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Re: Hey, this is about us
"Now, if you'll excuse me, Mrs Mags and I are off to do a foothill stroll very shortly. We'll probably go 1.5 MPH. I doubt we'll do more than 3 or 4 miles. I suspect I'll enjoy...

In GEAR » Hey, this is about us
October 18, 9:31pm

Trekking Poles Not on Plane?
Just hit the local Walmart when you arrive, and pick up a pair of their somewhat heavy but cheap trekking poles. Leave them in a Goodwill box before flying home. Much less than $50

In Pre-Trip Planning » Trekking Poles on Plane?
October 14, 8:11pm

Myrazyme Odor Eliminator - put a couple of capfuls in a large bucket, dunk the shoes for a coule of minutes, let dry. Odor gone. Great stuff!

In GEAR » Post-Hike Stinky Shoes?
October 07, 8:03am

Re: How to kill a trout
I guess in spite of being a native born Californian, I'm with the Alaskans on this one. If I'm going to keep a fish (the only legit reason for fishing as far as I'm concerned - but that...

In Fishing » How to kill a trout
September 12, 11:08pm

Re: Answer: (Frying) Pot Support?
Thanks, grampa, I appreciate your effort on my behalf!

In GEAR » Jetboil MiniMo, First Look
September 10, 7:39pm

Answer: (Frying) Pot Support?
Yes, the standard JetBoil support for non-JetBoil pots works on both the Sol and the MiniMo. The circumference of the two stoves are identical. I checked it out for you as soon as I got home this e...

In GEAR » Jetboil MiniMo, First Look
September 10, 7:38pm

Re: Hunting clothing
"FWIW, I believe that most animals are color blind and camo clothing colors do nothing. The key is broken up patterns in the clothing helps to disguise you against the background of the forest...

In GEAR » Hunting clothing
September 10, 2:42pm

Question: (Frying) Pot Support?
Does anyone know if the standard Jetboil pot support for non-Jetboil pots and pans will work with the MiniMo? Folks who fry trout want to know!

In GEAR » Jetboil MiniMo, First Look
September 10, 11:22am

Re: Nothing like a cloud of mosquitoes to deliver clarity on the subject
Zorg, I love your title line! It says all that needs to be said!

In GEAR » I don't get why people use bug bivies.
September 01, 5:44pm

Re: Re: Re: lethal valve
"Lethal?" Yes! Poor Roger, he died testing it!

In GEAR » Jetboil MiniMo, First Look
August 31, 9:29pm

All Reader Reviews by Stephen Barber

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SmarTube Drinking System for Bottles
Since having a hydration bladder spring a leak inside my pack, I have avoided all such bladders. I stuck to simple water bottles until a couple of years ago when I ran across the SmarTube - a drinking...

In Hydration - Water Storage Containers
May 13, 1:33pm

ZPacks Sleeping Bag 40* and 20*
This is the side sleepers dream bag! The bags are filled with 900 fill power goose down, outer shell is green .95 oz/sq yd Pertex Quantum ripstop nylon, and the liner is black .67 oz/sq yd nylon. ...

In Sleeping Bags - Mummy & Other
July 25, 9:25pm

Therm-a-Rest NeoAir XLite Sleeping Pad
Upon receipt of the pad, I inflated it to sleeping firmness, and stood it up against the bookcase. An hour later it looked rather soft; three hours later it was in a pile on the floor. Brand new, and ...

In Sleeping Pads - Inflatable
January 24, 11:49pm

Lawson Equipment Customer Service
I've purchased from Lawson on several different occasions. I've always gotten excellent service, fast shipping (especially considering I live clear across the country!), and good interaction v...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
January 20, 11:47am

ULA Catalyst
I've spent the last two years trying to find a pack that is both light and comfortable, ie, transfers weight to the hip bones well. To date, i had found packs that were only one but not the other ...

In Backpacks - Internal Frame
June 04, 8:11pm

Bushbuddy "Ultra" (BPL/Ryan Jordan/Arctic 1000 Version) Wood Stove
I was able to pick up a Bushbuddy Ti used, and can't imagine why anyone would want to get rid of one! I used it repeatedly this summer and have been absolutely delighted with it! It is probably...

In Stoves - Other
August 18, 11:59am