i need a bowl

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i need a bowl

Post by base871 » Jul 23 2008 7:54 pm

no not that kind. i need a lightweight bowl(8 cups or so). how do those folding bowls at REI do? worth the money? i like instant potatoes, but am looking to shed my current mess kit.
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Re: i need a bowl

Post by nonot » Jul 23 2008 7:59 pm

Those folding bowls are neat, but I don't think they hold 8 cups, maybe I've only seen the small ones?
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Re: i need a bowl

Post by mttgilbert » Jul 23 2008 10:29 pm

I have an orikaso bowl. It's not 8 cups, but it's neat.
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Re: i need a bowl

Post by big_load » Jul 23 2008 10:44 pm

I use the Orikaso coffee cup and the discontinued version of the Orikaso bowl. I thought they were gimmicky when they first came out, but people I respect seemed to like them so I gave them a try. I'm glad I did. When they unfold (flat), they take up practically no space and will conform to the outer curve of the food bag or other such space.

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Re: i need a bowl

Post by hikeaz » Jul 31 2008 5:12 pm

Could you merely add the potatoes to the pot in which you heated the water?
I sometimes use a Gatorade/Powerade bulk powder container as a bowl. (it's likely only about 3 cups, though.. maybe TWO!) A Reflectix 'coozie' will keep your spuds warmer longer.
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Re: i need a bowl

Post by Jeffshadows » Jul 31 2008 8:20 pm

If you want to go really MacGuyver you can use a few layers of molded tin foil. Cheap, light, and effective :)
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