The Minuteman Rocket Stove is one of the most compact, portable and efficient rocket stoves on the market today, making it perfect as a survival, camping, or expedition cook stove.
As a result of its rocket stove design and internal ceramic insulation, the Minuteman Stove reaches operating temperatures in excess of 1200 degrees. Even large cast-iron Dutch ovens, canners, and full-sized stew pots are no problem for the Minuteman. Its’ highly insulated construction allows for minimal heat loss and focuses the heat where it is needed…on the cookware. Due to the premium, ceramic refractory insulation that fills the space between the burn tube and the military ammo can chassis, the Minuteman can be safely used on a wood picnic table without damaging the wood. The extremely high, internal heat double burns the combustible gases and results in a smokeless flame. In a survival situation, this keeps others from detecting your location and advertising that you have food. When camping or tailgating, a smokeless fire will make you much more popular with the neighbors, and you do not go home smelling like you and your gear spent the weekend fighting a forest fire.
The Minuteman requires much less fuel (small sticks, pine cones, bramble, biomass) than the larger rocket stoves and uses less than 1/10th the wood required by an open cooking fire or wood-burning cook stove. The fuel is readily available in almost any environment and requires no saws or splitting to process. This results in a huge time and energy savings from collecting and processing firewood and affords sustainability. Most of us live in a city or suburb and do not have access to an adequate and sustainable supply of fuel if using traditional wood-burning cooking methods. The Minuteman solves this problem and is also fast to light and easy to use. Gather a handful of sticks and twigs, start your fire, and you will be cooking in less than five minutes.
The Minuteman is the only self-contained rocket stove on the market.