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shipping costs: TD Simmer Ring
I just ordered a simmer ring. I'm in Northern Illinois, TD is in CA. It cost me $9.01 for shipping. That's odd ... I'm in MN and was charged 'only' $6.37 for std shipping on...

In GEAR » Caldera Cone 12-10 and StarLyte Simmer Device
January 06, 8:13pm

TD's simmer ring: Caldera Cone 12-10 and StarLyte Simmer Device
Trail Designs Simmer Ring offers a) $9.95 standard simmer ring that reduces your cooking speed by 85% b) $24.90 adjustable simmer ring set reduces cooking speed by 50% - 85% I do not know of a...

In GEAR » Caldera Cone 12-10 and StarLyte Simmer Device
January 06, 11:42am

Re: Muffins al la Clelland, and the Mega-Muffin Threashhold. Need suggestions/help
I'm having a tough time envisioning the bottom half inch of a Fosters can as bulky but not my call. regarding muffin size ... try a test at home but I believe I've seem video of steam ba...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Muffins al la Clelland, and the Mega-Muffin Threashhold. Need suggestions/help
January 03, 1:36pm

DOH!: user reviews? Trail Designs simmer rings for 12-10 stove
If Mags had noticed my question he might have replied "Use da google, jim" a 26 minute ramble containing timing and fuel use info 2 minutes showing result of a steam baking test ...

In GEAR » user reviews? Trail Designs simmer rings for 12-10 stove
January 03, 4:34am

user reviews? Trail Designs simmer rings for 12-10 stove
BUMP I've been a FBCer for several years and a caldera cone user for a couple of them ... but have been lately tempted by recipes that ask for simmering

In GEAR » user reviews? Trail Designs simmer rings for 12-10 stove
December 31, 5:31pm

Re: Useless
People come here looking for the answers and this article falls short. I'll probably hate myself in the morning for stepping into this squabble but ... This reader comes here for informat...

In Editor's Roundtable » 2013 Staff Picks
December 31, 1:45pm

user reviews? Trail Designs simmer rings for 12-10 stove
Who has used Trail Designs simmer rings for 12-10 stove? .... care to share your experiences? I HAVE seen Bob Shaver's blog posting about a prototype ... or maybe better called a proof of co...

In GEAR » user reviews? Trail Designs simmer rings for 12-10 stove
December 29, 3:39am

Re: The JMT Pencil and the UL Life
Nick ... lighten up ... ditch the pencil case in favor of the one you were born with: OR, since you require access to more than two pencils, a pocket protector

In GEAR » Which Pencil for the JMT?
December 22, 6:28pm

Re: glove liners in bed
Anyone else ever worn light gloves to bed in the winter? Absolutely yes! Any time the expected temp is expected to dip towards 35F or lower. Cold fingers, toes and nose are the last barrier to...

In Winter Hiking » glove liners in bed
December 11, 6:04am

Re: VBL socks
Thin neoprene diver's socks make the best and warmest socks. The recently recently mentioned Adirondack Mountain Club's Winter Mountaineering School Handbook gives that a qualified endor...

In GEAR » VAPOR BARRIER CLOTHING
December 09, 7:44pm

All Reader Reviews by Jim Colten

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TarpTent
My entry into the world of tarping was with Hernry's orginal squall. Later that year the Cloudburst was introduced. I contacted him about an idea of converting my squall to use an arched front p...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
December 30, 11:04am

Thru-Hiker.com
1) good products 2) friendly and useful help before ans after sale 3) great customer service I'd rate Thru-Hiker a 6 if that was an option

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
December 01, 8:10am

Minibull Designs Pocket Puck
Hector, I had similar experience .... but only the first time I lit it. Since then I've been giving the pocket puck about 15-30 seconds more warmup time and it has always stayed lit. There is a...

In Stoves - Alcohol
October 16, 6:04am