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Anodizing Titanium -- the Easy/Cheap Way
I anodized some of my ti tent stakes using nothing more than Diet Coke and some 9v batteries. It's actually pretty straight forward. Here's the article I used for guidance: http://briang...

In Make Your Own Gear » painting titanium
March 27, 11:26am

I picked one up at Walmart this weekend. I'm pretty sure it was $1.89. I'm looking forward to trying it on a Gatorade bottle.

In Make Your Own Gear » Simple valve makes Sawyer Mini filter work better with generic plastic water bottles
March 09, 4:42pm

They Do Honor The Warranty
I've switched to synthetics for hiking; BUT I still like DT dress socks for everyday business wear. I have a big toenail that's pointed strangely and it's tough on any sock. Eventual...

In GEAR » Darn Tough Socks Suck!
February 09, 10:54am

Same problem -- no more emails
I'm having the same problem. My weekly emails disappeared a few weeks ago. Any chance of getting them back? It provided a handy insight into new content.

In Website & Forum Admin/Support » I'm Not Getting E-mails Anymore
February 08, 8:38am

A view of heaven
I love laying in my hammock gazing upon the night sky and do it most nights when I'm backpacking. All it takes is the right gear. Start with a netless hammock OR a hammock with a removable b...

In GEAR » sleeping under the stars with a hammock
January 12, 7:59pm

Re: Re: What do you use to eat with in the backcountry?
Although I usually just eat out of the ziplock; when I want a less minimalist experience, like Michael I very much like the Okaso, Fozzils or similar products. Here's a listing on Amazon: ht...

In GEAR » What do you use to eat with in the backcountry?
November 02, 4:24pm

I'm lucky to own these
I'm lucky enough to own and have used 2 out of the 3 products in the review. The Deuce of Spades really is an excellent product and easily replaced the snow stake I used before. Why? It'...

In Editor's Roundtable » Flash Reviews No. 2: Deuce of Spades, Helinox Ground Chair, and Vargo vs. MSR Pot Lifters
October 15, 9:43am

Re: Re: Works without Network?
Doug: Thanks for the info about the cell connection. And to the haters; yes I do already know the bowline and other frequently used knots. But more obscure knots are sometimes also useful. HYOH.

In GEAR » knots 3d
October 14, 8:27pm

Works without Network?
Will it work without a network (i.e. cellphone) connection? It may seem obvious; but I've downloaded some knot apps in the past that simply would not work in the wilderness without a cellpho...

In GEAR » knots 3d
October 14, 3:02pm

Thanks for the heads-up. I just downloaded it and look forward to reading it after I finish my current book. It's gotten pretty impressive reviews too!

In Gear Deals » Free Kindle book today
August 20, 4:09pm

All Reader Reviews by David White

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Trail Designs Caldera Stove
Specifications (weight on a scale with 1/10 oz accuracy): Stove 0.6oz Caldera Cone 1.0oz Fuel Bottle and Cup 1.0oz QuikTrip cup 0.6oz (not included, see notes below) BPL Cookpot and lid 2.8oz (...

In Stoves - Alcohol
June 25, 8:15pm

Repel Lemon Euculyptus Insect Spray
Just got back from a one-night trip using the Repel Lemon Eucalyptus instead of Deet. Conditions: The trip was in a heavily wooded state park along the Missouri River. Although now receeded, the ri...

In Miscellaneous Products
May 20, 4:24pm