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Re: Re: "Difficulty swallowing"
After my Dad had a "mini" stroke during surgery he choked on something he was eating. After that he couldn't swallow anything. It almost killed him (he was in his 70s with other med...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Difficulty swallowing
June 30, 10:43am

Re: No Hipbelt"
"Most people who can't carry weight on their shoulders have nerve pain, not a muscle problems that can be strength trained away." What is what mine appears to be.

In GEAR » No Hipbelt
June 30, 10:17am

Re: Ultralight Coffee Options
Who is the "OP" I keep hearing about... ;^)

In GEAR » Ultralight Coffee Options
June 29, 5:50pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: Pardon me?!
"running bunny piss through a pool filter pump crammed with good hops" Don't knock it until you've tried it! ;^)

In GEAR » Ultralight Coffee Options
June 29, 5:37pm

Re: I'm of the hip belt persuasion
I can't carry even 5 lbs for very long without a hip belt. Even when I was young I didn't like carrying weight on my shoulders. Strength conditioning did not change that (I could dead lif...

In GEAR » No Hipbelt
June 29, 4:43pm

Back to the coffee talk...
Starbucks coffee tastes burnt because the beans are burnt. Seems that lots of people like that taste. To me it just tastes burnt. However, when they make the coffee in the stores they use enough...

In GEAR » Ultralight Coffee Options
June 29, 4:05pm

Re: Re: Thoughts on new REI EVRGRN line, catalogs, offers and light polluting tents...
My problem with REI, and this started a long time ago, is that they carry less and less of the inexpensive "basics" anymore. As an example, I use to use a small backpack and strap everyth...

In GEAR » Thoughts on new REI EVRGRN line, catalogs, offers and light polluting tents...
June 24, 12:05pm

Re: What do you expect?
"Fortunately, when you get more than a few hours away from the mass camping sites, you are often alone." And that is why it doesn't bother me. As long as I can get tent without it...

In GEAR » Thoughts on new REI EVRGRN line, catalogs, offers and light polluting tents...
June 23, 5:36pm

Re: SPOT
I also have a spot and when I went on my first solo trip to Yosemite my wife insisted that I carry it. I got it activated just for that trip. She did not like my going by myself as I have never d...

In GEAR » Personal Locator Beacons? Do I need one?
June 23, 1:29pm

GSI COFFEE MAKER
I use one of those too. It is very durable. I use paper filters in it. That makes cleanup easier, but you do not have to use them. (I do love that seal-a-meal version, what a great idea!)

In GEAR » Ultralight Coffee Options
June 15, 5:13pm

All Reader Reviews by Larry De La Briandais

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Campsaver.com Retailer
I purchased the Vargo canister stove from them at a GREAT price. They had such a run on sales because of the low price that is was sold out. They left me a personal phone message letting me know tha...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
December 07, 3:07pm