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Re: yep
@ Sonnie, who wrote, "Yea. All of the above." Just to rehash the five things that a "do it all" system can do: 1. treat bacteria 2. treat protozoa (crypto, giardia, etc.)...

In GEAR » Sawyer Squeeze
February 07, 6:19pm

Re: Re: BPL & Global Economy
"Unless you're English. Then you should support U.K. based businesses." Well, I am American. But I certainly don't limit my gear patronage only to American businesses. But...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » General stake query
February 07, 10:34am

Re: Sawyer Squeeze
Sonnie: Would help to describe your preferences and what you want your filter to do. For example, how important is weight and bulk to you -- versus cost or effectiveness or ease of use -- that ...

In GEAR » Sawyer Squeeze
February 07, 10:13am

Re: An accurate article on tech jobs and the offshore guest visa workers
Roger: The only point I was trying to make - which you didn't touch on at all -- was a warning to ourselves not to be so complacent / dismissive. The thing to note about my Toyota example w...

In Chaff » Office Politics
February 07, 10:02am

Love Him by Traumatizing Him
Read the story here. Imagine the fear this six year old boy must have felt -- hard to believe a family would force this kind of trauma on a young boy to "illustrate" a point. Neverthe...

In Chaff » Love Him by Traumatizing Him
February 07, 9:19am

Re: Re: Re: An accurate article on tech jobs and the offshore guest visa workers
Roger: No worries, while we might see some things differently, it was clear you weren't trying to insult anyone -- but merely giving your own observations. As for my part, I was trying to ...

In Chaff » Office Politics
February 06, 11:55pm

Re: An accurate article on tech jobs and the offshore guest visa workers
"I know the common reaction is to attack the observer..." Don't play the victim, Roger. You haven't commented on my response to you about some great products made in China -- ...

In Chaff » Office Politics
February 06, 8:09pm

Re: I’m Autistic, And Believe Me, It’s A Lot Better Than Measles
This is the part I don't get: parents insisting NO "chemicals" whatsoever for their kids -- regardless of what medical experts say. Ummm... have these parents checked the labels on ...

In Chaff » I’m Autistic, And Believe Me, It’s A Lot Better Than Measles
February 06, 8:06pm

Re: Re: Re: The last paragraph from the article menntioned above..
"if we tried to get rid of Saudi royalty, it would probably turn into a Libya/Syria type mess." My expectation as well. Again, not saying we shouldn't deal with the Saudis... we s...

In Chaff » I Find This Very Troubling (Warning: Politics)
February 06, 7:52pm

Steripen Adventurer for sale. Exact same water purification instructions and efficacy -- but does not have the "Opti" or LED flash light as the current model. REI sells the current mo...

In Gear Swap » FS: Steripen Adventurer (Older Model)
February 06, 5:46pm

All Reader Reviews by Ben 2 World

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Big Sky Ultra C Aluminum Tent Stakes
I've been using titanium shepherd hook stakes for years now -- loving their ultralight weight but disappointed with their suboptimal ground penetration and holding power. These stakes can be bent...

In Miscellaneous Products
January 09, 8:02pm

Titanium Goat Adjustable CF Trekking Poles
I received my pair and went on a moderate 2-hour hike today (approx. 2,000 ft. elevation gain over 2.7 miles -- then returning back down). I find the specs to be accurate, and the poles a beauty to...

In Trekking Poles
July 06, 11:33pm

MontBell Versalite 20
This is a no-thrills but well-constructed frameless day pack. You can see photo and specs here. You can also see BPL...

In Backpacks - Frameless
June 04, 7:18pm

Coleman F1 Ultralight
The first review touched on the F1's performance. This post will describe and critique the set up process. Prior to buying the F1, I have used the MSR PocketRocket (PR). With the PR, all you ...

In Stoves - Canister
January 28, 11:03am

Micropur MP 1 Chlorine Dioxide Water Purifier Tablet
Comparison to Potable Aqua above is incorrect. For bacteria and viruses, Micropur is just as effective and easy to use (15 minutes treatment time). It is only for protozoa (e.g. cryptosporidium) t...

In Hydration - Water Treatment
January 06, 9:28am