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Re: Lightning Strikes
"I was fortunate in that the damage was minimal." Phehw! (sweeping hand across forehead) I guess you were. "would the damage still have occurred?"......> right back to...

In GEAR » carbon fiber lightning
September 07, 7:04pm

Re: Re: Rubber or other insulators
Bob, I think I get your train of thought on folks believing the tires are doing part in protecting them in that as long as they look at the vehicle as a safe harbor to shelter from the storm.....ex...

In GEAR » carbon fiber lightning
September 07, 6:56pm

Rubber or other insulators
Another urban legend, to my understanding, is that non conductive insulators like rubber soled shoes or tires on a car will shield you from lightning strikes. At least from what I learned at the Bo...

In GEAR » carbon fiber lightning
September 07, 5:14pm

Re: Re: New Exos 48 feedback
thanks Ozzy and Peter for the feed back. Peter what was your approx starting weight for the 14 days and are you still using the pack or do you have another go to BP? jimmyb

In GEAR » New Exos 48 feedback
September 03, 7:58pm

Re: Have you ever gotten sick after filtering water?
Cant remember ever getting sick after a trip but I am interested in what will follow in this thread. I too am curious about how much bad water or cross contamination it would take to get you si...

In GEAR » Have you ever gotten sick after filtering water?
September 03, 1:37pm

Re: Re: How do you tarp?
Randy, what is the total weight of your system less the hiking poles? Thanks, jimmyb

In GEAR » How do you tarp?
September 03, 12:11pm

New Exos 48 feedback
Maybe not quite UL as others but looking for a quick review from those using the new Exos 48. Thanks, jimmyb

In GEAR » New Exos 48 feedback
September 02, 8:09pm

Re: Calling out ankle woes sufferers
In my motox days I badly sprained my ankle and shattered my wrist. I also saw numerous other injuries incurred by friends and riding buddies. The advise from some very good doctors was that it is a...

In GEAR » Calling out ankle woes sufferers
September 02, 10:42am

Great report
Best part was hearing about your wife overcoming her fears and carefully pushing on to her goal. Good for her and for you taking good care so she had a trip to always remember. My wife is ready for...

In Post-Trip Reports » Horseshoe to Whitney 2014
August 30, 10:19pm

just curious
I have read that there are less failures when the bag is rolled up as apposed to just squeezing the bag. I have always slowly rolled the bag keeping in mind others reported failures. Even consideri...

In GEAR » Sawyer Squeeze bag longevity?
August 30, 4:43pm

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