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Re: Safe Canister Heating
"Did you see the chart in the Appendix of my post on canisters in cold?... Notice that the green line (the freezing point of water) is always warmer than the temperature needed for your stove ...

In GEAR » how cold can you use a liquid feed canister stove?
December 24, 9:46am

Valid call?
"This guy thought he needed help. That's all that counts." Yes, as long as he believed he needed to be rescued, that is what counts. As long as he wasn't calling because he wa...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Criticism after 'car park rescue' of Cairngorm walker
December 23, 11:22am

Re: Re: Re: Re: Lowest Workable Canister Pressure
122 F is the temperature of the hot water at my house. I can keep my hand in water at that temperature, but it is very uncomfortable. A canister would certainly feel HOT. I was just surprise tha...

In GEAR » how cold can you use a liquid feed canister stove?
December 23, 10:35am

Re: Lowest Workable Canister Pressure
"Roger Caffin did an experiment to see where a canister would burst. As I recall, it burst at 100°C (212°F)" I am surprised it was that low. I am use to seeing 3x the max working pr...

In GEAR » how cold can you use a liquid feed canister stove?
December 23, 9:51am

I'm enjoying this
And I am learning something also. Please, continue.

In GEAR » Brass spoon?
December 18, 6:12pm

Re: Re: Re: Live dummies at Tarptent
I, too, think that 5'8" is the perfect height. And it has NOTHING to do with the fact that I am 5'8"... I think the addition of the "dummies" is a great idea. It re...

In GEAR » Live dummies at Tarptent
December 18, 10:53am

Re: Yosemite Revised
I stayed in LYV overnight with my wife and we left our tent setup, with out packs and bear canisters near by. We left our campsite "setup" and hiked Half Dome as a day hike. Everything ...

In Pre-Trip Planning » Yosemite Trip
December 17, 11:40am

Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: GPS mod
"I've seen GPS reception completely fail in a number of situations. It doesn't happen very often, and it doesn't last long." Happens all the time in downtown San Francisco ...

In GEAR » Garmin GPSmaps 64s and 60csx
December 16, 3:18pm

Re: Re: Re: GPS mod
The "Odometer" I use with my iPhone 4s (MapMyRun) seems to work well and consistently reports the same distance within better than 0.1 of a mile over the same course (2.8 miles). The GPS...

In GEAR » Garmin GPSmaps 64s and 60csx
December 16, 12:12pm

Re: Personal variations
I think there is much more to it than shoulder strength. I can carry heavy enough loads on my shoulders (33 lbs up the mist trail in Yosemite), but it hurts almost immediately. I have pain in my ...

In GEAR » Load Carrying Capacity: Frameless vs. Framed
December 15, 5:00pm

All Reader Reviews by Larry De La Briandais

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Category Retailer
I purchased the Vargo canister stove from them at a GREAT price. They had such a run on sales because of the low price that is was sold out. They left me a personal phone message letting me know tha...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
December 07, 3:07pm