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txulrich
2005-09-08, 19:46
Just saw this in the latest REI catalog. I'm gonna stop and pick one up. Can't go too wrong for only $3. They also have a plate and a cup as well. Comments?

http://www.rei.com/product/47907745.htm?vcat=REI_SSHP_CAMPING_TOC

jimtanker
2005-09-08, 20:06
I've seen them in the REI store right near here. Pretty neat little deals.

I prefer the lemonaid bowl though. Lemonaid bowl (http://hikinghq.net/gear/lemonade_bowl.html)

Mine is 3.1 Oz. with a bowl, cup (lid) and the cozy. And I believe it cost less than buying that thing from REI.

Two Speed
2005-09-08, 20:36
Currently using an Anti-Gravity gear tupperware doo-dad, but if I was choosing I'd lean towards the lemonade bowl thing. For one I like the idea of using scrounged materials and given my luck I'd have the Orikaso Bowl filled with dinner and it'd flatten out on me. :damnmate:

txulrich
2005-09-08, 20:47
I've seen them in the REI store right near here. Pretty neat little deals.

I prefer the lemonaid bowl though. Lemonaid bowl (http://hikinghq.net/gear/lemonade_bowl.html)

Mine is 3.1 Oz. with a bowl, cup (lid) and the cozy. And I believe it cost less than buying that thing from REI.

I also have the lemonade bowl setup as well. I guess I'm just a sucker for gadgets :smile:

peter_pan
2005-09-08, 22:44
Flat things can be hard to pack.... the folds can be a pain to clean and can be a wear out point if used more than a few days... just my 0.02.

Pan

Lanthar
2005-09-09, 02:08
I've got the set, have yet to have opportunity to use it. I don't think there's going to be wear issues (assuming they've selected and appropriate plastic).

Pan, I don't know why these would be hard to pack. the unfolded sheet is fairly small, you'd be able to slip them anywhere. have you actually used the orisako?

peter_pan
2005-09-09, 08:38
Lanthar,

I have not used one...my packs are 1800 to 2200 cu in with no frame sheet or rolled up pad, just a few stuff sack well stowed, so there really are no flat areas..hence my comment...they may work for others.

Pan

Lanthar
2005-09-09, 15:05
If you don't have a rolled up pad or anything, i can see how finding room would be hard. then again, a non-folding bowl would take up more space. however, these do roll up to some extent so depends on the size of your stuff sacks...

I assume you do boil and dump or simply use your cooking pot for bowl?

The one thing in this line that I think will be useful is the cup. it would allow one to have a spare cup that you're not cooking with to sip tea / coffee out of while you are cooking.