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Re: Re: Re: Re: Pasta for FBC
"Can you think of a better category for couscous?" It's own I would guess. Maybe together with Bulgur. Food made from wheat and similar to couscous went out of fashion after northe...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Pasta for FBC
April 08, 1:16pm

Re: Re: Pasta for FBC
"I typically use Ramen Noodles or Couscous in my recipes which require pasta." So Americans actually think that Couscous is some form of pasta?

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Pasta for FBC
April 08, 12:50pm

Re: Bivy it is then
I haven't been there but Myvatn means midge lake. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/M%C3%BDvatn Not sure if the mosquitos there are different then the Australian ones and the names assigned to fl...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Bug pressure in Iceland in July?
April 08, 6:49am

Re: buff
Does this UPF stuff actually work? Judging by my white skin I usually have where my normal clothes are I've always considered this to be a marketing gag. Brims are a great idea however.

In GEAR » Hat Options
April 07, 4:06pm

Re: re:"The New "Worlds lightest cannister stove"?" Where to buy
Try eBay too. I'd say in general buying direct from Chinese sellers is a lot cheaper. Import duties and taxes are not included in that however.

In GEAR » The New "Worlds lightest cannister stove"?
April 07, 2:51pm

Water treatment
"did you read the comments at the end of those articles?" Yup. But not really much about used setups or day to day experiences in them. I learned that Europeans don't treat their w...

In GEAR » Water treatment
April 07, 1:57pm

Re: Windscreen lower seemed to help
One more thing if you're worried about heat getting to the canister: Roger seems to recommend a simple foil heat reflector on top of the canister. Look in the middle of this article for an exam...

In Make Your Own Gear » RFC: Upright Canister Windscreen Design
April 07, 10:31am

Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Superior canister fuel (?)
"I was trying to put it into accessible terms." No worries and a lot better then I could have. I think I hit the reply button before your answer though and still had to look for the ar...

In GEAR » Best cold weather canister fuel?
April 06, 10:20pm

Water treatment
I admit I've never actually treated water. I have been in the Alps a lot and have been taught early on that water can be used untreated there (not really sure if that's true, but I've a...

In GEAR » Water treatment
April 06, 10:04pm

Re: Re: Re: Superior canister fuel (?)
See here. Even has pretty graphs. Well worth the read.

In GEAR » Best cold weather canister fuel?
April 06, 8:58pm

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