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Old 08-11-2014, 08:58 AM   #11
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Boy, if one of these companies made the effort to make a quality 2 burner, low pressure stove, they could make a killing. RV forums web wide are constantly talking about this. It sure would be nice to hook up the the quick connect.

The only other thing, is to make one that simmers good. I have yet to use on (other that the naphtha gas ones) where you can effectively take the flame down to a low simmer. Doug, how does the Everest do at a really low flame?
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We bought the Everest this summer -- the reviews were great -- not just on this forum, but everywhere. I am having a love/hate relationship with it, but it's getting better -- I had a wrestling match every time I needed to attach the propane cannister, but it did seem like either it got less stiff or I got more adept. I never had a problem with the Coleman. Terry didn't have as much difficulty but it was stiff for him too. The lack of a handle is annoying, particularly because it is heavier than the Coleman -- maybe that's why it doesn't have the handle. We store it under the bed putting it through the hatch. It is also hard to get it to stay at a low simmer -- but that also seems to be better after using it for a few weeks -- I don't know if we just understand the knob better or it got unstiff.
The good thing is that things get cooked fast! Water boils quickly, stews get cooked -- there's a lot of power and the burners didn't go out because of wind -- the only time they went out when we were trying to get it to go very very low. There is plenty of room for two good size pots/pans.
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Old 08-11-2014, 01:31 PM   #13
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We bought the Everest this summer -- The lack of a handle is annoying, ...
My Everest has the handle molded into the bottom of the stove.
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Old 08-11-2014, 01:37 PM   #14
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Boy, if one of these companies made the effort to make a quality 2 burner, low pressure stove, they could make a killing. RV forums web wide are constantly talking about this. It sure would be nice to hook up the the quick connect.
I believe most of Camp Chef's stoves (not the Everset, but the Explorer and other one, two or three burner stoves) can run directly off of the quick connect on RVs. Camp Chef even sells a hose without a regulator for this purpose.
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Old 08-11-2014, 02:13 PM   #15
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I believe most of Camp Chef's stoves (not the Everset, but the Explorer and other one, two or three burner stoves) can run directly off of the quick connect on RVs. Camp Chef even sells a hose without a regulator for this purpose.
Seems to me you would just pull the regulator off a stove and replace it with a straight hose as the quick-connect comes after the tank regulator already - at least that worked on my last rig.
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I believe most of Camp Chef's stoves (not the Everset, but the Explorer and other one, two or three burner stoves) can run directly off of the quick connect on RVs. Camp Chef even sells a hose without a regulator for this purpose.
The issue for me with their low pressure stove, is that they are so darn big, and stowing them would be an issue. Right now I stow my Coleman under my dinette seat, on edge beside the batteries. I see the Everest has exactly the same dimensions, but a bit longer, so it would fit too. Unfortunately it is in the same category as the Coleman, in that it can't be converted to low pressure.

And yes, Camp Chef does sell a connector that replaces the regulator, then any low pressure hose with a quick connect and the right fittings can be used.
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Old 08-11-2014, 09:13 PM   #17
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I installed the Camp Chef stove/oven in our Boler. The 2 burner stove we love, easy to control, I can actually simmer sauces on it. The oven part is OK, it is not thematically controlled so keeping a steady temp for baking is a challenge

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Great looking Boler Ian! Pretty fresh and funky looking?

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I was one of the fortunate folks at the Oregon Gathering to see Ian's (and Joan's) Boler at the Oregon Gathering last month. It's exquisite!
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we have the Everest as well, you can cook in less than half the time- great for stir frying etc.
Love the stove, the best we've had yet.
I checked, it won' work on the quick connect.
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