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The Coleman (and many/most? other gas stoves) uses the standard screw-on resealable fitting. - lots of brands of gas have this fitting. (e.g. Coleman, Go systems, MSR etc.)
The (resealable cart type) Bleuet uses Camping Gaz's own fitting so need their branded Gas cartridges.Not so common and expensive. Older Bleuet types use the non resealable 'pierced' cartridge - which are cheap and easily available but have to leave on the stove.
My Coleman F1 lite tap seized up irreparably within 6 months. Others have reported the same. Also, the plastic seating for the 3 way pot supports breaks easily. Not a great product IME.
We've had good experience with the Hi Gear Blaze
Has reasonable reviews though I've read a review and heard a from a mate that it is easy to strip the threads if you screw the can on too tightly. It's not happened with us and I guess is due to paranoia over potential leaking gas.
Go outdoors do other good value stoves.
As do Vango (from the same PRC factory as the Hi Gear ones I reckon)
Plenty other heavier value gas stoves which may last a lifetime
(my 1980s Bleuet is still going strong)
Don't dismiss remote cart. gas stoves if you want to use them for actual real cooking...
i've got an f1 and its been fine. although the control valve on it does seem flimsy but its never let me down. it is tiny for a fairly good price. takes any of the screw type gas whichever brand. the small canisters can do a 2 nighter no problem.
As Mole has said, apart from the Bleuet, AFAIK, all gas stoves now use the same 'screw top'.
It depends on weather you want a top of cart. cooker or remote cart.
The best cart. top cooker I've used is the Optimus Crux. As to remote ones there are to many to make any recommendition with out more detail of what sort you want/need, from "branded" ones, to cheap PRC 'clones' on ebay, etc. at half or less price.
First i've heard of problems Mole, though i'm not doubting you.
I've two friends who've had F1's for quite a few years without problems (can i feck convert them to meths ) plus ptc gives it a glowing review, so i'm genuinely surprised by the negative posts, i always though of it as a "bomber" stove.
For lightweight trips, I have a couple of cartridge-top 'rocket' style burners (I hesitate to call them 'stoves').
One is an MSR Pocket Rocket (they cost about £30 new I think) and the other is a Go Outdoors' Hi-Gear copy (about a tenner in the sale IIRC). Both seem to perform the same but the MSR is better made and better finished IMO.
There's no need to go for 'branded' cartridges - I tend to buy in bulk whenever I see suitable cartidges on offer.
It's important to buy a butane-propane mix (often labellelled 'melange') because pure butane won't gas off adequately in low temperatures - the propane aids volatility and burns a bit hotter too.
(For car-camping, I use a large-ish screw-on single burner atop a 907 butane bottle - cumbersome, not much good in cold weather but it's much cheaper to run than a cartridge burner, boils a kettle faster and is better for fry-ups.)
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