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UL positive feedback system: the dark side!!!
it sounds like a uncontrolled feedback loop... I leave this as a warning for those who come to this website in the future and find no one here. We all started down the UL path and kept getting ...

In Philosophy & Technique » UL positive feedback system
December 17, 6:04pm

Re: Re: Coatings in Beer Can Pot
"...the BPA is only leeched in significant amounts the first few times water is boiled in it. I boiled water in it 5 times before using,..." That is probably an effective strategy for ...

In GEAR » Coatings in Beer Can Pot
December 17, 10:59am

Re: Time
It will be interesting to see how your inflation times compare. My guess would be that it would take considerably longer to blow up the balloons and get them arranged into a mattress. It will be ...

In Make Your Own Gear » The Better Balloon Mattress
December 16, 10:28am

Re: That picture stinks
I love it Ryan! Yes you are addressing all three heat transfer methods. The air reduces conduction. The Mylar would act as a barrier to both convection and radiation. The mylar stuck in the...

In GEAR » Negative weight camp pillow
December 14, 9:36am

Re: Pancakes
butter is quite shelf stable. We leave it out on the counter for days at a time. It never seems to go rancid. Gee is even more shelf stable.

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Pancakes
December 13, 11:33am

Re: Re:
"...They spend hundreds of dollars on this stuff that is REALLY easy to tear, rip, and poke holes in. But then if someone comes up with an idea that costs $10 and takes a little extra time...

In GEAR » Negative weight camp pillow
December 13, 10:18am

Re: Re: Progress.
Another beautiful looking saw. I notice you seem to prefer cutting down the height of the saw blade versus keeping the height (or more of the height) and slotting out the blade (like you do with...

In GEAR » Ultralight Saws
December 12, 10:31am

Re: Can a plain cylindrical windscreen be the pot support?
It certainly can work, but you will loose all of the efficiency you gained by going with a wider pot. Less of the pot will be exposed to the hot combustion gases (meaning less area to transfer hea...

In Make Your Own Gear » Can a plain cylindrical windscreen be the pot support?
November 19, 10:23am

Re: Water treatment for blue-green (toxic) algae
I did a little digging around. It looks like treatment techniques will kill cyanobacteria (blue-green algae) but the toxins they produce will be left. In other words: the treatment is ineffective...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Water treatment for blue-green (toxic) algae
October 23, 1:22pm

Re: Re: Re: Epiphany
Tim, I am confused by the weather resistant stripes. What makes them weather resistant? There isn't much description on the product page for this upgrade. Also, your site seems to be r...

In GEAR » enLIGHTened equipment product changes in Sept.
October 21, 1:24pm

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