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george carr (hammer-one) - BPL Forum Member

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All Forum Posts by george carr

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Sad news from Mt Shasta
Very sad news indeed

In Mountaineering & Alpinism » Sad news from Mt Shasta
April 01, 3:14pm

Re:Our new little hiker
Congrads to you and hubby Sarah!

In Chaff » Our new little hiker
March 28, 2:21pm

Re:Re: Hard hikes
When I hike solo I almost always have some sort of challenge in mind, whether it be mileage, difficult terrain, or some sort of gear challenge ie;lowest possible pack weight, etc. when I hike with...

In Philosophy & Technique » Hard hikes.
March 28, 2:18pm

Re:Cook / Eat system
Benen, I tend to look at each of my stoves as a tool to do a job (which wrench for which bolt, if you will), and for the .9L cookpot I prefer the GW PRO. It is much more stable (read wider) than th...

In GEAR » Cook / Eat system
March 28, 11:56am

Re:"The Magic Eraser"
Yup, it's magic all right :P.

In GEAR » "The Magic Eraser"
March 28, 11:41am

RE:Re: Gram Weenie PRO + Heiney pot
Jonathan, Thanks for keeping me honest :)! I try to stay on top of changing specs, but that one slipped past me. The website reflects the changes to the GWP and GWP package deals. Sounds lik...

In GEAR » Why does my redbull stove suck?
March 28, 11:35am

Gram Weenie PRO + Heiney pot
We have just recently gone back to the 1.75" height in the GWP, and it works just fine with a heiney pot. If the bottom of the heiney pot is too close to the jets it will snuff the stove. That...

In GEAR » Why does my redbull stove suck?
March 27, 6:59pm

Re:A very cheap alternative to platypus push/pull caps
Nice find! I wonder if they fit on the Evernew bladders?!

In GEAR » A very cheap alternative to platypus push/pull caps
March 26, 9:32pm

Re: Re:Evernew Ti DX stove set
Here's a couple of pics in it's stored configuration.

In GEAR » Evernew Ti DX stove set
March 26, 9:24pm

Re:Evernew Ti DX stove set
Bob, 1)The Dx set's packed size is 2 9/16" high x 3 5/16 wide. 2) The pot sits on top of the stand. We just got them in today and I can't wait to get to testing!

In GEAR » Evernew Ti DX stove set
March 26, 6:13pm

All Reader Reviews by george carr

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Mountain House Precooked Scrambled Eggs with Bacon
When I decide to pack a hot breakfast I usually either pick up the MH eggs with bacon or ham and peppers. As one reviewer suggested, pour out the water before consuming. I usually prepare this dish as...

In Foods - Prepackaged Meals & Side Dishes
February 19, 7:47pm

Mountain House Lasagna with Meat Sauce
When I grab a freeze dried dinner for an overnighter, the MH lasagna is my number one choice. I liked it when I started in '88 and still like it today.

In Foods - Prepackaged Meals & Side Dishes
February 19, 7:40pm

Lightweight Backpacking 101 Ryan Jordan, Alan Dixon + (2001)
When I 1st joined this was the article that convinced me sub 5 was possible. I think that on the home page there should be a link that says read this first. While the original might use some up...

In Books and Media
February 19, 7:34pm

The Ultralight Backpacker by Ryel Kestenbaum
At the time of this books publishing UL backpacking was still relatively new to the general backpacking public, so as the saying goes "you can fool some of the people some of the time...". T...

In Books and Media
February 19, 7:28pm

Tarptent Squall
I purchased my Tarptent Squall in 2004 and now consider it my main shelter when I am carrying a tent. Henry Shires was a pleasure to deal with and very helpful. The squall has served me well from my b...

In Shelters - Single Wall Tents
February 10, 8:42am

Powerbar Energy Gel Caffinated Gels
I discovered energy gels a few years ago and decided to try the Powerbar brand on an AT hike in 2004. If you've never tried a carbohydrate gel or don't typically take in caffeine all I can say...

In Foods - Energy Bars, Gels, and Drinks
February 10, 8:31am

Montbell Thermawrap Vest
I've owned the Montbell Thermawrap UL Vest for 3 seasons now, and like many folks I puchased it to save weight. I originally carried a fleece vest that had trustily served me for many years, so I ...

In Clothing - Insulating - Synthetic (Polarguard, Primaloft, etc.)
February 10, 8:12am