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All Forum Posts by Ben 2 World

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Re: I'm back, what'd I miss?
Welcome back!! Back from where, pray tell?

In Chaff » I'm back, what'd I miss?
August 04, 9:25pm

Weight Specs
Seems most 'mainstream' gear makers either list optimistic weights or skip altogether. It's often the boutique makers who list with accuracy/honesty.

In GEAR » Manufacturers with no weights listed?
August 04, 12:07pm

Re: Destinkify Back to New?
I've never had a problem with “accelerated stink“ likely because I just haven't worn my shirts long enough for bacteria to really work their way in. However, I've had plenty of exp...

In GEAR » Getting the stink out
August 03, 7:36pm

Re: Was UL a phase for you?
As above, rather than a phase, my own experience is more of a series of ever-narrowing pendulum swing between UL and comfort -- until I arrived at my own "comfort weight" balance. Since ...

In Philosophy & Technique » Was UL a phase for you?
August 03, 12:06pm

Re: Certainty
Very interesting (and sober). This really reflects how the vast majority of us are products of our own society. Very few of us can really picture the future -- even just a few years ahead. In th...

In Chaff » Retrospectively amusing list
August 03, 12:02pm

Re: Holy crap!
We choose to live along the coastal west and northwest for the same reason why many Southeast Asians choose to live around volcanoes. Be it for the trade routes or the extra fertile soil -- it pay...

In Chaff » Holy crap!
August 03, 11:54am

Re: Aquamira Frontier MAX?
Alex, Since I too make jokes, I just need to develop a thicker skin. No harm done, and thanks for your post. If you do buy the Aquamira Max, please let us know how you like it. EDIT: Oops...

In GEAR » Aquamira Frontier MAX?
July 30, 12:40am

Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Asshole / Assholes -- When Something Smells the Same...
Remember that song, Tom, the one that goes like this: Que SIERRAS, SIERRAS... Whatever will be, will be... :)

In Chaff » Asshole of the Year Award Also Heating Up
July 28, 7:31pm

Re: Re: Re: Asshole / Assholes -- When Something Smells the Same...
"Now, how would you feel if I referred to Him as "The Naz"?" Not as bad as the term Xtians. That one bugs me more, for some reason.

In Chaff » Asshole of the Year Award Also Heating Up
July 28, 7:25pm

Re: Re: Re: sigh
TSOSMNCSABBK - that one! And speaking of curmudgeon (I can rattle names since it takes one to know one and all that) -- where is that other one? Nick Gatel? Haven't heard from our friend N...

In Chaff » Asshole of the Year Award Also Heating Up
July 28, 7:21pm

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