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Re "What is a BOT" Dave

In Multiple Use Gear » Want stove that can boil H2O in a wide-mouth stainless steel bottle
April 05, 6:49am

Re Sharpening
I believe This class of knife (Titanium with tungsten carbide on one side) is designed to self-sharpen (the titanium wears down leaving a sharp carbide edge) Dave

In Gear Deals » FLYWEIGHT KNIVES---Damn Fine Titanium Knives!
April 02, 12:35pm

AA Test. Dave

In GEAR » Lithium Vs. Ni-MH Batteries (AA)
March 29, 9:20am

Re Powder Coat
Bob, For some reason I assumed a pot. The suggestion remains, food-safe or not. Dave

In Make Your Own Gear » painting titanium
March 28, 11:30am

Powder Coat
Bob, Have you considered food-safe Powder coating? If there's someone local to you, it shouldn't be an expensive job. the results will be a lot tougher than paint. Dave

In Make Your Own Gear » painting titanium
March 28, 3:54am

Re Mk.1
Derek, I am a happy owner of the 1st version of the Lightning 60 (coincidentally the womens version as I needed the smaller hipbelt) The problem you describe with the side-pockets/compression s...

In GEAR » Women's Exped Lightning 60 alternative?
March 21, 3:54am

Re Donahue
Greg, From this year, there is now a quota on permits leaving Yosemite via Donahue Pass, ie JMT SoBo. Dave

In Pre-Trip Planning » Permit legality when resupplying
March 14, 8:52am

Re Permit
Ed, As a canny Northern Lad myself (born in Gateshead, living in Durham), you'll have no problem. Out of wilderness resupply is a very common practice, and unless you're re-entering on...

In Pre-Trip Planning » Permit legality when resupplying
March 12, 9:10am

Another Suggestion
The Exped Lightning is well suited to keeping weight off the top of the shoulders. The 24" long, rigid frame allows the load lifters to be effective. Dave

In GEAR » Pack that doesn't lead to shoulder pain
March 02, 3:17am

Another possibility
You can get a leak through the valve, if the flap doesn't seat correctly, happened to my wife twice, first time was a small piece of down, second time the flap had been bent back on itself, pre...

In GEAR » Tiny, tiny hole in Exped Downmat UL7.
March 02, 12:32am

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