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The data is piecemeal, but here is a decent source
I my hiking is in the Rockies, and I've mainly followed all the fires in Oregon, Idaho and Montana. Stove type is certainly not an issue. "This data also illustrates why it’s so impor...

In GEAR » Hikin Jim's "Dry Out West" Stove Article at GG
May 06, 9:45am

Re: Fire Bans
IF alcohol stoves were a significant source of forest fires - I would understand the bans. BUT THEY ARE NOT. So the regulations banning them are the "lowest common denominator" rule...

In GEAR » Hikin Jim's "Dry Out West" Stove Article at GG
May 05, 10:38pm

I quit worrying about what other people do
A long time ago I realized that naive people are gonna do dumb things regardless of how well something is designed. So I use Alchy stoves, even though it is easier to be really stupid with alcohol ...

In GEAR » Hikin Jim's "Dry Out West" Stove Article at GG
May 03, 9:56pm

How many states ban them?
I'm not arguing that stupid people don't do stupid things and that eventually enough stupid people have a reasonable probability of causing a fire with an alchy stove. After all, people smo...

In GEAR » Hikin Jim's "Dry Out West" Stove Article at GG
May 03, 9:37am

Re: Any good, light weight/thin, breathable & actually "wicking" nylon shirts out there?
Old Navy sells poly T-shirts in various colors. I usually wait and get them on sale for $5 each. They dry fast and don't stink.

In GEAR » Any good, light weight/thin, breathable & actually "wicking" nylon shirts out there?
May 02, 8:35am

Sit pad? You better be really light
There are a couple downsides to this material - (1) High altitude will cause it to over-inflate and go flat, so don't expect it to last for years (2) Using it as a sit pad will ruin it's in...

In GEAR » Bubblope = Ready to go freezer bag cozy
April 15, 10:13am

Quart size?
Will it hold a quart-size freezer bag 1/2 full of water?

In GEAR » Bubblope = Ready to go freezer bag cozy
April 14, 8:52am

Hmmmm, methinks 11oz isn't going to cut it
MSR stoves are not known for being miserly with fuel.

In GEAR » Liquid Fuel Consumption vs. Canister Fuel Consumption.
April 13, 6:28pm

Search - the secret to all forum wisdom
Use it and report back. If nothing else it will help focus your questions.

In GEAR » TENT, SLEEPING BAG AND STOVE SUGGESTIONS.
April 13, 1:30pm

2 years ago there wasn't anyone else
I've only had one contact with SPOT customer service over billing and it was pleasant. And that was a couple years ago. Basically I was trying to see if I could share two devices on one service...

In GEAR » Spot II issues?
April 12, 9:54am

All Reader Reviews by Zorg Zumo

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Optimus/Primus? Svea 123R
It is the same weight as other white gas stoves, but with fewer moving parts. It is inherently more reliable over a very long history. It is very fuel efficient and the maximum heat output and flame a...

In Stoves - White Gas
May 23, 3:19pm