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Anti-Ursid tunes
Marko, it is my learned opinion that any form of rap music will repel most forms of life. Unfortunately, that includes any wood nymphs that might otherwise be attracted to you.

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Beber has Anti-Ursid Properties
August 07, 9:08am

Death by...
Jimmy B., don't worry too much about death by marmot, or even plastic bottles. Your real concern should be death by something that the Idemonster taints your brain with. He can be very, very si...

In GEAR » Time to panic
August 05, 10:38pm

re: Time to panic
"Do you have to drink the Gatorade or can you just pour it out?" Just pour the Gatoraid out, Jerry. That's what I had to do with the Miller Light beer, just so I could get the 1-pi...

In GEAR » Time to panic
August 05, 7:55am

Re: @ Dan
Thanks again, Dan.

In GEAR » Comparative efficiency of caldera cone vs diy windscreen in wind
August 02, 12:01pm

Re: @ Dan
Thanks for your response, Dan. I understand what you are saying. But just how does the screen height play into this--does it affect the chimney effect? Does a taller screen require more air intake ...

In GEAR » Comparative efficiency of caldera cone vs diy windscreen in wind
August 02, 8:33am

@ Dan
"Incoming air holes need to be sufficient for combustion. Placement of air holes is important also." Dan, would you be so kind as to elaborate on that? I mean, how many air holes, and ...

In GEAR » Comparative efficiency of caldera cone vs diy windscreen in wind
August 01, 10:39pm

Re: Measurements
Thnaks for taking the time to measure it, Brendan. 1.5" inches is how I calibrate my own stoves. Also, Greg is right on--altitude and water temperature enter into this as well. You are well on...

In Make Your Own Gear » Esbit + Fosters Pot Boil Times
July 22, 8:28pm

Re: Esbit + Fosters Pot Boil Times
That is a pretty quick boil time, Brendan. Like Dan mentioned, pretty close to what a caldera cone would do. A question--would you please measure the distance from the top of the Esbit tab to the t...

In Make Your Own Gear » Esbit + Fosters Pot Boil Times
July 22, 1:52pm

Re: How gross is it to you when people put their fingers in their...
Max? The Idester? C'mon guys, step up.

In GEAR » How gross is it to you when people put their fingers in their...
July 21, 6:26pm

re: water in elk creek co
I'm not familiar with Elk Creek per se, but I would be thinking of possible heavy metal contamination from all the mining that has been done over the years in the Silverton area. Be aware of mi...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Water in Elk Creek CO
July 20, 2:31pm

All Reader Reviews by Gary Dunckel

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Jetboil Personal Cooking System
Mountain House's Pro Pack meal bags fit perfectly in the PCS cup. After adding the boiling water to the bag, stirring it up, and resealing it, you can empty the remaining water from the PCS, drop ...

In Stoves - Canister
March 18, 11:41am

Hilleberg Akto
I agree that the Akto is a very strong and high quality 4-season solo tent. But I must add an anecdote to illustrate the what I feel is the tent's main weakness. In early October of '06 we wer...

In Shelters - Double Wall Tents
November 28, 9:08am

Salomon Tech Amhibian
What the previous posts have neglected to mention is that the Amphib is perhaps the lightest (24 ounces/pair)"running shoe" that can be taken on a standard extended backpack trip (not fast packing) fo...

In Footwear - Boots, Shoes, Gaiters
October 18, 7:45pm