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David Thomas (DavidinKenai) - BPL Lifetime Member

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Re: Re: Re: PCT: jetboil or DIY stove
>"Assumptions are everything in numbers like these" And a big potential difference in methodology is if you counting base weight without fuel (alcohol always wins), total weight at...

In GEAR » PCT: jetboil or DIY stove
November 30, 4:38pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: What Are You Hoping Santa Brings You This Christmas?
>"Snow on the Kenai Peninsula" Brian, your wishes apparently carry more weight than my children's. They've been hoping for snow all month and we only got anything measurabl...

In GEAR » What Are You Hoping Santa Brings You This Christmas?
November 29, 9:43am

Re: Nylon socks
I too, after reading about them from Ray Jardine, went and got some cheap, thin nylon socks. I still have all of them. In essentially new condition. They dry fast and weigh very little. >&q...

In GEAR » Cheap things that work as good or better than expensive things
November 28, 11:46pm

Re: large size ziplocks on Amazon
Not to hijack your thread, but it was while reading your thread that the thought occurred: What if one hung a piece of salami, unwrapped, in a tree, 50 meters from your actual food? Wouldn'...

In Gear Deals » large size ziplocks on Amazon
November 28, 11:41pm

Re: Tough Clothes for Desert Hiking
>"Nothing will prevent the penetration of spines" True that. And sometimes those spines can be on your face, backside or behind your thigh where you can't see. So in addit...

In GEAR » Tough, but light clothes for desert hiking
November 27, 2:56pm

Re: Another BPLer in Kenai
I'd written, "it isn't great-white-hunter trad stuff" and then, this morning, in the driveway, the Peninsula Clarion had an ad for Sportsman's Warehouse in Soldotna with a Bro...

In Gear Lists » Cold weather gear advice for Alaska (really...)
November 27, 2:53pm

Another BPLer in Kenai
>"+20 to -20 is a massive temperature range. " +1 We've had a dozen au pairs and exchange students stay with us and when they come from the tropics (Peru, Thailand) or even S...

In Gear Lists » Cold weather gear advice for Alaska (really...)
November 26, 11:11pm

Re: Tough, but light clothes for desert hiking
I've been amazed at how undamaged my Patagonia Baggie long pants and pullover stayed over three decades of use and abuse. Note the CLOTHES were fine, while the person might get stabbed or poked...

In GEAR » Tough, but light clothes for desert hiking
November 26, 2:33pm

Cheap as in free?
The bottom 3" of a half-gallon, HDPE milk carton is lighter, more wide-ranging in temperature, and easier to clean up (by hand or in the dishwasher) than any purchased bowl.

In GEAR » Cheap things that work as good or better than expensive things
November 25, 10:05am

Re: VHF Radio - German Tourist
One other thing the VHF might let you do is BE the rescuer (not just the rescued). If another human-powered craft or small motor boat had a medical, mechanical or dunking, a tow can't pull ove...

In Post-Trip Reports » Canoeing Mississippi River
November 24, 3:49pm

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