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Battery Charger
When traveling, I use two CR123's for my Steripen and 1 AAA battery for my flashlight. The CR123's are lithium ion. The AAA is NiMH (my understanding is that there are no compatible lithi...

In GEAR » Battery Charger
January 31, 11:50pm

I'm sure most everyone has heard of Raoul Wallenberg? Still amazing to read his story again -- as in this BBC article.

In Chaff » Hero
January 31, 8:21pm

Re: Looking for Poly Travel Pants - in Navy Blue
Hi Dale: Thanks for your quick response! I've edited my post above to include Nylon as well. Yeah, I've seen the Columbia "everblue" as well -- I don't think it's ...

In GEAR » Looking for Poly Travel Pants - in Navy Blue
January 31, 5:13pm

Looking for Poly Travel Pants - in Navy Blue
Just to give an idea, my current pairs are Patagonia Nomader pants.. But I am not particular about brands at all.

In GEAR » Looking for Poly Travel Pants - in Navy Blue
January 31, 4:31pm

Looking for Poly Travel Pants - in Navy Blue
Hope y'all won't mind a "backpacking" gear question -- backpacking in the non-American sense -- meaning traveling/hosteling. I travel with two pairs of pants -- one on me and o...

In GEAR » Looking for Poly Travel Pants - in Navy Blue
January 31, 4:26pm

Prettiest Praying Mantis
Still deadly (if you are a tiny insect) -- but I think this "orchid" mantis is one pretty insect. Nature is pretty amazing. Or click HERE

In Chaff » Prettiest Praying Mantis
January 31, 1:41pm

Re: Small business brands /manufacturers
Heh heh... do folks remember that UL gear site that showed, for years, numerous, amazingly light weight tents that never came to market? Light is Right -- or something to that effect? :)

In GEAR » Small business brands /manufacturers
January 31, 11:02am

Re: Jesus..
Bonus: Turning water into wine. :) EDIT: Oops... you mentioned it already. Oh well, GREAT minds think alike...

In Philosophy & Technique » "Dude we're going on a hike someday list."
January 30, 11:50pm

Re: Are YOU a Condescending Jerk Online?
Ken and Greg, Jennifer loves me not you two. Maybe she loves my kangaroo but nevermind it isn't you." I'll wager it's the kangaroo. I think I am pretty safe on this one. :)

In Chaff » Are YOU a Condescending Jerk Online?
January 30, 6:09pm

Re: BEST Cuben Fiber Toilet paper...????
"chaff" What smells like a rose, by any other name... TP is gear. :)

In GEAR » BEST Cuben Fiber Toilet paper...????
January 30, 4:45pm

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