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All Forum Posts by James Pitts

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Re: Re: Re: Re: Rehydrating Dehydrated
OK, Sarah... so that adds up to $2.00... what did you order with the other $18... :)

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Rehydrating Dried Soup Vegetables
April 09, 10:45am

Re: Snow Peak 900 $33.78
Yeah, I tried the fit for this pot the other day and it's amazing... like the Bushbuddy was made for it. Wow! I then tried the MSR Titan kettle because I recall someone said it fit with the l...

In GEAR » Bushbuddy
April 08, 11:26pm

Re: Re: Rehydrating Dehydrated
Thanks to Sarah I am dehydrating everything in sight... frozen veggies work really well and save the time of slicing and dicing in most cases. My three favorites are spaghetti sauce (this REALLY w...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Rehydrating Dried Soup Vegetables
April 08, 11:22pm

Re: SUL packs & trek pole usefulness?
When used properly I find trekking poles to be a tremendous help... used improperly they are dead weight in ones hands in my opinion. I see a lot of people "hiking while carrying trekking pol...

In Philosophy & Technique » SUL packs & trek pole usefulness?
April 08, 11:16pm

Re: trekking poles 2 in 1 question
You can buy replacment tips and grips, with straps, from Komperdell (Google will find them). A lot of people have made handles from EVA foam and the like but I have yet to see a homemade handle th...

In Make Your Own Gear » trekking poles 2 in 1 question
April 07, 10:11am

Re: Strange Foot Ailment
Oh man, I just ate! Seriously, apply warm compresses to help bring pus to the surface and help get the boil to drain. It should heal up in a week or so if you take care of it. Once it does dra...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Strange Foot Ailment
April 03, 8:50pm

Re: alcohol container?
...Platypus "Lil Nipper" with BPL red nozzle cap.

In Make Your Own Gear » alcohol container?
April 02, 6:24pm

Re: Grand Canyon Recommendations
Hike the Hermit Creek trail down to Hermit rapids, spend the night, and hike back up. That is a big notch up from just hiking Bright Angel to Phantom Ranch, but I would hardly call it dangerous. ...

In Hiking Partners / Group Trip Announcements » Grand Canyon Recommendations
April 02, 3:43pm

Re: pemmican
Correction to the URL... They do indeed sell what they call Pemmican. Cool.

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » 3000 Calorie Reserve Ideas?
April 01, 9:20pm

Re: Bear Valley Pemmican
Sorry cat. I was talking about the earlier reference to pemmican being for sale at "". There doesn't seem to be a web site at that address.

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » 3000 Calorie Reserve Ideas?
April 01, 7:41pm

All Reader Reviews by James Pitts

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Pro-Tick Remedy Pro-Tick
I am so glad someone posted a review of this gizmo. First let me say that you can remove a tick with a pair of tweezers. The Pro-Tick Remedy tool is not multi-use like tweezers. That said, it w...

In First Aid and Survival Gear & Accessories
May 26, 11:18am

Repel Lemon Euculyptus Insect Spray
I am a huge fan of 3M Ultrathon largely because the stuff works REALLY WELL... for what I use it for. So this is sort of my "gold standard"... encapsulated DEET lotion. That said, differ...

In Miscellaneous Products
May 26, 10:24am

Mountainsmith Wisp
I forget when I bought this. It was on an uber-closeout type deal. This sleeping bag is not made anymore. The facts: - 750+ fill down - Size Long (6' 6") Weight: Says 24 oz, 23 oz in ...

In Sleeping Bags - Mummy & Other
January 08, 9:27pm

Marmot Atom
Let's get down to the facts: - Temp rating: 40 degrees - Size Long (6' 6") Weight: 20 oz on the box, 22 oz in my kitchen. - Shell: Pertex Quantum N-090 Ripstop - Lining: Pertex ...

In Sleeping Bags - Mummy & Other
January 08, 9:14pm

Martin Backpacker Guitar
Now here is a review you don't see every day. This was a very thoughtful gift from my dear wife. I am an avid guitar player but leave my music at home when I hike because a flat-top 6-string ...

In Miscellaneous Products
January 08, 8:54pm

Jetboil Personal Cooking System
What's with people that review gear they have never owned nor tested in the field? This is a mystery to me. Anyway, on to the Jetboil. I bought this because... I had an REI dividend and the...

In Stoves - Canister
January 08, 7:58pm

Patagonia Micro Puff Pullover
This was my default insulating layer until I bought the MontBell Down Inner Jacket. This jacket is very warm, as is the vest. I prefer the older models (05 and later) to the newer ones. I recall ...

In Clothing - Insulating - Synthetic (Polarguard, Primaloft, etc.)
January 08, 7:49pm

What is there to review? Be careful driving in the parking lot because people seem to switch off their brains when they walk about outside the store. Seriously, they take anything back and there a...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
January 08, 7:46pm

Recreational Equipment, Inc. (REI)
...and they really mean it. I have seen people hopelessly abuse the return policy but REI stands by it. The prices are fair, especially if you use an REI Gold Visa. The dividend makes for a nice gi...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
January 08, 7:43pm

Therm-A-Rest Lite Seat
Works great and is light but very comfortable. It takes quite a beating and will eventually get a hole in it. I have had to make two repairs to mine. I use it to extend my sleeping pad setup when I...

In Sleeping Pads - Inflatable
January 08, 11:52am