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Purell
You'll find a totally mixed bag of results on whether Purell or any other alcohol based hand sanitizer actually kills e. coli. And that's probably why U. S. hospitals forbid that approach.

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Giardia Outbreak
November 16, 12:22pm

Roger....
Thanks for the clarification, Roger. That bar of soap you mention seems to be more effective than anything else and apparently trumps the alcohol-based hand sanitizers we have here provided that t...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Giardia Outbreak
November 16, 6:49am

Hygiene
Roger, I’m not entirely sure what you’re disagreeing with when you quote me. The title and context of the thread is giardia, so that’s what I was referring to when I talk about diarrheal...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Giardia Outbreak
November 16, 12:29am

immune system differences
All that being said about the nasty spore-transmitted c-diff in hospitals and long-term health care facilities, it actually poses very little risk to individuals with a healthy immune system. It...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Giardia Outbreak
November 14, 4:57pm

Hygiene
On a slightly different note, I never hear anyone talk about the issue of spores and hand sanitizers. Clostridium Difficile (c-diff) is a bacteria that’s a real nightmare in hospitals and causes...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Giardia Outbreak
November 14, 4:16pm

Backcountry fast food...
Dale, it looks like I'm laying on a nice shiny oven tray ;)

In Make Your Own Gear » Mylar Bath Tub Floor
October 15, 11:52am

SOL blanket
Ken, I've gone through several of the SOL blankets in the past couple years and haven't had a problem with the flaking. I've noticed that some of the lettering comes off, but I haven&#...

In Make Your Own Gear » Mylar Bath Tub Floor
October 15, 1:03am

Re: Re: SOL Emergency Blanket....
Dale, I really dig the wind break function of the higher walls. I'm glad you mentioned converting it to a snug wrap if things got bad. I hadn't considered that. I also like the idea ...

In Make Your Own Gear » Mylar Bath Tub Floor
October 13, 5:39pm

Re: Which One?
Dean, it's a 2 person. :)

In Make Your Own Gear » Mylar Bath Tub Floor
October 13, 5:24pm

More pics
Here's more pics so you can get an idea of how large a tub you can make with an SOL Emergency Blanket. In the previous pics, I had adjusted the knots to make it a little smaller so that it wou...

In Make Your Own Gear » Mylar Bath Tub Floor
October 12, 10:59pm

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