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Glenn S (Glenn64) - BPL Guest

My Locale Snowhere, MN
About Me 3 season midwestern hiking and biking. New here and will write more as I find my way around and get to know some people a little bit.
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McNett says...
Among other info from McNett: If a person adds the mixture too early or late, the final concentration of ClO2 in the water can be significantly less than the required 4ppm. Also, cold water ...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Aquamira A+B ratio critical?
May 30, 11:09pm

Re: Re: Aquamira A+B ratio critical?
Depends on the mini dropper you use as to what size drops they produce from their droppers. Reports are that most commonly sold ones do indeed have smaller dropper sizes, however the sample eye dro...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Aquamira A+B ratio critical?
May 29, 12:52pm

Re: JMT Record Attempts - 2014
This seems to have as much to do with backpacking or hiking, as a hot dog eating contest has to do with hot dogs. But to each their own, have at it. As for me, I prefer to chew my food.

In Philosophy & Technique » JMT Record Attempts - 2014
May 27, 4:05pm

When wolves conspire
Maybe a bit off topic, but an interesting story came thru my email from a Superior Trail thru-hiker this spring. Reminded me of why, in the old days, one would be called foolish for venturing alone...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Hikers shot and robbed in California
May 27, 12:02pm

Re: Platypus 2 liter with a Sawyer water filter leaking!
People seem to report mixed results with this setup. I've gotten a new and old Platy to seal up, but I don't use it as I don't trust the thread strength. Key point here, is that it i...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Platypus 2 liter with a Sawyer water filter leaking!
May 24, 8:44pm

Re: Re: Best guyline?
Slipperyness is the reason I gave up on Mason line. It doesn't hold a knot at all without tension. I kept finding the 4" stake pulls on my DACs untied in my stake bag.

In GEAR » Best guyline?
May 24, 3:41pm

Re: Thanks!
If MLD's 2.8mm line "seems pretty thick" to you, I'm not sure Lawsons 2.38mm Glowire will seem much thinner.

In GEAR » Best guyline?
May 24, 3:06pm

Re: Best guyline?
The general idea from MLD, is that if someone is going to go through the trouble of lightening line to save weight, then removing the linelocks completely is the desired method. As per their sit...

In GEAR » Best guyline?
May 24, 1:26am

Re: In the future: power your gadgets just by hiking!
Interesting how everyone consistantly focuses on power production in these types of discussions, when the biggest breakthroughs have really come from power consumption and conservation. The common ...

In GEAR » In the future: power your gadgets just by hiking!
May 23, 3:53pm

Re: Bikepacking at the Cusp
All my singletrack has been on a late 90's Cannondale rigid, tricked with mostly Deore componenets. My poor one inch headset needs replacing pretty badly, but it's still my favorite bike. I...

In Editor's Roundtable » Bikepacking at the Cusp
May 23, 7:12am

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