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Re: anyone using a gravity filter
I use a gravity filter most of the time, with Aqua Mira or Klear Water as backup or extra precaution if I really want to make sure I get the best drinking water I can. I started using a platypus...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » anyone using a gravity filter
October 29, 8:34am

Re: EZ to do Business With
PJ states it well... Here are my favorites: Gossamer Gear – Excellent customer response, shipped within 24-48 hours in all instances Six Moon Designs – Shipped within 24-48 hours, excellent...

In GEAR » EZ to do Business With
September 29, 9:42am

Re: Tilley Hats
I have the LT5 and the TH4. The LT5 is lighter, more water resistant naturally, but it has a much smaller brim. I like the TH4 much better because of the wider brim and its headband is more absorbe...

In GEAR » Tilley Hat-Mesh or Not?
September 13, 9:58pm

Re: Aqua Mira tip
I actually use the .25 oz. Mini-Vial sold on this site to mix my AM... It works well for any size bag. I find it easy to hold the vial and fill each part from its mini-dropper.

In GEAR » Aqua Mira tip
September 04, 6:39pm

New Wenger knife
Here is a link to Wengers new knife. Not exactly SUL, but I think the kitchen sink is included!

In GEAR » New Wenger knife
August 29, 9:01pm

Re: dotty and spotty
I hardly noticed at my normal setting of 1280x1024, but I do see it and more so at the 1024x768 settings. Increase your settings and forget about it. If you want to obsess about a conspiracy, c...

In Philosophy & Technique » A black dot
August 27, 11:21am

Re: A black dot
Are you sure there is a black dot on the website? It could be your monitor ;O)

In Philosophy & Technique » A black dot
August 24, 6:13pm

Re: So everytime I go on a solo trip...
>> "Is Dr. Phil got any interest in SUL backpacking." << Does that stand for Single Ultra Light? Just kidding.

In Philosophy & Technique » So everytime I go on a solo trip...
August 20, 10:51pm

Re: Re: a hammock
Ah yes... Single Malt Scotch. I DO like to snuggle up to an 18 year-old Macallan every now and again ;O)

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » One Luxury
August 20, 10:45pm

Guy-line Knots - What is your favorite knot for tying off guy line and why?
This is something that was prompted by a tangent from a thread in G Spot under Tarp Book. Mine is to Girth Hitch one end to the tarp and Trucker Hitch the stake end. These are easy to attach to ...

In Philosophy & Technique » Guy-line Knots - What is your favorite knot for tying off guy line and why?
August 19, 9:15am

All Reader Reviews by Mike Storesund

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Photon Light Proton Personal Flashlight
I would give the Proton a 4 out of 5 score primarily because of its high cost ($69). It is an excellent light if you need to do any emergency signaling at night or if you need a high intensity beam fo...

In Lights - Flashlights & Headlamps
August 27, 9:11am

Six Moon Designs Lunar Solo
I like the simplicity in the concept of the design. It is a combination of bivy sack and single wall tent with plenty of room that weighs in at 25 ounces. The bathtub floor and netting along the floor...

In Shelters - Single Wall Tents
September 24, 1:11am

ULA H2O Amigo
I too am a firm believer in gravity filters. It is a blessing that you can still get filtered water with little effort while you complete some other chore around camp. I have used self made gravity fi...

In Hydration - Water Treatment
September 24, 12:59am

Beyond Backpacking by Ray Jardine
I believe each post have their valid points. I believe the general consensus, mine included, is that Beyond Backpacking © is something that should be on every backpacker’s bookshelf. I have read and r...

In Books and Media
September 11, 9:20am

Go Lite Speed
I rate this pack a 5. I also have its smaller brother the GoLite Race, which I gave my son. For 2 pounds, not including ...

In Backpacks - Frameless
September 02, 11:40am

GoLite Breeze
I have to say this is not the worst pack I ever had, but close to it. I do like the simplicity, but the straps are just killer. With 18 pounds I can carry on one shoulder and switch sides, but when ...

In Backpacks - Frameless
August 29, 4:05pm

Photon Freedom Micro (White)
These are great little lights! I have the White, Red and Blue with 2 clips. I wear the White and Red on my lanyard and keep the Blue on a hat clip. The Blue was bought as a joke with the Scouts... H...

In Lights - Flashlights & Headlamps
August 29, 3:58pm

I bought these to replace my older / heavier poles. I prefer collapsible poles so I can adjust the height with my tarps and my SMD Lunar Solo. I did the research before buying and was concerned about...

In Trekking Poles
August 25, 8:52am

Snow Peak Gigapower Ti
I had one of these for almost a year. I thought the four pot supports were a great idea and wish more manufacturers would do so. However I had a few issues and thanks to REI return policy I was able t...

In Stoves - Canister
August 24, 1:51pm

Brunton Crux
I think this stove is the next generation of things to come. With a collapsible burner head, it folds over for 3.1 ounces of ultimate compact ability. The oversized burner head offers a better burn an...

In Stoves - Canister
August 24, 1:21pm