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About Me I was backpacking ultralight before Ray ever published!

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Re: Re: Rehydration Drink Recipe
I've used Dieter's salt, which is 90% potassium chloride and 10% sodium chloride. I guess it matters what you are trying to accomplish. Table salt makes a better flavor inhancer. The ...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Water Strategy
November 16, 3:58pm

Re: REI Membership
"My REI membership is the best one-time-only $20 I've ever spent." My REI membership is the best one-time-only $2.00 I've ever spent. --B.G.--

In Gear Deals » 20% off REI coupon code is here
November 16, 3:00pm

Re: Re: Water Strategy
Some of us have a natural deficiency of potassium, perhaps due to not eating potassium-rich sources of food. As a result, we can consume some Gatorade or similar supplement with our water, and then...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Water Strategy
November 15, 8:53am

Re: Re: Re: Re: Jerry's baffle
I purchased a new winter sleeping bag in 1980 from REI. Prior to that time, REI was importing the down first from Poland, and then from China. The sleeping bag was being sewn up in the USA. Then th...

In Make Your Own Gear » The Insulation Mess
November 15, 12:54am

Re: Re: Jerry's baffle
"The way they test down is to dry it, then put it in a cylinder of some size, then put a specific weight on top and let it compress the down that much" They used to have a transparent ...

In Make Your Own Gear » The Insulation Mess
November 14, 11:51pm

Re: Re: Re: Not Titanium but reasonably priced
"what material" It is soft aluminum, heavier than aluminum foil. Alternatively, I go to the Dollar Store and buy one disposable aluminum roasting pan. I cut off the parts that I don...

In GEAR » Where can I buy Ti windscreen for Fosters Pot?
November 14, 11:47pm

Re: What to do with 4 ounces of .51 Cuben...MYOG Tarp
I think that it would be OK if you hired the cat for days when you intend to photograph tents. --B.G.--

In Make Your Own Gear » What to do with 4 ounces of .51 Cuben...MYOG Tarp
November 14, 8:03pm

Re: What to do with 4 ounces of .51 Cuben...MYOG Tarp
Franco, where is the cat? It can't be your still or video without the cat. --B.G.--

In Make Your Own Gear » What to do with 4 ounces of .51 Cuben...MYOG Tarp
November 14, 7:52pm

Re: Cancelled Trip....there are positives!
Missouri has different backpacking seasons. There is poison ivy season, tick season, chigger season. --B.G.--

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Backpacking in Missouri in November?
November 14, 5:56pm

Re: 20% off REI coupon code is here
That is only good for REI members. --B.G.--

In Gear Deals » 20% off REI coupon code is here
November 14, 5:53pm

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