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Re: Re: Re: Tax advice
Hire a CPA and ask. They've earned their pay saving me money over the years. I have to buy gear for work all the time; some of it's deductible and some isn't. I've been in so...

In GEAR » Down bag in SE Alaska?
October 05, 3:03pm

Re: Re: Ditch It! - What would go?
Gloves as I can pull my hands into my sleeves or use socks. Probably won't though.

In GEAR » Ditch It! - What would go?
October 05, 2:30pm

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reality is maybe some muddling and some of whatever Craig said : ) Yes every time our country is involved with anything it's to muddle. Not sometimes. Every time. Extra points if dolphins...

In Chaff » The Question of Militarism/Empire
October 05, 1:27pm

Re: electrified bear deterrents
Cool video. Bears fascinate me.

In On the Web » electrified bear deterrents
October 04, 11:51am

Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: re
"not that there aren't sometimes conspiracies or whatever..." There will always be the Alex Jones/Jesse Ventura types. While often times there are sinister schemes in play, someti...

In Chaff » The Question of Militarism/Empire
October 04, 11:06am

Re: Re: Happy Bung
Jerry, There's very few topics I'll claim to be an expert on but I do know my $%!+ about $%!+. I find that I can get more done with fewer paper towels than TP. Figuring that I'...

In Gear Lists » 4-season gear list for the Southeastern US
October 03, 2:52pm

Re: 4-season gear list for the Southeastern US
I took an idea from Eric the Black's video series and use 1/4 sheet paper towels as my TP. I bring four per day and find that's more than enough. I've thought about ditching baby wipe...

In Gear Lists » 4-season gear list for the Southeastern US
October 03, 1:01pm

Re: Replacing my gear
+5 Nice to see you back Anna-Link! It's my understanding that R values are stackable. So R1+R1=R2. X therm looks like a nice option and I may exchange all of my sleeping pads for it ...

In GEAR » Replacing my gears
October 03, 5:04am

Re: Germany
I was OPFOR in Hohenfels but fortunately was able to make an escape to Grafenwoehr as a staff puke. Boonie troops complain about Graf but I really loved being stationed there. I left in '...

In Pre-Trip Planning » Germany
October 02, 8:18pm

Re: Wet Socks!
I've been fortunate and have never had trench foot although I've known GIs who have so no exciting stories unfortunately. As far as prevention goes.... I normally carry two pair of ...

In GEAR » Wet Socks!
October 02, 5:41pm

All Reader Reviews by Ian B.

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Lawson Equipment Customer Service
I've made a few purchases from Lawson. His glow-wire and ti stakes are my personal favorites in their class. The price has always been fair, shipping has been free, and delivery timely. Yesterd...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
June 24, 10:34am

ULA Equipment
I ordered a ULA Ohm 2.0 with standard options ~ 4/2013. Chris was very quick to respond to my emails. I had originally ordered a CDT and he was quick to modify my order. Backpack arrived within a f...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
June 13, 11:55am

zpacks Company
Well Z Packs continues to live up to their stellar reputation. I ordered a Hexamid Twin a few weeks ago. The posted delivery times were 5-7 weeks on their website. I suspected that spring is a hect...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
May 30, 11:31pm