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All Forum Posts by Ben 2 World

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Re: usb
Konrad: Do you know of similar contraption but with a SD or microSD slot at the other end instead of USB? EDIT: Do you think this will work on the Nexus 7?

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Tablets: Nexus 7 or Galaxy2 7.0 ?
April 01, 3:22pm

Re: Digital Thermometer you sort of don't really need.
Sorry to hear that about your job... Hope you have something lined up -- or will really soon!!

In GEAR » Digital Thermometer you sort of don't really need.
March 31, 9:11pm

Re: yyy
Dave: Just like with gear pieces, it's all about compromises. You won't find USB ports on most tablets because it would make for a thick and clunky tablet. Most tablets offer microSD ca...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Tablets: Nexus 7 or Galaxy2 7.0 ?
March 31, 5:41pm

Re: Tablets: Nexus 7 or Galaxy2 7.0 ?
Dave: Depends on where and maybe how long your travels are. If, like me, you travel to all sorts of places, including the 'fourth world' -- then the Nexus 7 is suboptimal. Its lack ...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Tablets: Nexus 7 or Galaxy2 7.0 ?
March 31, 11:11am

Re: Day Pack for Fast Day Hiking/Running
Edited out. Missed the part about running.

In GEAR » Day Pack for Fast Day Hiking/Running
March 30, 2:53pm

Re: WTB: Patagonia Houdini
You laugh... I STILL have your street address, buddy!! Actually, I sold you the black one because I got a blue replacement. I like the Houdini so much that I am always on the lookout to buy ano...

In Gear Swap » WTB: Patagonia Houdini
March 29, 9:57pm

Re: WTB: Patagonia Houdini
Good luck, Sean! I've been watching like a hawk -- and just a week or so ago -- there was one -- blue, L -- and for just $40 -- and someone snatched it within minutes!! :(

In Gear Swap » WTB: Patagonia Houdini
March 29, 9:44pm

Re: Oh yeah!!!
Good for your, Jennifer!! Now, I imagine there will be a lot of gear you'll need to buy. Have you started looking? :) Ben. The Gear Enabler.

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Anyone ever regret a thru hike??
March 29, 8:33pm

@ Jennifer
So, Jennifer, you're DOING IT, right? C'mon -- let's hear it! The first step of long journey is a simple 'yes'. :)

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Anyone ever regret a thru hike??
March 29, 5:15pm

Re: Who else is feelin' the springtime?
Spring? That's so yesterday! Been wearing tees and shorts and sandals the last few weeks. :)

In Chaff » Who else is feelin' the springtime?
March 29, 9:57am

All Reader Reviews by Ben 2 World

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Big Sky Ultra C Aluminum Tent Stakes
I've been using titanium shepherd hook stakes for years now -- loving their ultralight weight but disappointed with their suboptimal ground penetration and holding power. These stakes can be bent...

In Miscellaneous Products
January 09, 8:02pm

Titanium Goat Adjustable CF Trekking Poles
I received my pair and went on a moderate 2-hour hike today (approx. 2,000 ft. elevation gain over 2.7 miles -- then returning back down). I find the specs to be accurate, and the poles a beauty to...

In Trekking Poles
July 06, 11:33pm

MontBell Versalite 20
This is a no-thrills but well-constructed frameless day pack. You can see photo and specs here. You can also see BPL...

In Backpacks - Frameless
June 04, 7:18pm

Coleman F1 Ultralight
The first review touched on the F1's performance. This post will describe and critique the set up process. Prior to buying the F1, I have used the MSR PocketRocket (PR). With the PR, all you ...

In Stoves - Canister
January 28, 11:03am

Micropur MP 1 Chlorine Dioxide Water Purifier Tablet
Comparison to Potable Aqua above is incorrect. For bacteria and viruses, Micropur is just as effective and easy to use (15 minutes treatment time). It is only for protozoa (e.g. cryptosporidium) t...

In Hydration - Water Treatment
January 06, 9:28am