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All Forum Posts by Lynn Tramper

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Re: California unable to disarm 19,700 felons and mentally ill people [L.A. Times]
I really don't like statistics. However, without them we can never know for sure whether things we are discussing are merely emotive, or are a real problem. As for kids drowning in bucket...

In Chaff » Newtown
January 30, 3:32pm

Controlling violence
"I am not willing to put additional limitations on law abiding gun owners just so we can say we did something. Very little I have heard proposed convinces me that it would affect violent crime...

In Chaff » Newtown
January 29, 4:04pm

Re: No I don't, Yes you do,
David, good point about media, but I guess I am somewhat immune to media sensationalism as I feel relatively safe, and so I should as reflected in that link. The stats for living in America ARE sc...

In Chaff » Newtown
January 28, 6:11pm

Re: Re: Re:Armed home invasion (walking around in fear)
"I do not have that fear being described. If I see clouds in the sky, I take the precaution of carrying an umbrella. Often times, it doesn't rain and the umbrella remains dry. I'm not ...

In Chaff » Newtown
January 28, 5:59pm

Re:Armed home invasion
"I'm curious, if an armed home invasion robbery happened upon you, would you wish that your home and husband had an easily accessible firearm to protect your loved ones, or would you opt f...

In Chaff » Newtown
January 28, 5:22pm

Re: Re: Re: Outsourcing security
Point taken Brad and Jerry. America IS a big place, with a big population, and I have no doubt that the high murder-by-gun rates reflect a lot of crime in particularly bad urban areas. However, i...

In Chaff » Newtown
January 28, 3:24pm

Re: Outsourcing security
"Either way, a gun is expected. If a police officer shows up without a gun, he better have Bruce Lee Jackie Chan skills or he's useless." True in the US, but not where I live (so f...

In Chaff » Newtown
January 28, 1:33pm

Re: Re: Re: Bills just introduced at the Federal Level
"Call me an independent. Being labeled as D or R is really offensive." Glad to hear it! And totally, 100% agree that not enforcing the gun laws already in place makes introducing mo...

In Chaff » Newtown -- Who Here Changed His (or Her) Mind?
January 24, 7:24pm

Re: Re: Re: Fear of losing my guns
" “Confiscation could be an option. Mandatory sale to the state could be an option."" David, does this apply to legally owned guns, or only illegal ones? Surely you can still o...

In Chaff » Newtown -- Who Here Changed His (or Her) Mind?
January 24, 3:59pm

Re: Voter ID
Thanks Ben for clarifying the problems with ID. I wasn't sure because I have been living a long time outside the US, in a country where you need only go to a post office and apply (no charge)....

In Chaff » Newtown -- Who Here Changed His (or Her) Mind?
January 24, 3:57pm

All Reader Reviews by Lynn Tramper

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Trail Designs SideWinder for AGG 2qt pot
First of all, apologies for cross-posting this review. I initially put it n the cookware category and can't move it (Mods feel free to delete the other review). I have been using this cook syst...

In Stoves - Other
October 18, 12:50pm

Granite Gear Nimbus Meridian
I want to love this pack, I really do. It is comfortable, it is roomy enough for most trips, it fits well, carries heavier laods well, and has all the feature I could want in a pack (I got extra poc...

In Backpacks - Internal Frame
October 17, 7:17pm

Trail designs SideWinder
I have been using this cook system for the last few months, and it is by far the best offering that the folks at Trail Designs has yet come up with. My system is designed to fit around, AND in th...

In Cookware - Other
October 17, 6:53pm

Packa s/m 2008 model
I thought it better to keep the Packa reviews in one place, so this applies to the 2009 medium/large Packa. To be honest, I wanted a Roger Caffin style poncho, but could see it was going to take me m...

In Clothing - Raingear
October 18, 1:57pm

Backpacking Light Merino UL Pants
I use these for around camp and sleep wear, so have not (yet) had any problems with durability. For my main use they are simply brilliant. This merino is the frist wool I've found that isn't...

In Clothing - Baselayer & Fleece - WOOL
January 18, 12:23pm

Trail Designs Caldera Keg
This cool little cookset is just perfect for my solo trips. "The lightest , most stable, wind resistant, and efficient cooking system you can buy." says the Trail Designs website, and I don...

In Cookware - Other
January 15, 6:41pm

Antigravity Gear 2 liter pot
I also have the anodised version of this pot. True about the slippery issue, but a few seconds with and orbital sander on the bottom solved the problem. I have used this pot for several years fo...

In Cookware - Other
January 15, 6:34pm

Trail Designs and Titanium Goat Ti-Tri
I have carried this "stove" for 14 nights in the field now, and it has become my go-to stove. Even after 7 days of continuous rain, I was able to find enough dry-ish wood to cook AND have a ...

In Stoves - Alcohol
January 15, 6:25pm

Backpacking Light FeatherLite Vapor Mitts
Please note: I am reviewing the 2005 version of this glove. I found the basic design/shape of this glove to be good (I like the gauntlet style), but the insulation was a joke. Extremely flat, low l...

In Clothing - Headwear, Handwear
December 07, 6:27pm

BPL Thorofare Trekking Pants
These are my all time favourites. They've kept me comfortable in everything from snowboarding to windswept ridge hikes to calm and hot uphill hikes. They are comfortable, light, and dry in an in...

In Clothing - Raingear
December 07, 11:58am