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Re: Going light with a camera, why?
While reading this thread I just can't seem to purge my mind of images of Ansel Adams lugging an 8x10 view camera to high points in the Sierra Nevada.

In Photography » Going light with a camera, why?
December 29, 4:01pm

Re: Tin cans and rust
here is a recent thread about aluminum cans. Most (all?) "tin cans" will rust unless in an arid climate. Some come with an interior coating that seems to be OK for water boiling temps...

In Make Your Own Gear » Tin cans and rust
December 29, 1:20pm

Re: its a scam; avoid them
I'm not ready to call it a scam ... yet. That will depend on their response. If they correct their web site for that item and take the product back in a way there is no cost to me (other th...

In Gear Deals » new $80 merino wool blend 1/4 zips or bottoms for $20
December 29, 7:08am

Re: looking back on it...
Scott, The general sense of your first post is dead on right. We live in a very large bubble and in the long run we're much better off if we reduce our overall footprint on that environment...

In Philosophy & Technique » I like nature- I am a dirty, crunchy, organic-eating, bike-riding hippie.
December 29, 6:58am

new $80 merino wool blend 1/4 zips or bottoms for $20 ... NOT?
I ordered the light weight tops and bottoms. Arrived today ... labeling on the packaging and garments says "100% Polyester plus X-Static". No mention of wool. With a closer look at t...

In Gear Deals » new $80 merino wool blend 1/4 zips or bottoms for $20
December 28, 8:21pm

Re: Re: I like nature- I am a dirty, crunchy, organic-eating, bike-riding hippie.
And DDT is a lot less scarey than mosquitos. I live in a region with a lot of mosquitos and don't find them overly scarey. Granted, mosquitos are a vector for west nile disease, malaria a...

In Philosophy & Technique » I like nature- I am a dirty, crunchy, organic-eating, bike-riding hippie.
December 28, 3:36pm

Re: Looking for info...
What precisely is a Swag? For a few decades I've labored under the impression that a SWAG was a Scientific Wild A** Guess. Not to be confused with a WAG.

In GEAR » Looking for info...
December 27, 6:36am

Re: most of us can only hope for this
thanks for the pointer ... interesting interview. Me thinks I need to expand my horizons and watch a few more forums. Nice to see that he'll be sharing what he knows and even nicer to see a...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » most of us can only hope for this
December 26, 6:06am

Re: Uretek Zippers
I have not seen exactly what you are asking for but unless you really need to be able to completely separate each side you can get what you are looking for using continuous coil uretek zipper stoc...

In Make Your Own Gear » Uretek Zippers
December 23, 9:21pm

Re: Skurka to give slideshow in Duluth
One never knows what early 2007 will bring though. So true. Down south (here in St. Paul), I was raking late falling leaves in shorts and a t-shirt Thanksgiving weekend and 10 days later the lo...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Skurka to give slideshow in Duluth
December 22, 3:10pm

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