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Re: 4th Most Popular Size for Bearikade Food Canister
"Now, to see about selling a kidney to pay for this canister..." So, that's how you pay for one. I have always wondered.

In GEAR » 4th Most Popular Size for Bearikade Food Canister
February 03, 4:27pm

Little Yosemite Valley
The composting toilet in LYV has no such warning. They do warn about throwing plastic, etc., but nothing about urine.

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Toilet Paper
February 03, 3:45pm

Re: Re: Re: Big 4 cost vs. weight
"Green = 6 (9%) either very smart shoppers or they bought virtually all used gear or they bought their gear a LONG time ago at far cheaper prices than can be had today." I'm in tha...

In GEAR » What's your big four weigh/cost? Me- 2 lbs 8.4 oz/$773
February 02, 4:40pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: Umbrellas
"I often hike in cool drizzly rain with high humidity. "Perfect" weather is a myth..." I thought that summer was pretty rain free up that way. It always seemed to be in Aubu...

In Philosophy & Technique » Pearls for backpacking in the rain
January 31, 1:04pm

Standards
When complying with a standard becomes a positive marketing feature then standards can be enforced without the government. Otherwise...

In GEAR » Excellent headlamp review and deceptive advertising
January 31, 11:42am

Re: Re: Umbrellas
I have never carried an umbrella hiking. Generally speaking, I'm a fair weather hiker, at the moment. I did just get back from Yosemite (Yosemite Falls Trail for two nights), but that is my f...

In Philosophy & Technique » Pearls for backpacking in the rain
January 31, 11:22am

Umbrellas
"but weak for a real blow..." I have never had a problem with umbrellas in high wind. You have to pay attention and keep it angled into the wind. But, there is LOTS of feedback to he...

In Philosophy & Technique » Pearls for backpacking in the rain
January 31, 10:21am

Daves not here...
But most everyone st work is my age (I'm 53). I understand the 30 something not getting it, but everyone else... At least someone here does! :^)

In GEAR » Sawyer Mini Backflushing
January 31, 8:48am

Re: Excellent headlamp review and deceptive advertising
I only use the lumens to compare with other lamps, what and how many batteries it uses and how heavy it is (and cost). All the other stuff I have always ignored. I have the black diamond spot. I...

In GEAR » Excellent headlamp review and deceptive advertising
January 30, 6:25pm

Re: 'Everytime I Shop For Gear…"
You are certainly not the only one!

In GEAR » 'Everytime I Shop For Gear…"
January 30, 6:14pm

All Reader Reviews by Larry De La Briandais

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Campsaver.com 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