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About Me I have backpacked since 1968, across America twice 1986 & 1990; bicycled across America 4 times, rdtrip East Coast USA; built and sailed my own sailboats from New England to SA/CA/transited Panama Canal;canoed & sea kayaked New England/Florida/Bahamas; I grew up working as an organic vegetable farmer on a dairy farm in New England. Lived in Hawaii on both Oahu & Kauai.
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Re: answer
Good answer Nicholas, that satisfies my curiosity about the companies background. You should mention the irony to owners in AK next time you cross tracks. Anything that can stand up to ice sharp...

In GEAR » Nicholus Sweeting question
January 26, 8:31am

Eric is right
Eric is right, when in Wailua, get directions from Jerry Driscoll at hawaiian bath & Body works on how to get there, it's not far from him. make sure you leave that area before dark, it'...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » esbit in checked bags?
January 25, 8:35pm

Re: esbit in checked bags?
Kualoa.com there Joesph, my internet was disrupted. A guy I know, Pete, runs 'Gravity Hawaii' for paragliding, if you are into that give him a jingle when you get there to findout rates ...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » esbit in checked bags?
January 25, 8:25pm

Re: Re: Re: HI hiking
Eric, Douglas, Joseph, in no particular order... Eric, the Lost set, and adjacent beaches are closed and heavily patroled. I should know I worked on the set of 'Lost' from the start unti...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » esbit in checked bags?
January 25, 7:56pm

Re: Re: Re: Passports for travellers
Eric, I adjusted that post to be more PC, but let it be known that a good friend of mine in LE was murdered by one of those 'nice people to the South of our Border'. I too have met plen...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Passports
January 25, 7:12pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: Groundsheet
Yes Douglas, it's a bit heavy due to it's thickness, if you can even still find it today. it was useful in the backpacking I did in the '70's. Those new Hefty bags with the white...

In Make Your Own Gear » Best Material for Groundsheet?
January 25, 6:56pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: ULA Amp...Image, etc
thanks Brian, those specs seem usable, but in the Circuit thread folks were mentioning that the pocket had difficult access once the pack was full? If you need a model for a PL just use the ever...

In GEAR » ULA Amp...Pics, etc
January 25, 6:52pm

Re: Re: Re: answer
Alec, At least my sense of humor(dry) was'nt lost on you. It makes you wonder a few things....How do they test the gear? (in Florida!) Why no weights on anything? Probably not too modern fab...

In GEAR » Nicholus Sweeting question
January 25, 6:46pm

Re: Re: Passports for travellers
Craig, Man, it's not hard to see where you are coming from, you make your money off the illegals! How about allowing all the millions of teenagers in this Country to get a job, like most of ...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Passports
January 25, 3:59pm

Re: Passports for travellers
Brett I got your back whenever you're ready to join us at the Southern Border! Lived and fought right there in Hereford myself out of the 'Black Station'. It was'nt too long ago tha...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Passports
January 25, 3:44pm

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