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Andy Bailey (AndyBailey) - BPL Forum Member

My Locale The Great Plains
About Me I love outdoor activities of all kinds, hiking, backpacking, canoing, etc.
StateIowa

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RE: alcohol stove input needed
I personally like alcohol stoves because of their simplicity and reliability, in addition to their light weight. To me, the packafeather is too complicated and fragile. There are too many parts...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » alcohol stove input needed
December 12, 6:08pm

Unwritten Rules of Backpacking with Buddies
Someone wrote an article on this very subject, in very humorous fashion: Here it is in its entirety: Expedition Behavior The Finer Points Howard Tomb A good expedition team is like a p...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Unwritten Rules of Backpacking with Buddies
December 12, 5:55pm

RE:Stupid question, treating melted snow?
As long as the snow isn't yellow, I don't bother treating it.

In Winter Hiking » Stupid question, treating melted snow?
December 07, 10:30am

"What kind of animal eats Polycryo Groundsheets?"
Had to be a goat! I've seen them eat the siding off my parent's house!

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » What kind of animal eats Polycryo Groundsheets?
May 15, 11:30am

"Can your stove be too light?"
You could put either fiberglass or perlite into the stove. Either one will absorb and hold the alcohol until the alcohol burns off, so if you do accidentally knock over your stove, it doesn't b...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Can your stove be too light?
May 15, 10:50am

"Alcohol Stove Confusion"
ABSOLUTELY NECESSARY TO GET WATER TO BOIL!!!!! Did you have a lid on the pot? alcohol stoves require the use of a lid...

In Make Your Own Gear » Alcohol Stove Confusion
February 24, 2:16pm

RE:"Nimblewill Nomad Little Dandy Stove"
I had to make one of these after seeing the pictures... It wasn't difficult, but a Dremel tool is practically a necessity... I cut up a perfectly good steel baking sheet to make it. I was re...

In Make Your Own Gear » Nimblewill Nomad Little Dandy Stove
February 02, 10:48am

Myth Busted Winter Alcohol Stoves
Zelph posted his video in response to my write up of my experiences last night in -9F weather. You can read about it here: http://www.whiteblaze.net/forum/showthread.php?t=45347

In GEAR » Myth Busted Winter Alcohol Stoves
January 16, 9:14pm

How I can regain the dazzling appearance of my machines?
Sprinkle some more dazzle on it. This trick always works for me.

In Make Your Own Gear » How I can regain the dazzling appearance of my machines?
January 14, 9:05am

RE: Nimblewill Nomad Little Dandy Stove
Very nice work. How well does the stove run? Have you tried it out in the wind yet?

In Make Your Own Gear » Nimblewill Nomad Little Dandy Stove
January 12, 1:33pm

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