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About Me Owner - FLAT CAT GEAR
Light weight cooking equipment for backpackers
CityCalabasas
StateCA
CountryUSA
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All Forum Posts by Jon Fong

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Isopropyl Alcohol Stoves
If you have a well designed stove, you can burn isopropyl cleanly without creating soot. While burning, it has an odor that is probably stronger than the smell of burning Esbit. ALL stoves smell ...

In Make Your Own Gear » Specific Stove question Bud lite bottle and Isopropyl 99%
January 25, 2:35pm

Re: Specific Stove question Bud lite bottle and Isopropyl 90%
First of all, alcohol is available in many common forms. I have tested and used in the field hand sanitizer which is 70% ethanol. It is easy to find and works pretty well (but a bit slower). Eve...

In Make Your Own Gear » Specific Stove question Bud lite bottle and Isopropyl 99%
January 24, 10:00pm

Re: Brass spoon?
You can alway go with a silver spoon

In GEAR » Brass spoon?
December 17, 5:48pm

Re: Removing Cat hairs from Fleece
Try duct tape

In GEAR » Removing Cat hairs from Fleece
December 16, 9:34am

Re: PCT: jetboil or DIY stove
First criteria - what are the rules and regulations covering your trip. If it is another drought year, you may have limitations on what type of stove you can use (sorry, but the Trangia probably w...

In GEAR » PCT: jetboil or DIY stove
November 30, 11:21pm

Re: Dry Baking Set Up Questions
Fry baking, a nonstick pan should be fine. When dry baking, I wouldn't use a non-stick pan. The pot tends to reach temperatures north of 500 F to 600 F, not a good temperature for Teflon or c...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Dry Baking Set Up Questions
November 30, 11:11pm

Baldy
Jim, Great hike, looks like there is a little bit of snow up there. Have you moved back north or was this just a day trip. BTW, Joyce is a great hiker!

In Post-Trip Reports » Black Friday Baldy
November 29, 9:32am

Wax burner
Great job! I can't wait to see more refinements.

In Make Your Own Gear » $2 wax gasification stove
November 02, 6:42pm

Re: Grand Canyon Denied – Lessons Learned
I used a similar setup when hiking the Paria Canyon: I used empty milk jugs to settle the particulates. Given the time need to settle and filter the water, I wonder if it would have been easier to...

In Post-Trip Reports » Grand Canyon Denied – Lessons Learned
October 04, 8:03pm

Re: I picked the wrong hobby.
I don't get it. We took our 6 month old backpacking with us. We went to Little Yosemite Valley and the next day went up Half Dome. We didn't go UL and we didn't go far, but we went....

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » I picked the wrong hobby.
September 07, 10:34pm

All Reader Reviews by Jon Fong

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TarpTent
This is a shout out to Henry and his team. While camping on Catalina Island, a fox tore a hole in the side of my Rainshadow II. The hole was in the mesh panel on the side and was about the size of y...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
March 23, 12:21pm