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Re: dual use
Sweet Packtarp ... good idea.

In Gear Lists » Sub 1 lb. Intellectual Exercise
May 28, 8:23pm

Sub 1 exercise
OK Bill .... I'm in. I spent the past couple of days working up a new prototype pack design. It's coming in right at 2100 cu in and uses 1.05 sq yard of silnylon, , four 2 inch pieces of...

In Gear Lists » Sub 1 lb. Intellectual Exercise
May 28, 7:46pm

Re: sub 1 lb. plans
This list looks good! Have you given thought to different insulation? I've been giving this a lot of thought lately ..... cuben fiber 6 x 4 poncho is 2.7 oz, cuben fiber 2.5 oz basis ...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Sub 1 lb. XUL : Possible or BS?
May 26, 8:04am

Finished the pack today
Great article ..... great pack. Camera's on the fritz or I would post pictures. I used AYCE's premade shoulder straps from Thru-hiker and it saved a lot of time. I'm going to m...

In Editor's Roundtable » Make Your Own Gear: Five Yards to SuperUltraLight Part 4 - Pack
May 25, 12:38pm

mini bivy for alaska
Check out Arron's unsupported JMT attempt gear ..... http://www.backpackinglight.com/cgi-bin/backpackinglight/xdpy/forum_thread/5734/index.html?skip_to_post=41254#41254 Also .... Check ou...

In GEAR » Mini bivy for Alaska
May 25, 7:03am

Re: Re: cutting the beer can
I did the same thing, but I took a pair of needle nose pliers and folded over the sharp edge just a touch after cutting, making a nice edge to drink from.

In Make Your Own Gear » DIY BB aka Gasified Wood Stove
May 18, 7:33am

2am and you have to go
Awwww ... it's not that big a deal. Get up and wee .... then crawl back in that warm bag and drop back off to night night land.

In Chaff » 2 am and you have to go
May 16, 5:13pm

Help, please, with my alcohol stove
I'm afraid I'm not as scientific as many ..... I boiled about 20 oz of water with around an ounce of alcohol ... took about 7 or 8 minutes. I like it and remember ... I'm used to a jet ...

In Make Your Own Gear » Help, please, with my alcohol stove
May 16, 5:11pm

Help, please, with my alcohol stove
I use a Whitebox stove with my Hineie pot and it works great

In Make Your Own Gear » Help, please, with my alcohol stove
May 16, 12:03pm

New Bear Spray Research
Bang Stick? Is that similar to Tigh stick? Just thinking like a surfer ........

In Chaff » New Bear Spray Research
May 16, 5:41am

All Reader Reviews by mark henley

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Snow Peak 600
This cup is big enough to cook in for a solo person, a huge cup of java, or it's great for just boiling water. I use a piece of simple foil for a lid and it works amazingly well on a Snowpeak Giga...

In Cookware - Titanium
February 22, 8:34am

Thru-hiker Liberty Ridge Shell
I have made a few sewing projects, several quilts, and about a zillion stuff sacks, but this was the first time I attempted a piece of clothing. The pattern that AYCE provides is very well thought ...

In Clothing - Wind & Soft Shell
February 22, 8:29am

White Box Alcohol Stove
This little stove ROCKS! I'm in agreement that it needs a primer pan, but other than that, I actually melted my windscreen when it got too close to the cup. It's like firing up a blowto...

In Stoves - Alcohol
February 22, 8:23am

Muscle Milk Cookies and Cream
For years I've heard hikers talk about carrying a protein suplement along on trips to ensure that they don't sacrifice muscle while hiking. Most people who have ever tried a protein powdere...

In Foods - Energy Bars, Gels, and Drinks
February 21, 2:51pm

Pacific Outdoor Products Insul Mat Max-Thermo
15 ounces of pure, 2.5 inch thick, heavenly sleeping bliss. I have a Max Compact, several thermarests, a Full length Max thermo, and several types of closed cell pads in my gear closet. This is withou...

In Sleeping Pads - Inflatable
February 21, 2:41pm

Gregory G pack
I bought two of these packs, one for myself and one for my wife. After two years of use the packs have held up well, but we have both found that the load rating is VERY optimistic ... The pack beco...

In Backpacks - Internal Frame
January 03, 2:27pm

Montbell Super Stretch Down Hugger #3
I've been backpacking seriously for about 4 years now, not including my Scouting days of yesteryear. This is my first Down bag as I've always used synthetics in the past. I've used the bag...

In Sleeping Bags - Mummy & Other
January 03, 2:21pm

Sawyer In-Line Filter
This Filter weighs in at 2 oz and once installed it has a very small impact on flow rate from the hydration tube/bite valve. I'm using it in conjunction with a Platypus hydration setup and you get...

In Hydration - Water Treatment
January 03, 2:12pm

Ray Way quilt one person - standard
Fantastic instructions ... I had never used a sewing machine before. I ordered the Ray Way stow bag kit and made it as my first project. The Quilt was a great second project. The instructions were ...

In Sleeping Bags - Quilts & Top Bags
January 04, 3:09pm