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Re: Tiny dense calorie brick
I agree, Greg. I checked out the above-mentioned Datrex line, and I couldn't find any nutritional info. But it's apparently just oil and carbs, and no protein at all. Some food that would b...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Tiny dense calorie brick
August 08, 4:07pm

Anti-critter tunes
Ken, of course he's not rap, never said he was. My thing is that Bieber sucks, and so does rap. If you want to know my ancientness, it's that I tend to sing Jimmy Buffett songs when I walk ...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Beber has Anti-Ursid Properties
August 07, 10:44pm

Anti-Ursid tunes
Marko, it is my learned opinion that any form of rap music will repel most forms of life. Unfortunately, that includes any wood nymphs that might otherwise be attracted to you.

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Beber has Anti-Ursid Properties
August 07, 9:08am

Death by...
Jimmy B., don't worry too much about death by marmot, or even plastic bottles. Your real concern should be death by something that the Idemonster taints your brain with. He can be very, very si...

In GEAR » Time to panic
August 05, 10:38pm

re: Time to panic
"Do you have to drink the Gatorade or can you just pour it out?" Just pour the Gatoraid out, Jerry. That's what I had to do with the Miller Light beer, just so I could get the 1-pi...

In GEAR » Time to panic
August 05, 7:55am

Re: @ Dan
Thanks again, Dan.

In GEAR » Comparative efficiency of caldera cone vs diy windscreen in wind
August 02, 12:01pm

Re: @ Dan
Thanks for your response, Dan. I understand what you are saying. But just how does the screen height play into this--does it affect the chimney effect? Does a taller screen require more air intake ...

In GEAR » Comparative efficiency of caldera cone vs diy windscreen in wind
August 02, 8:33am

@ Dan
"Incoming air holes need to be sufficient for combustion. Placement of air holes is important also." Dan, would you be so kind as to elaborate on that? I mean, how many air holes, and ...

In GEAR » Comparative efficiency of caldera cone vs diy windscreen in wind
August 01, 10:39pm

Re: Measurements
Thnaks for taking the time to measure it, Brendan. 1.5" inches is how I calibrate my own stoves. Also, Greg is right on--altitude and water temperature enter into this as well. You are well on...

In Make Your Own Gear » Esbit + Fosters Pot Boil Times
July 22, 8:28pm

Re: Esbit + Fosters Pot Boil Times
That is a pretty quick boil time, Brendan. Like Dan mentioned, pretty close to what a caldera cone would do. A question--would you please measure the distance from the top of the Esbit tab to the t...

In Make Your Own Gear » Esbit + Fosters Pot Boil Times
July 22, 1:52pm

All Reader Reviews by Gary Dunckel

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Jetboil Personal Cooking System
Mountain House's Pro Pack meal bags fit perfectly in the PCS cup. After adding the boiling water to the bag, stirring it up, and resealing it, you can empty the remaining water from the PCS, drop ...

In Stoves - Canister
March 18, 11:41am

Hilleberg Akto
I agree that the Akto is a very strong and high quality 4-season solo tent. But I must add an anecdote to illustrate the what I feel is the tent's main weakness. In early October of '06 we wer...

In Shelters - Double Wall Tents
November 28, 9:08am

Salomon Tech Amhibian
What the previous posts have neglected to mention is that the Amphib is perhaps the lightest (24 ounces/pair)"running shoe" that can be taken on a standard extended backpack trip (not fast packing) fo...

In Footwear - Boots, Shoes, Gaiters
October 18, 7:45pm