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Re: re: sawyer squeeze disappointment
Based on all the threads I have seen about this I can understand how vinegar and warm water would clear out minerals. However several people are from the PNW which has some very clean water. So I...

In GEAR » sawyer squeeze disappointment
June 10, 12:23am

Re: tips
"The best ISO is usually higher" this is wrong! For minimum noise the always use the lowest iso setting. Low iso (reduced light sensitivity) and gives you the lowest noise to but requ...

In Photography » Star Trails
June 09, 7:16pm

Re: Re: drinking straws
Thanks for posting this! A lot really great ideas in the video. And to think that I have been throwing these things away for years.

In Make Your Own Gear » drinking straws
June 09, 11:50am

Re: Borah Cuben Bivy +Polycro or Ti Goat Pharmigan bivy
Frequently when I read a trip report where the person used a DWR bivy they mention condensation. i have never seen any reports of condensation in a totally waterproof event bivy. Why not get tot...

In GEAR » Borah Cuben Bivy +Polycro or Ti Goat Pharmigan bivy
June 09, 11:16am

Re: Re: Re: Who is 'SnapJudgment' ?
"She had a massive blood clot in her leg from the accident (which she told no one about) and that is where the stroke came from." Jennifer I have been on medication for leg clots. Ju...

In Philosophy & Technique » Ultralight and the 10 Essentials
June 08, 1:14pm

Re: check valve
Next time you go to a hospital or your doctor's office ask for a syringe. If its not contaminated with drug or body fluids or don't have a neadle they might give you one for free. Most st...

In Make Your Own Gear » MYOG water filter - questions
June 08, 12:28pm

Re: zion national park
Kolob arch is a very big one but you cannot get very close to it. the arch is near the top of the cliff while you can only view it from the bottom, on the other side of the valley. I didn't f...

In Pre-Trip Planning » zion national park
June 08, 12:26am

Re: Re: Removing sulfer from oil
Most developed countries have strict limits on the amount of sulfur in diesel and gasoline. Crude oil frequently has way more sulfur than allowed by law. So in order to make fuel most of the sulf...

In Chaff » Batteries
June 07, 11:51pm

"Interested to know what DWR treatments people are applying to their wind gear to get good water resistance as described by a few." First you need to understand hydrostatic had and wh...

In GEAR » So what is the deal with rain pants?
June 07, 10:58pm

Re: Desoto
The skincooler pannels appear to be very breathable fabric. However when you make a fabric very breathable yhou increa the spacing between fibers and that can allow light to get through. The skin...

In Make Your Own Gear » Arm Coolers?
June 07, 8:14pm

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