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All Forum Posts by Gary Dunckel

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Re: Measurements
Thnaks for taking the time to measure it, Brendan. 1.5" inches is how I calibrate my own stoves. Also, Greg is right on--altitude and water temperature enter into this as well. You are well on...

In Make Your Own Gear » Esbit + Fosters Pot Boil Times
July 22, 8:28pm

Re: Esbit + Fosters Pot Boil Times
That is a pretty quick boil time, Brendan. Like Dan mentioned, pretty close to what a caldera cone would do. A question--would you please measure the distance from the top of the Esbit tab to the t...

In Make Your Own Gear » Esbit + Fosters Pot Boil Times
July 22, 1:52pm

Re: How gross is it to you when people put their fingers in their...
Max? The Idester? C'mon guys, step up.

In GEAR » How gross is it to you when people put their fingers in their...
July 21, 6:26pm

re: water in elk creek co
I'm not familiar with Elk Creek per se, but I would be thinking of possible heavy metal contamination from all the mining that has been done over the years in the Silverton area. Be aware of mi...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Water in Elk Creek CO
July 20, 2:31pm

Re: Delmar's Poll
I think the results are interesting, but not too unexpected. I am thinking that there might have been another "locale'--Rocky Mountains? Almost all of my backpacking has been in CO, WY, an...

In Editor's Roundtable » Delmar's Poll
July 09, 2:15pm

BHRDF?
Big hunkin' rat dental floss...?

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Rodents attack tent!
July 09, 2:04pm

Re: LCW
Stuart, that was a nice write-up, with good photos. Stephen sure pays his dues to be in the mountains here--the altitude, the time change, etc. But he gets to be with a great CO native!

In Post-Trip Reports » Lost Creek WIlderness Loop with a full moon on Bison Peak
July 07, 9:15am

Re: Freeze dried meats?
I am a fan of the Mountain House FD meats-burger, diced chicken, diced beef, and the new diced ham. But I buy the big #10 tins, and I don't think that they sell smaller packages of the meats. ...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » 4 ingredients or less lazy freezer bag cooking
July 01, 10:12am

re: SL-2
The SL-2 setup has been sold to Rod, pending funds.

In Gear Swap » WTB Golite Shangri-La 2 and Nest AND Shangri-La 5 and nest
June 30, 4:34pm

re: SL-2
Rod, I sent the photos last night. In case they didn't make it, I just now sent them again.

In Gear Swap » WTB Golite Shangri-La 2 and Nest AND Shangri-La 5 and nest
June 30, 7:36am

All Reader Reviews by Gary Dunckel

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Jetboil Personal Cooking System
Mountain House's Pro Pack meal bags fit perfectly in the PCS cup. After adding the boiling water to the bag, stirring it up, and resealing it, you can empty the remaining water from the PCS, drop ...

In Stoves - Canister
March 18, 11:41am

Hilleberg Akto
I agree that the Akto is a very strong and high quality 4-season solo tent. But I must add an anecdote to illustrate the what I feel is the tent's main weakness. In early October of '06 we wer...

In Shelters - Double Wall Tents
November 28, 9:08am

Salomon Tech Amhibian
What the previous posts have neglected to mention is that the Amphib is perhaps the lightest (24 ounces/pair)"running shoe" that can be taken on a standard extended backpack trip (not fast packing) fo...

In Footwear - Boots, Shoes, Gaiters
October 18, 7:45pm