How to Make A Survival Stove with Two Soda Cans

SurvivalStove

There are a lot of ways to eat food if the grid goes down, but almost without fail the best way is hot. Oh, sure you can swallow a lot if you are on the run. MRE’s were designed to be eaten cold. Canned food is edible right from the can, but I haven’t met a meal yet that didn’t taste better with a little doctoring. Maybe its some spices or cheese, but heating almost anything up makes it taste better. The warmer your meal is, especially in colder months, the better you feel when you are eating it. A warm MRE meal can actually taste great. OK, it can taste pretty good if you heat it up.

With the need for warm meals you are looking at some type of system for getting that food warmed up. We have discussed how if the grid goes down how you might find yourself where there is no kitchen to cook your meals. Yes, you can use a fireplace, but what if you don’t have any wood? What if you want to keep your fire smaller to help avoid detection.

This is when knowing how to make a survival stove system can come in handy.There are hundreds of examples of stoves out there. I have a jet-boil, which isn’t really a stove, but I can boil water for soup or cook foods quickly with just a little gas. There is always the rocket stove if you have the time and wood available, but I just found a great tutorial for how to make a small alcohol stove out of two coke cans. If you can’t find two coke cans laying around somewhere you are hurting.

Alcohol stoves use denatured alcohol for fuel and are very common with ultralight backpackers because of the huge weight savings. You can pay a pretty high amount for these stoves, but that isn’t necessary if you have some time and a willingness to try your hand at creating something. These can be made simply with just a couple of tools you may already have and give you an excellent source for cooking or even heat in a pinch.

Source: theprepperjournal.com

Self-sufficiency and Preparedness solutions recommended for you:

The Lost Ways (The vital self-sufficiency lessons our great grand-fathers left us)

Survival MD (Knowledge to survive any medical crisis situation)

Liberty Generator (How to gain complete energy independence)

Backyard Liberty (Obama’s hidden agenda: more than just your guns…)

Alive After the Fall (Build yourself the only unlimited water source you’ll ever need)

The Patriot Privacy Kit  (Secure your privacy in just 10 simple steps)

BulletProof Home   (A Prepper’s Guide in Safeguarding a Home )

Blackout USA   (EMP survival and preparedness guide)

Survive The End Days   (Biggest Cover Up Of Our President)

Survival System   (Learn The 7 Secrets Every Family Must Know To Survive Any Disaster Or Crisis Situation)

banner3 the lost ways

1 thought on “How to Make A Survival Stove with Two Soda Cans

  1. Curious does this work with 91% rubbing alcohol , moon shine, 151 rum, brandy or cognac as alternative fuel sources? The drinking alcohol would be last resort as it can be $.

    Can steel wool or a stainless scrub be used in place of the fiberglass filler?

    Nice article!

    Currently I have been using wine corks that have been soaked in 91 % rubbing alcohol in a sealed glass jar to start the wood stove. Works beautifully and no need to buy starter wood or fat wood.The corks expand so either use a large glass jar or less corks in med size jar.
    A great use of left over wine corks…..does not work with plastic corks!

Leave a Reply