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Re: useful knife
Very nice, did you use a dremel to create the serration? Was that originally a spread knife, aren't those real flexy? Nice job!

In Make Your Own Gear » useful knife
July 14, 5:06pm

Windscreen/Potstand 1oz., Onepiece, Simple
One ounce, one piece windscreen and potstand that rolls up to fit inside a Snow Peak Trek 700 Mug. Uses braided stainless steel wire for support instead of tent stakes. No parts to fuss with, stron...

In Make Your Own Gear » New Take on Tent Stake Windscreen/Potstand - 1oz., One Piece, Fits Inside Mug, No Folding.
July 14, 4:32pm

Free Platypus Flip Tops, Like Push/Pull Style
Many screw on plastic type tops fit the platypus water containers. The flip tops in the picture below are from a 25oz. bottle of Dawn dishwashing soap and fit perfect (tight and leak free). It is a...

In Make Your Own Gear » Free Platypus Flip Tops, Like Push/Pull Style
July 07, 5:29pm

Outdoor Research Ion Pullover $39.95,44663_.html $49.95 in the cart, if you spend $100 or more you can get 20% off entire order, bringing the price down to $39.99. Just sign up for the deal fl...

In Gear Deals » Outdoor Research Ion Pullover $49.95
July 02, 9:58am

Can-Top Alcohol Stove with Stand
I found an aluminum can-top from an air freshener aerosol can (like a can of spray paint) and thought how it might make a good alternative to soda can designs for an alcohol stove. The results are ...

In GEAR » Can-Top Alcohol Stove with Stand
June 28, 11:59pm

Re: Re: Snow Peak 700 Mug 35% Lighter @ 2.81 oz.
Hi Eric, I've added the individual item weights near the end of the original post. As for grinding with a stone, I tried that first and didn't like it. The reason is that a spot welds weakest po...

In Make Your Own Gear » Snow Peak 700 Mug 35% Lighter @ 2.81 oz.
June 27, 1:20pm

Snow Peak 700 Mug 35% Lighter @ 2.81 oz.
Whereas the handles on my Snow Peak 700 26 oz. mug were always too hot too touch and the lid weighed almost as much as the mug itself, I decided to make some modifications - in particular removing ...

In Make Your Own Gear » Snow Peak 700 Mug 35% Lighter @ 2.81 oz.
June 26, 10:32pm

FOR SALE: Gear Garage Sale - Marmot, Snow Peak Ti, Platypus - Free Shipping
FOR SALE: Gear from fast shipper who treats gear well, email jhaura *at* gmail ^dot^ com. All items USPS parcel post, unless you want something else, recommended insurance at $1.35 per shipment....

In Gear Swap » FOR SALE: Gear Garage Sale - Marmot, Snow Peak Ti, Platypus - Free Shipping
June 26, 4:32pm


In Gear Swap » FS Granite Gear Virga
June 04, 10:31am

Foldable Blue Foam Sleeping Pad/Pack Support at 5oz.
Here's one solution to make a folding (zlite style, accordion) sleeping pad in any length that doubles as a pack support using a blue closed cell foam pad around 5oz. in weight (instructions below ...

In Make Your Own Gear » Foldable Blue Foam Sleeping Pad/Pack Support at 5oz.
June 01, 8:51pm

All Reader Reviews by J W

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Titanium Goat Adjustable CF Trekking Poles
Just received these poles so this is a pre-trip review. Superb craftsmanship, super light and exactly what I would have made if I could do it myself. The adjustable mechanism is easy to use and ...

In Trekking Poles
July 04, 10:45pm

Mountain Laurel Designs Zip Pack
The perfect balance between light weight and durability with features like side pockets, padded shoulder straps and dyneema spectra grid fabric, all for under 10 oz. I have a second generation one,...

In Backpacks - Frameless
June 25, 7:10pm

Patagonia Men's Wool 2 Crew long sleeve
I love this shirt more than any other I own. The only problem is the durability. I'm on my second one and have had numorous holes 1/8" to 1/4" in diameter pop up all over on both. Also, ...

In Clothing - Baselayer & Fleece - WOOL
June 25, 11:43am

Adventure Medical Kits Heatsheets Emergency Bivvy
Rating 4/5 because the construction was under par. They use tape to form the bivy shape from a single piece of material. The tape job was sloppy with some holes in the bottom. Other than that a great ...

In First Aid and Survival Gear & Accessories
December 18, 12:05pm

Gossamer Gear
Thumbs up to GG. They don't make a lot of items, rather a few quality niche packs and other gear. I really like their sourcing of other industry items and presenting them for backpacking, such as the ...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
November 29, 7:38pm

Gossamer Gear G6 Whisper
Initial Review Oct 2006: Out of the box I love it, light as a feather, VERY well made and sized perfect for my intended use. I really like the shape, it's like a slim aerodynamic sled. GG's products a...

In Backpacks - Frameless
October 16, 8:00pm

Backpacking Light Ti Esbit stove
Just got mine in the mail and tinkered with it a bit. Like the previous reviewer, the rivet looks very suspect. I will write more after some use. Drilled the rivet out to remove the pan. The pan we...

In Stoves - Other
August 16, 8:03pm