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Dean F. (acrosome) - BPL Lifetime Member

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90% EtOH in Canada
Sorry about the long link. Is this helpful? (My French is atrocious): http://www.saq.com/webapp/wcs/stores/servlet/CatalogSearchResultView?storeId=10001&catalogId=10001&langId=-2&pa...

In Gear Swap » WTB: Ethanol
September 01, 1:36am

HEET isn't EtOH
Fred, Yellow HEET is methanol- which is exactly what Dan said he does NOT want. I hope that you aren't drinking it... :o) My mind boggles, though, trying to figure out how paying someone...

In Gear Swap » WTB: Ethanol
August 31, 2:11pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: Pens?
>> What about waterproof map paper? A lot of people don't carry pads and just write in the margins of their maps. I don't habitually carry a notebook hiking, but I carry a noteboo...

In GEAR » Pens?
August 29, 6:03am

Ok, odd question: What is it about pens? When I check other people's gear lists everyone lists a pen as their writing instrument, if they have one. Why not a simple wood pencil? A...

In GEAR » Pens?
August 28, 11:26am

SportSlick: http://www.sportslick.com/ I'm not so sure about the Leukotape. That seems a bit drastic. I disagree that such lubricants "only delay the inevitable." I've ha...

In GEAR » Mole Skin
August 28, 4:14am

Tri Ti Inferno
>> google tri tr inferno So NOT what we are talking about. I do have one, though, and I think it is an excellent product. I will grant that if Gordon is looking for a lightweight wood...

In GEAR » Anyone here use a Ghillie Kettle?
August 28, 1:00am

Re: Condensation vs distillation
>> The condensation you are talking about does not have the purifying effect of boiling. Of course it does. What difference does it make where the water vapor comes from? (Other than cr...

In GEAR » maximizing condensation to produce distilled drinking water?
August 26, 1:45pm

How about eVENT?
They aren't silnylon, but MLD makes waterproof mitts out of eVENT: http://www.mountainlaureldesigns.com/shop/product_info.php?cPath=37&products_id=51&osCsid=67f9ed0a75158080ef623da44...

In GEAR » Silnylon mitts
August 26, 1:30pm

I like mine, too!
Oh, don't get me wrong- I used the larger Kelly Kettle on a kayaking trip in Alaska a couple of years ago and it worked MARVELOUSLY. (Oddly, I just mentioned that trip in another post...) ...

In GEAR » Anyone here use a Ghillie Kettle?
August 26, 1:22pm

Has it improved?
I have an earlier version of the Digital Hero, and I have used it exactly once, on a kayaking trip to SE Alaska in 2007. I thought it was a disaster, and abandoned it. To get a decent picture...

In Editor's Roundtable » GoPro Wide Helmet Cam Review
August 26, 1:12pm

All Reader Reviews by Dean F.

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Mary Jane's Farm Sante Fe Pasta
I just got back from a Wind River Range traverse in which I tried a couple of Mary Jane's Farm meals for the first time- I had never heard of them- and I'm impressed. Fist, my caveat: I hav...

In Foods - Prepackaged Meals & Side Dishes
September 11, 3:21pm

Bushnell SolarWrap Mini
Very light, but lost points for a smaller battery capacity than competitors and for durability concerns. And, shouldn't we really have an Electronic category in Gear Reviews at this point? Put...

In Miscellaneous Products
February 09, 6:56pm

Ultimate Hiker's Gear Guide -Andrew Skurka book
Wow, how to rate this book? It is NOT meant for someone who is already an experienced UL hiker. There is nothing in this book that someone like that doesn't already know or can find out in fiv...

In Books and Media
June 21, 3:43pm

Klepper Double wood framed folding kayak
I own a Long Haul Mark 2, which is a copy of the Klepper Double. Though the fasteners vary very slightly the Klepper frame can use the Long Haul hull-skins and vice versa. The guy who builds the Lon...

In Miscellaneous Products
March 27, 1:18pm

Sawyer In-Line Filter
I have a slightly different kit- the 0.1 micron 4-way filter. Of the filters available I give it a 5. It's not perfect, but IMHO it is the best that is available, hands down. The 4-way kit come...

In Hydration - Water Treatment
December 08, 10:12am

La Sportiva Crosslite
Personally, I rate this shoe a 5/5 because I'm ecstatic to find a shoe that FITS! (I have mutant monkey-feet.) But generally it is probably a 4. Listen, ye, to my tale of woe... I just mov...

In Footwear - Boots, Shoes, Gaiters
September 27, 6:02pm

Mont Bell
My wife ordered something I wanted for my birthday from MontbellUSA (not the main company in Japan). She included several ways of contacting her. Three and a half months later it hadn't arrived, s...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
September 03, 11:46pm