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Dan Cunningham (mn-backpacker) - BPL Guest

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About Me I obviously enjoy backpacking on the lighter side. I work in technology (UNIX - Dev - Mac - Networking - Graphics - Web - etc) and I'm generally quite laid back.
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Re: Re: Re: Side-Sleeping in Prison and in Refuge
I think sleeping on carpet or the natural ground simply desensitizes you so that you can sleep horribly uncomfortable all the time. :)

In GEAR » Therm-a-Rest NeoAir Pads
May 04, 8:56pm

Re: Bushbuddy Ultra Wood Stove
Hi Darrell - normally I'd PM you instead, but your account isn't set up for PM's. I don't mean to be the price police, but you should look at bushbuddy.ca and do the exchange rate f...

In Gear Swap » Bushbuddy Ultra Wood Stove
May 04, 7:34pm

Re: Re: Learning from Ken's Ordeal
Ken's getting lost has no similarities to Chris McCandless' tragic death. Agreed. Edit: Here's a link to what happened: Lost hiker obeyed the rule

In Philosophy & Technique » Learning from Ken's Ordeal
May 04, 9:59am

Re: WTB: WM Megalite Reg Microfiber
Another option for Microfiber is the Caribou. It has the larger girth like the MegaLite, it's 4 ounces lighter, but it's 35 degrees, not 30.

In Gear Swap » WTB: WM Megalite Reg Microfiber
May 04, 7:01am

Re: Re: Permatex
Roger - you are correct, it's not an instant mix. It took 3-4 minutes of constant stirring to get a nice smooth consistent solution.

In Philosophy & Technique » Seam Sealing a TarpTent
May 03, 10:53am

Re: Seam Sealing a TarpTent
I just seam sealed my Lunar Duo and my friend's Lunar Solo today. I used GE Silicone II mixed with spirits. I got it liquid/runny enough that it would flow into the seams. I used a children'...

In Philosophy & Technique » Seam Sealing a TarpTent
May 02, 5:48pm

Re: improved taste
Diane, once your run it through a charcoal filter, you don't really taste either. If using without a filter, yes - a big difference. Not sure about sulfery water though.

In GEAR » Aqua Mira Frontier Pro + Tablet Question for Ben or Dan
May 02, 7:21am

some additional thoughts...
I did some quick googling and was able to verify that activated carbon filters definitely absorb/remove some chlorine from water - specifically sodium hypochlorite. I don't know how much, but i...

In GEAR » Aqua Mira Frontier Pro + Tablet Question for Ben or Dan
May 02, 7:00am

Re: Too many stove options-I need to focus.
You must cook a lot!! LOL! Nice! :)

In Photo Gallery » Too many stove options-I need to focus.
May 01, 8:29pm

Re: policing prices
I'm from the midwest, so I've done the "Minnesota Nice" thing if I've noticed a price that's out of line from what you'd expect due to a sale somewhere, and I've P...

In Gear Swap » Price police ????
May 01, 7:52pm

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