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MYOG beer can pot
This isnt a double wall pot in the sense that there are two seperate walls that somehow make it more efficient as in some wood burners, the double wall just makes it sturdier than a regular fosters...

In Make Your Own Gear » questions about MYOG beer can pots and epoxy
April 05, 11:59am

Re: press fit
Nope, no tools. Just stretched it over the bottom of another can and then fiddled with it until I could manage to fit it over. Not the best photos, but all I have at the time.

In Make Your Own Gear » questions about MYOG beer can pots and epoxy
April 05, 11:56am

pot
yep, pressing the two together creates a really tight seam. i even had a place in mine where there was a little fold and it still held water just fine

In Make Your Own Gear » questions about MYOG beer can pots and epoxy
April 04, 9:00pm

neo airs leak prone
i think there are just bad batches that were sent out and they will replace it for you if yours leaks. i havent ever had a problem with mine.

In GEAR » Which Sleeping Pad for JMT
March 30, 11:48am

Re: Pillow prototypes :)
The first one you posted seems like a great idea. I have always wanted to combine the lightweight structure of an inflatable pillow with the comfort of a foam pillow. I have been using the flexai...

In Make Your Own Gear » Pillow prototypes :)
February 09, 9:01pm

Re: hiking near south Alabama
thanks for the suggestions everyone. i'll look into them and let you know how things go.

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Hiking near Southern Alabama
January 26, 9:30pm

Re: Re: Hmmmmm...
Thanks for the suggestions

In GEAR » GG The One Porch Ideas
January 26, 9:29pm

Re: Pillow prototypes :)
I would like to see something similar to the luxurylite foam/inflatable pillow made. maybe a little lighter if its even possible. i like the idea and have tried it using a flexair duo and some be...

In Make Your Own Gear » Pillow prototypes :)
January 26, 9:13pm

GG The One Porch Ideas
So I have a gg the one shelter and really like it... but i was wondering if there was a decent way to set up a tarp attached to the front somehow to create a porch so i could hang out with another ...

In GEAR » GG The One Porch Ideas
January 25, 6:35pm

Hiking near Southern Alabama
Just moved to southern alabama near mobile to work for a year and was wondering what places are close by to do some hiking. anyone familiar with the area or have any ideas? Mostly just looking fo...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Hiking near Southern Alabama
January 25, 6:32pm

All Reader Reviews by Derek Cox

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Jetboil Personal Cooking System
Easy to use. Lighter can be easily fixed if you read the troubleshooting guide. Boils water fast and uses very little fuel. Insulated and takes up relatively little space. on the heavier side, but ...

In Stoves - Canister
February 24, 9:18pm

Therm-A-Rest Pro Lite 3
Had it for a few years now. Never had any problems with leaking or holes. Comfy 1" of padding. Plenty wide and long, but a little on the heavier side.

In Sleeping Pads - Inflatable
February 24, 9:12pm

MSR Hubba
Outstanding rain protection. Plenty of room to sit up and move around a bit. Full mesh allows you to see the stars clearly on clear nights. Lightweight and perfect for nastier conditions when a tar...

In Shelters - Double Wall Tents
February 24, 9:07pm

Montbell UL Down Inner Jacket
Packs small. Very light. Fits great. Soft material. Keeps me warm down to about 40 degrees over just a t-shirt. Full zip is very handy and pockets are a great touch. Absolutely nothing but good th...

In Clothing - Insulating - Down
February 24, 8:57pm

Osprey Atmos 50
Like others have said, what really separates this pack from others is the airspeed suspension. This pack molds perfectly to my hips and shoulders since it does not contact my back air can flow freely...

In Backpacks - Internal Frame
February 24, 8:53pm

Mountain Laurel Designs Zip
Much tougher pack for just a few ounces more. Tough Mesh on back and sides is great for holding a myriad of items. Shoulder straps are comfortable and it carries a load very well. Great craftsmansh...

In Backpacks - Frameless
February 24, 8:45pm

WalMart
walmart is great for those cheap generic items needed for each trip. i.e. snacks, travel toiletries, odds and ends. who cares where the money goes or how wealthy Walmart is? i get what i need at a g...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
June 12, 8:10pm