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John Donewar (Newton) - BPL Lifetime Member

My Locale Southeastern Louisiana
About Me Bitten by the hiking bug in 2008. The "infection" persists and I am not in search of cure. :-)
Reinfected by the MYOG bug in 2009 and I am still not in search of a cure. :-)
If I am not hiking I am reading about it or working on my gear.
Became a BPL Lifetime Member 5/1/11.
CityGretna
StateLouisiana
CountryU.S.A.

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All Forum Posts by John Donewar

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Re: an alternative
+ 1, 2, 3, & 4 for what Alex said! I use a short, stiff disposable foam rubber brush to apply it after squeezing out a small amount onto the tip of the brush from the tube. Working the b...

In GEAR » ge silicone ii
May 17, 11:07am

Re: Newton suggests titanium fishing wire.
Bob, "Newton suggests titanium fishing wire." I used stainless steel leader wire... ...for my bail. I sourced the wire from Academy's fishing "department"...

In Make Your Own Gear » Pot Lifter - MYOG
May 15, 10:38pm

Disappointment gets turned into something great!
This will be quite a different trip report of an overnighter with benefits. ;-) A routine physical on April 29th uncovered a problem that precluded me from fully participating in the GoRuck Chal...

In Other Activities » Brand New Non-Ultralight Adventure
May 14, 10:17pm

Re: Brand New Non-Ultralight Adventure
Thanks Sam, I'll bet your second Challenge is going to be in Bozeman. ;-) Good Livin' close to home! There will be a Challenge in New Orleans, Saturday, October 26, 2013 01:00 AM. ...

In Other Activities » Brand New Non-Ultralight Adventure
April 19, 9:14pm

Re: Cat stove not working for me
+1 for the Fancee Feest The cook pot diameter is no larger than a Fosters can. Party On, Newton

In GEAR » Cat stove not working for me
April 11, 5:09pm

Nike Elite Antiblister Low-Cut Tab Running Socks
Anyone out there have any experience with these socks? http://www.academy.com/webapp/wcs/stores/servlet/Product_10151_10051_411499_-1__?color=Black%2fSport+Red%2fWhite&N=834234184+429496...

In GEAR » Nike Elite Antiblister Low-Cut Tab Running Socks
April 03, 6:59am

Re: Re: Re: Better Esbit Ti Folding Stove Idea.
I was only showing the components of what I used in my tests. I believe the tray stove puts the fuel tablet in roughly the same height from the "ground" as the tri-wing stove. The pic...

In Make Your Own Gear » Better Esbit Ti Folding Stove idea
March 31, 10:26pm

Re: Better Esbit Ti Folding Stove Idea.
I'm not so sure that aluminum is a complete no go for this idea. I used Home Depot aluminum flashing on a somewhat similar project and saw these results. I was using a tray stove like the on...

In Make Your Own Gear » Better Esbit Ti Folding Stove idea
March 31, 8:47pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Confessions of a new Esbit fanboy
Ian, "The only thing I don't like about Esbit is the fuel cost but otherwise it has been a great system for me." If there is an Academy Sports and Outdoors brick and mortar stor...

In GEAR » Confessions of a new Esbit fanboy
March 26, 9:10am

Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Confessions of a new Esbit fanboy
Peter, Get ready for a long read. ;-) http://www.backpackinglight.com/cgi-bin/backpackinglight/forums/thread_display.html?forum_thread_id=68338 I'm still investigating the move to Esbi...

In GEAR » Confessions of a new Esbit fanboy
March 26, 8:54am

All Reader Reviews by John Donewar

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Under Armour Men's UA Escape 7" Solid Shorts
Here are the particulars. Ultra-lightweight woven fabric. Mesh internal liner. 360° Reflectivity Hand pockets for your essentials. 7” inseam 2.2 oz. Polyester Men'...</td>          
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In Clothing - Baselayer & Fleece - SYNTHETIC
September 29, 10:56am

Scope Outlast
This is a first for me as I have never posted a gear review before. The Scope Outlast Minibrush probably isn't really even considered as hiking gear. Scope Outlast Minibrush

In Backpacks - External Frame
August 13, 12:14pm