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Gordon Smith (swearingen) - BPL Lifetime Member

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"The Magic Eraser"
So I was getting ready to sell my Tibetan Ti 1100 pot and it was a bit black and crusty from being used with a Bushbuddy wood stove. I tried to clean it, as I have tried before, with dishwasher liq...

In GEAR » "The Magic Eraser"
March 28, 2:27am

Re: fire
Well, it's a small opening, but it should work. You can kind of see it in this photo: Russ suggested I try burning wood in this cone, but I haven't yet and probably won't. I'...

In GEAR » Caldera UL compact
March 27, 2:23pm

Wood fuel standard
Don, Having a standard sounds good on paper, but it wouldn't really tell us which stoves perform better or cleaner with damp fuel or in windy conditions. All these stoves work very well with d...

March 27, 12:41pm

RE: Tibetan 1100
I bought a Tibetan 1100 from this UK site last year, looks like they still have them. Shipping was not a problem. I'll be selling mine in the Gear Swap section soon if you're interested....

In GEAR » Tibetan 1100
March 27, 9:03am

Re: cheers...
Yeah thanks, I like it too. Russ & Rand do good work. I've been tinkering with my cook kit for several years, but I think I'm going to be happy with this kit for a while. Which just mea...

In GEAR » Caldera UL compact
March 27, 7:57am

Re: Caldera UL compact
I have a Ti ULC cone for the Snow Peak 600 mug. It's not as stable as a the original Caldera Cone, but it's plenty stable: Gordon

In GEAR » Caldera UL compact
March 26, 9:23pm

Plastic Travel Flask
I like these plastic travel flasks: Sorry, can'...

In GEAR » Alcohol fuel bottles - show me yours!
March 26, 11:40am

Re: Re: Re: results to compare with
Hi Konrad, Cone + potscreen: 1.25 oz Stakes: .375 oz Total: 1.625 oz Curious, what is the weight for your full size SP600 cone? As for the ULC, I'll be doing a bikepack trip in a...

In GEAR » Caldera Cone System
March 26, 10:06am

Re: results to compare with
>>However, was your cone custom built? I don't see them selling the ULC for the sp600. Also, looks like only titanium ULC cones at the moment. << Hi Konrad, Yes, my Ti SP600 U...

In GEAR » Caldera Cone System
March 25, 11:45pm

Houdini $$
I have a Houdini and a Montbel UL Wind Shirt, so that's my only basis for comparison. The Montbel cost less, but for me the Houdini was worth the extra $. For one thing having a hood is very ni...

In GEAR » Patagonia Houdini $$$?
March 25, 9:49pm

All Reader Reviews by Gordon Smith

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Trail Designs Caldera ULC Cone for Snow Peak 600 mug
The Caldera ULC Cone is the compact version of the original Caldera Cone that Trail Designs has been making for several years. The great benefit of the ULC Cones is that they're designed to fit in...

In Stoves - Alcohol
March 05, 1:32am