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george carr (hammer-one) - BPL Lifetime Member

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All Forum Posts by george carr

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Re:Pipe length
Kevin, thanks for the reply. I am using a damper and spark arrestor. I'll take your advice and cut the length to 7' . I appreciate your help.

In Make Your Own Gear » Cylinder Stove Specs
April 09, 8:48pm

Re: Thermal efficiency
As always(well maybe not always, j/k), Roger says it best. I am pretty happy with what I assembled and did not intend to hijack the thread. I got a clean burn with no flame or smoke that burned com...

In Make Your Own Gear » Cylinder Stove Specs
April 09, 4:34pm

Re:Thermal Efficiency
Josh, as Roger says, please educate me. How (or where) do you introduce fresh intake air in a ti stove, as opposed to the front intake of a ss version. Since I am not interested in building an all ...

In Make Your Own Gear » Cylinder Stove Specs
April 08, 12:28pm

Re:re:Cylinder Stove Specs
There is no difference between how a ti or ss stove will draft, all things being equal. The end plates on my stove are ti, as is the damper assembly. I'm not sure why the lower holes are gone o...

In Make Your Own Gear » Cylinder Stove Specs
April 07, 6:41pm

Re:Cylinder Stove Specs
Adam, I just made the same stove last week. I placed (5) 3/8" holes right below the feed door. As far as the door goes, I made that as large as the endplate would possibly allow so I wouldn...

In Make Your Own Gear » Cylinder Stove Specs
April 03, 6:17pm

RE:Newton's 24 Hour Trip on the Backbone Trail
That's the way to toughen 'em up - let 'em carry all of your old, heavy gear :). J/K, of course. Sounds like you had a great time, and it's always a blessing to be able to share the...

In Post-Trip Reports » Newton's 24 Hour Trip on the Backbone Trail
March 03, 3:08pm

RE:Exofficio quality
I have been a long time fan of the airstrip shirt. My oldest is about 6-7 years old and still going strong. Definitely worth the money.

In GEAR » Exofficio quality.
February 13, 6:49pm

Best <0 sleepimg bag for the money
If you are looking for a sub zero synthetic bag the Mountain Hardwear Lamina -30 is hard to beat for the money. I picked one up for winter pulk trips, and it comes with a compression stuff sack, ...

In GEAR » Best Very Warm (<0) Compressible Synthetic Sleeping Bag
December 26, 8:03am

re:New gear for Christmas? Show us."
Got the Cold Avenger PRO and Black Rock Gear original down hat. Can't wait to shake 'em down in the Adirondacks! Also, curiosity killed this cat and I ordered myself a Hennessey Hammock ...

In GEAR » New gear for Christmas? Show us.
December 26, 7:48am

EXCELLENT! Great trip report John. Sounds like a most excellent adventure :P

October 16, 8:16pm

All Reader Reviews by george carr

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Mountain House Precooked Scrambled Eggs with Bacon
When I decide to pack a hot breakfast I usually either pick up the MH eggs with bacon or ham and peppers. As one reviewer suggested, pour out the water before consuming. I usually prepare this dish as...

In Foods - Prepackaged Meals & Side Dishes
February 19, 7:47pm

Mountain House Lasagna with Meat Sauce
When I grab a freeze dried dinner for an overnighter, the MH lasagna is my number one choice. I liked it when I started in '88 and still like it today.

In Foods - Prepackaged Meals & Side Dishes
February 19, 7:40pm

Lightweight Backpacking 101 Ryan Jordan, Alan Dixon + (2001)
When I 1st joined this was the article that convinced me sub 5 was possible. I think that on the home page there should be a link that says read this first. While the original might use some up...

In Books and Media
February 19, 7:34pm

The Ultralight Backpacker by Ryel Kestenbaum
At the time of this books publishing UL backpacking was still relatively new to the general backpacking public, so as the saying goes "you can fool some of the people some of the time...". T...

In Books and Media
February 19, 7:28pm

Tarptent Squall
I purchased my Tarptent Squall in 2004 and now consider it my main shelter when I am carrying a tent. Henry Shires was a pleasure to deal with and very helpful. The squall has served me well from my b...

In Shelters - Single Wall Tents
February 10, 8:42am

Powerbar Energy Gel Caffinated Gels
I discovered energy gels a few years ago and decided to try the Powerbar brand on an AT hike in 2004. If you've never tried a carbohydrate gel or don't typically take in caffeine all I can say...

In Foods - Energy Bars, Gels, and Drinks
February 10, 8:31am

Montbell Thermawrap Vest
I've owned the Montbell Thermawrap UL Vest for 3 seasons now, and like many folks I puchased it to save weight. I originally carried a fleece vest that had trustily served me for many years, so I ...

In Clothing - Insulating - Synthetic (Polarguard, Primaloft, etc.)
February 10, 8:12am