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george carr (hammer-one) - BPL Lifetime Member

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Evernew alcohol stove video
I apologize 1) for the delays in getting a video out (I have some tech issues with my new HD setup), and 2) for the low quality video (shot on my Olympus Stylus 770SW, due to #1). I didn't want...

In GEAR » Minibull bongo and Evernew titanium stove
January 23, 7:46am

Re:The whole set
Apparently the product is ready, but they are waiting for packaging. I'm told that the kit will be ready around the end of February or the beginning of March.

In GEAR » Minibull bongo and Evernew titanium stove
January 18, 4:25pm

Evernew Ti stove
I've done about 35-40 burns with the Evernew ti stove over the past 3 weeks with various cookpots, in a number of configurations (potstand - no potstand, 16oz- 32oz water, etc), as I am about a...

In GEAR » Minibull bongo and Evernew titanium stove
January 18, 2:18pm

re:Anyone use Kooka Bay sleeping pads?
I just bought the Kooka Bay pillow and I am impressed. It packs down to fit in my palm and crazy light. I'm looking forward to using it!

In GEAR » Anyone use Kooka Bay sleeping pads?
January 11, 2:13pm

Re:Cheap Tarp Shelters
My first recollections about tarp camping were in Colin Fletcher's Complete Walker. He went into considerable detail about a rainy night spent under a plastic sheet and patching it with tape as...

In Make Your Own Gear » Cheap Tarp Shelters
December 27, 6:37am

Re:Ugly Mugs
You can date my pics by the fading hair and expanding waist: 20+ years ago on the summit of Stratton Mt, VT A few years back hiking to Carter Notch, Wildcat Range, NH Two months ago on...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Ugly Mugs
December 22, 3:16pm

Re: Ugly mugs
Hey Tom C was that 1st pic with your little guy at Bake Oven Knob?

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Ugly Mugs
December 21, 9:21pm

Shows what they know - I've got 16" on my deck with 3 foot drifts in the yard. The trail would be awfully pretty right about now, but don't forget your snowshoes :).

In Post-Trip Reports » Batona Trail (NJ)
December 19, 11:10pm

Re:Batona this weekend
We're supposed to get snow Friday/Saturday, so come prepared for wet and cold :).

In Post-Trip Reports » Batona Trail (NJ)
December 17, 5:32pm

Sigh, I'm not perfect after all........
Ken and Joe, thanks for keeping me on my toes - that was definitely my bad. I completely forgot about Vargo (in my defense it was late when I posted to the website). My site has been updated. Da...

In Gear Deals » End2End Trail Supply year end sale
December 16, 2:39pm

All Reader Reviews by george carr

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Mountain House Precooked Scrambled Eggs with Bacon
When I decide to pack a hot breakfast I usually either pick up the MH eggs with bacon or ham and peppers. As one reviewer suggested, pour out the water before consuming. I usually prepare this dish as...

In Foods - Prepackaged Meals & Side Dishes
February 19, 7:47pm

Mountain House Lasagna with Meat Sauce
When I grab a freeze dried dinner for an overnighter, the MH lasagna is my number one choice. I liked it when I started in '88 and still like it today.

In Foods - Prepackaged Meals & Side Dishes
February 19, 7:40pm

Lightweight Backpacking 101 Ryan Jordan, Alan Dixon + (2001)
When I 1st joined this was the article that convinced me sub 5 was possible. I think that on the home page there should be a link that says read this first. While the original might use some up...

In Books and Media
February 19, 7:34pm

The Ultralight Backpacker by Ryel Kestenbaum
At the time of this books publishing UL backpacking was still relatively new to the general backpacking public, so as the saying goes "you can fool some of the people some of the time...". T...

In Books and Media
February 19, 7:28pm

Tarptent Squall
I purchased my Tarptent Squall in 2004 and now consider it my main shelter when I am carrying a tent. Henry Shires was a pleasure to deal with and very helpful. The squall has served me well from my b...

In Shelters - Single Wall Tents
February 10, 8:42am

Powerbar Energy Gel Caffinated Gels
I discovered energy gels a few years ago and decided to try the Powerbar brand on an AT hike in 2004. If you've never tried a carbohydrate gel or don't typically take in caffeine all I can say...

In Foods - Energy Bars, Gels, and Drinks
February 10, 8:31am

Montbell Thermawrap Vest
I've owned the Montbell Thermawrap UL Vest for 3 seasons now, and like many folks I puchased it to save weight. I originally carried a fleece vest that had trustily served me for many years, so I ...

In Clothing - Insulating - Synthetic (Polarguard, Primaloft, etc.)
February 10, 8:12am