I picked up a ti-goat recently and really like it so far. The stove pipe is pretty loose fitting when inserted into the stove body. It smokes a bit at first until it gets drawing really good. After that, no problems. I believe the to-goat is easier to cook/boil on as it has solid connectors vs the ones Ed T uses. Haven't used one of his stoves though so I am not sure.
I have a ti-goat and haven't had any issues and am glad I picked it up. I think long term durability might be an issue over the box stove design. Nice thing about ti-goat is you can buy replacement material for anything you damage.
I have gotten word that the ed t stove has flimsy legs and can be a pia to put together. Would like to hear from some ed t users. I would also like to get this fleshed out for all of us looking at the cylinder stoves.
I used an Ed T stove. I really liked it to be honest. It went together quick even for an unmechanical idiot like myself. I personally prefer a clyinder over a box stove for smaller shelters, but either one is using the snow peak plates and the overall idea between the Ed T and the TI goat appear very similar. Just comes down to who you want to buy from and the minor differences in the building process. Both stoves look/are great IMO.
I honestly can't remember which stove it was, I'll look at a few more pics I have of the setup and let ya know. Honestly, I don't own a BCS or Ed T stove anymore. I sold it as a package deal due to the fact that it filled a niche I didn't really have if that makes sense. I think a SL-5 with a stove jack will accomplish what I need for less weight and cheaper, by a bunch. I wanna say that was the 16" stove, but can't remember. Nice little setup, just didn't suit my needs like I wanted it to, but could be a great option for others, just not for me.