Compare Campfires: Campfire In A Can vs. Little Red Campfire

When shopping for a portable propane campfire, it really does pay to do a little research. Take the time to compare campfires before buying.. make sure that you purchase the right one for you and your family!

Your new propane campfire is an investment in your outdoor fun and adventure, and we want you to have all the information possible before making your purchase. So over the next while, we’re going to be comparing many of the top sellers available today.

This week, we’re comparing the Little Red Campfire to the Campfire In A Can.

We’ve got a side by side quick chart at the top, but if you want a bit more in depth information, please scroll below the chart to see all the nitty gritty details.

Lets get started!

Campfire In A Can

Little Red Campfire

campfire in a can little red campfire
Certified to
CSA Standards
Yes No
Max BTUs 64,000 Unverified
Natural Gas Conversion Orifice Yes No
Flame Profile Robust Moderate
Heat Output High Low
Safe to burn directly
on wood deck,
grass, patio mat
Yes No
Cooking Rack Yes No
Weight 16 lbs 14 lbs
Fire Accent Feature 1 pc ceramic log set, ember chips & Black Fire Glass; 5 piece ceramic log set
Fire Glass Included Yes No
Direct Access to Inventor Yes No
Insulation Materials Ceramic fiber pad & ceramic fiber ember chips Ceramic Insert
Hose Storage Inside Lid Inside Lid
Hose Length 10 feet 8 feet
Multifunction Lid Yes. Recess dimples allow it to serve as secure stand No
Threaded Fittings Yes Yes
Owners Manual Yes – English and French Not Available
Price Range 299.99 $89.00 – 195.74

 

Campfire In A Can

Little Red Campfire

CSA Safety Standards Certification

Yes
No

CSA Ratings: BTU and Clearance to Combustibles

campfire in a canCSA Rating: 64,000 BTU.Clearance to Combustibles 
Bottom: Zero clearance to combustibles. All sides: 18″Above: 78″ to combustibles.
little red campfireCSA Rating: Not CSA rated or approved.All product claims are based on the manufacturer’s assumptions.

Heat Output/Flame Profile

Weight, Size and Storage Considerations

Weight: 16.5 lbs.
Diameter: 15 in.
Height: 10 – 1/2 in.

Level of Difficulty for Carrying and Storage

Easy to carry; one handle on top, carrying arm stays close to your body making it easy to maintain your balance; hose stores inside canister top; handle folds flat into a recess; compact, easy to store.

Weight: 13.8 lbs.
Diameter: 12 – 1/2 in.
Height: 9 in. 

Level of Difficulty for Carrying and Storage

Easy to carry; one handle on top, carrying arm stays close to your body making it easy to maintain your balance; hose stores inside canister top; handle folds over, but does not lie flush with top of canister top; easy to store.

Propane Hose

campfire in a canLength: 10 ft.
Type: Soft Rubber
Storage: Hose stores inside campfire, wrapped around burner pedestal protected by canister top.
little red campfireLength: 8 ft.
Type: Soft Rubber
Storage: Hose stores inside campfire, wrapped around burner pedestal protected by canister top.

Fire Accent Feature

campfire in a can fire glass and logsIncluded: Large realistic one-piece lightweight high temperature ceramic fiber log set and ember chips. NEW, Also includes Black Beaded Fire Glass with storage pouch. Other options: Lava Rock little red campfire logsIncluded: Five heavy ceramic concrete logs, one large center log, two medium size logs, two small logs. Logs require rearranging before travel and before using the campfire.Other options: None recommended by manufacturer.

Burner Size

campfire in a can burner

Total Burner Surface in inches: 50 in. Burner Detail: Burner radius: 35 in.
Plus three center spokes: 5 in. long each
Total burner length: 50 in.
Burner Diameter: 11 1/2 in.
Burner ring and three center spokes are perforated.

little red campfire burnerTotal Burner Surface in inches: 29 in.Burner Detail: 
Burner radius: 29 in.
Total burner length: 29 in.
Burner Diameter: 9 3/4 in.
Burner ring perforated.

Insulation Material

campfire in a can insulationHigh temperature custom made ceramic fiber pad under the burner ring fully covering the burner base; high temperature custom made ceramic fiber ember chips evenly spread on ceramic fiber pad.Note: Pedestal design and a heat shield under the burner base further dissipates heat.

little red campfire insulationSmall ceramic piece fits inside center of burner but does not fully cover the burner base.Note: Pedestal design helps dissipate heat.

 

Flame Adjustment

campfire in a canFire Adjustment Valve: Yes
Location: Attached to propane regulator, at the end of 10ft hose.
little red campfireFire Adjustment Valve: Yes
Location: Attached to propane regulator, at the end of 8ft hose.

Multi-Use Cover

campfire in a can on lidMultiple Use Cover: Yes
Canister top doubles as a stand, carry handle folds flat into a recess, safety dimples allow campfire to sit securely on canister top.

little red campfireMultiple Use Cover: No

 

 

 
Want to learn about other available models? We welcome you to check out Campfire Compare and get all the information you need!

 



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