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george carr (hammer-one) - BPL Lifetime Member

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Re:Help Identify This Stove
Thaks Travis. You'll have to let me know how it works for you.

In GEAR » Help Identify This Stove
February 06, 11:00am

Re:Re: Suggestions for alcohol stove for Snow Peak 450 mug
@ Travis - thanks for the order. Here's a pic of the GW w/ a Firelite 500 pot. Flame creep is minimal to non existant.That was the original inspiration - to build a stove that would ...

In GEAR » Suggestions for alcohol stove for Snow Peak 450 mug
February 06, 10:56am

Brochure sent
It's sent.

In GEAR » Help Identify This Stove
February 05, 4:01pm

Gram Weenie PRO
Yup, that's a Gram Weenie PRO alright. 100 points to all who guessed correctly :p. Mark, if you'd like a copy of the original packaging/brochure I can email you the document.

In GEAR » Help Identify This Stove
February 04, 10:36pm

Re:If you were seperated from your pack
Roman and Craig, great minds think alike.This is what I carry in my pocket on every hike:

In Philosophy & Technique » If you were seperated from your pack...
January 31, 5:50pm

Re:Who stocks enough gear for others?
Funny, but I started taking newbies on trips last year. One particular trip I loaned out 8 packs,3 sleeping bags, 2 stoves, 1 tarp, 2 tents and a couple of mess kits. Good news is after the trip a ...

In GEAR » Who stocks enough gear for others?
January 31, 5:01pm

Re: We got 'em
John, duly noted. I'm doing maintenance on the website tonight so I'll make the change. Eugene, even cheaper if you order something else with it ;-)

In Make Your Own Gear » Kmart Grease Pot tips and mods?
January 27, 6:13pm

We got 'em
Johann, We keep the Stanco Greasepot in stock always. It's a great cheap utility cookpot. We don't ship them with the strainer unless someone specifically asks for it.

In Make Your Own Gear » Kmart Grease Pot tips and mods?
January 27, 3:38pm

Another sad obituary
Just saw this today: Today we mourn the passing of an old friend by the name of Common Sense. Common Sense lived a long life but died from heart failure at the brink of the millennium. No on...

In Chaff » Another sad obituary
January 27, 3:17pm

Re:NEW poncho will drive you nuts?
Brian, not to highjack this thread but, I used to use an ID silponcho until I hiked on the AT in Maine. B/c the terrain is so steep and rugged I didn't like the fact that I couldn't see my ...

In GEAR » need critique of rain gear set-up
January 23, 1:09pm

All Reader Reviews by george carr

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Mountain House Precooked Scrambled Eggs with Bacon
When I decide to pack a hot breakfast I usually either pick up the MH eggs with bacon or ham and peppers. As one reviewer suggested, pour out the water before consuming. I usually prepare this dish as...

In Foods - Prepackaged Meals & Side Dishes
February 19, 7:47pm

Mountain House Lasagna with Meat Sauce
When I grab a freeze dried dinner for an overnighter, the MH lasagna is my number one choice. I liked it when I started in '88 and still like it today.

In Foods - Prepackaged Meals & Side Dishes
February 19, 7:40pm

Lightweight Backpacking 101 Ryan Jordan, Alan Dixon + (2001)
When I 1st joined this was the article that convinced me sub 5 was possible. I think that on the home page there should be a link that says read this first. While the original might use some up...

In Books and Media
February 19, 7:34pm

The Ultralight Backpacker by Ryel Kestenbaum
At the time of this books publishing UL backpacking was still relatively new to the general backpacking public, so as the saying goes "you can fool some of the people some of the time...". T...

In Books and Media
February 19, 7:28pm

Tarptent Squall
I purchased my Tarptent Squall in 2004 and now consider it my main shelter when I am carrying a tent. Henry Shires was a pleasure to deal with and very helpful. The squall has served me well from my b...

In Shelters - Single Wall Tents
February 10, 8:42am

Powerbar Energy Gel Caffinated Gels
I discovered energy gels a few years ago and decided to try the Powerbar brand on an AT hike in 2004. If you've never tried a carbohydrate gel or don't typically take in caffeine all I can say...

In Foods - Energy Bars, Gels, and Drinks
February 10, 8:31am

Montbell Thermawrap Vest
I've owned the Montbell Thermawrap UL Vest for 3 seasons now, and like many folks I puchased it to save weight. I originally carried a fleece vest that had trustily served me for many years, so I ...

In Clothing - Insulating - Synthetic (Polarguard, Primaloft, etc.)
February 10, 8:12am