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Re: Very slight fin curve...
On mine, the fin curve is only 1" at the point, and for some reason also at the head. The rest of the shaft is straight like the original ones.

In GEAR » 'New' MSR Groundhog pegs
March 21, 8:28am

Re: Gearbest
My stove arrived at the post office on March 18 (I chose tracking, which required a signature). So it took 20 days to get here after I ordered it. Funny, but it was mailed from the Netherlands. Hmm...

In Editor's Roundtable » BRS-3000T stove Spotlite Review
March 20, 3:29pm

re: Primus Micron Lantern
Is it cool? Heck yeah! Actually, it's even cooler than you might have thought. 5-6 years ago I picked one up at REI for car camping grins. The piezo immediately went bung, so I returned it. A f...

In Gear Deals » Primus Micron Lantern $14.98
March 17, 4:15pm

re: Stash overnight backpacks...
I wonder if you might find a spot for the packs at the Boulderfield campsites. If you happen to find someone that's still in their site, they might let you stash them there. Those tent sites ar...

In Pre-Trip Planning » RMNP Longs Peak - Stash overnight backpacks for summit day?
March 13, 10:37am

Re: Bend in pot support
Now I see what you've done, Dave. Good work!

In Gear Swap » Zia titanium pot supports for sale
March 12, 2:56pm

Re: Zia titanium pot supports for sale
Thanks for the kind words, Dave. It looks like it will easily fit inside your pot like you wanted. In the photo, the horizontal support arm on the right looks like it has a small bend in it. That w...

In Gear Swap » Zia titanium pot supports for sale
March 12, 12:03pm

re: groceries on new REI Mastercard
Yeah, Mike, 2% on groceries through March of 2016. I'm not sure that will quite compensate me for the hassle of contacting my autopay accounts to let them know that I will have a new card. I ha...

In GEAR » REI Dividend and 20 % off sale ?
March 11, 9:10pm

Pasta Primavera rocks
I really like the MH pasta Primavera as a base for tasty meals--add FD chicken or beef (or fresh trout?) and peas or green beans, + olive oil, + garlic powder or some other favorite spice). Als...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Long term dehydration prep for a PCT thruhike
March 11, 8:49pm

Re: Long term dehydration prep
Are you just guessing at the price difference between bulk and small packs, Jerry? I just paid $16.50 for 16 oz. of garden green peas in the MH #10 tin. That comes out to $1.03/ounce. Even on sale ...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Long term dehydration prep for a PCT thruhike
March 11, 4:20pm

Re: Long term dehydration prep
I respectively somewhat disagree with the Queen of Cuisine here--for me, proper storage at home involves portioning out individual servings, and then vacuum sealing them and storing everything in m...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Long term dehydration prep for a PCT thruhike
March 11, 12:59pm

All Reader Reviews by Gary Dunckel

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Jetboil Personal Cooking System
Mountain House's Pro Pack meal bags fit perfectly in the PCS cup. After adding the boiling water to the bag, stirring it up, and resealing it, you can empty the remaining water from the PCS, drop ...

In Stoves - Canister
March 18, 11:41am

Hilleberg Akto
I agree that the Akto is a very strong and high quality 4-season solo tent. But I must add an anecdote to illustrate the what I feel is the tent's main weakness. In early October of '06 we wer...

In Shelters - Double Wall Tents
November 28, 9:08am

Salomon Tech Amhibian
What the previous posts have neglected to mention is that the Amphib is perhaps the lightest (24 ounces/pair)"running shoe" that can be taken on a standard extended backpack trip (not fast packing) fo...

In Footwear - Boots, Shoes, Gaiters
October 18, 7:45pm