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Re: Terror in Copenhagen today
People are interesting... Some of us wonder why Muslims migrate to Europe -- an obviously attractive place -- and then they want to change Europe to be more like their ancestral homelands... hea...

In Chaff » Terror in Copenhagen today
February 18, 10:58am

Re: Water Treatment
CAVEAT: I haven't done the trail... But if you know the water sources are reasonably clear and OK tasting -- then a Steripen will work very well in treating all biological baddies from viruse...

In Philosophy & Technique » Water Treatment
February 18, 10:28am

Re: Re: A Question for Ye Computer Geeks
Doug and Larry: Yeah, after posting, I also suspected it might be Kingsoft and not Windows -- but I am no computer expert by any stretch of imagination. I posted the same question on Kingsoft&#...

In Chaff » A Question for Ye Computer Geeks
February 17, 10:35pm

Re: backups for deleted posts
Roger - Mandatory data retention is just around the corner -- if not here already. :)

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Gear weight vs safety and preparedness
February 17, 9:09am

Irrational Perspective
"EFSA established a new tolerable daily intake value of 4 µg/kg-day; however, based on the available research, they saw no evidence of adverse health effects at, or below, 4 µg/kg-day."...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » BPA Again -
February 16, 5:59pm

N
Well, since OP is gone and this thread is headless... I too have changed my post to "N". Fun if everyone does the same? :)

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Gear weight vs safety and preparedness
February 16, 1:11pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Bragging about NATO success in Libya..
"yeah, unpredictable results, military actions should be a last resort" Now, we just need our political leadership to understand this. Sigh...

In Chaff » Bragging about NATO success in Libya..
February 16, 1:07pm

Less is More
I subscribe to the ideal of living simply. But it's probably much easier for me -- as someone single and retired.

In Chaff » Less is more...but is it enough?
February 16, 12:26pm

Re: Re: Re: Bragging about NATO success in Libya..
"It's a stretch to compare the Union with Kidaffi" Again, Jerry, I am not focused on the morals, etc. of Kadafi -- but on the unpredictability of intervening in a country's civ...

In Chaff » Bragging about NATO success in Libya..
February 16, 12:04pm

Re: Bragging about NATO success in Libya..
@Jerry: To me, the point here is not about what these dictators have done. I am sure no one here is defending any of them. The point is that we undermined these dictatorships without first de...

In Chaff » Bragging about NATO success in Libya..
February 16, 11:14am

All Reader Reviews by Ben 2 World

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Big Sky Ultra C Aluminum Tent Stakes
I've been using titanium shepherd hook stakes for years now -- loving their ultralight weight but disappointed with their suboptimal ground penetration and holding power. These stakes can be bent...

In Miscellaneous Products
January 09, 8:02pm

Titanium Goat Adjustable CF Trekking Poles
I received my pair and went on a moderate 2-hour hike today (approx. 2,000 ft. elevation gain over 2.7 miles -- then returning back down). I find the specs to be accurate, and the poles a beauty to...

In Trekking Poles
July 06, 11:33pm

MontBell Versalite 20
This is a no-thrills but well-constructed frameless day pack. You can see photo and specs here. You can also see BPL...

In Backpacks - Frameless
June 04, 7:18pm

Coleman F1 Ultralight
The first review touched on the F1's performance. This post will describe and critique the set up process. Prior to buying the F1, I have used the MSR PocketRocket (PR). With the PR, all you ...

In Stoves - Canister
January 28, 11:03am

Micropur MP 1 Chlorine Dioxide Water Purifier Tablet
Comparison to Potable Aqua above is incorrect. For bacteria and viruses, Micropur is just as effective and easy to use (15 minutes treatment time). It is only for protozoa (e.g. cryptosporidium) t...

In Hydration - Water Treatment
January 06, 9:28am