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Re: Re: Re: "Tyranny of the Majority"
"Given the brutal and ongoing legacy of American slavery and institutional racism, the thought that the grievances of the people and communities most affected by that legacy and offended by th...

In Chaff » SC Governor is So Wrong!
July 04, 7:57am

Re: "Tyranny of the Majority"
@Craig: Well then, if it's now a "kinder, gentler" KKK, then freedom of speech still applies? I still view that organization with the greatest disdain.

In Chaff » SC Governor is So Wrong!
July 04, 7:52am

Re: "Tyranny of the Majority"
Craig: To me, allowing the flag to fly -- despite (using your number) 75% of southern Blacks viewing it as a racist symbol -- is what "safeguarding freedom" is all about. Are we free ...

In Chaff » SC Governor is So Wrong!
July 03, 11:53pm

Re: Re: FS
Hammocks have gender now? Dang marketers!

In Gear Swap » Used 1 Time - Grand Trunk Skeeter Beeter - $35 Shipped
July 03, 9:38pm

Re: Mojo UFO
Franco - thanks! Slightly off topic, but my two experiences with Sierra Design tents were both negative ones. The single wall sorta breathable 'proprietary' material Solomente was one...

In GEAR » Why few freestanding Cuben Tents?
July 03, 9:30pm

Re: Why few freestanding Cuben Tents?
Franco - do you know the models offhand?

In GEAR » Why few freestanding Cuben Tents?
July 03, 8:43pm

Re: Freedom
"Among those whites who do not have a college degree, 73% say it's a sign of Southern pride, 18% racism." And if that many don't see it as racism (and thus not using it to supp...

In Chaff » SC Governor is So Wrong!
July 03, 8:37pm

Tom: I hope you are right... maybe the website language is for general domestic consumption. But I am not totally convinced -- yet. The Chinese policy re. the South China Sea is IMHO idiotic...

In Chaff » Can the GOP Sink Any Lower? Yes It Can!!
July 03, 8:28pm

Re: Why few freestanding Cuben Tents?
KC wrote that there are only two cuben freestanding tent makers. I believe Big Sky is one. Which is the other? Having tried both free and non-free standing tents, I settled on the former for b...

In GEAR » Why few freestanding Cuben Tents?
July 03, 8:14pm

Re: Re: Gear damage - suggestions please
Grips -- no actual experience, but wondering -- maybe get this, wrap around the grip a few times -- shape and cut down to size and glue?

In GEAR » Gear damage - suggestions please
July 03, 8:04pm

All Reader Reviews by Ben 2 World

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Big Sky Ultra C Aluminum Tent Stakes
I've been using titanium shepherd hook stakes for years now -- loving their ultralight weight but disappointed with their suboptimal ground penetration and holding power. These stakes can be bent...

In Miscellaneous Products
January 09, 8:02pm

Titanium Goat Adjustable CF Trekking Poles
I received my pair and went on a moderate 2-hour hike today (approx. 2,000 ft. elevation gain over 2.7 miles -- then returning back down). I find the specs to be accurate, and the poles a beauty to...

In Trekking Poles
July 06, 11:33pm

MontBell Versalite 20
This is a no-thrills but well-constructed frameless day pack. You can see photo and specs here. You can also see BPL...

In Backpacks - Frameless
June 04, 7:18pm

Coleman F1 Ultralight
The first review touched on the F1's performance. This post will describe and critique the set up process. Prior to buying the F1, I have used the MSR PocketRocket (PR). With the PR, all you ...

In Stoves - Canister
January 28, 11:03am

Micropur MP 1 Chlorine Dioxide Water Purifier Tablet
Comparison to Potable Aqua above is incorrect. For bacteria and viruses, Micropur is just as effective and easy to use (15 minutes treatment time). It is only for protozoa (e.g. cryptosporidium) t...

In Hydration - Water Treatment
January 06, 9:28am