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Re: Favorite REPUROPSED Containers...
For heating water, I almost use exclusively 16 oz. (holds about ~17 oz.) aluminum beer bottles, 0.927 oz., with a Zelph BudLyte stove. Dual purpose heating vessel and water bottle! (Triple purpose ...

In GEAR » Favorite REPURPOSED Containers...
August 02, 11:36am

Re: car camping tent
ALPS Merimac 4... I think I got mine for ~$75 at REI Outlet with an extra 20%-off coupon. This is a rather sturdy tent, light for car-camping at 8 lbs., and although I can't stand up inside,...

In GEAR » car camping tent
July 15, 5:15pm

Re: Going from overnighter to long distance
Harald and others have hit the nail on the head. But another philosophy is to prepare for a longer trip by simulating these during your overnighters. So don't pack in all the water--make su...

In GEAR » Going from overnighter to long distance
July 08, 3:04pm

Re: FS Gatewood Cape
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In Gear Swap » FS Gatewood Cape
June 08, 10:43pm

Re: Hmmm
"Maybe a GPS" I think the REI coupon excludes any device that has GPS technology, including, of course, GPS receivers. You could use your dividend towards a GPS, if it amounts to a ...

In GEAR » Vargo decagon v trangia mini
March 30, 6:42pm

Re: Vargo decagon v trangia mini
I have a first generation decagon (they updated it a couple of years ago). It's not a great stove... but it will boil water just fine if you do it right, and it is nearly indestructible, but it...

In GEAR » Vargo decagon v trangia mini
March 30, 12:59pm

Re: Re: Re: What do you carry for First Aid?
Yeah, I should have mentioned my benzalkonium chloride hand sanitizer: won't sting eyes when used with contact lenses. This is also may be used directly in cuts and scrapes. H2O2 is in the toil...

In GEAR » What do you carry for First Aid?
February 01, 4:46pm

Re: What do you carry for First Aid?
My trips these days average 2 days in the northeast, 3 seasons, solo, never more than a stone's throw from civilization. I look at first aid as task-based: Little boo-boo: Hydrogen peroxide,...

In GEAR » What do you carry for First Aid?
January 31, 9:23pm

Common Battery Type -- Just Another Myth?
The point has been well made and is now taken for granted that all our electronic devices should share a common battery size, with AAs being the most referenced. The argument is typically "I c...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Common Battery Type -- Just Another Myth?
January 30, 5:25pm

Re: incorporated into a replaceable insole?
It doesn't have to work well. All he has to do is get it on the shelves of REI, Campmoor, EMS, etc. And if it doesn't sell there, it'll sell with the SkyMall crowd. There are precede...

In GEAR » New product idea, inventor looking for feedback.
January 25, 11:32am

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