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Saywer Inline Filter Flow issue
So I am giving the sawyer inline filter a second chance. About 2 years ago I tried it out with a gravity system and it worked well until one day it just stopped. Tried backwashing and still could...

In GEAR » Saywer Inline Filter Flow issue
March 09, 5:03pm

thanks
Thanks for the input everyone. I don't think it is one of the coke bottles, I think they are larger. I will look into the teflon tape and o-ring possibilities though. Perhaps they will work ...

In GEAR » Any idea where to get a new one of these?
February 26, 10:51pm

Any idea where to get a new one of these?
So the bottle I use to hold fuel is perfect because it holds a decent amount and fits inside my cut down fostors can pot. However it leaks a little and I would like to get a new one to prevent los...

In GEAR » Any idea where to get a new one of these?
February 26, 3:23pm

thanks
Thanks for the ideas everyone. I look forward to exploring this new area.

In Hiking Partners / Group Trip Announcements » Anyone know any good hiking near southern alabama?
December 16, 9:28pm

Anyone know any good hiking near southern alabama?
Hey everyone. I just moved to southern alabama and am looking for some decent hiking within a few hours drive for a weekend trip. Anyone have any experience in the area or any ideas?

In Hiking Partners / Group Trip Announcements » Anyone know any good hiking near southern alabama?
November 18, 6:58pm

ground sheets
there is also the ground sheets from gossamer gear and i think MLD has some as well. any drop cloth for painting from a hardware store will also work.

In Make Your Own Gear » Pillow and Groundsheet
October 19, 5:07pm

pillow
stuff some foam from a mattress pad or something similar between the inflatable pillow and the fleece case. extremely comfortable.

In Make Your Own Gear » Pillow and Groundsheet
October 19, 5:05pm

Re: "photos of your sleeping pad(s) with backpack?"
The pack in that picture was the MLD Zip, one of the predecessors to the line they have now made from 2.0 silnylon. And the beer can is just that. It's a Heineken can that I used to use as my...

In GEAR » photos of your sleeping pad(s) with backpack?
September 12, 1:20pm

Re: photos of your sleeping pad(s) with backpack?
This is an old picture, but I use the same basic set up, just with a neoair now rather than the prolite 3. A pack liner with your pad formed into a tube inside, then stuff the sleeping bac...

In GEAR » photos of your sleeping pad(s) with backpack?
September 10, 11:52am

Re: Re: Re: Canon S90 battery life
A spare battery is 5 bucks...

In Photography » Canon S90 battery life
April 06, 4:30pm

All Reader Reviews by Derek Cox

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Jetboil Personal Cooking System
Easy to use. Lighter can be easily fixed if you read the troubleshooting guide. Boils water fast and uses very little fuel. Insulated and takes up relatively little space. on the heavier side, but ...

In Stoves - Canister
February 24, 9:18pm

Therm-A-Rest Pro Lite 3
Had it for a few years now. Never had any problems with leaking or holes. Comfy 1" of padding. Plenty wide and long, but a little on the heavier side.

In Sleeping Pads - Inflatable
February 24, 9:12pm

MSR Hubba
Outstanding rain protection. Plenty of room to sit up and move around a bit. Full mesh allows you to see the stars clearly on clear nights. Lightweight and perfect for nastier conditions when a tar...

In Shelters - Double Wall Tents
February 24, 9:07pm

Montbell UL Down Inner Jacket
Packs small. Very light. Fits great. Soft material. Keeps me warm down to about 40 degrees over just a t-shirt. Full zip is very handy and pockets are a great touch. Absolutely nothing but good th...

In Clothing - Insulating - Down
February 24, 8:57pm

Osprey Atmos 50
Like others have said, what really separates this pack from others is the airspeed suspension. This pack molds perfectly to my hips and shoulders since it does not contact my back air can flow freely...

In Backpacks - Internal Frame
February 24, 8:53pm

Mountain Laurel Designs Zip
Much tougher pack for just a few ounces more. Tough Mesh on back and sides is great for holding a myriad of items. Shoulder straps are comfortable and it carries a load very well. Great craftsmansh...

In Backpacks - Frameless
February 24, 8:45pm

WalMart
walmart is great for those cheap generic items needed for each trip. i.e. snacks, travel toiletries, odds and ends. who cares where the money goes or how wealthy Walmart is? i get what i need at a g...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
June 12, 8:10pm