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All Forum Posts by Pete Staehling

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Buds and plugs
Assuming that you want to take buds and ear plugs... I most often don't take either when backpacking but sometimes do take ear buds on bicycle tours and find that I want buds that don't bl...

In Multiple Use Gear » Ear Plugs / Headphones
April 08, 4:37am

Mayfly
"Nike once made road racing shoes from Tyvek, called the Mayfly" They still do unless they just stopped. They weigh 4.7 oz according to Nike. I tried a pair on and they felt great. ...

In GEAR » 5oz Tyvek Casual Shoes (No, they don't look terrible...)
April 01, 4:20am

Eye Fi
Mine worked fine around home but when I took it on a coast to coast bicycle tour it seem to drain the battery pretty fast and I got various read and write error so I stopped using it.

In GEAR » Best wifi sd card?
March 30, 3:19am

Noise
The noise of bare sweaty skin peeling off of it was worse than the crinkling for me. Wearing a tee shirt solved that. I asked my tent mates and camp mates and without exception they said that my ...

In GEAR » NeoAir Noise
March 27, 4:13am

Big Creek
It looks like Big Creek is not close enough to my route to hit it on my main bike tour, but still close by. I am not ruling out some mountain biking, backpacking, or car camping before or after th...

In Fishing » Idaho
March 21, 3:57am

What?
"Your dividend balance from 2012: $144.38 Your 2013 dividend is currently being calculated and will be available late March." I thought I already used my 2012 balance. Does this mean...

In GEAR » Rei dividends are here =)
March 20, 3:25pm

Osprey Exos 48 vs REI Flash 45
"At first look, the Osprey Exos 48 resembles the REI Flash 45." If that is at all accurate the EXOS is probably a nice pack but, I'll stick with my Flash especially since it is che...

In GEAR » New Osprey Exos Packs for 2014
March 20, 3:17pm

Idaho
I will probably fish mostly on the smaller streams as I come across them without much if any pre-planning. That said I am open to advice and might go over the maps later and post what rivers look ...

In Fishing » Idaho
March 19, 3:43am

Weight
Bert, I am impressed at the weight you achieved. I bet it sounds pretty good as well. Alder is a decent sound board wood, so I'd be surprised if there was much improvement if you go to spruce...

In Make Your Own Gear » DIY Musical Instruments
March 18, 5:09am

Rework of my lightest stick
I decided that I didn't like playing the two string one much and thought that it might have a wide enough neck to accommodate three strings. So I took the geared tuners off, plugged the holes ...

In Make Your Own Gear » DIY Musical Instruments
March 16, 4:49pm

All Reader Reviews by Pete Staehling

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Thermarest Neo-Air
I love my NeoAir (size regular). It is light, comfy, and packs small. I agree that for the price a patch kit should be included, but I don't miss the stuff sack. I have been using a ziploc ba...

In Sleeping Pads - Inflatable
March 23, 12:04pm