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About Me I was backpacking ultralight before Ray ever published!

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Re: Re: Reading glasses. Suggestions?
"one of those magnifying cards" That would be a plastic Fresnel lens. I find those are OK as a magnifying lens for a very small object, but not for reading. When I print my topo maps, ...

In GEAR » Reading glasses. Suggestions?
March 03, 10:23pm

Re: Gear for the JMT?
"Does this sound reasonable? What area should I cut back in?" As you have already concluded, your 5-pound backpack is a good place to attack the matter. I know that you want a comforta...

In Gear Lists » Gear for the JMT?
March 03, 9:02pm

Re: Re: an old Primus stove question for stovies
A&H Nada. --B.G.--

In GEAR » an old Primus stove question for stovies
March 03, 8:31pm

Re: Re: an old Primus stove question for stovies
Nyet. I may have to count on McMaster-Carr. --B.G.--

In GEAR » an old Primus stove question for stovies
March 03, 7:39pm

Re: PIF: Esbit Tri Wing Stove & Fuel Tabs
" .4 oz for stove " That must be one of the lightweight ones. Many of them are closer to 0.45 or 0.5 oz. --B.G.--

In Gear Swap » PIF: Esbit Tri Wing Stove & Fuel Tabs
March 03, 4:45pm

Re: thxz
"i can fill a tinny dropper bottle up" It might take more than a tiny dropper bottle if you will be out very long. --B.G.--

In GEAR » Bleach for water treatment question
March 03, 3:13pm

Re: Re: an old Primus stove question for stovies
"Wood (like paper in books) is good to 451F." Yes, somebody ought to write a book about that. The hard plastic part that I ordered is rated to 400 degrees F. Maybe wood is good to 4...

In GEAR » an old Primus stove question for stovies
March 03, 2:52pm

Re: Re: an old Primus stove question for stovies
I don't have any similar Chinese camp stoves, and that knob might not fit mine. I can buy a whole new Primus for about $20-25, but that seems silly for just the knob. I suppose that nobody sell...

In GEAR » an old Primus stove question for stovies
March 03, 12:58am

Re: an old Primus stove question for stovies
I ordered a similar one from McMaster-Carr. It won't be perfect since it is for a larger shaft and has a set screw. It is plastic good for 400 degrees F. That is semi-OK, but not impressive. ...

In GEAR » an old Primus stove question for stovies
March 02, 11:01pm

Re: WTB: UL Pack for the JMT
You might have better luck if you know approximately what volume of pack you are looking for, like 40, 50, or 60 liters. --B.G.--

In Gear Swap » WTB: UL Pack for the JMT
March 02, 7:32pm

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