I have used these stoves for many years out camping and they are convenient, safe, quick and easy to use, and take care of. They are just like cooking at home and the butane canisters last a pretty l... Show More.ong time. I use one or two butane canisters on a four-five day camping trip at a cost of $1.50 per canister. These are the same stove many chefs use for outside cooking when doing demos, fairs, etc. I have given all of my friends these stoves because they are great. They are also good when the electricity is off or in an emergency. Everyone should have one, no matter the brand name.