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"The 2.6 oz cans would be best bought ONCE and refilled ss needed from the larger,cheaper cans,IMHO. The Sterno in the smalk cans is about as expensive per burn as ESBIT cubes." ------...

In GEAR » Sterno Inferno model 70138 High-tech Sterno?
July 04, 1:47pm

Auto Sun Shade
I've used a thinner reflecting auto sunshade for insulation under a Klymit Inertia X-Lite pad during summer, it seemed to work well enough. It's basically a thin CCF sandwiched between refl...

In Make Your Own Gear » Reflectix Sleeping Pad
July 04, 1:35pm

2.5 oz Sterno can
I got home from work this morning and took a look at an unopened 2.5 oz Sterno can in my garage (they come in packs of 3). It's a very thin, lightweight aluminum body, similar to a cat can stov...

In GEAR » Sterno Inferno model 70138 High-tech Sterno?
July 04, 12:51pm

Re: Another Question..
I don't see anything in the regulations that says you can't use "Jellied Petroleum" in the non-factory container. You have to get a free permit (good for the year) to use any stov...

In GEAR » Sterno Inferno model 70138 High-tech Sterno?
July 04, 12:59am

Re: Thanks.
"What about SOLID FUEL tablets like Esbit?" ------- I agree with Hikin' Jim in that I believe Esbit to be the safest of the commonly used camp stove fuels. I'm not sure if t...

In GEAR » Sterno Inferno model 70138 High-tech Sterno?
July 02, 11:07pm

Re: Re: Gatewood cape - arm rain coverage?
"What's more, you'd have rain protection when setting up a tarp, or if you needed to exit the tarp during the night." ----- Most of us who carry GC's also carry a 1 oz p...

In GEAR » Gatewood cape - arm rain coverage?
July 02, 7:42pm

It's allowed
I work as a city firefighter at the foot of the San Gabriels, and as such I try to stay way on the conservative side in avoiding trouble by staying within the regulations. I know of no forestry are...

In GEAR » Sterno Inferno model 70138 High-tech Sterno?
July 02, 7:05pm

MOJO UFO
Here was a thread on the Sierra Designs Mojo UFO tent, 1 lb 11 oz. and $1800. I have to think that they would have to cut both of those numbers nearly in half to get any kind of market with the UL ...

In GEAR » Why few freestanding Cuben Tents?
July 02, 5:28pm

Arms inside or out...
I've had a GC for just over a year but haven't yet used it on a real hike in the rain, only a 15 min test walk in my backyard during a storm earlier this year. I don't think its going t...

In GEAR » Gatewood cape - arm rain coverage?
July 02, 5:13pm

There are benefits
There are certainly benefits to a free standing tent. I have one, a 4 lbs Kelty two person from my Trad backpacking days. As was mentioned by someone else, they do need to be anchored unless there ...

In GEAR » Why few freestanding Cuben Tents?
July 02, 1:43pm

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