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Black jacket
Consider packing a black softshell. Simply lay it on the ground and step back. If it's anything like my housecats, it will almost certainly curl up on the black jacket and molt, giving you en...

In Chaff » Vicious Puma
July 18, 8:13pm

If you need a truck like that to get there... Maybe you should've just walked.
Grandpa used to say that... "If you need a truck like that to get there, maybe you should've just walked." I don't quite subscribe to this belief, but he sure did have a way of...

In Chaff » Offroading and Backpacking
July 18, 7:38pm

A couple of non-trek questions
At in-processing, did they require copies of the insurance cards? Actual shot records? Thanks, Ken

In Philmont » My Tips learned at Philmont
July 11, 7:34pm

Cheap ones from Walmart
I get the cheap ones from Walmart ($1 each, cotton, made in China). I don't recall ever having a problem with them bleeding after the first wash. I wore one as a dew-rag (do-rag?) for 13 mile...

In GEAR » bandana colors run
July 10, 10:26pm

Re: Pronunciation of dyneema?
Second on "die-nee-ma" (die-knee-muh).

In GEAR » Pronunciation of dyneema?
July 10, 10:24pm

Re: Mini bic
>> In the past, a mini bic would last me two or three (or more) months using it about twenty times a day, every day. That's a lot of stove-lightin'! I used to have the same prob...

In GEAR » Mini bic & Light My Fire questions
July 09, 9:27pm

Thanks for the tip, Walter!

In GEAR » New source for packliners
July 03, 3:46pm

Thanks for the pointer to the pre-made pellets! That's just the right level of lazy for me! As for the disposable toothbrushes... I tried another brand (wisp), and wasn't impressed. I...

In GEAR » UL Toothpaste pack
July 03, 3:37pm

Another vote for standard cotton
>> "I like the cotton bandana because it does double duty as my sun protection, dish rag/wash cloth/towel, is my largest bandage in case of emergency (yes, not too sterile, but if it nee...

In GEAR » The visor and bandana combo
July 03, 3:32pm

That's a great find, if you have a use for packing peanuts... Still, a great reminder to be looking for repurposing or finding use for that which you already have. I wonder what else you can ...

In GEAR » New source for packliners
July 03, 3:03pm

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