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Re: My education from a white Southerner
"Let me tell you, he knew EXACTLY what that flag stood (stands) for and told me in no uncertain terms!... Anyone who doesn't understand what it stands for (now and for the last 50 yrs) is ...

In Chaff » SC Governor is So Wrong!
July 07, 12:50pm

Re: The Darwin competition is heating up
"a frontrunner and potential winner has emerged" Not so fast!

In Chaff » The Darwin competition is heating up
July 06, 5:51pm

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Well, if it has to be six words... Hiker Waves Poncho at Bear, Dies.

In Chaff » "Man mocks gators, jumps in, dies"
July 06, 5:30pm

More Choices
Well, as they say, a spacious 2-person tent is a 4-person tent. And REI carries a few -- some you can indeed stand up in.

In GEAR » Tent for car camping?
July 06, 5:13pm

Re: "SC Governor is So Wrong!"
I just added an addendum to my post above (including tidbit on my former profession). I live in Pasadena, CA. And you?

In Chaff » SC Governor is So Wrong!
July 06, 2:21pm

Re: "SC Governor is So Wrong!"
"We'll never see eye to eye on this or much else." And that's perfectly OK. It would still be fun to cross path and hike together for a day or three, Ian. Addendum: &quo...

In Chaff » SC Governor is So Wrong!
July 06, 2:17pm

Re: Re: Re: "SC Governor is So Wrong!"
Ian: Be careful about any "cure" that is worse than the disease itself! Whatever the frustration -- we need to punish those who actually break the law. Last thing we want to do is tr...

In Chaff » SC Governor is So Wrong!
July 06, 1:47pm

Re: "SC Governor is So Wrong!"
Jeffrey: I am not a Southerner. And I have no great love for the Confederacy. And even less love for Jim Crow society. I am no 'apologist' for racism. My view - no government or go...

In Chaff » SC Governor is So Wrong!
July 06, 1:38pm

Re: SC Governor is So Wrong!
George, We are both right... Perhaps It's form vs. substance. In form -- why shouldn't the state government have the freedom and right to put in or take out whatever on their propert...

In Chaff » SC Governor is So Wrong!
July 06, 1:26pm

Re: Tent for car camping?
For car camping, I wouldn't worry too much about weight -- but would shift emphasis to comfort -- while still wanting something easy to set up. As above, the REI Half Dome or the Kelty equival...

In GEAR » Tent for car camping?
July 06, 1:03pm

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