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Ever wonder why nobody made an aluminum SVEA 123?
I have. The self-pressurizing design of the SVEA is a very old concept. Seems like modern materials would enable the creation of a much lighter SVEA123-like stove. Gotta love the SVEA! The littl...

In GEAR » Why Isn't There an UL Alcohol Type Stove that Bruns White Gas?
February 23, 7:48pm

Re: Has anyone here switched to a quilt and liked it LESS than a regular sleeping bag?
I'm a side-sleeper and I would switch sides frequently during the night due to pressure points. During the roll-over, cold air would leak in. In moderate weather it was no big deal. But in cold...

In GEAR » Has anyone here switched to a quilt and liked it LESS than a regular sleeping bag?
February 17, 10:47am

Re: Say what now?
My point is that it is just a forum. I pointed out the Byte because it was such an obvious screw-up of a product. Somebody posted a really posh review of the Byte claiming it was the most wonderful...

In GEAR » Excellent headlamp review and deceptive advertising
February 03, 10:09am

Re: If I wanted reliable headlamp reviews...
Hmmmm, I'd recommend you not get too excited about that forum, after all they whole-heartedly recommended the PrincetonTech Byte when it first came out (and that was a miserable POC). Candle...

In GEAR » Excellent headlamp review and deceptive advertising
January 31, 12:48pm

A big dissapointment
There was a place for a 2xAAA headlamp with a modern LED. Years back one of my favs was the Rock River sold by Target (later sold as the Enduro by Streamlight). But Streamlight was too lazy to upgr...

In GEAR » PrincetonTech Byte Failures?
January 31, 12:38pm

UL'rs are sooo funny sometimes
Seriously? A cozy is a handy cooking utensil. Squeeze your pimples, blow your nose, and shave your pits to make up for it.

In GEAR » Does anyone NOT Use a Cozy for Freeaer Bag Cooking?
January 24, 8:08pm

Gen 3 SPOT is nice
The 3rd gen SPOT is nice, but I'm waiting on upgrading till I see some volume unit reviews. InReach is getting good reviews. ResQLink is the cheapest. SPOT is 2nd most expensive. InReach ...

In GEAR » PLB/Satellite phone/SPOT new technologies?
January 20, 7:38pm

Re: Interesting Gear under the Tree for You or Significant Others?
http://www.2qzqhammockhanger.com/hammockaccessories.html A breathable ripstop coyote brown under-quilt protector from 2QZQ. It should be in the high 20's and misty here pretty soon so I can ...

In GEAR » Interesting Gear under the Tree for You or Significant Others?
December 26, 10:03am

Re: Gossamer Gear pads
Sean - Did I understand you correctly that you are saying you stayed warm with 1/4" total insulation under you in low 20* degree weather?

In GEAR » Gossamer Gear pads
December 24, 11:50pm

Re: Esbit?
The only downside is that they are hard to light. They won't light with a spark. Once they get burning they are great because they will dry out pencil-size fuel. Even without building a fire th...

In GEAR » A 3.4oz fire starting insurance policy
December 18, 9:02am

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Optimus/Primus? Svea 123R
It is the same weight as other white gas stoves, but with fewer moving parts. It is inherently more reliable over a very long history. It is very fuel efficient and the maximum heat output and flame a...

In Stoves - White Gas
May 23, 3:19pm