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Re: podcasts
+10 on posting transcripts of evil podcasts.

In Editor's Roundtable » Introducing Chris Wallace as Backpacking Light’s New Gear Editor
January 11, 1:42pm

Re: HMG Porter "Rolling" Review
Constructive suggestion: Perhaps these reviews should include "cost" as a significant concern in the quest for gear that innovatively meets other criteria for lightweight backpa...

In Editor's Roundtable » Hyperlite Mountain Gear Porter / Expedition Pack Review
January 11, 1:27pm

Re: Volume?
Gabe, re your question: "Has the volume been measured or not?" From the article, below the table containing the data categories you cite: "During this review period, we'll...

In Editor's Roundtable » Hyperlite Mountain Gear Porter / Expedition Pack Review
January 11, 10:18am

Re: Introducing Chris Wallace as Backpacking Light’s New Gear Editor
Congratulations, Chris! You've really developed a comprehensive plan. It sounds great, except for one question: What's a "podcast" and does it require taking a class? Soun...

In Editor's Roundtable » Introducing Chris Wallace as Backpacking Light’s New Gear Editor
January 10, 7:30pm

Re: Starlyte & Cap
Dan, re your question, "Do they make aluminum ULC's?" Trail Designs used to make aluminum ULCs but stopped doing so because there were reports that ULC aluminum cones couldn&#...

In Make Your Own Gear » Caldera Cones - My Adventures in Improving the ULC system
January 10, 1:35am

Re: BIVY FOR HOT FLORIDA WEATHER.....
Ernie -- Oware sells a "Bivysack Hot Weather" that seems to come as close as possible to your requirements for flexibile protection against bugs, blowing rain, and cold while allowing ...

In GEAR » BIVY FOR HOT FLORIDA WEATHER.....
January 09, 7:22pm

Re: Re: OK
Patents promote dreaming by protecting realized dreams from theft and putting a price on sharing those dreams. "Well, the doctor interrupted me just about then Sayin’, 'Hey I’ve be...

In Make Your Own Gear » My Caldera Clone
January 09, 12:18pm

Re: Starlyte & Stakes
Dan -- Great modifications! Maybe you mentioned it earlier, but wonder if that ULC that you're modifying is titanium or aluminum? A suggestion: If not too weak, using 1g Terra Nova sta...

In Make Your Own Gear » Caldera Cones - My Adventures in Improving the ULC system
January 09, 11:36am

Re: Re: Re: Three weeks + - where would you go?
Jason -- There are so many great spaces to explore in the PNW that it's hard to imagine that there can be so much in such a relatively small area anywhere else in the world. A lifetime ...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Three weeks + - where would you go?
January 08, 6:52pm

Re: Three weeks + - where would you go?
Drive from Oregon to Pinedale, Wyoming, car-camping along the way, and then: A week backpacking and fishing in Wind River Range; then a week "off" at Jenny Lake in Tetons for day hi...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Three weeks + - where would you go?
January 07, 1:52pm

All Reader Reviews by Richard Scruggs

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Aloksak O.P 12.5 x 20"
They do last a looooooooooooong time when used as a map case, though. JRS

In Miscellaneous Products
August 29, 2:18pm

Base Designs 1000ml Titanium Pot
Just received one of the 1000 ml Base Designs titanium pots from ProLite. At $19 plus shipping (and shipping is free within USA if order exceeds $50), this pot appears to be a bargain for what appear...

In Cookware - Titanium
March 07, 10:50pm

Backcountrygear.com
Have had many, many on-line orders at Backcountry Gear over several years, and experienced only a single error in all those transactions when they sent the wrong color of an item. As it turned out, I...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
March 03, 1:52pm

National Geographic TOPO! Outdoor Recreation Mapping Software - California
Several years ago, I purchased mapping software for a few of the "regional" areas produced by National Geographic. For example, the software included the North Cascades on one disk, the Sout...

In Navigation Gear & Accessories
February 06, 5:38pm