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All Forum Posts by Richard Scruggs

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Re: Trail Designs Ti stoves
I've wondered why it appears (at least in some postings I've seen in BPL forums) that folks with a sidewinder designed for a pot smaller than your 3 cup pot (for example, the short Evernew ...

In Multiple Use Gear » Trail Designs Ti stoves
June 22, 3:13pm

Re: Cascades
For current permit requirements, I'd check the website of the US Forest Service district (or National Park) for whatever location you might consider in Washington -- and even call the office to...

In Pre-Trip Planning » Trip in late september Flying From Houston!
June 22, 1:34am

To the forum, or not to the forum . . . that is the question
That's "losing" -- not "loosing" But at least it's just an internet forum. Lot more serious stuff out there to worry folks. Like the meaning of/in life. ...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » BG and the Demise of BPL
June 21, 7:02pm

Re: Don't save Bob
Re "don't save Bob" vs "save Bob" -- consider what Bob said several years ago in the midst of some other eruption over BPL deleting threads and postings: "Take Roger...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » BG and the Demise of BPL
June 21, 6:27pm

Outstanding MLD Products and Service . . .
A thousand times +1 to: "You get what you pay for. The sewing quality for MLD products is far above the competition. I have found only perfect sewing and easy pitching. That difference would t...

In GEAR » Obnoxious MLD prices...
March 09, 1:02pm

Re: re
Yes, for those who got their application in before the deadline changed without warning to them, the Enchantment lottery is better than daily faxing. But not for folks who relied on the incorrectl...

In Pre-Trip Planning » Enchantments Lottery Now Open
March 04, 3:40pm

Re: re Faxing Daily for Permit
Michael -- Which location requires daily faxing for a permit? The Olympics NP website describes a fax procedure that calls for a single fax and then wait for the result. Not familiar with a &q...

In Pre-Trip Planning » Enchantments Lottery Now Open
March 04, 2:45pm

IBEX -- Free Shipping To Lower 48 During March
See: http://shop.ibex.com/Shipping

In Gear Deals » IBEX -- Free Shipping To Lower 48 During March
March 04, 2:25pm

Fast Food Drive-Up Window Syndrome
As I've aged, I've noticed that frequency of unexpected incompetence is declining as "it's-to-be-expected" incompetence becomes more common. I trace the origins of rising...

In Pre-Trip Planning » Enchantments Lottery Now Open
March 04, 1:50pm

The Lottery is Closed with Regrets for Any Confusion
Ian -- For awhile, the websites for both the Forest Service Office for the Okanogan-Wenatchee Region and Recreation.gov were displaying that paragraph saying that they were in the process of "...

In Pre-Trip Planning » Enchantments Lottery Now Open
March 04, 12:44pm

All Reader Reviews by Richard Scruggs

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Aloksak O.P 12.5 x 20"
They do last a looooooooooooong time when used as a map case, though. JRS

In Miscellaneous Products
August 29, 2:18pm

Base Designs 1000ml Titanium Pot
Just received one of the 1000 ml Base Designs titanium pots from ProLite. At $19 plus shipping (and shipping is free within USA if order exceeds $50), this pot appears to be a bargain for what appear...

In Cookware - Titanium
March 07, 10:50pm

Backcountrygear.com
Have had many, many on-line orders at Backcountry Gear over several years, and experienced only a single error in all those transactions when they sent the wrong color of an item. As it turned out, I...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
March 03, 1:52pm

National Geographic TOPO! Outdoor Recreation Mapping Software - California
Several years ago, I purchased mapping software for a few of the "regional" areas produced by National Geographic. For example, the software included the North Cascades on one disk, the Sout...

In Navigation Gear & Accessories
February 06, 5:38pm