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About Me I was backpacking ultralight before Ray ever published!

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Re: How long would these foods last without refrigeration?
How long the food will last is subjective. Lots of food labels will recommend refrigeration because that will keep the flavor best for the longest time. If not refrigerated, they won't spoil or...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » How long would these foods last without refrigeration?
July 21, 1:34pm

Re: What do YOU use to carry alcohol?
It depends an awful lot on what quantity you want to carry, and the form factor that you want this container to fit. There are a few Platypus-style containers. I tend to use a flatish plastic 8-oun...

In GEAR » What do YOU use to carry alcohol?
July 20, 10:34pm

Re: Disposing of fishy parts
Leftover fishy parts? Ceviche! --B.G.--

In Fishing » Disposing of fishy parts
July 20, 8:56pm

Re: generally and specifically
"the popular Lakes Trail" At the last time that I checked, Emerald Lake had two bear lockers, and Pear Lake also had two. I also use Esbit fuel. I would think that a black bear migh...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » bear canister best practices?
July 20, 8:54pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: voltage not watts
"Bob, you asked for it by implying that if the cells don't supply enough voltage to charge something then FAIL." Jim, no I did not. I said nothing and implied nothing about cells a...

In GEAR » I need some schooling on batteries....
July 20, 6:03pm

Re: Re: Re: voltage not watts
"And yet the setup i've been using daily for the last 2 years DOES work and works very very well" What you show says nothing at all about voltage or watts or watt-hours or anything...

In GEAR » I need some schooling on batteries....
July 20, 5:18pm

Re: Re: Re: voltage not watts
Jim, I understand the purpose of a voltage up-verter. However, if you are using plain lithium batteries in series, you skip the up-verter and the efficiency loss, and you can just drive the recharg...

In GEAR » I need some schooling on batteries....
July 20, 3:15pm

Re: voltage not watts
You can think about the watts all day if you wish, but if the input power source voltage is less than the rechargeable battery voltage, you are never going to accomplish anything. Getting that e...

In GEAR » I need some schooling on batteries....
July 20, 1:54pm

Re: A couple more...
Now you are going to have to write your own how-to book on this. Get one of the manufacturers of your trail cameras to underwrite the publishing costs. --B.G.--

In Photography » Got my mountain lion pictures!!! I did it!!
July 20, 1:46pm

Re: Re: Potential SAR Benefits of Two-Way Communication
One week ago when I was out on the trail, I had some good chats with other backpackers on these topics, one-way versus two way, etc. One important topic is this. How bad does the emergency need ...

In GEAR » inReach SE: No tracking points, no messages went through today!
July 19, 7:20pm

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