Hexi or Gas

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  1. What do you prefer hexy or gas?

    I prefer hexy as its more compact and alot quicker i had a gas stove but left it somewhere as it was crap took about 2 hours to boil.
  2. B.V

    For winners:D
  3. b.v ?
  4. A can of linx and a wind proof lighter is much better
  5. Shouldn't you be in McDonalds?
  6. gas all the way hence the phrase "cooking on gas" not "cooking on hexi", then again gas does tend to explode.....
  7. B.V

    Boiling Vessel

    but gas if you have to dismount!
  8. not too busy in the cadets then, oh sorry I forgot, you are actually an officer having a chortle...pip pip!
  9. Gas, takes 2 hours to boil, try lighting the f***ing thing and you will find it boils a lot quicker. Tw*t.

    Hexi is for girls and emergencies only. No-one in their right mind uses hexi other than to feed to pigeons and cadets.
  10. do you know what exadurating is?
  11. Plus points for hexy:
    1/ The CSgt resups you with your rat packs.
    2/ It burns very hot and will light when wet.

    Minus points for hexy:
    1/ It can be smelt a long way away if the wind is right.
    2/ The flame can be seen for some distance if used at night (even at the bottom of a trench).
    3/ It tars up your mess tins

    Plus points for Gas:
    1/ Cleaner than hexy - doesn't tar up the mess tins.
    2/ The smell isn't as bad as hexy.
    3/ It can't be seen so easily if at the bottom of a trench.

    Minus points for gas:
    1/ It takes ages to boil - especially in a wind.
    2/ A cannister of gas doesn't last long.
    3/ The CSgt doesn't resup you so you have to carry shed loads of the stuff in your bergen.
  12. Is that the same as exaggerating? MLAAARRRRR!!!
  13. do you know what a tube is?

  14. hmmmm, do you know what 'exaggerating' is?
  15. No, please enlighten me.

    BTW in answer to your question
    Gas, unless you have to fly anywhere.

    Edited to add: Damn - Beaten to it.