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Re: Re: Re: Re: Why Deet?
From the EPA: DEET is designed for direct application to people’s skin to repel insects. http://www2.epa.gov/insect-repellents/deet From the FDA: When applying insect repellents to ch...

In GEAR » DEET and dyneema
August 01, 2:01pm

Big fan of sawyer filters
I am a big fan if sawyer filters, but this looks like a great filter. I don't hike anywhere that even remotely needs a 0.05 micron filter, but it's nice to know that one exists with a reas...

In GEAR » Renovo Trio water filter?
July 31, 2:23pm

Re: Sock liner?
I am in the same boat. I started wearing them to solve a blister problem with a set of ill fitting boots that I insisted on wearing. Those boots finally wore out but I continued the practice with...

In GEAR » Sock liner?
July 24, 3:33pm

Pressure
A 50/50 propane/butane mix will be at 61 psi at 70 degrees. A 30/70 mix is only 45 psi.

In GEAR » Canister failure: has this happened to you?
July 18, 12:11am

FPV
There was nothing in the interpretation by the FAA about a screen on the controller. The main concern was goggles as they limit line of site view. However, if that toy is operated where the user ...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Yosemite prohibits drones
June 30, 11:25am

Re: Camping Gaz clean?
I don't know, but I have never had a problem. However, I have always used them upright, so...

In GEAR » 99.9999% sure but...
June 27, 4:06pm

Camping Gaz
I can get those canisters around here, well, Big Five had them last year. Very nice attachment but kinda bulky and seemingly heavy.

In GEAR » 99.9999% sure but...
June 27, 3:41pm

Odds of being injuried
What are the odds of being injured in the backcountry vrs. everywhere else? And the odds of being killed. That is the real statistic that matters.

In Philosophy & Technique » Safety in the backcountry
June 26, 4:04pm

Re: Storm in a tea cup
"So if folks look into the technology rather than the sensationalist media they'll see it really is just a storm in a tea cup" Actually, I think your post is very useful for showin...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Yosemite prohibits drones
June 26, 3:51pm

backcountry navagator
I had good results with BCN on an old android. I liked the interface and it performed well. No experience with Gaia, but as you can tell it gets good reviews here. These seem to be the best two ...

In GEAR » What's the best GPS hiking app for my Galaxy S5? BackCountry Navigator TOPO GPS?
June 26, 12:22pm

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