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packs
I would like to add to that list: Don't buy a 70L pack with pockets everywhere that weighs 5lbs if you are just going to be out no more than three days. If you walk into a store, most salesman...

In GEAR » 10 things not to buy for backpacking
November 17, 2:16pm

re: Osprey Exos
My buddy went through two of these packs thru hiking the AT this year. If the trail would have been any longer he would have been into his third exos.

In GEAR » Osprey EXOS 58??
November 16, 9:11am

what?
"Rumors of ballet irregularities will surface on the interntet. " Luke, I don't see how rumors on the internet about guys dancing in tights with the runs will affect the outcom...

In Chaff » A profound statement
November 15, 1:51pm

redbull
I've made many stoves successfully out of the 8oz redbull cans. The one I like the best is a pressurized sideburner with 12 holes on the side. Pressurized stoves don't have problems with fl...

In Make Your Own Gear » MYOG Alky stove query
November 12, 8:25pm

colors
Deer see uv light. They see blue very well.

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Blaze orange vs. camo vs. other colors for hunting season hikes
November 12, 10:46am

required
It is required to have 144"sq of blaze orange with no prints on the fabric while in the woods during hunting season unless elevated in a stand above 10' here in Alabama. This is during all...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Blaze orange vs. camo vs. other colors for hunting season hikes
November 12, 9:56am

realtree bottles
Brent, I just posted about the realltree bottles a couple of days ago. I don't know about Wally world, but the Realtree bottles are at every gas station in my area. If you can't find one, ...

In Make Your Own Gear » The Thinq Stove
November 11, 5:26pm

well
After reading this and realizing that my hunting and fishing trips are not legit, that my my pack and gear is all wrong and that enjoying myself at my own discression is not an option, I think I...

In Chaff » Hike My Hike, D*** It!
November 10, 1:39pm

new water bottle/boiling pot
I don't know if these are sold everywhere or if someone has already posted them. These are marketed as Realtree Energy drinks. They are similar to the Miller bottle cans in size, 16oz (act...

In Make Your Own Gear » new water bottle/boiling pot
November 09, 7:25pm

Re:Mr.Gross
Nope. I'm a very happy person. Just tired of constantly reading rude posts ended with B.G. Also, in case you didn't know, you can return from a thread that you have read just by clicking...

In GEAR » Light weight wide-mouth metal bottle WITHOUT lining: Guyot Designs? Others? Modified vacuum flask?
November 09, 8:19am

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