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Re: Xtreme rod (and super secret winter stove technique)
Ahhh, that makes sense. Thanks, Roger. I sold my Xtreme years ago when it became hard to find fuel so I haven't had one in my hands for a while. :-) Like you, I've been trying to find...

In Editor's Roundtable » The Evolution of a Winter Stove - Part 3
July 17, 8:30pm

Xtreme rod
Nice work, Roger! I've long been puzzled by the rod in the Coleman Xtreme fuel tube. You mentioned that the rod likely performed the same function as yours -- fuel spreader and heat exchang...

In Editor's Roundtable » The Evolution of a Winter Stove - Part 3
July 17, 11:23am

Re: Re: Favorites for 2012
Ken wrote: Nothing from Chris, nor Addie huh? Actually I am surprised to see so many listed as staff. Kinda funny actually. Apologies to all for my omission this year. I was in a drug-indu...

In Editor's Roundtable » 2012 Backpacking Light Staff Picks
December 29, 11:09am

Re: Kick wax on Tele skis
John wrote: "Waxing for warm and/or variable conditions is indeed a challenge, and I use a pair of waxless skis or go where skins make sense when conditions make waxing hard. In particular, wa...

In Editor's Roundtable » An Introduction to Nordic and Backcountry Ski Gear
December 14, 12:21pm

Re: Kick wax on Tele skis
The photo in the article where I'm pulling a pulk was taken on an 11-day trip in YNP with Chris Townsend, among others. Chris is a master at ski waxing and carries a variety of waxes with the ...

In Editor's Roundtable » An Introduction to Nordic and Backcountry Ski Gear
December 13, 11:17pm

Re: An Introduction to Nordic and Backcountry Ski Gear
Robert wrote: "The Dynafit bindings are releasable, hence a safer binding, yes?" There are releasable tele bindings as well, but they tend to be about a pound heavier than their non-re...

In Editor's Roundtable » An Introduction to Nordic and Backcountry Ski Gear
December 12, 6:52pm

Re: Re: Re: Olicamp Xcelerator/Fire-Maple FMS-117V Ti Stove Review
"While the outside of the flexable hose is metal the inside is likely plastic or rubber. If the internal plastic tube gets to hot the fuel would leak out and the hose would start to burn."...

In Editor's Roundtable » Olicamp Xcelerator/Fire-Maple FMS-117V Ti Stove Review
November 28, 8:59pm

Re: Cooking in vestibule if it has a floor
@Ralph: I also use a Warmlite tent a lot in the winter. I have cooked successfully inside the tent with a canister stove, but it's very tricky. Yes, you must be careful not to melt or ignite...

In Editor's Roundtable » Camping in the Snow
November 28, 6:34pm

Re: Olicamp Xcelerator/Fire-Maple FMS-117V Ti Stove Review
The lack of preheat tube problem looks entirely solvable. 1) Very little preheating is really needed on a propane/butane stove. Could the desired effect be achieved by simply running the flexib...

In Editor's Roundtable » Olicamp Xcelerator/Fire-Maple FMS-117V Ti Stove Review
November 28, 6:08pm

Re: Dealers in the US?
Michael wrote: "Is Brynje available in the US?" I've purchased Brynje from Reliable Racing (www.reliableracing.com) in the past. I'm not sure what items they currently carry.

In Editor's Roundtable » Just Say No To Wicking: Non-Traditional Base Layers Based on a Next-to-Skin Fishnet Model
November 14, 4:47pm

All Reader Reviews by Michael Martin

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Backpacking Light Ti Esbit stove
If you just bend the arms up slightly, it will support a Heineken Pot cleanly.

In Stoves - Other
May 26, 3:06pm