guides – use & care
Use & care
Simple and safe cooking outdoors. How to use and take care of your Trangia stove so it lasts a lifetime … or three.
– how to use the Trangia stove
PLACE THE LOWER WINDSHIELD on a flat piece of ground, away from flammable materials and sheltered from the wind as much as possible. Position the air holes so they are facing the wind.
FILL THE SPIRIT BURNER (max 2/3 full, approx.
100 ml) and place it in the lower windshield.
POSITION THE UPPER windshield on the lower
windshield and turn to fasten into place.
FLIP ALL THE HOOKS down to use a saucepan or kettle, and flip them up to use the frypan.
LIGHT THE FUEL in the burner and place the pan you are using on the stove.
USE THE FRYPAN as a pot lid in upright position for more efficient cooking.
PLACE THE SIMMER ring with open lid on the
burner and regulate the flame with the brown lid.
TO EXTINGUISH the flame, close the lid on the
If the fuel burns out before you have finished cooking, wait until the burner is cold (so you can comfortably hold it with your bare hands) before refilling it. Never leave the stove unattended. Adjust the position of the stove if the wind changes direction.
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The Spirit burner
– important notes
Fuel bottle with safety cap- for easy and safe filling
For safe filling of the spirit burner. The unique design of the safety cap allows you to pour the liquid without removing the cap. The cork has a venting spout and a pouring spout that allows the liquid to flow smoothly, reducing the chance of spills.
About the gas burner
– an alternative to the spirit burner
Maintenance & care
– to ensure many years of use
We recommend hand wash. But should you still happen to wash your Trangia items in a dishwasher, they are still good to use. They get a bit rough and a little dull on the surface, but that goes away with time!
Use the pre heater
In low temperatures, you may need to preheat the spirit burner for optimal efficiency. The pre heater heats the burner with its fuel and makes it bloom quickly to full effect. Perfect to use already from outdoor temperatures of +5 degrees.