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I like mine high, but...
Not that high. For both internal and external I like the attachment point above my shoulders, but just an inch or two. That way I can carry the weight on my hips most of the time, but shift a lit...

In GEAR » Shoulder Strap Placement on External Frame Pack
March 10, 12:31pm

What I like
Tuscan beef stew. The only problem with this one is that it only comes as a 2 serving meal. http://www.packitgourmet.com/Tuscan-Beef-Stew-p458.html The Southwest Black Bean and Corn Salad is...

In GEAR » Freeze Dried Meals
March 07, 1:56pm

I love Packit Gourmet. Never tried a meal that I didn't love.

In GEAR » Freeze Dried Meals
March 07, 11:34am

White gas fireballs
This is NOT directed at anyone specific. I've used a whisperlite for many, many years and never had a problem when it would flare up. No one really leans over their stove when lighting it, do...

In GEAR » Cold weather cooking - stove choices
March 06, 1:07pm

When you need insulation
I think most need insulation when you pour boiling (or near boiling) water into something else (coffee mug/filter, bag of dehydrated food, etc).

In GEAR » IMUSA mug, hot handle, heat shield tape
March 05, 11:59am

One time use...
It's only a one time use, but they are only $3.14 (in quantities of 100). http://www.labelmaster.com/shop/shipping/damage-indicators/coldmark-freeze-indicator

In GEAR » Sawyer Filter Freeze Indicator
February 26, 12:47pm

Re: Re: Oilcamp
I recently got the Jacob Bromwell Classic Stainless Steel Cup - Large, 32 fl.oz and it weights in at 3 oz. http://www.sierratradingpost.com/jacob-bromwell-classic-stainless-steel-cup-large-32-...

In Make Your Own Gear » IMUSA folding handles & "platypus" for alcohol fuel storage
February 24, 2:16pm

Re: Re: Spectra, dacron, kevlar line discussion
The one thing I would worry about with something that small in diameter is abrasion. Two parallel lines will help as one can carry the load if the other breaks.

In Make Your Own Gear » Spectra, dacron, kevlar line discussion
February 21, 5:33pm

Re: Return dilemma
"BTW, "REI does not charge significantly more..." ask the owner of your local independent outdoor store if he thinks he is buying at the same price REI does." I was only ref...

In GEAR » Return dilemma
February 14, 3:32pm

Re: Re: proof
"I'm pretty sure they have all my recent (decade, 15 years?) purchases accessible by my member number or phone number." I wonder what kind of history they keep. I have been a memb...

In GEAR » Return dilemma
February 14, 10:28am

All Reader Reviews by Larry De La Briandais

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Campsaver.com Retailer
I purchased the Vargo canister stove from them at a GREAT price. They had such a run on sales because of the low price that is was sold out. They left me a personal phone message letting me know tha...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
December 07, 3:07pm