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Sooty pots
Many already know this, put just in case: Coating the bottom of your pot with soap - rubbing on a bar of soap or letting a thin film of liquid soap dry on the pot - makes clean-up really easy. ...

In Make Your Own Gear » Newest Wax Stove design.
July 23, 10:56am

Re: buttonfront shirts: nylon vs polyester
I have a number of button-front nylon shirts and use them a lot. The collar shields my neck from the sun more than a t-shirt style. The looser cut keeps the shirt from being tight to my skin in m...

In GEAR » buttonfront shirts: nylon vs polyester
July 21, 11:55am

Re: Re: Re: Do I have enough left in the canister?
My older red MSR "8 ounce / 227 gram" canisters have a total, full weight of 376-378 grams. This year's Burton "8.1 ounce / 230 gram" canisters from Fred Meyers have a to...

In GEAR » Do I have enough left in the canister?
July 21, 11:41am

Re: Low volume breakfast
I'm a no-cook breakfast guy and have been for 30 years now. Eating hot food just doesn't replace the BTUs lost shivering over a stove waiting for my hot meal (compared to just hiking the t...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Low volume breakfast
July 18, 1:20am

Re: Steeping, not seeping
Agreed. My bad. Steeping. Like tea leaves. Not seeping like a leak.

In GEAR » Probane, isotubane... etc fuel canister.
July 17, 7:36pm

Re: Re: Re: Do You Have a Gear Modding "Magnificent Obsession"?
>"but you don't want the side walls insulated" If you extract almost all of the heat out of the gases at the bottom of the pot, then, even more than a JetBoil pot, insulation on...

In GEAR » Do You Have a Gear Modding "Magnificent Obsession"?
July 17, 7:34pm

Napalm
There is napalm available in a convenient form for campers.

In Pre-Trip Planning » Sierra stove restrictions
July 17, 12:28pm

Re: Probane, isotubane... etc fuel canister.
Yes, 220 grams is plenty. For two people, 3 days x (breakfast + dinner each day), I could easily do it with a 100 gram canister. Trick #1: Most stove/pot combinations are more fuel efficien...

In GEAR » Probane, isotubane... etc fuel canister.
July 17, 12:25pm

Re: Mug/Bowl for preparing food and eating from
For a bowl: the bottom 3 or 4" of a half-gallon plastic (HDPE) milk jug. For a plate with high sides: the bottom 2" of an HDPE gallon milk jug. Either is free at the recycling cent...

In GEAR » Mug/Bowl for preparing food and eating from
July 17, 12:31am

Re: 3-D PRINTED POT!!
>"patent the idea and then sit back and collect the partial royalties" People I know with worthwhile patents spend their time in court. I'd rather be on the trail. There's...

In GEAR » Do You Have a Gear Modding "Magnificent Obsession"?
July 16, 7:17pm

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