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"I think this is culturally/economically dependent. I can tell you for sure that if a kid in India is offered a free education, they will jump at the chance and work their butt off to make the...

In Chaff » Terror in Copenhagen today
February 23, 9:44am

people have traveled with less
Might as well leave your quilt at home too. See what you are really made of. Only wimps bring rain coats too.

In Gear Lists » Can I get away without a mid layer for the CT?
February 21, 10:49pm

Sounds like the laws against brandishing a firearm here in WA state. You can't point or threaten with a gun, tho you can carry it. Some hunting areas are so thick, a scope, unless it is 1 p...

In Editor's Roundtable » Ultralight Hunting: Towards a Coherent Definition
February 19, 7:07pm

guy outs in upper panels
Give you head room. Heavy rocks as anchors to pull it away to increase tent space. They need to be on the lower third of the tent. Climbers on porta-ledges use an extra long thin tent pole that ...

In Philosophy & Technique » Reduce "flapping" in silnylon shelters
February 19, 3:19pm

Epi injections
When I first took classes on epi injections, there were regular needles in a container with two doses and two doses of antihistamine. Not much to go wrong, unlike where I have had an epi-pen fail ...

In Chaff » Cash Prices of Prescriptions
February 19, 12:06pm

online coupons
Look online for coupons. I have one prescription costs $105 cash, $46 with insurance, $13 with cash and a reusable online coupon. This looks interesting, don't know what the fine print says ...

In Chaff » Cash Prices of Prescriptions
February 19, 11:59am

Re: Somewhat OT: Larger Tarps
Do you backpack with them ever? How much sun? How much folding? The heavier silver tarps (like the blue tarps but more durable, used on the farm etc) are a great bargain. Folding eventually caus...

In Backpacking Light with Scouts » Somewhat OT: Larger Tarps
February 19, 11:46am

skin in the game
Give people free stuff, they could care less and abuse it. Seen it in many different settings. People should have either sweat equity or money, or both invested in their education. Doesn't have...

In Chaff » Terror in Copenhagen today
February 18, 7:31pm

Avoid high heat
Being made of nylon with nylon thread, don't use bleach and don't dry on hot. They open up all the way so the inside can dry quicker when washed if hung up or a short tumble on warm.

In Make Your Own Gear » Silnylon and urine
February 18, 7:20pm

photo dog bed liner
for doug

In Make Your Own Gear » Silnylon and urine
February 18, 5:59pm

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MSR/Cascade Designs Customer Service
Old whisperlight had kink in the fuel line. I sent it back and they replaced it. The new stove has a shaker pin to clear clogs, so I no longer have to dissassemble the stove and use a toothbrush bris...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
April 15, 5:47am