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All Forum Posts by Ben 2 World

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I Think Fidel Would Disagree...
Obama on Russia: 'Large countries don't bully smaller countries'.

In Chaff » I Think Fidel Would Disagree...
January 26, 1:28am

Re: Click Here
Or click HERE. HTML MAN to the rescue!!

In Chaff » Single most important documentary ever made?
January 25, 11:01am

Re: Canadian dollar hurts, ouch!
"is the reason americans don't buy from MEC because of shipping?" For mainstream American buyers -- there's almost no reason to buy from MEC over REI or any of the myriad of Am...

In GEAR » Canadian dollar hurts, ouch!
January 25, 10:57am

Re: Tent Stakes
I used to use titanium shepherd hook stakes for their light weight. I've since switched to Big Sky's Ultra-C tent stakes. The latter have higher holding power, can take more pounding befo...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » General stake query
January 24, 10:19pm

Re: CDC Recommendations
True... but good to know some of the pros and cons nevertheless. Right now, I think I am leaning more toward Doxy.

In GEAR » Malaria Pills
January 24, 9:15pm

CDC Recommendations
I went to the CDC website, and they recommend these three options for the area that I am going to: o Atovaquone-proguanil o Doxycycline o Mefloquine The only chronic thing I h...

In GEAR » Malaria Pills
January 24, 8:48pm

Re: Malaria Pills
Thanks, everyone. More reading to do...

In GEAR » Malaria Pills
January 24, 6:59pm

Malaria Pills
I will be traveling abroad for two months to various Malaria infested areas. This is a first for me, and I have zero experience with the various different malaria pills and such. I will take pr...

In GEAR » Malaria Pills
January 24, 3:36pm

Re: Je suis Charlie , latest cover
Franco: I do not believe it has to do with only religion. No. Again, why the pattern? Why then and not now?

In Chaff » Je suis Charlie , latest cover
January 24, 3:22pm

Re: Spot the cat
"Actually there is no cat there." Yeah, my thought too. I didn't think there was a cat there as there eyes don't reflect like that in day time.

In Chaff » Spot the cat
January 24, 3:18pm

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