Originally Posted by Matt-641
My friend bought one of those types of portable stoves and it fails at lighting natural coals... Your better off getting a single COIL burner.
COIL is right. The plate burners work, but take forever to get going for the most part (I am sure there are a few out there that dont, but I said the most part).
electric coils are a great quick way to get them going, you dont need fire really.