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Re: BA Scout UL2
there was a thread on this not long ago. someone bought it and returned it. seemed like the rear pole being inside encroached on the actual usable floor space inside

In GEAR » New Big Agnes SCOUT UL2
March 18, 9:17am

Re: Donut shaped center draft alcohol stove
That is a pretty awesome little stove!!! I would be interested to see you play with the hole sizes though. I wonder what a larger amount of smaller, needle holes would do to the boil times and fil...

In Make Your Own Gear » Donut shaped center draft alcohol stove
March 15, 1:09pm

Re: Stuff sacks for sleeping bags
Personally, I've been using a small trash bag. Put trash bag in bottom of pack, stuff sleeping bag into trash bag. Smash it down as small as possible and work out all the air, then just twist a...

In GEAR » Stuff sacks for sleeping bags
March 14, 12:58am

Re: Optimizing my Esbit Performance and other adventures in reinventing the wheel.
I'd have to dig up the thread where I listed all the info, but I think my modified caldera cone system weighs 2.5 or 3oz total, and brings 16 oz to a boil with just over half a tab. Easily get ...

In Philosophy & Technique » Optimizing my Esbit Performance and other adventures in reinventing the wheel.
March 11, 12:25pm

@ Jake Re: skin out weight
Jake: How dare you question me! Haha, just kidding. Seriously though, here is my reasoning behind the idea: 1) Standard days - makes it easy to calculate your consumables, and since, as yo...

In Philosophy & Technique » The "I don't get it" thread
March 11, 1:25am

Re: 8'x10' tarp pitch
I also prefer the one James DeGraaf posted, with modifications. What I do differently, is to 1) pitch it with the 10' side going from the pole(entrance) to the back. 2) I also add short ...

In GEAR » Favorite Tarp Pitch?
March 11, 12:18am

RE: skin out weight
Travis and Aaron: Good points. I also tend to count the actual backpack weight last, and it holds the least significance to me. I would much rather carry 30lbs that fells like 20, than 25lbs tha...

In Philosophy & Technique » The "I don't get it" thread
March 10, 3:25pm

Re: mighty fine bashing
Bashing?! You are being overly humble...

In Make Your Own Gear » Pot Lid
March 10, 3:08pm

Skin out weight
I don't get "skin out" weight. I mean, if my everyday dress is jeans, shoes, car keys, wallet, pocket knife, cell phone, etc. I'm probably wearing 5 lbs of clothes. But, since...

In Philosophy & Technique » The "I don't get it" thread
March 10, 8:56am

Re: Thermodo External iPhone Thermometer with App
Finally! I don't know why they haven't just built in a thermometer years ago?! Would be so easy, and useful.

In GEAR » Thermodo External iPhone Thermometer with App
March 08, 9:37pm

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