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Got mine!
Got the standard long; weight is spot on at 0.77oz with supplied sheath. Also got the smolt; weight is under the reported weight, knife is 0.12oz and the lighter of the two sheaths supplied is...

In GEAR » FLYWEIGHT KNIVES---Damn Fine Titanium Knives!
March 26, 3:32pm

Habit
When we moved into this house five years ago, first thing we did was take out the lawn. Drip irrigated plants and mulch has replaced it. Backyard lawn went a couple years later, still a work in p...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Sierra Snowpack 2015
March 25, 3:45pm

clip zip
I have a couple clip zips and a clip+. Great players being able to run rockbox. Format a 64gb card to FAT32, good to go. In terms of podcasts, I like Freakanomics and Wait-wait Don't Tell ...

In GEAR » mp3 podcasts
March 24, 3:35pm

Sold pending payment
Sold pending payment Steve

In Gear Swap » FS: FF Daybreak Jacket, Medium, Moss Green
March 23, 10:54am

Zebralight
I'll be there and bring my collection of zebralights for folks to check out; H600, H600F, H602, SC600 MkII L2, SC600w MkII L2, H52, H502r, SC52w, and H32F Steve

In Hiking Partners / Group Trip Announcements » GGG/SOCAL 2015
March 22, 9:51pm

Yes, what a crock
How about the "Ray-Way wash bag". Gets things twice as clean because the confined space causes more "vigorous agitation". Add that to the list... Steve

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Ray Jardine examines Cuben Fiber
March 22, 9:22pm

Free extras!
Now includes three straw inflated pillows!! Steve

In Gear Swap » FS: FF Daybreak Jacket, Medium, Moss Green
March 22, 9:09pm

Doubt it
I don't think so. I find my straw hats at hardware stores usually, for yard work. Last about a year or so, no matter what kind/style I get. I would recommend changing the bead to a cord lo...

In GEAR » Quality straw hat?
March 20, 10:34pm

Stir
I prefer to stir (with a steripen) rather than squeeze. Just run the water through a bandana/coffee filter first if not clear. Unless you know the air didn't get down to freezing, or you pu...

In GEAR » Finally need to buy a water filter, have REI dividend, what to get?
March 20, 4:01pm

Re: shortfall numbers
And rightfully so. The land can only sustain a certain number of people, farms, industry. Yet they keep approving more housing developments. Gotta keep housing prices low, or price increases cas...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Sierra Snowpack 2015
March 20, 2:00pm

All Reader Reviews by Steve B

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Katabatic Customer Service
I have ordered two items in the past with no issues; a Palisade quilt and a Helios 55 backpack. Both were shipped quickly and arrived without issue. Quality on both is impeccable. But that is for a...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
January 12, 10:17am

Mountain Laurel Designs eVent Rain Mitts
Have used these a couple of times, in southern California rain. So not really cold, but cold enough that some gloves are helpfull. Positive: They go OVER your sleeves, so when used with hiking...

In Clothing - Raingear
April 18, 12:15pm

Mountain Laurel Designs
Have ordered stuff in the past with no problem, in terms of quality and timeliness. My last order had a 5-8 week wait notice, but took over 11 weeks to get shipped. Ordered a half fabric/net doo...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
July 09, 3:11pm