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"Rinse with water, wait a few hours, and your spoon is 100% germ-free." I was recently involved in a nosocomial (hospital-acquired) infection research project, and I found myself doing...

In GEAR » Brass spoon?
December 17, 10:23pm

I agree with Franco. I think you could only safely have a fire of a useful size (for cooking and heat) in a very large tipi. Also, I don't know if you're aware of the strength of the correl...

In GEAR » Fire in your mid ??????
December 10, 6:06pm

Steve, I haven't tried restricting the airflow through the center. I'll consider trying that. I settled on the fuel mixture I'm using just by experimenting with my current stove until I...

In Make Your Own Gear » Hollow Center Jet Burner Alcohol Stoves?
December 05, 6:14pm

I have always loved Tetkoba's designs. They were my inspiration for a center-draft alcohol stove I made several years ago, which is still my primary backpacking stove: http://www.backpacking...

In Make Your Own Gear » Hollow Center Jet Burner Alcohol Stoves?
December 05, 12:55am

Cuben will stretch in a direction 45/135 degrees to the reinforcement. You can do this with your fingers without too much force. So, if you plan to orient your tarp as you described, you could mini...

In GEAR » Cuben fiber tarp hung on bias.
November 10, 10:46am

Excellent axiom on that "Apple" brand lighter pictured next to the stove on the Aliexpress page: "The intrinsic implication character of briefness can give birth to wisdom". A b...

In GEAR » 25gram canister stove? Brs-3000t. Is this the new lightest canister stove?
November 10, 10:32am

Wax burner
Congratulations. That's a good-looking blue flame for a wax burner. Does it leave soot on the pot? Can you show us more about how the parts fit together? Where does the drain filter go?

In Make Your Own Gear » $2 wax gasification stove
November 01, 9:44pm

Boat design
Ah. Balloons. When you say there is a Dyneema layer, do you mean Cuben?

In Make Your Own Gear » My air boat,less than 360g!
October 20, 10:40pm

The weight is impressive, and the design looks very tidy. Can you post more photos, Ke Wu? I'd love to have a better understanding of the bladders, valves, and envelope. What materials are all ...

In Make Your Own Gear » My air boat,less than 360g!
October 19, 8:22pm

Thanks for adding that information, Roger. Your article and the addendum are together one of the most thorough technology reviews I've seen on BPL. And they stimulated a good discussion. The ti...

In Editor's Roundtable » RapidPure Filters Review
October 18, 11:18am

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