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Re: Med Kit
gauze wrap/kerlix wrap: I have no idea what these are, but they sound like comfort items. A long ribbon of absorbent gauze, often used as a wrap to cover a wound. Probably most useful if you ne...

In GEAR » First aid kit contents
May 12, 12:26pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: Simple paper water filter under development
Hi Roger, Yes, I sent them a query asking about non-bacterial agents. I'll post up if there's any response. The reason I asked about UV was that it tends to neuter bacteria by formin...

In On the Web » Simple paper water filter under development
May 10, 2:29am

Re: Re: Simple paper water filter under development
Roger, are you sure you're not mixing up silver with UV? Every source I can find indicates silver and certain other metals are bactericidal. In terms of MoA, it's thought that silver ions...

In On the Web » Simple paper water filter under development
May 09, 6:18pm

Re: Re: Re: Training Thoughts- Approaching First Long Hike
The elevation changes are what I'd be most concerned about; I think you have a sufficient walking base already. Depending on your leg strength, I'd be tempted to suggest 1-2 sessions of hi...

In Philosophy & Technique » Training Thoughts- Approaching First Long Hike
May 09, 2:32pm

Re: Yosemite prohibits drones
So, what about kites and tethered balloons?

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Yosemite prohibits drones
May 04, 2:11am

Re: Re: An actual cell phone mass outage
If it helps, you can consider smartphones to be a sort of reverse gom jabbar. PS: Why so many choose an iphone is beyond me. There are better choices out there.... From a security perspective...

In Chaff » Random thoughts on Mortality and iPhones
April 18, 2:50pm

helmets
Yes, wear a helmet. You want one if/when your head contacts something hard (pavement, car, wooden pallets, etc.). This is why I wear a bike helmet on city streets: too many hard edges, includin...

In Post-Trip Reports » Wear a helmet!
April 14, 6:37pm

Re: Lawyers...
That's the odd part; from http://www.twc.state.tx.us/news/efte/workers_compensation.html I see item 3: Being a "non-subscriber", i.e., going "bare" or without coverage, l...

In Chaff » ah, pesky government regulations strangling small business!
April 10, 9:18pm

Re: Re: Re: Public service announcement... don't leave your couch.
My first reaction to the story was "what's the big deal?", but I did see some value in my girlfriend's comment that a 1-year-old is still within the break-in period in terms of kn...

In Chaff » Public service announcement... don't leave your couch.
April 10, 6:32pm

Re: decency
I wonder if there aren't civil damages here. Huge waste of energy and resources to make it happen. The phone call to the wife should be treated as a clear message to lawyer up. Just because...

In Chaff » ah, pesky government regulations strangling small business!
April 10, 5:25pm

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