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Re: Water Filtering/Purification - Which to choose?
@Lane: For Backcountry Use Given your preferences #1-4... take a look at the Aquamira Frontier Max. For what it does (#1-#5 actually) -- this filter is very cheap, small and light! No di...

In GEAR » Water Filtering/Purification - Which to choose?
July 27, 2:59pm

Before Diving into Specific Products...
Filter / purifier options are numerous. I think a better way to approach this problem is first decide which of the following do you want your device to do? Then, I would pick the simplest/smalles...

In GEAR » Water Filtering/Purification - Which to choose?
July 27, 1:21pm

Don't Kill Your Love
"Do what you love and never work another day of your life" We are all wired differently, of course, and I am sure that mantra has worked for many -- but for me, the last thing I want i...

In SuperUltraLight (SUL) Backpacking Discussion » Ultralight Tents.
July 27, 1:13pm

Re: COOL!!!
Ha! I doubt I'll get invited into the cockpit...

In Chaff » Kuwaiti Airways -- Pretty Amazing
July 27, 2:15am

Kuwait Airways -- Pretty Amazing
Not sure how trustworthy the Daily Mail is, but pretty amazing story if true! A Kuwait Airways pilot flying from Heathrow to New York JFK 'invites ex-porn star and X Factor reject into cockpit...

In Chaff » Kuwaiti Airways -- Pretty Amazing
July 26, 7:05pm

Re: Re: Re: Very important interview
"I don't think it's moral for us to just ignore Kenya oppressing gay people." That goes right back to what I wrote -- we do NOT respect others. Are Kenyans immoral people? Or...

In Chaff » A 22 year old song for the current times
July 26, 6:48pm

Re: Very important interview
"Progress is slow." As much as we want a better society NOW, I have to agree with Jerry. Social norms change slowly. Even back when we were a very young, impressionable, pliable, pro...

In Chaff » A 22 year old song for the current times
July 26, 6:29pm

Re: Re: Very important interview
"this subject receives very little attention. I've wondered why? " 1. It's not easy to look deep into the ugly aspects of our collective selves. 2. Few of us here are Blac...

In Chaff » A 22 year old song for the current times
July 26, 6:18pm

Re: Conservatives Condemnation
@ 'that Justin Guy': Not sure the exact make up of willful ignorance versus outright hypocrisy... but many, many of us believe in the altruism of our government's foreign policy. We...

In Chaff » Deal Reached with Iran
July 26, 6:10pm

Re: The Darwin competition is heating up
"You have mighty big...ahem..." Cojones? Heh heh... Although I should mention that crocodile had just feasted on whole chickens and was totally mellowed out... I happened to walk i...

In Chaff » The Darwin competition is heating up
July 24, 2:03pm

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