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Re: Re: Rapidpure
OK, I see.

In GEAR » Water Filtering/Purification - Which to choose?
July 28, 2:18pm

Re: Asshole / Assholes -- When Something Smells the Same...
Doug: As I said, it doesn't bother me if people choose to call those mountains the Sierras or Sierra. But if your point is that there is only one way to call it -- HighSierra.org is not an...

In Chaff » Asshole of the Year Award Also Heating Up
July 28, 2:04pm

Re: Rapidpure
Never heard of it... until now. Looks good! Surprising that adding more filters will increase overall flow rate!?!

In GEAR » Water Filtering/Purification - Which to choose?
July 28, 1:58pm

Re: Geopolitical Big Bang
Jerry -- I am not overly concerned with how the Senate votes get counted -- I think the Iran agreement is a done deal. I am more concerned with TPP - which you brought up. I highly suspect it&#...

In Chaff » Deal Reached with Iran
July 28, 1:40pm

Asshole / Assholes -- When Something Smells Like As...
As a comparison: The Wilson Family - can be properly shortened to "The Wilsons" -- but not "The Wilson". The Sierra Nevada Mountains - can be similarly shortened to "...

In Chaff » Asshole of the Year Award Also Heating Up
July 28, 1:32pm

And That's Why I Ask the Question...
"And Ben, have you used the air-permeable Pro (forget the word 'Shell'). CFM is 0,15 to 0,3 and that of eVent varries between 0,5 and 0,1." No, and that's really why I ask ...

In GEAR » High End Fastpacking Jacket for Bad Weather
July 28, 1:23pm

Re: Geopolitical Big Bang
"TPP does not address trade imbalance at all, and it's unclear what effect it will have" Maybe because I still care about 'fair play' -- I am very leery of TPP. We have th...

In Chaff » Deal Reached with Iran
July 28, 1:06pm

Re: Re: Aquamira Frontier MAX?
"If you want something done right, do it yourself." Well, Alex, you are both right -- and mean spirited! Next time you ask a question about some gear piece that you are interested in....

In GEAR » Aquamira Frontier MAX?
July 28, 12:36pm

Re: Arcteryx makes the best shells
@Trill -- No doubt about Arcteryx' cut and fit and workmanship. But is breathability important to you? Curious, have you worn eVENT jackets on your hikes?

In GEAR » High End Fastpacking Jacket for Bad Weather
July 28, 11:38am

Re: never a trip without something missing
"I've never had a trip yet where I didn't forget something, and I have a checklist that is pretty detailed." Then your checklist isn't comprehensive enough? Moi, I maint...

In Philosophy & Technique » I confess ...
July 28, 11:35am

All Reader Reviews by Ben 2 World

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Big Sky Ultra C Aluminum Tent Stakes
I've been using titanium shepherd hook stakes for years now -- loving their ultralight weight but disappointed with their suboptimal ground penetration and holding power. These stakes can be bent...

In Miscellaneous Products
January 09, 8:02pm

Titanium Goat Adjustable CF Trekking Poles
I received my pair and went on a moderate 2-hour hike today (approx. 2,000 ft. elevation gain over 2.7 miles -- then returning back down). I find the specs to be accurate, and the poles a beauty to...

In Trekking Poles
July 06, 11:33pm

MontBell Versalite 20
This is a no-thrills but well-constructed frameless day pack. You can see photo and specs here. You can also see BPL...

In Backpacks - Frameless
June 04, 7:18pm

Coleman F1 Ultralight
The first review touched on the F1's performance. This post will describe and critique the set up process. Prior to buying the F1, I have used the MSR PocketRocket (PR). With the PR, all you ...

In Stoves - Canister
January 28, 11:03am

Micropur MP 1 Chlorine Dioxide Water Purifier Tablet
Comparison to Potable Aqua above is incorrect. For bacteria and viruses, Micropur is just as effective and easy to use (15 minutes treatment time). It is only for protozoa (e.g. cryptosporidium) t...

In Hydration - Water Treatment
January 06, 9:28am