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Re: Scammer on Gear Swap board
I imagine scammers are quick to cash out and break all communication. This person waited a good ten days to cash your money order? Doesn't seem to fit the mold. Anyway, hope springs eternal....

In Gear Swap » Scammer on Gear Swap board
May 25, 9:08pm

Little or No Risks = Little or No Gain
"Of course there is the chance of an accident -- especially if you are in over your head -- which skilled and experienced hikers don't do." Hmmm... methinks that begs the question ...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Backpacking health risks?
May 25, 7:05pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: Request user name change.
"Changing my e-mail doesn't affect this..." I meant a new email addy for your email use -- and let the one shown here die a slow death...

In Website & Forum Admin/Support » Request for username change
May 25, 6:55pm

RE: How long do you hold on to extra gear you don't really use?
I hate clutter. Stuff that's not used get thrown on EBay. :)

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » How long do you hold on to extra gear you don't really use?
May 24, 9:14pm

Re: TNF Refuses to Sign Bangladesh Factory Safety Accord
As usual, media high on cheap emotions and low on substantive details. For those interested in what this accord actually entails, visit the link below: https://docs.google.com/viewer?url=http%3...

In Chaff » TNF Refuses to Sign Bangladesh Factory Safety Accord
May 24, 8:17pm

Take the Easier Option
Change your email address. :)

In Website & Forum Admin/Support » Request for username change
May 06, 6:58pm

Re: Patience....I have none.
"no way I can spend any more money.............." What? Have you never heard of credit cards?? Ben. The Gear Enabler.

In Chaff » Patience....I have none.
May 06, 2:25pm

My Groundsheet Evolution
The first groundsheets I used were 'painters cloth' - 1 mil plastic sheetings that were cheap, light, compact and reasonably durable. After several years, I encountered tyvek for the first...

In GEAR » Does anone still use tyvek as a ground cloth?
April 19, 1:02pm

Re: Confrontation
Dr. King Shultz - 1 Kerry - 0

In Chaff » Don't worry folks. Confrontation has been diverted.
April 13, 1:01am

Re: Idaho family sues...
Idahoan? Wonder if this family espouses small government and individual freedom? Now, of course, it is the government that needs to step up -- as always...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Idaho family sues USFS for $1M after tree hit son
April 12, 5:45pm

All Reader Reviews by Ben 2 World

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Big Sky Ultra C Aluminum Tent Stakes
I've been using titanium shepherd hook stakes for years now -- loving their ultralight weight but disappointed with their suboptimal ground penetration and holding power. These stakes can be bent...

In Miscellaneous Products
January 09, 8:02pm

Titanium Goat Adjustable CF Trekking Poles
I received my pair and went on a moderate 2-hour hike today (approx. 2,000 ft. elevation gain over 2.7 miles -- then returning back down). I find the specs to be accurate, and the poles a beauty to...

In Trekking Poles
July 06, 11:33pm

MontBell Versalite 20
This is a no-thrills but well-constructed frameless day pack. You can see photo and specs here. You can also see BPL...

In Backpacks - Frameless
June 04, 7:18pm

Coleman F1 Ultralight
The first review touched on the F1's performance. This post will describe and critique the set up process. Prior to buying the F1, I have used the MSR PocketRocket (PR). With the PR, all you ...

In Stoves - Canister
January 28, 11:03am

Micropur MP 1 Chlorine Dioxide Water Purifier Tablet
Comparison to Potable Aqua above is incorrect. For bacteria and viruses, Micropur is just as effective and easy to use (15 minutes treatment time). It is only for protozoa (e.g. cryptosporidium) t...

In Hydration - Water Treatment
January 06, 9:28am