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About Me I have backpacked since 1968, across America twice 1986 & 1990; bicycled across America 4 times, rdtrip East Coast USA; built and sailed my own sailboats from New England to SA/CA/transited Panama Canal;canoed & sea kayaked New England/Florida/Bahamas; I grew up working as an organic vegetable farmer on a dairy farm in New England. Lived in Hawaii on both Oahu & Kauai.
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Re: i4Ulenses.com
Ron, also available if I'm not mistaken are stick on lenses that go on your sunglasses at the bottoms from optical stores. I can't recall seeing them lately, can't find my glasses to lo...

In GEAR » i4Ulenses.com
February 08, 11:21am

Re: Firelite 500
Gary, Your post contains a lot of the ideas being tossed around here in this thread, so I chose it to reference from. I also think that (1) lid for multiple pots/cups would be a really smart mov...

In GEAR » Got my Firelite 500 today..1st impressions
February 08, 10:55am

Re: Calling all new Evolution 2P owners
I highly doubt that Big Sky wants to appear in public at this point in their 'evolution'; considering how many people they screwed over for tents/refunds. I can envision an angry mob of buy...

In GEAR » Calling all new Evolution 2P owners
February 08, 9:56am

Re: Who is TG? The trade name is reflectix
'TG' IS Titanium Goat, and they are making new gear from the Reflectix material. My understanding is that this fabric is useful in areas of high Sun, and or use in tarps in front of campfir...

In GEAR » Does Reflect-Tex work? Help!
February 08, 9:50am

Re: Re: How to make a flux ring
Tony, you and Brett made some relevant commnets here that sparked an idea in my mind. What if we constructed an 'upside down' cozy for cup or pots from Reflextix (aluminized bubble wrap)...

In Make Your Own Gear » How to make a flux ring?
February 07, 10:39am

Re: Re: Re: Passports for travellers: to Gene
Eric, I can appreciate the sentiment and just want to contribute to the community here when I have the time, and something constructive to say. Like everyone else, sometimes I need to be corrected ...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Passports
February 06, 5:25pm

Re: How to make a flux ring
Good points Tony, along the lines of what I have been pondering for some time. Then insulating a Ti pot would'nt be as efficent if it does'nt lose heat from the sidewalls at the same rate?

In Make Your Own Gear » How to make a flux ring?
February 06, 5:09pm

Re: Re: ULA Amp...Image, etc
Brian, I'm of the other school, looking for a pack of 3000cu internal capacity, with your outer pockets...a Larger volume Catalyst. I like the look of your packs, and think you are on the right...

In GEAR » ULA Amp...Pics, etc
February 06, 4:21pm

Re: Passports for travellers: to Gene
Eric, No I did not, but suffice it to say that I can appreciate whatever reasonable reply you sent me. Sometimes a topic gets the best of me, and I post what I'm thinking; rather than what woul...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Passports
February 05, 4:30pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: Ursack Pack??
Not only that but Kevlar is'nt easy to repair once abraded. Pretty soon you'd be carrying a pack that looked like fleece. It's abrasion resistance is'nt great, and it is heavier tha...

In Make Your Own Gear » Ursack Pack??
February 02, 12:59pm

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