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Manfred and Terry
Thanks for your feedback--I'm glad that you like your Thingies! I think that they really do work, as they position the BRS burner at the right distance from the pot bottom. $59 is a decent pric...

In Gear Deals » BPL exclusive--BRS-3000T Jetboil pot riser disk
July 01, 3:59pm

Re: Cubic Tech Corp Buyout. A Cottage Q&A
John, I want to thanks you for your stellar effort here. Also, my thanks go out to all those that responded to your questions. It sounds like Dyneema will keep the cuben fiber ball rolling, and pro...

In GEAR » Cubic Tech Corp Buyout. A Cottage Q&A
July 01, 10:51am

Re: Gear and hot car
Of paramount importance is to keep your beer and the fuel canisters in the cooler, on ice.

In GEAR » Gear and hot car
June 30, 5:45pm

re:Yellowstone "bear/ car break-ins"
Eric, so that's not YNP, right? Different eco-system...

In GEAR » PNW: Do Bears Break into Cars????
June 29, 8:09pm

re:YELLOWSTONE bears do!
Eric, would you please cite your sources on that (that's the -B.G.- in me)? Where in YNP, the Lake CG? Where?

In GEAR » PNW: Do Bears Break into Cars????
June 28, 9:45pm

@ Mark
Mark, would you please e-mail me at my home? This morning I sent a PM to you, but this afternoon AOL kicked it back to me saying it was "undeliverable." You can reach me at this e-mail ad...

In Gear Deals » BPL exclusive--BRS-3000T Jetboil pot riser disk
June 28, 2:46pm

MYOG Bismar scale
That is very impressive!

In Make Your Own Gear » Accurately weight the fuel left in a canister — using your hiking pole
June 28, 11:04am

Re: Do Bears Break into Cars?
Unrelated to the PNW, but this is a rather fun story of a bear in Colorado. In 2009 I was working for 2 weeks near Vail. The weekend between I did two nights of backpacking up Booth Creek. The trai...

In GEAR » PNW: Do Bears Break into Cars????
June 28, 10:54am

Re: Home made Thingies
Roger, thanks so much. Coming from such an accomplished inventor/designer as yourself, you made me swell up with pride. So, yes, tomorrow I need to do some serious shopping to see if any hardware s...

In Gear Deals » BPL exclusive--BRS-3000T Jetboil pot riser disk
June 27, 5:38pm

re: Jump Start Fruit Smoothies
The Packit Gourmet smoothies are pretty tasty alright, with the fruit chunks and all. The caloric balance is good, with 28% fat, 39% carbs, and 33% protein (quite a bit, actually). However, the car...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Difficulty swallowing
June 27, 4:14pm

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