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Re: Best GPS/Map app for Android
I tried out Orux a few years ago and didn't like the interface and lack of options. The offline usage of Google and Bing maps is probably unauthorized. You can trick other apps like BCN an...

In GEAR » Best GPS/Map app for Android
July 18, 1:03pm

Re: Best watch with thermometer and altimeter?
I prefer the Casio pathfinder as it is solar powered and has proven, anecdotaly, to be more rugged than the Suunto. My adventure buddy has the Suunto and it failed the water proof test during a ka...

In GEAR » Best watch with thermometer and altimeter?
June 27, 8:51am

Re: What's the best GPS hiking app for my Galaxy S5? BackCountry Navigator TOPO GPS?
I have both bcn and gaia on my S4. They are both good apps (though Gaia lagged on Android for along time, it's finally getting pretty good, though still a little quirky in some areas). Both a...

In GEAR » What's the best GPS hiking app for my Galaxy S5? BackCountry Navigator TOPO GPS?
June 26, 10:31am

Re: UL spinning reel fishing setup?
I'm using a Pflueger Trion spooled with 4 lb which weighs in at 6.25oz. I know there is a reel out there a tiny bit lighter, but I trust the pflueger name and this rig catches fish. I use 4...

In GEAR » UL spinning reel fishing setup?
June 23, 12:49pm

Re: GPS?
A smartphone GPS is every bit as good and effective as a standalone GPS - it's the same technology exactly. No cell towers needed. Of course, just as with a GPS, you will need to load up ...

In GEAR » Using a Smartphone as GPS on the Trail ?
May 07, 8:55am

Re: Help: Tarptent Rainshadow 2 or Golite Imogene 3
I have the Imogene 2 and love it. Have no problems with setup. Like anything, once you've done it a few times in the backyard, it's easy. I do use a polycro ground sheet that extends i...

In GEAR » Help: Tarptent Rainshadow 2 or Golite Imogene 3
March 20, 2:14pm

Re: bump
There is a cool DIY fire pan designed for kayaker's. It breaks down into a nice compact size and can be assembled pretty fast with just a few wing nuts. It's all aluminum and varies in we...

In GEAR » Lightweight fire pan?
January 24, 9:45am

Re: Anyone have a no minimum free shipping coupon
That one just expired. The current one is 99 cent shipping on orders > 75 and discounts of 35% for orders > 125 with code HJX6360Z

In Gear Deals » Anyone have Sierra Trading Post 35% coupon?, help!
December 19, 8:44am

Re: Americans waste $28 bil a year on vitamins, doctors say
The key phrase was 'well nourished'. If you aren't, then supplementation might make sense for you. The meta study and summary was pretty flawed and overly antagonistic IMO. ...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Americans waste $28 bil a year on vitamins, doctors say
December 18, 9:12am

Re: Calling All Stoic Hadron Anorak owners: weight question
My large (hooded) is 8.625oz

In GEAR » Calling All Stoic Hadron Anorak owners: weight question
December 12, 7:44am

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