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Spinnaker as bivy bottom
run your sheet of Spinnaker through the washer several times before sewing it on the bottom ..... that'll take care of the noise issue. At least it did on mine.

In Make Your Own Gear » Spinnaker as bivy bottom
December 01, 12:12pm

Lightest Esbit Stand - 1.2 oz
Check out Zpacks.com in the accessories section. He has a whole bunch of DIY ideas. I made one of his ESBIT stoves today .... simple and effective. With a 12 ounce beer can pot I'll come in ...

In GEAR » Lightest Esbit Stove Stand?
September 25, 4:22pm

Lightweight campsite shoes
I had some thoughts about this as well ..... I had thought about taking a pair of ankle height socks and glueing soles to them ... such as the soles from a pair of cheap water shoes or a cheap pair...

In Make Your Own Gear » Material for lightweight campsite shoes
September 11, 1:09pm

beer can
Most have a plastic liner in them ... don't boil them dry and you should never ruin the liner.

In GEAR » Soda or beer can pot toxicity ?
September 11, 8:34am

Interested
I'd like to buy one.

In Gear Swap » FS: 1/4" GG Thinlight pads
September 10, 8:22am

The Tactically anti core value thread
Nothing like Canvas Duck to hold up to bushwacking. I used an old "tactical" (Army Surplus) rucksack through 4 years of college ..... beaten and worn, but it never gave up. Try that...

In Gear Deals » Huge sale on Propper Tactical Clothing
September 08, 8:24pm

My New Water Filter Design
Love the Sitar! Another great hit Jason.

In Make Your Own Gear » My New Water Filter Design
September 03, 8:52pm

Gu
There timing is about right .... about 30 to 45 minutes is all the boost you get out of a Gu. Cliff shots have caffiene in them to compensate. Myself .... I think a whole grain energy bar is a m...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Complex carb dense snacks
September 02, 9:56am

Re: Re: How much food per day dry weight?
I would second Mark's comments .... I carry about 22-24 ounces per day. Dried fruits, nuts, energy bars, oatmeal, granola, Jerky, Tortillas, cheese, and dehydrated dinners. I tend to try to sta...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » How much food per day dry weight?
September 01, 8:28pm

maltdextrose
Can you find brown rice syrup?

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Complex carb dense snacks
September 01, 8:20pm

All Reader Reviews by mark henley

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Snow Peak 600
This cup is big enough to cook in for a solo person, a huge cup of java, or it's great for just boiling water. I use a piece of simple foil for a lid and it works amazingly well on a Snowpeak Giga...

In Cookware - Titanium
February 22, 8:34am

Thru-hiker Liberty Ridge Shell
I have made a few sewing projects, several quilts, and about a zillion stuff sacks, but this was the first time I attempted a piece of clothing. The pattern that AYCE provides is very well thought ...

In Clothing - Wind & Soft Shell
February 22, 8:29am

White Box Alcohol Stove
This little stove ROCKS! I'm in agreement that it needs a primer pan, but other than that, I actually melted my windscreen when it got too close to the cup. It's like firing up a blowto...

In Stoves - Alcohol
February 22, 8:23am

Muscle Milk Cookies and Cream
For years I've heard hikers talk about carrying a protein suplement along on trips to ensure that they don't sacrifice muscle while hiking. Most people who have ever tried a protein powdere...

In Foods - Energy Bars, Gels, and Drinks
February 21, 2:51pm

Pacific Outdoor Products Insul Mat Max-Thermo
15 ounces of pure, 2.5 inch thick, heavenly sleeping bliss. I have a Max Compact, several thermarests, a Full length Max thermo, and several types of closed cell pads in my gear closet. This is withou...

In Sleeping Pads - Inflatable
February 21, 2:41pm

Gregory G pack
I bought two of these packs, one for myself and one for my wife. After two years of use the packs have held up well, but we have both found that the load rating is VERY optimistic ... The pack beco...

In Backpacks - Internal Frame
January 03, 2:27pm

Montbell Super Stretch Down Hugger #3
I've been backpacking seriously for about 4 years now, not including my Scouting days of yesteryear. This is my first Down bag as I've always used synthetics in the past. I've used the bag...

In Sleeping Bags - Mummy & Other
January 03, 2:21pm

Sawyer In-Line Filter
This Filter weighs in at 2 oz and once installed it has a very small impact on flow rate from the hydration tube/bite valve. I'm using it in conjunction with a Platypus hydration setup and you get...

In Hydration - Water Treatment
January 03, 2:12pm

Ray Way quilt one person - standard
Fantastic instructions ... I had never used a sewing machine before. I ordered the Ray Way stow bag kit and made it as my first project. The Quilt was a great second project. The instructions were ...

In Sleeping Bags - Quilts & Top Bags
January 04, 3:09pm