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I dunno, MB. I've never gotten sick from a toothbrush, so it isn't possible. Also, soaps contain fats, and I've heard that fats can give you heart disease. Further, I knew a guy who got...

In GEAR » Brass spoon?
December 18, 6:11pm

It sounds like you're granting, circuitously, that brass is bactericidal and you can't get heavy metal poisoning from it. You can't get copper or zinc poisoning from using a brass s...

In GEAR » Brass spoon?
December 18, 5:14pm

Cameron, I think you should do a little more reading about survival of bacteria on copper alloy surfaces. There are quite a few papers about it now. Stainless steel does nothing to support bacteria...

In GEAR » Brass spoon?
December 18, 4:34pm

I find it amazing that so many adults think it makes good sense to base an argument on the fact that they have personally never experienced the negative outcome in question. Three people in this sh...

In GEAR » Brass spoon?
December 18, 2:47pm

Ah. I wonder if we both made the mistake of assuming that the other was saying something too simplistic. I assumed that you didn't accept the importance of killing some kinds of bacteria, and m...

In GEAR » Brass spoon?
December 18, 1:08pm

"I'm not advocating for banning disinfectants and antibiotics, just saying they are over used and overhyped." I guess I misunderstood. Everyone here will agree that, in developed c...

In GEAR » Brass spoon?
December 18, 12:16pm

Just to be clear, using a bacteria-free eating utensil does nothing to harm the beneficial bacteria in your gut or on your skin. Nobody is suggesting adding antibiotics to your backcountry meals or...

In GEAR » Brass spoon?
December 18, 10:41am

"Rinse with water, wait a few hours, and your spoon is 100% germ-free." I was recently involved in a nosocomial (hospital-acquired) infection research project, and I found myself doing...

In GEAR » Brass spoon?
December 17, 10:23pm

I agree with Franco. I think you could only safely have a fire of a useful size (for cooking and heat) in a very large tipi. Also, I don't know if you're aware of the strength of the correl...

In GEAR » Fire in your mid ??????
December 10, 6:06pm

Steve, I haven't tried restricting the airflow through the center. I'll consider trying that. I settled on the fuel mixture I'm using just by experimenting with my current stove until I...

In Make Your Own Gear » Hollow Center Jet Burner Alcohol Stoves?
December 05, 6:14pm

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