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george carr (hammer-one) - BPL Lifetime Member

My Locale Walking With The Son
About Me Enjoy UL backpacking and building stoves.
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All Forum Posts by george carr

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Blood pressure meds and ibuprofen
Just wanted to put this out there for those of you taking blood pressure medications. I recently led a group on an overnight on the AT in MA. Everything was going fine until the last 2 miles headin...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Blood pressure meds and ibuprofen
November 15, 8:04pm

Re:alcohol burner fuel
There are health considerations when burning most liquid fuels including white gas, kerosene, methyl, ethyl, etc. To reduce any potential health risks you need to take the proper precautions when u...

In GEAR » alcohol burner fuel
November 14, 8:26am

End2End Trail Supply year end sale
End2End Trail Supply is having a year end sale on select items, in additon to our everyday deals and savings. Get 10% off tarps, bivies, and more, as well as freebies with the purchase of Evernew c...

In Gear Deals » End2End Trail Supply year end sale
November 11, 7:21pm

Warning to all silicon wrist band users
I just received an email from one of my customers who had purchased an Imusa mug for cooking. He, like many others, was using a silicon wrist band as a lip guard for his mug. Apparently it was a ti...

In GEAR » Warning to all silson wrist band users
November 03, 2:16pm

Canon hv30 question
John, thanks for the info. I'm almost certain I'll be going w/ a lav over the shotgun setup. The big ? will be wireless vs wired. I'm looking hard at the G2, but am willing to take a lo...

In Photography » Canon hv30 question
October 14, 1:53pm

Discounted gear at E2E Gear Hike
I've finally decided to do a "gear hike", which includes free instruction and discounts on gear.The 1st hike will be at Dolly Sods in November. You can access the info on our E2E Acti...

In Gear Deals » Discounted gear at E2E Gear Hike
October 04, 7:22am

Canon hv30 question
Peter & Franco, Thanks for your replies. I haven't picked up the camera yet, but did find both the shotgun and G2. I'm going to have to wait until I buy to see if the camera's mic q...

In Photography » Canon hv30 question
September 08, 3:24pm

TIM MARSHALL NEEDS YOUR HELP
How about "Marshall Arts", where "we smackdown the weight of your gear". "I'm Tim Marshall and I'll knock that weight off your back". Good luck with a name...

In Gear Deals » TIM MARSHALL NEEDS YOUR HELP
September 03, 4:08pm

Grafton Loop
I've had some spectacular days in Maine,and I think about my trips to Maine probably more than any other AT state, even with the rain. Your pics show why I keep going back.

In Post-Trip Reports » Grafton Loop Trail - Maine
September 01, 6:38pm

Re: I get shelter, she gets microwave
@Sarah - While I'm in the same camp as you (no booze), I think it's sad he only gets a sandwich in exchange for a whole kitchen, lol. At least give him some of the extra goodies that don...

In Chaff » I get shelter, she gets microwave.
September 01, 6:22pm

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 BL.com 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