Since I camp in more demanding environments, I must have a stove that performs well in windy conditions. The Raptor works well in these settings & does it even better with a wind break, if it becomes necessary. (Just remember to allow adequate ventilation for the canister). As far as fuel consumption is concerned, the Raptor is very similar to most other canister stoves burning 10g of gas per four minute usage @ higher elevations in the summer while cranking out 11,000 BTU's. Don't expect the auto ignition to work above 10,000ft. max. None of them do. This stove folds & stores very compactly in it's case. I found the only drawback is it's weight, slightly over 5 ounces. Made in Japan.
I have recently spoken with the manufacturer & apparently Brunton seems to be going through another change & isn't going to be manufacturing stoves & some other products any longer. The reasoning is they don't want to compete against Primus, who they rep for in North America. Too bad & so sad. Brunton made very good stoves from canister to multi-fuel. I don't know how much longer the Raptor will still be available, so purchase ASAP! They will continue to support their Brunton products as long as they can. After that, they will exchange with Primus when necessary.