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re: REI numbers/dates
Wow, James, mine is 362XXX from June 1973. There were scads of people joining REI between 6/73 and 1/75. That was about the time that backpacking started to become popular. Maybe John Denver's ...

In GEAR » Never buying from REI again
May 10, 12:21pm

Re: re: 4dog
Yes, Bob--my 4Dog SP 900 lid with a swapped out "knob" weighs 21 grams. I made a little loop from .062" CP (type 2) titanium, slid a short piece of silicone tubing over it, slipped t...

In Gear Deals » Ruta Locura Sale/ New stove setup
May 09, 8:41am

re: 4dog
Nope, no custom lids. Just the ones you see on Don's web site. Various SP lids only. I'd kill for a Jetboil lid, for my Sol and PCS cups.

In Gear Deals » Ruta Locura Sale/ New stove setup
May 08, 7:26pm

Re: re: Updated test
Looks like we're starting to get this dialed in, Bob and Josh. And yeah, Bob, get a SP 900 lid from 4Dog for your MiniMo (it's a perfect fit for both the MiniMo and the MSR Titan Kettle, be...

In Gear Deals » Ruta Locura Sale/ New stove setup
May 08, 7:21pm

re: Updated test
Josh, your results, and also Bob Moulder's, are very similar to what I've experienced. I am curious as to what the flame setting was for your recent test (low, medium-low, medium, or fairly...

In Gear Deals » Ruta Locura Sale/ New stove setup
May 08, 6:35pm

re: Mega Grill/Stix arrived they are Great
Thanks for posting your comments, Chris. I appreciate your kind words. Here's hoping that you can get out there soon, snag a tasty Florida fish, and grill it up.

In Gear Deals » We need a grill sale here on BPL
May 08, 7:43am

@ Josh, Bob, $ John
@ Josh: I have to come out of the closet now. I woke up this morning thinking I had to try this for myself. I'm not all that creative, but I can copy an idea with the best of them. And I wanted...

In Gear Deals » Ruta Locura Sale/ New stove setup
May 07, 5:29pm

Standardized testing.
"So, when does this prove in?" I don't know what you mean there, Bob. You are right about the "testing standards" being so variable, based upon available water tempera...

In Gear Deals » Ruta Locura Sale/ New stove setup
May 07, 4:43pm

re: fuel?
Bruce, I concur with Bayden's 3 listed choices--MSR, Snow Peak, and the expensive Jetboil. You want as much propane as you can get, with the rest being iso-butane. This works well in temperatur...

In Gear Deals » Coleman F1 stove available from Amazon UK
May 07, 4:17pm

Comparing the efficiency of Josh's setup with JetBoil's
Dan, a couple of weeks ago I tested my JB aluminum Sol cup on the BRS-3000T. I just set the cup on top of the stove as best I could. It of course sat about an inch higher above the flame than it wo...

In Gear Deals » Ruta Locura Sale/ New stove setup
May 07, 3:39pm

All Reader Reviews by Gary Dunckel

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Jetboil Personal Cooking System
Mountain House's Pro Pack meal bags fit perfectly in the PCS cup. After adding the boiling water to the bag, stirring it up, and resealing it, you can empty the remaining water from the PCS, drop ...

In Stoves - Canister
March 18, 11:41am

Hilleberg Akto
I agree that the Akto is a very strong and high quality 4-season solo tent. But I must add an anecdote to illustrate the what I feel is the tent's main weakness. In early October of '06 we wer...

In Shelters - Double Wall Tents
November 28, 9:08am

Salomon Tech Amhibian
What the previous posts have neglected to mention is that the Amphib is perhaps the lightest (24 ounces/pair)"running shoe" that can be taken on a standard extended backpack trip (not fast packing) fo...

In Footwear - Boots, Shoes, Gaiters
October 18, 7:45pm