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you like it, fine
I guess you like your trail designs stove, that's all you needed to say instead of making a blanket statement that is not true. I've never tested that traildesigns exact one, though I have ...

In GEAR » Alchol stove.
October 10, 1:42pm

priming
That's not correct, the fancy feast for example requires: fill, light, wait until heat builds up enough to create enough vapor pressure, then place pot on stove. I call that priming since you c...

In GEAR » Alchol stove.
October 10, 12:55pm

no priming
After playing around with a bunch of different designs, including some ones you can buy, by far the best I've found is this one: capillary hoop stove. These tips for making CHS are necessary...

In GEAR » Alchol stove.
October 10, 12:19pm

sawyer bags
Owen, as I assumed everyone reading this would be aware, the bag failures in question are the sawyer bags, particularly the older bags, which had/have a terrible reputation for durability. The meth...

In GEAR » Sawyer Squeeze 0.1 mini and regular flow rates
October 10, 11:48am

once more
I used a 10 pound barbell flat round weight, that is easier to balance on the bag. Because the bag is horizontal on the table, I added a cup of water, but timed only 2 cups as before. The res...

In GEAR » Sawyer Squeeze 0.1 mini and regular flow rates
October 09, 6:24pm

genius
that's a great way to repeat pressure, good idea. So that's two things that can be reproduced, the hanging flow rate, no squeeze, and a book, heavyish I would guess, but it will be the s...

In GEAR » Sawyer Squeeze 0.1 mini and regular flow rates
October 09, 5:47pm

new tests
Ok, tested both again, now the results match my in the field experiences. Note that I pulled off the input tube from the mini, which makes it pretty fair to compare them since the input holes ar...

In GEAR » Sawyer Squeeze 0.1 mini and regular flow rates
October 09, 5:18pm

data
"I found the sawyer mini annoyingly slow on my last trip" Same here. Love the compact size, but I'm probably going back to the Squeeze for regular use. That was also what I wante...

In GEAR » Sawyer Squeeze 0.1 mini and regular flow rates
October 09, 4:18pm

Sawyer Squeeze 0.1 mini and regular flow rates
I was testing flow rates between the sawyer regular and mini, and found some oddities in the results. I got pretty widely varying results, tried flushing with warm water/vinegar etc, so I'm cur...

In GEAR » Sawyer Squeeze 0.1 mini and regular flow rates
October 09, 11:47am

supplex
supplex/taslan - rockywoods. rogers suggestion of taslan/supplex, which are basically the same thing, is good. I've used the same sierra designs supplex pants for literal decades now, though...

In GEAR » durable bushwacking windshirt
October 04, 10:39am

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