Snowpeak Kettle No. 1 Unboxing And Mini Review

Discussion in 'Outdoor Gear, Survival Equipment & More' started by The Warrior, Dec 30, 2013.

  1. The Warrior

    The Warrior Insane Viking Moderator

    Mar 11, 2011
    Got this Snowpeak Kettle No. 1 for Christmas, thought I'd do an unboxing, and mini review.

    The box:

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    Opened:

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    Out:

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    Unbagged:

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    Reverse side. Note the folding handles, bail, and spout, that has been spot welded in:

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    Close up of the spot welding:

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    Handle out:

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    Bail up:

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    In hand:

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    You would be able to hold the lid while pouring, a nice feature. Of course you would have to be careful if hot:

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    Next to my 12cm Zebra, and Trangia Mini set for size comparison:

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    I had read somewhere, that a 12cm Zebra lid would fit perfectly on the Snowpeak Kettle No. 1, and they were right, perfect fit:

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    The Zebra's insert pan also fits:

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    And, of course, the Zebra lid would fit over it. You can see how well it fits. I was thinking, that this might be a good baking combo. Put some cake filling, bread, etc, in the insert pan, and the heat would escape out the spout:

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    The pan does tilt with the handles out. This is empty:

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    But even with the handles in, as expected:

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    Weighs in at 250 grams...:

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    ...or, 8.82 ounces:

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    Very satisfied with this set. I think the size is about perfect, and the weight is good. I like that it has a both bail, and folding handles. This is made out of stainless, and thick enough to be heavy duty, but not too thin to be cheap. I believe it holds 30 ounces, by the way.

    Thanks for looking.
     
  2. The Warrior

    The Warrior Insane Viking Moderator

    Mar 11, 2011
    Oh yeah, this was about $25 shipped, great price.
     
  3. Guyon

    Guyon Biscuit Whisperer Staff Member Super Mod

    Mar 15, 2000
    Good review, Dubz. I've got this kettle and the 12 cm Zebra too. Didn't realize they're compatible. Thanks for the info.
     
  4. The Warrior

    The Warrior Insane Viking Moderator

    Mar 11, 2011
    Thanks man. I love this thing. Looking forward to using it.
     
  5. neeman

    neeman

    Apr 5, 2007
    Thank you for an excellent review

    I have also recently purchased this Kettle
    I am also very impressed with the design and the quality

    Looking forward to getting it sooty,,,,,,
     
    Last edited: Dec 31, 2013
  6. The Warrior

    The Warrior Insane Viking Moderator

    Mar 11, 2011
    Thanks man, appreciate it. I too. look forward to using it. I don't get that chance often. I can always test it in the back yard, but it just doesn't have the same feel, haha.
     
  7. Brad "the butcher"

    Brad "the butcher"

    Dec 15, 2008
    Looks like a winner, one thing I do not like about my snowpeak TI soloist is how narrow the 700ml pot is, this one looks better for basic usage
     
  8. utah_fish

    utah_fish

    877
    Oct 21, 2011
    I've got it too and its a good unit. Very well made
     
  9. The Warrior

    The Warrior Insane Viking Moderator

    Mar 11, 2011
    It's a cool pot, I like it.

    Have you had a chance to use yours yet?
     
  10. utah_fish

    utah_fish

    877
    Oct 21, 2011
    Nope - will do it soon though. What are those plastic looking clamps on your zebra pot? Are they really necessary? Can you remove them easily
     
  11. The Warrior

    The Warrior Insane Viking Moderator

    Mar 11, 2011
    When you raise the bail up, the plastic clamps down on the lid, to hold it on. Yes, they remove easily enough. You have to, or they'll melt.
     
  12. Mannlicher

    Mannlicher

    Nov 19, 2008
    good review, and I learned some info that will help me make a decision on a new pot. Thanks.
     
  13. The Warrior

    The Warrior Insane Viking Moderator

    Mar 11, 2011
    Thanks man, appreciate it. Good price for a good pot.
     
  14. Scott Free

    Scott Free

    Sep 15, 1999
    I just weighed my aluminum bush pot of about the same capacity, and it came to 8.4 ounces. I'm surprised that the Snow Peak stainless steel Kettle is less than half an ounce heavier. For the negligible weight difference, I think I'd lean toward stainless steel.
     
  15. The Warrior

    The Warrior Insane Viking Moderator

    Mar 11, 2011
    The weight really surprised me.
     
  16. vhram

    vhram

    252
    Aug 30, 2002
    nice review , thanks .
     
  17. DPris

    DPris

    Nov 27, 2003
    I don't care how many different sites you post this review on, the pot's STILL on the list. :)
    Denis
     
  18. Scott Free

    Scott Free

    Sep 15, 1999
    As mentioned, I have the smaller aluminum bush pot of about the same capacity. I like that the Snow Peak is shorter and wider. Besides being less "tippy," it also makes it more efficient when on a stove.
     
    Last edited: Jan 1, 2014
  19. The Warrior

    The Warrior Insane Viking Moderator

    Mar 11, 2011
    Thanks man.

    Haha. On 3 forums. Word.

    If the weather is decent this weekend, the wife and I were thinking about going on a small hike. Wanting to take the Emberlit, and this pot out.
     
  20. Smithhammer

    Smithhammer

    Nov 9, 2012
    Nice review. :thumbup:

    I got one as a Christmas gift as well, but I've been out of the country and just unboxed it today. It's the perfect size for a solo pot, and a good compliment to a multi-kit for 2 people. It's hard to find a good pot this size with a bail (especially for this price), and the pouring spout is a nice addition. I also noted that the bail, while secure, can be removed easily if desired. All in all it seems like a well-made, durable pot.
     

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