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UL bottles
I already have some of the 16oz beer bottles. I'm looking at the Monster, et al. as a bigger bottle to better double as a water boiling container. I'm sure you've posted it before...

In GEAR » Ultralight Hard Bottle?
November 25, 5:13pm

Monster bottles
I need to give those a try. Not sure why they didn't fit the OP, but I find them interesting.

In GEAR » Ultralight Hard Bottle?
November 25, 4:02pm

Re: Re: Response from MH
"If you wear that bag out it means you were having a lot more fun than the desk-bound stiffs on the other side of this screen :)" You don't have to rub it in! ;^)

In GEAR » How Bad is Sleeping Bag Compression?
November 21, 6:12pm

I have some left over syn insulation (whatever Ray Jarnine uses). I was thinking of pressing it flat overnight and letting it re-loft each day. Measure the loft at the start and then measure again...

In GEAR » How Bad is Sleeping Bag Compression?
November 21, 5:35pm

On top or bottom...
You want whichever is more insulating next to you. If the down mat is more insulating than the foam pad then that is what you want on top to keep you the warmest. Many of the air mats (non-down o...

In GEAR » Pad on top or bottom!
November 19, 5:07pm

Insulation (such as down)
Insulation NEVER warms you up. There is no exothermic reaction within insulation. It's purpose is to "trap" heat, to keep it from transferring from one side of the insulation to the...

In GEAR » Pad on top or bottom!
November 19, 2:51pm

Re: "Pad on top or bottom!"
"don't you end up with a very much colder inflatable this way?" I am sure you do, and that is the point. The inflatable provides a large area to loose heat from. The less heat yo...

In GEAR » Pad on top or bottom!
November 19, 11:50am

sleep apnea
Not sleeping on ones back does not always solve snoring and sleep apnea. My wife snores while sleeping on her side, and still has sleep apnea while sleeping on her side. She was diagnosed with se...

In GEAR » CPAP for backpacking?
November 18, 4:58pm

Re: water sources
"..I will also add that in the west, since 1970's I have seen a huge decline of available water as ranchers are edged out of business and the government stops maintaining the older wells, ...

In GEAR » Sawyer Filter for Cow Water ?
November 12, 6:54pm

Methanol is just not as dangerous as seems to be implied on this forum. If you drink alcoholic beverages you consume methanol. Most people regularly consume up to 10 mg of methanol per day as par...

In GEAR » Safest alcohol for stoves - US perspective
November 07, 10:52am

All Reader Reviews by Larry De La Briandais

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Category Retailer
I purchased the Vargo canister stove from them at a GREAT price. They had such a run on sales because of the low price that is was sold out. They left me a personal phone message letting me know tha...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
December 07, 3:07pm