister. The Etekcity used 7 grams and boiled at 3:15 on average in my tests. But it also weighs over twice as much.
In the video below I point out a few things, namely the wind effect and the size of the flame. I suspect that the BRS-3000T would be better on a little larger pot than the Snow Peak 600. Like an Evernew posta pot or an MSR Titan. I’m going to try all these with my Jetboil pot soon just to see what happens so maybe it’ll be better then, in the mean time a quick pro/con.
-It’s super light. 26g is nothing to sneeze at. It might blow away.
-The efficiency isn’t too bad. I’m sure there are worse stoves out there, 9g per boil is better to calculate too.
– It does use more than the Etekcity, and more than my MiniMo, which uses around 5g per boil. There are much more efficient stoves out there, but they are generally much heavier and are a part of a system.
– The stove is slower to boil than either of my other rocket stoves.
– The pot stand arms on the BRS-3000T are kinda hard to get into position. you have to stand them all upright, then click them down. Not a really big deal, but kinda annoying.
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