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Re: Sheath and size
@Ian: Ryan's knife is about 16cm long. Its Kydex sheath weighs about 5 grams.

In Editor's Roundtable » Martin Titanium Knife
August 13, 9:58pm

Re: tungsten carbide
@Jimmy: I'd say that the carbidized edge is *somewhat* self-sharpening, depending on what material you're cutting. The underlying Ti substrate is very soft by knife standards, so you ha...

In Editor's Roundtable » Martin Titanium Knife
August 13, 5:15pm

Re: Martin Titanium Knife
Hi All- I guess I'm the "somebody we will call 'Mike Martin'". I made this knife for Ryan a year ago as a gift. I didn't really intend for it to become a BPL MYOG art...

In Editor's Roundtable » Martin Titanium Knife
August 13, 10:36am

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

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