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Sangean DT-400W outside US
I don't think so Mark. My understanding is that the weather channel freqs are US specific. I think the FM band is the same? 87.5 - 108.0 mhz - 100k steps The AM (MW?) band is switchabl...

In GEAR » Lighter radio?
May 03, 9:42am

Settled on a radio
For anyone that gives a crap... I finally settled on the Sangean DT-400W. Great reception, illuminated display, clock, 90 min auto-off, weather alert, lock switch disables controls. About ...

In GEAR » Lighter radio?
May 02, 7:47pm

Re: improved taste
> The chlorine dioxide does have one advantage over household bleach: it tastes better. I agree completely. I generally treat my water (with AquaMira drops) after filtration for this reason.

In GEAR » Aqua Mira Frontier Pro + Tablet Question for Ben or Dan
May 02, 7:39am

Activated carbon filtration
Thanks for posting the link to that summary, Dan. Appears to be a high school (or younger) science project. I also seem to remember Ben using carbon to get the chlorine taste out of his water. ...

In GEAR » Aqua Mira Frontier Pro + Tablet Question for Ben or Dan
May 02, 7:36am

Re: Walmart Jr Dome
> I used to have a Jr Dome and loved it That's cool. Any idea what it weighs?

In GEAR » Outdoor Products trekking poles at Walmart
May 01, 5:05pm

Re: Re: How much hand Sanitizer must be carried?
> Mad 1960s American idea - sterilise everything... which just leads to worse illnesses in the long run. You lose your immune system and natural disease resistance. I tend to agree with that....

In GEAR » How much hand Sanitizer must be carried?
May 01, 5:00pm

Re: Dan's email exchange with AquaMira per his forwarding
Well that pretty much answers my questions. But I still have a hard time with the carbon not absorbing the CLO2. I guess if you can't believe the manufacturer, who *can* you believe? A...

In GEAR » Aqua Mira Frontier Pro + Tablet Question for Ben or Dan
May 01, 4:53pm

here's the thread you are talking about
It was in this post by Dan from this thread by me that Dan contacted Aquamira. I have been wanting clarification on this also, since it is not clear to me if he specified which filter he was ...

In GEAR » Aqua Mira Frontier Pro + Tablet Question for Ben or Dan
May 01, 3:42pm

poncho / chaps
> That's when we pitch our tent fastest! > And get inside fast too. Hot soup... Me too! Chaps are nice, besides the obvious, they can add a level of warmth to your legs, while stil...

In GEAR » poncho vs rainsuit and packcover
April 30, 7:57pm

Camp shoes
Jeremy, I checked out the pictures from your trip. Beautiful area. Wow. Ya'll were living large! Beer and shrimp?? WTF! I gotta go with a crew like that! Quite a gear demo too... man. L...

In Multiple Use Gear » Camp shoes
April 29, 7:02pm

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Dirty Girl Gaiters
Dirty Girl Gaiters are cheap, light, breathable, simple and dang cool looking. What else could you ask for in the way of general usage ultralight backpacking gaiters? Only one thing... I wish they wo...

In Footwear - Boots, Shoes, Gaiters
October 27, 10:07pm