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Re: Re: Re: Try Coghlans Solid Fuel while you're at it
Our town and surrounding area's population is roughly 150k but then there's miles of desert before you'll find civilization again... that is if Yakima can be called civilization (kiddin...

In GEAR » @ --B.G.-- et al--Esbit vs. Bleuet tabs
August 21, 10:13pm

Re: Re: Try Coghlans Solid Fuel while you're at it
I can get a 24 pack of Coghlans (total 6oz) for $3.50 or a 12 pack (again 6oz) of Esbit for $7.something at REI.

In GEAR » @ --B.G.-- et al--Esbit vs. Bleuet tabs
August 21, 10:03pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Fastest Known Times (FKT)
Ok one more thing... The only thing about FKTs, and I'm not directing this at Billy, is listening to self righteous sermons about the "one true way" to enjoy the outdoors. If thes...

In On the Web » Fastest Known Times (FKT)
August 21, 9:58pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Fastest Known Times (FKT)
There's typically more wildlife movement at dawn and dusk. I've seen a zillion (maybe fewer) deer over the years but I always get a kick anytime I catch a doe and her fawn/s picking their ...

In On the Web » Fastest Known Times (FKT)
August 21, 9:52pm

Try Coghlans Solid Fuel while you're at it
Gary, I've never used Bluet tablets but I do use both Esbit and Coghlans. http://www.amazon.com/Coghlans-9565-Fuel-Tablets/dp/B00079YU46 I can buy them locally for about $3.50 and have...

In GEAR » @ --B.G.-- et al--Esbit vs. Bleuet tabs
August 21, 9:46pm

Re: LifeProof Fre
If you are in a humid environment when you seal the case, the moisture from the air is trapped in the case. The instructions that came with mine noted that when you test the case as required (empt...

In GEAR » LifeProof Fre
August 21, 3:55pm

Re: Is Eddie Bauer giving up on First Ascent?
I think FA products are nice. The problem for me is that when comparison shopping, I find something else I like better due to weight, cost, or whatever. Based on what I see on the trail, it appea...

In GEAR » Is Eddie Bauer giving up on First Ascent?
August 21, 12:07pm

Re: Re: Peanut, almond and nut butters recalled
So much for highbrow peanut butter.

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Peanut, almond and nut butters recalled
August 20, 4:53pm

Re: S2S Escapist Inner Net and Tarp
Links http://www.rei.com/product/868692/sea-to-summit-escapist-tarp-shelter http://www.rei.com/product/869086/sea-to-summit-escapist-inner-2p-bug-tent

In GEAR » S2S Escapist Inner Net and Tarp
August 20, 4:44pm

S2S Escapist Inner Net and Tarp
So just yesterday I was searching the interwebs trying to find an ultrasil source to make my own tarp. Looking for something else, I found this on REI's website today. Not a big deal by B...

In GEAR » S2S Escapist Inner Net and Tarp
August 20, 4:43pm

All Reader Reviews by Ian B.

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Lawson Equipment Customer Service
I've made a few purchases from Lawson. His glow-wire and ti stakes are my personal favorites in their class. The price has always been fair, shipping has been free, and delivery timely. Yesterd...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
June 24, 10:34am

ULA Equipment
I ordered a ULA Ohm 2.0 with standard options ~ 4/2013. Chris was very quick to respond to my emails. I had originally ordered a CDT and he was quick to modify my order. Backpack arrived within a f...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
June 13, 11:55am

zpacks Company
Well Z Packs continues to live up to their stellar reputation. I ordered a Hexamid Twin a few weeks ago. The posted delivery times were 5-7 weeks on their website. I suspected that spring is a hect...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
May 30, 11:31pm