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All Forum Posts by Lynn Tramper

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Re: So it doesn't affect you- why complain?
"@ Lynn- Re: agreement. So, shall we talk about rescuing our own pets from burning buildings before humans that we don't know? I really never want to be in a lifeboat with you and your ham...

In Chaff » Corporations are Soylent Green!
February 06, 1:39pm

First, to all you thin Big Gulp consumers, just because you are not obese does not mean that kinda of junk is good for you. It is not. Increasing the price of food that, however it is defined, is ...

In Chaff » Corporations are Soylent Green!
February 06, 12:26pm

Re: Re: Changes are afoot: from BSA Website
Wow, that's a relief. The BSA is devolving its responsibilities to community level bigotry and exclusion criteria. That should help a lot. Let's just hope some of these communities will ...

In Chaff » BSA discrimination policy :(
February 04, 6:46pm

Re: Vegan gear
Would you consider eider down? Pretty pricy, but you would probably only ever need to buy one bag, and the down is hand collected from the gooses nest rather than actually killing birds. It depen...

In GEAR » Vegan Sleeping Bag Woes
February 04, 4:38pm

Re: Corporations are Soylent Green!
I agree, Nick's ideal society is not at all like mine, but diversity in ideas and discussion should be the foundations of any good government. Sadly, I don't think the US government fits t...

In Chaff » Corporations are Soylent Green!
February 04, 4:26pm

Re: Taxation
"The Congress shall have Power To lay and collect Taxes, Duties, Imposts and Excises, to pay the Debts and provide for the common Defence and general Welfare of the United States; but all Duti...

In Chaff » Corporations are Soylent Green!
February 04, 3:29pm

Re: BSA discrimination policy
I am a very tolerant person. The only thing I am intolerant of is intolerance. However, sexuality covers a broad spectrum. Many people try homosexuality for a while, then go back to hetero. M...

In Chaff » BSA discrimination policy :(
February 04, 12:54pm

Re: Guns don't kill suicide victims, suicide victims kill suicide victims. But the guns sure up the "success" rate.
"So it is not, perhaps, a disease of hopelessness such much as one of loneliness." Yes, loneliness if a big factor. And I also agree that end-of-life decisions are quite different t...

In Chaff » Newtown
January 31, 1:50pm

Guns and suicide
Just thought I would add that people intent on killing themselves will find a way. It is the one statistics which doesn't seem to track with gun availability in this debate. Sure, more Americ...

In Chaff » Newtown
January 31, 12:58pm

Re: Re: Re: California unable to disarm 19,700 felons and mentally ill people [L.A. Times]
Oops. my bad. I should have said 250 youths (under 18) were killed by ACCIDENTAL gunshots, and 3-4 times that were injured. Of course, the total death and injury from guns is much higher in this ...

In Chaff » Newtown
January 31, 12:22pm

All Reader Reviews by Lynn Tramper

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Trail Designs SideWinder for AGG 2qt pot
First of all, apologies for cross-posting this review. I initially put it n the cookware category and can't move it (Mods feel free to delete the other review). I have been using this cook syst...

In Stoves - Other
October 18, 12:50pm

Granite Gear Nimbus Meridian
I want to love this pack, I really do. It is comfortable, it is roomy enough for most trips, it fits well, carries heavier laods well, and has all the feature I could want in a pack (I got extra poc...

In Backpacks - Internal Frame
October 17, 7:17pm

Trail designs SideWinder
I have been using this cook system for the last few months, and it is by far the best offering that the folks at Trail Designs has yet come up with. My system is designed to fit around, AND in th...

In Cookware - Other
October 17, 6:53pm

Packa s/m 2008 model
I thought it better to keep the Packa reviews in one place, so this applies to the 2009 medium/large Packa. To be honest, I wanted a Roger Caffin style poncho, but could see it was going to take me m...

In Clothing - Raingear
October 18, 1:57pm

Backpacking Light Merino UL Pants
I use these for around camp and sleep wear, so have not (yet) had any problems with durability. For my main use they are simply brilliant. This merino is the frist wool I've found that isn't...

In Clothing - Baselayer & Fleece - WOOL
January 18, 12:23pm

Trail Designs Caldera Keg
This cool little cookset is just perfect for my solo trips. "The lightest , most stable, wind resistant, and efficient cooking system you can buy." says the Trail Designs website, and I don...

In Cookware - Other
January 15, 6:41pm

Antigravity Gear 2 liter pot
I also have the anodised version of this pot. True about the slippery issue, but a few seconds with and orbital sander on the bottom solved the problem. I have used this pot for several years fo...

In Cookware - Other
January 15, 6:34pm

Trail Designs and Titanium Goat Ti-Tri
I have carried this "stove" for 14 nights in the field now, and it has become my go-to stove. Even after 7 days of continuous rain, I was able to find enough dry-ish wood to cook AND have a ...

In Stoves - Alcohol
January 15, 6:25pm

Backpacking Light FeatherLite Vapor Mitts
Please note: I am reviewing the 2005 version of this glove. I found the basic design/shape of this glove to be good (I like the gauntlet style), but the insulation was a joke. Extremely flat, low l...

In Clothing - Headwear, Handwear
December 07, 6:27pm

BPL Thorofare Trekking Pants
These are my all time favourites. They've kept me comfortable in everything from snowboarding to windswept ridge hikes to calm and hot uphill hikes. They are comfortable, light, and dry in an in...

In Clothing - Raingear
December 07, 11:58am