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CFM?: Coffee filter breathability test on several wind shirt fabrics
I apologize if I'm being dense here ... Does CFM mean cubic feet per minute as I've been assuming? If so, shouldn't there be additional units specified ... like area maybe?

In GEAR » Coffee filter breathability test on several wind shirt fabrics
January 19, 9:51pm

Re: Do you get used to animal noises? What about scaredy cats?
skittish about animals I can't see Skittish? I am one who was not skittish of nighttime forest noises ... utter terror would be a much more accurate word. Fast forward 50 years ... I s...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Do you get used to animal noises? What about scaredy cats?
January 15, 7:49am

Re: WTB #8 Double Tab YKK Zipper Pulls
If nobody has some to spare ... Quest Outfitters Seattle Fabrics Rockywoods I'm sure there's more sources

In Gear Swap » WTB #8 Double Tab YKK Zipper Pulls
January 14, 8:26am

Re: Thoughts on this anchor system? Canyoneering Tech Tip
The "knot" is excessively elaborate in most cases Well, there ARE two kinds of folks in this world, knot people and those who are not:-) To the first group ... that knot is simple, ...

In Other Activities » Thoughts on this anchor system? Canyoneering Tech Tip - How to Tie Off Webbing in a Cairn Anchor
January 13, 8:45pm

Trekking Pole pogies?
This blog article reviews an interesting idea. I have no commercial connection with the blog or the product reviewed.

In GEAR » Trekking Pole pogies?
January 08, 7:15am

Re: What do you do when it below zero outside
Hard to tell from the photo ... was that test on a raised deck or on the ground/patio? Most (any?) sleeping setups will do better on the ground than up in the air with cold air below you, Also,...

In GEAR » What do you do when it below zero outside
January 08, 7:12am

shipping costs: TD Simmer Ring
I just ordered a simmer ring. I'm in Northern Illinois, TD is in CA. It cost me $9.01 for shipping. That's odd ... I'm in MN and was charged 'only' $6.37 for std shipping on...

In GEAR » Caldera Cone 12-10 and StarLyte Simmer Device
January 06, 8:13pm

TD's simmer ring: Caldera Cone 12-10 and StarLyte Simmer Device
Trail Designs Simmer Ring offers a) $9.95 standard simmer ring that reduces your cooking speed by 85% b) $24.90 adjustable simmer ring set reduces cooking speed by 50% - 85% I do not know of a...

In GEAR » Caldera Cone 12-10 and StarLyte Simmer Device
January 06, 11:42am

Re: Muffins al la Clelland, and the Mega-Muffin Threashhold. Need suggestions/help
I'm having a tough time envisioning the bottom half inch of a Fosters can as bulky but not my call. regarding muffin size ... try a test at home but I believe I've seem video of steam ba...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Muffins al la Clelland, and the Mega-Muffin Threashhold. Need suggestions/help
January 03, 1:36pm

DOH!: user reviews? Trail Designs simmer rings for 12-10 stove
If Mags had noticed my question he might have replied "Use da google, jim" a 26 minute ramble containing timing and fuel use info 2 minutes showing result of a steam baking test ...

In GEAR » user reviews? Trail Designs simmer rings for 12-10 stove
January 03, 4:34am

All Reader Reviews by Jim Colten

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TarpTent
My entry into the world of tarping was with Hernry's orginal squall. Later that year the Cloudburst was introduced. I contacted him about an idea of converting my squall to use an arched front p...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
December 30, 11:04am

Thru-Hiker.com
1) good products 2) friendly and useful help before ans after sale 3) great customer service I'd rate Thru-Hiker a 6 if that was an option

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
December 01, 8:10am

Minibull Designs Pocket Puck
Hector, I had similar experience .... but only the first time I lit it. Since then I've been giving the pocket puck about 15-30 seconds more warmup time and it has always stayed lit. There is a...

In Stoves - Alcohol
October 16, 6:04am