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Re: Don't let them push you around!
I like your attitude and conclusions Nate, and i think it's true, there is usually more than one way to skin a cat. But sometimes it requires thinking outside the box and/or going against ...

In Philmont » Cooking During Ranger Checkout
October 20, 10:15pm

Re: Re: 37.5 Technology?
I don't know if they've changed, but the original cocona used to use activated charcoal from coconut shells (hence the name "cocona") which absorbed odor, was somewhat antimicrobi...

In GEAR » 37.5 Technology?
October 20, 10:00pm

Re: Acclimitization to cold
I was going to mention Wim Hof, but i see that Jack has already mentioned him. I just want to mention that according to Wim himself, there is more going on than just the physical acclimation--that...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Acclimitization to cold
October 20, 9:44pm

Re: Re: Activated charcoal filter that can be used with standard water bottles?
Interesting idea David, thank you for sharing.

In GEAR » Activated charcoal filter that can be used with standard water bottles?
October 20, 9:13pm

Re: Re: Re: Renewable down standard
Speaking as someone who eats a mostly vegetarian diet, i would prefer the ducks and geese to be killed first and plucked later, than some of the practices of live plucking that particularly China h...

In On the Web » Renewable down standard
October 20, 9:09pm

Re: Re: Re: Activated charcoal filter that can be used with standard water bottles?
There are some studies that show that ascorbic acid will actually lessen chlorine. Not just a matter of ph, i don't think. Bleach and chlorine are not the same thing. Bleach has chlorin...

In GEAR » Activated charcoal filter that can be used with standard water bottles?
October 20, 8:37pm

Re: Depends on your Trail and preference
I agree that it depends on the trail, preference, as well as other variables. I've only done a 500 mile hike and with fairly consistent weather. However, if i was doing another, and long...

In GEAR » Thru-Hike Pant System
October 20, 8:24pm

Re: Activated charcoal filter that can be used with standard water bottles?
Don't know of any charcoal filter that fits the bill. I had luck with a cheap, walgreens filter that i fitted onto my platypus. I've "heard" that ascorbic acid (a form of vit...

In GEAR » Activated charcoal filter that can be used with standard water bottles?
October 20, 7:55pm

Re: Re: Down Bag rating inflation over the years?
It's hard to say for certain, but i suspect that Valerie is correct, that the older bag possibly uses a lower rated fill mix, which has more feather content which helps to increase the loft. ...

In GEAR » Down Bag rating inflation over the years?
October 20, 7:46pm

Re: Re: Re: Product use update
To clarify, Roger: What i meant is this; why not use EPIC like silicone coatings and methods for the DWR's on WPB gear that use membranes etc? I've read a number of Richards posts o...

In GEAR » which waterproofing agent?
October 20, 5:23pm

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