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Another wide-mouth plastic bottle bites the dust...
First, Aquafina, now Snapple. Snapple has changed the 1 liter plastic bottle to a narrow(er) mouth, and taller/narrower shape (some may welcome that). See the thread here for the original shape...

In GEAR » Another wide-mouth plastic bottle bites the dust...
August 15, 4:07pm

Re: dual windscreen/stove?
Could work, but needs some fleshing out. The height of the screen may not work well as a wood stove (too tall). Maybe tent stakes can be used to provide adjustment. Wood stoves require huge mouths ...

In GEAR » dual windscreen/stove?
August 12, 1:08pm

Re: Marking a GSI Cascadian Mug
Another idea is to mark a utensil instead of the pot: place the utensil in the pot (usually at a diagonal) add water in desired increments and draw a line on the utensil . In the field, repeat the ...

In GEAR » Marking a GSI Cascadian Mug
August 12, 12:53pm

Water Required for MaryJaneFarms' Entrees
I looked all over the Internet and can't find the water amounts for her meals... Does anyone have a package handy and post the water volumes (1 cup/1.5 cups/etc.) here? (Or a link, since I migh...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Water Required for MaryJaneFarms' Entrees
August 08, 10:51am

Re: Re: Re: Let's talk about cook pot lids
Sean and John, Thanks, happy to share. I got the idea a couple of years ago when I was trying to get the 11 fl oz SP Solo Cup to work with a Sea to Summit X-Mug (where the X-Mug serves as the trav...

In GEAR » Let's talk about cook pot lids
August 04, 4:13pm

Re: Let's talk about cook pot lids
I used to use a lid for heat retention and as a cap to keep the contents in-place during transit. These days, I only use the lid for heat retention. It's a homemade folding lid that weighs 0.1 ...

In GEAR » Let's talk about cook pot lids
August 04, 1:07pm

Re: I am enlightened
I've done over a hundred alcohol stove tests (54 in the last 2 months), and my aluminum pots never performed as well as the titanium ones. And believe me, I wanted them to do better! In my ...

In GEAR » Not another pot thread
July 07, 10:53pm

Re: Multi-tool (lightweight)
I used the Style, the Squirt P4, the Style CS, and now use the new Style PS <>. Note that it has no blade; the hope is this tool will get approved ...

In GEAR » Multi-tool (lightweight)
April 14, 8:00am

Re: 32oz Snapple Iced Tea Bottle
Tried these last year, and I'm very satisfied. Note that orange caps from Gatorade bottles fit perfectly, but are a lot easier to find when dropped--especially at dusk! I also leave a shred of ...

In GEAR » 32oz Snapple Iced Tea Bottle
February 29, 7:53pm

Try Dr. Drip
I think VIA, or the Trader Joe's knock-off, are the way to go: compact, little waste, and great tasting. But if you really want brewed coffee with little mess, try Dr. Drip's self-contained...

In GEAR » K Cups
February 26, 9:50pm

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