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Re: trail bars
better dessert bar than a snickers? That'll be the day.....

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » trail bars
November 08, 10:03am

Re: Croc knockoff's?
the tale of the scale (average of results from two scales): 10.2oz, Men's size 12 (Women's 14)

In GEAR » Croc knockoff's?
November 07, 5:11pm

Re: Croc knockoff's?
approx 10oz for a pair of size 12. Can be more specific after I get home tonight. A friend used croc-offs purchased from Target this summer. Cost less than the AirWalks, seemed quite light, h...

In GEAR » Croc knockoff's?
November 07, 8:20am

Re: Bushwacking Shell
Roger, is your "practical/functional" approach to everything a common Aussie trait? Either way, it makes your posts worth reading even when I might not be interested in the topic! I w...

In Editor's Roundtable » Notes from the Field – Bushwacking Shell
November 07, 4:30am

Re: Scale uses?
IF you do have a scale do you pack items you already own based on their weight? This spoon weighs less than that spoon) yep do you find the scales prompt outbursts of buying lighter stuff? ...

In GEAR » Scales for weighing gear and where to get them
November 06, 9:58pm

Re: How do you pack a Caldera
Pics of a SP 700 with its cone. I will be thinking of how I want to mark volume gradations on the yellow cup so as to do away with the measuring cup.

In GEAR » How do you pack a Caldera
November 06, 9:37pm

Re: Caldera
OK - let me rephrase. Given the non-compact nature of the windscreen, the kitchen system's protective plastic container is a lightweight (1.9oz) and secure way to store both the cone, fuel bott...

In GEAR » How do you pack a Caldera
November 06, 2:18pm

Re: Homemade trail bars
For a similar bar, in widespread use thanks to the nationwide draw of BSA's Northern Tier High Adventure base, try googling "hudson bay bread". Like Sarah's receipe, you can add...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » trail bars
November 06, 2:08pm

Re: TT Rainshadow2: Did I pitch it right?
Or this is the inherent nature of a tarptent and I just have to live with it? It is inherent, and probably a major factor in you not having condensation. Site selection can help a lot ... but f...

In GEAR » TT Rainshadow2: Did I pitch it right?
November 05, 6:14am

Re: The Hike Is Done
Ya mean Andy's not still hiking;-) Truly amazing, well done!

In Editor's Roundtable » The Great Western Loop
November 05, 12:54am

All Reader Reviews by Jim Colten

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TarpTent
My entry into the world of tarping was with Hernry's orginal squall. Later that year the Cloudburst was introduced. I contacted him about an idea of converting my squall to use an arched front p...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
December 30, 11:04am

Thru-Hiker.com
1) good products 2) friendly and useful help before ans after sale 3) great customer service I'd rate Thru-Hiker a 6 if that was an option

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
December 01, 8:10am

Minibull Designs Pocket Puck
Hector, I had similar experience .... but only the first time I lit it. Since then I've been giving the pocket puck about 15-30 seconds more warmup time and it has always stayed lit. There is a...

In Stoves - Alcohol
October 16, 6:04am