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James Marco (jamesdmarco) - BPL Lifetime Member

My Locale Finger Lakes
About Me Backpacker, hiker, cannoer, fisherman, since 1960 or so, now retired. I enjoy being outdoors and vary my gear to match what I am doing, where I am going, and who I am going with. I mostly head into the Adirondacks.
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CityIthaca
StateNew York
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All Forum Posts by James Marco

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Re: Re: Re: Opinions
Ha ha, as always, this has turned into a free for all. Fuel Density: Basically there is no difference between Kero, WG and Gas fuels. So close they can be ignored. Only priming has to be account...

In GEAR » Stove Question - Winter/Summer
March 08, 3:42am

Re: White Gasoline vs. Canister Gas -- Cost
Yeah, prices vary depending on what you buy. 16oz cannisters generally mean longer trips. I have gotten a gallon of WG for $6 last week. (Scratch and dent sale. The can was dented, but full.) Ye...

In GEAR » Stove Question - Winter/Summer
March 07, 2:11pm

Re: All season stove
All Season? Well... I totally disagree with Roger about stoves. WG is still going strong, not to worry...Roger and I can agree to disagree to your benefit. You will hear both sides. First off, ...

In GEAR » Stove Question - Winter/Summer
March 07, 11:41am

Re: What do you do for Lunch?
Not too much.Like Chris, 2-3 snacks works. Usually, Jerky, part of a nut/energy bar and/or some chocolate. Food is just fuel on the trail.

In GEAR » What do you do for Lunch?
March 07, 8:58am

Re: Re: a couple points
Assuming your numbers are correct and accurate. But several things happen at microscopic pour densities that could shed some additional light on this subject. 1) The fabric itself has been treat...

In GEAR » Shelter Silnylon HH Test Results
March 06, 12:16pm

Re: Re: "The Initiative...12,500 miles, one year, will he do it?" No.
Greg, you called it. Yes, two wounds. I too hope he has learned enough, and, be stubborn enough to keep on hikin'.

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » The Initiative...12,500 miles, one year, will he do it?
March 06, 5:38am

"The Initiative...12,500 miles, one year, will he do it?" No.
Yeah, he tried and failed. I won't get long winded and try to second guess his mistakes. These were already pointed out. But, after two months of slugging it out with the winters in NY and push...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » The Initiative...12,500 miles, one year, will he do it?
March 06, 4:46am

"Shelter Silnylon HH Test Results"
Really great work! Thanks for sharing your results.

In GEAR » Shelter Silnylon HH Test Results
March 05, 6:20pm

He is going to take a week off.
He needs to heal his hip.

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » The Initiative...12,500 miles, one year, will he do it?
March 04, 7:01pm

Re: Re: Hey - I wrote this article (like) two years ago!
"Hey - I wrote this article (like) two years ago!" Perhaps it took Addie that long to make it readable? ..... Ha ha, it probably took her that long to decipher the glyphs. Serious...

In Editor's Roundtable » Food Planning Using Pounds Per Person Per Day
March 04, 12:27pm

All Reader Reviews by James Marco

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Optimus/Primus? Svea 123R
The SVEA 123r is my standard stove for camping. I have spent about 40 years trying to replace the little beast. No such luck. I have found several different stoves that work well for 2-3 days (alcohol...

In Stoves - White Gas
April 19, 3:40am

Klymit Inertia X Frame
I picked up a Xframe (full size) a couple weeks ago. I took it out for 5 nights last weekend with my daughter, Brenda. I had a good trip but was unimpressed by the pad. I tried various techniques with...

In Sleeping Pads - Inflatable
July 07, 5:16am

gossamer murmur
I have used the old GG G5 pack for well beyond a servicable lifetime. Patching, reinforcing, and repatching...it finaly died and I replaced it with a 2012 Murmur, one of the first off the production l...

In Backpacks - Frameless
December 25, 6:06pm

Trail Designs Caldera Stove
Great little piece of gear. Light, easy to use, miserly on fuel. Keeps the heat in on the pot and does a great job of boiling water. I will complain that it does not let enough heat out sometimes......

In Stoves - Alcohol
December 07, 3:50am

Thermarest Neo-Air
The NeoAir is a good pad, with a fantisticcall price. I have a medium which just fits me at 5'9". I usually inflate this fully while setting up camp, giving it a couple of breaths before slee...

In Sleeping Pads - Inflatable
December 07, 3:22am