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My Locale Western Michigan
About Me Mounteering, climbing and backpacking and outdoor endeavors I have been engaged with since age eleven all over North America and Canada. Retired educator, researcher and outdoor facilitator. Currently dealing with Multiple Myeloma Cancer and still backpacking with the grandchildren on a "lighter note".
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All Forum Posts by KEN LARSON

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Gatorade Cap Modification for SteriPen
Joe.....The pictures are true to "form" and can be used as a template. I cut and shaped the hole with a Dremel Tool and used Gorilla Tape for a gasket to make a water seal with the SteriP...

In Make Your Own Gear » steripen gatorade bottle cap thread
March 26, 12:56pm

Gravity Filter Cross-Contamination
Corey to answer your question: How much bleach/water should be used when sterilizing the system? MSR Disinfect Hyperflow Filter “Mix a solution of 2 drops of household bleach to 1 liter of ...

In GEAR » Gravity Filter Cross-Contamination
March 15, 5:53pm

Question about Geigerrig System
Travis....May I suggest you contact Bob Geiger at the information below with your questions as I am sure he will answer all your questions as he did mine. Bob Geiger 801-823-3336 bob@hubcity...

In GEAR » Sawyer Gravity Filter
March 11, 9:23am

pre filtrer
Roleigh...."Ken, I'm confused, are you saying a Dudadiesel filter that has a nominal 1 micron rating is inferior to your filter with a 1-1000 micron rating, just because your filter is spe...

In GEAR » ultralight water prefilter
March 03, 2:36pm

pre filter
Roleigh….“ what is the part number of your 1 micron (absolute) filter equivalent to the one I showed from Dudadiesel.” >>>>>NO, Global Filter, Part # is just the description...

In GEAR » ultralight water prefilter
March 03, 2:07pm

Rick….“I confess I had to look up "pelon" and the closest I can find is "pellon" facing as used in sewing. Is that the stuff?” >>>>>YEP, my wife and I se...

In GEAR » ultralight water prefilter
March 03, 1:12pm

Brendan.........The 5 micron bag I described used with my gravity filter works as good as any pre filter I have tested. NO ISSUES. "Looking around a bit it looks like a paper coffee filter ...

In GEAR » ultralight water prefilter
March 03, 12:59pm

Re: Best pre-filter is a 1 oz, 1 micron oil filter from DudaDiesel
I have incorportated this filter material in my gravity system describe above. (You can go as low as 1 micron (nominal). Global Filter, LLC Standard Mesh Liquid Filter Bags. I believe the spe...

In GEAR » ultralight water prefilter
March 03, 12:49pm

Insight to pre filtering
Matt……“You mention epoxy, does that work and what epoxy did you use?” >>>>>GORILLA. The Glue Guide by Gorilla does state, “Bonds most plastics, but not polyethylene or p...

In GEAR » ultralight water prefilter
March 03, 11:35am

Ultralight Water Prefilter
Information that might aid in the making of the pre filter discussed above. Modified Gator Aid Cap and Nalgene Cap showing the mesh epxoxied within. You must leave a lip of the original plastic ...

In GEAR » ultralight water prefilter
March 03, 8:09am

All Reader Reviews by KEN LARSON

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>>>>>>>>BEWARE<<<<<<<< Read the BB Business Review BELOW before you decide to purchase ITEMS from this company. BB Business Review

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
June 22, 7:19am

Would highly recommend ANY of SOTO's products as they RATE 5 in my estimation. I have purchased and have used many of SOTO's products (STOVES: iso & white gas and POCKET TORCHES: butan...

In Stoves - Canister
May 24, 10:57am

Sawyer In-Line Filter

In Hydration - Water Treatment
March 08, 2:15pm

MSR Mountain Safety Research HyperFlow microfilter
I purchased one of the very first MSR Hyperflow filters from REI (April08) and experienced many of the filter issues that have been mentioned (reduced output, hard pumping, backflushing difficulties a...

In Hydration - Water Treatment
February 25, 10:24am

Alpkit CarbonLite
CarbonLite hiking/trekking pole review: • I have been using “h...

In Trekking Poles
June 30, 9:06am

PossumDown Gloves (BPL Gear Shop)
I was interested in the level of warmth provided by an overmitt and wool liner combination and did some cold weather testing of hand gear for the last three days, since the temperatures in Michigan we...

In Clothing - Headwear, Handwear
November 30, 1:57pm