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Some resources
Just to toss in a few website resources: This site has a listing of Garmin models containing "high-sensitivity" chipsets (definition not provided), which the reviewer recommends. ...

In GEAR » Garmin GPSmaps 64s and 60csx
December 16, 3:40pm

Re: Joining Tyvek to foam
Next to last post in this thread has some suggestions for adhesives to use with the Tyvek, but I don't know about suitability for the foams you're looking at. http://www.backpackinglight...

In Make Your Own Gear » Joining Tyvek to foam
December 16, 10:46am

Re: Too many rain jacket choices
Yup, Propore, that's it. I think that the moisture barrier on some mattress pads is also made of it.

In GEAR » Too many choices, rain jackets
December 10, 3:48pm

Re: Froggs Toggs DriDucks
I would love to be able to find the material they use for Froggs Toggs / DriDucks rain wear in bulk. A couple months ago I did a lot of internet searching but came up empty. I have the pants but ...

In GEAR » Too many choices, rain jackets
December 10, 2:49pm

Re: Don't think I could go pure Carb/Protein
Could always crush them up and put them in water. No, you don't want to do that. In fact Hammer advises against it. It's not like the powdered Perpetuem mix at all. I used these on a tr...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Volumetrically Dense Food?
December 10, 9:33am

Re: Re: Volumetrically Dense Food?
you can regain a lot of bear can volume if you just pour the granola in last, unbagged. it's low tech, but i tried it, and it takes a honk'n Lot of granola to fill the gaps. LOL. I wo...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Volumetrically Dense Food?
December 09, 8:25pm

Re: Re: Re: Hiking efficiency and eating+drinking
In case there was any confusion, the Gatorade squeeze bottle I spoke of is not disposable. Gatorade 32 Oz Water Bottle You can find them for $2 at some sporting goods stores. Also the valv...

In Philosophy & Technique » Hiking efficiency and eating+drinking
December 08, 11:39am

Re: Re: Hiking efficiency and eating+drinking
I use one of those green 32-oz. Gatorade bottles with the orange lid for my liquid food dispenser. They're not that heavy (2.0 oz.), are tall enough to easily access from a side pocket, and the...

In Philosophy & Technique » Hiking efficiency and eating+drinking
December 08, 6:14am

Re: Re: Profile
My pleasure, I like tinkering with stuff like that.

In Pre-Trip Planning » PCT Distance and Elevation Data for Washington?
December 06, 7:01am

Re: Re: Sleeve Mittens
Roger, that's cool. Have the lambs stopped screaming? And it reminded me of this: http://www.wikihow.com/Make-a-Ninja-Mask-out-of-a-T-Shirt

In GEAR » Cheap things that work as good or better than expensive things
December 05, 11:35am

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