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Re: Backpacking with Children - A Gear List for Two
Jim, I recognize a few items on that list! I'll say again, 8.6 ounces seems heavy for the First Aid Kit. I don't see a cell phone on the list. Do you carry one? If you do, why no...

In Gear Lists » Backpacking with Children - A Gear List for Two
May 27, 1:45am

Temporary solution
If the foxtails are only in one area, you could cover the front section of your shoe with duct tape (accepting reduced breathability). Then peel it off once past the hazard.

In GEAR » I have not found a good solution for this problem
May 27, 12:15am

Re: Re: Re: legality issues
"These people: ... seem to think I'm right, " I've read the 4 posts on that thread from lawyers. Three of which say it ...

In GEAR » Any reason to repack medications?
May 26, 11:57pm

Re: smallest childproof container?
Walk into any drug store. Ask the pharmacist for their smallest pill bottle with a kid-proof lid because you want to protect your children from possibly getting into your iron supplements. I bet ...

In GEAR » smallest childproof container?
May 26, 11:03pm

Back on topic
Regarding topical antibiotic ointments: Ask your physician, especially a dermatologist, if they have any professional samples you could have. They are tiny, but labeled. I have several and I refi...

In GEAR » Any reason to repack medications?
May 26, 7:06pm

Re: legality issues
I'm not aware of any laws that prohibit the possession of prescription drugs, that were prescribed to you, carried outside their pharmacy-issued container. I know lots of physicians and a few ...

In GEAR » Any reason to repack medications?
May 26, 6:58pm

Weight savings - DeLorme
>"I wonder if there is a way of saving weight on the spot messenger and an Iridium phone is there something that will do both tasks and weigh less. Delorme perhaps?" RogerB is on to...

In Editor's Roundtable » Solo across the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge in Brooks Range, Alaska
May 26, 3:55pm

Re: "BIg Rattle Snake"
>Yes, I know they're all God's creatures. . . "There's a place for all of God's creatures - right next to the mashed potatoes."

In Photo Gallery » BIg Rattle Snake
May 25, 11:41pm

Re: Re: inflatable
My wife uses an inflatable PFD during competitive rowing practice. has a good overview of PFDs. The inflatable ones are, at least, more compact when stored and when worn than the ...

In Packrafting » Lightweight PDF recommendation
May 25, 7:16pm

Re: Wind-up rechargeable Flashlight/USB port
To get 5 watts out of a hand-crank unit, you'd have to put in 10 watts with your arm (due to mechanical and electrical inefficiencies). 10 watts is nothing for your arm to do for 10 seconds. Bu...

In GEAR » Wind-up rechargeable Flashlight/USB port
May 21, 8:40pm

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