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Re: Re: Re: Re: salami
"But my question is, once you open it and expose it to the air (or more precisely the bacteria and other microorganisms floating around) doesn't its shelf life then become MUCH shorter?&qu...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » salami
March 27, 9:12pm

Re: Re: Eco-Billy
"Thanks, Jan! How about that---a member in Germany found an item made in Australia for a member in Seattle. The mind boggles :)" Yes, it's the power of the silicon valley. Almost l...

In GEAR » UFK: unidentified fire kettle
March 27, 6:47pm

Re: UFK: unidentified fire kettle
See the Eco-Billy link. It's even proper Australian, not some imported stuff from New Zealand ;)

In GEAR » UFK: unidentified fire kettle
March 27, 5:31pm

Re: UFK: unidentified fire kettle
Design wise I'd say a Thermette from New Zealand or Australia. But then the whole idea is old according to Wikipedia. Here is an old advertisement image: http://paperspast.natlib.govt.nz/cg...

In GEAR » UFK: unidentified fire kettle
March 27, 4:59pm

Re: Just to add my $1 (inflation and all...)
Producers pay a lot less for a product then the customer. From a business point of view it's always better to exchange the product then to give a full refund. So I wouldn't actually expect ...

In GEAR » Warranty expectations from high end gear companies
March 27, 12:30pm

Re: Re: Very Balanced
"Re: comfy bed/shower/meals - this is certainly one of appeals of the GR-10 which is also on my bucket list. " It's the standard mode of European hiking and works anywhere (provide...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Anyone ever regret a thru hike??
March 27, 7:49am

Go make experiments
In my experience it's really not simple to judge what equipment works for you. It's even harder from afar and books and guides get you starting points to think, but can't really tell yo...

In GEAR » Most important gear item
March 25, 8:40pm

It does work
As far as I know sun works too. Exposure time has to be considerably longer though and ... well ... the sun should actually be out. Pacific North West in winter is probably not working so well. Aus...

In GEAR » Clear Nalgene or other water bottles + natural UV
March 25, 1:53pm

Re: it's not correct
Actually I just wanted to let you know that there is a larger version of the waterproof Trion because you said the small one might be to small. The weight was for the larger one. The weight you ...

In Mountaineering & Alpinism » Help me decipher these material specs
March 25, 7:34am

Re: Starting to doubt using my alcohol stove for canister
"Are any of the rest of you thinking the same thing?" No. But not because I think that the stoves are bad. The whole fuel system seems like a bad idea though from an environmental pers...

In GEAR » Starting to doubt using my alcohol stove for cannister
March 24, 8:09pm

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