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Re:Re: Soaking Cotton Balls With Vaseline
“I've noticed many people refer to "vaseline-soaked cotton balls" as a firestarter. I see why that would work, but how exactly do you "soak" them in vaseline?” Here...

In GEAR » What do you use to start your fire/stove?
April 21, 9:10am

G4 Kit
Michael, I recently finished my second modified G4 pack and am planning a 1500 cu in version. The online instructions are pretty straightforward. I assume the instructions that came with the ki...

In Make Your Own Gear » G4
April 19, 6:09pm

Blackberry mapping GPS
Here is another option for mapping (vector and raster) GPS. I’ve been using TrekBuddy GPS software on my Blackberry phone. Because I usually have my cell phone with me anyway, I can add GPS f...

In GEAR » brief survey of USGS Topo mapping GPS units
February 23, 12:27am

BPA in polycarbonate?
David, Isn't BPA used only in the manufacture of polycarbonate (#7) plastic and not in other common types of plastic? If so, there is no danger of BPA leaching from freezer bags because there ...

In GEAR » Plastic water bottles: safe or not?
February 16, 1:24am

Re: Large tarp picture location
Ben, Both pictures above were on the NE ridge of Mount Hood near the Cooper Spur shelter.

In GEAR » Large Tarp Setup?
December 21, 10:20am

Re: Large tarp
Here is a pic from a few years ago. Pitched above timberline in the best cover we could find. A small weather front passed through during the night bringing some unanticipated winds. The 10x10 t...

In GEAR » Large Tarp Setup?
December 20, 7:45pm

Re: 3 person tarp
REI Outlet has the Granite Gear White Lightnin' tarps on sale. 10' x 12' for $129.93 less 20%. Plenty of coverage for three. 8'x10' is $84.93 less 20%. Here

In GEAR » 3-person tarp
December 03, 2:27pm

DIY inline gravity filter
Here are a few pictures of another DIY gravity filter bag. Attach tubing to the spigot and then to an in-line filter. You can put some prefilter material inside the cap as well. Th...

In Make Your Own Gear » Light and Easy Water Filtration for the Lazy Backpacker
November 21, 3:52pm

Re: Re: DIY Cones
Mark, Sorry for the delayed reply: "Do you make these commercially?" No, all the cones in the picture above were prototypes for a K-Mart grease pot/pepsi can stove combo for my per...

In Make Your Own Gear » Heineken Cone
November 20, 3:25pm

DIY Cones
Mark, Awesome design! For what it's worth, here's the spreadsheet I used for designing some cones. Once you have the dimensions it's pretty easy to create a template with a straight ...

In Make Your Own Gear » Heineken Cone
November 18, 11:12am

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