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Re: They did it!!!
Should the government just stick to running jails and ... OH Jerry, PLS Jerry ... don't get me started on the private sector corrections facility industry!

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » They did it!!!
January 20, 8:06am

Re: Breast Milk Bags
Doug, I think that blender ball will also increase your cell-phone signal. They look a LOT like the AT&T "deathstar" logo. Will they work with other providers too?

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Breast Milk Bags
January 19, 8:52am

Re: group dynamics
Hike solo, group dynamics are moot. Maybe ... maybe not ... at least not according to my brother. The first time I took him into the BWCAW we had a short chat with a solo canoeist who passed...

In Philosophy & Technique » Why do male adventurers not take their female partners along?
January 19, 8:46am

Re: The Era of Lighter-Than-Air Backpacking is Here!
Note: as you go up in altitude, the pressure drops and the balloon expands Correct so the lift gets greater. Having had PV=nRT pounded into my brain so many times that it is still there after ...

In SuperUltraLight (SUL) Backpacking Discussion » The Era of Lighter-Than-Air Backpacking is Here!
January 17, 7:29pm

Re: Re: Re: They did it!!!
Al Gore was a key senator passing the legislation that enabled the internet, so maybe he didn't invent it (which he never said) but he can take some credit for it. More specifically, he reco...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » They did it!!!
January 15, 8:05pm

Re: They did it!!!
Because Al Gore hadn't created the internet yet. FWIW, I'm not an Al Gore fan, but .... Hey Dave U, why don't you try getting informed for once before your opening your yapper. G...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » They did it!!!
January 15, 2:36pm

I have! Eaten a nutria, and it has not yet saved Louisiana
Well, I can't prove it, but am convinced I have eaten nutri. I and my siblings are 50% Cajun. Our extended clan contains no small number of good cooks and one the best is my youngest brot...

In On the Web » Eat a nutria, save Louisiana
January 14, 6:04pm

Re: spam spam spam
Hi Dan Have you consulted a doctor about your diet? Shudder! Unusually understated for Roger:-) SPAM was developed not so far from my home (a 5-6 day walk). We even have a SPAM Museum! M...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » BEST WINTER FOODS?
January 07, 7:39am

RE: Old Guys Backpacking
What's the difference between them and men today? They started marching as teenagers and they never stopped. Indeed! One of Jardine's books started out recounting the tale of an elderly...

In GEAR » Old Guys Backpacking
January 06, 9:54am

Re: Big Two-Hearted River
And he'll ruin fishing for the rest of us fly-fishers Oh Mags ... you too? I expected better .... there is a long, well established and perfectly good gender neutral word for one who pursue...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » PCT movie with Reese Witherspoon coming out
January 02, 6:35pm

All Reader Reviews by Jim Colten

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My entry into the world of tarping was with Hernry's orginal squall. Later that year the Cloudburst was introduced. I contacted him about an idea of converting my squall to use an arched front p...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
December 30, 11:04am
1) good products 2) friendly and useful help before ans after sale 3) great customer service I'd rate Thru-Hiker a 6 if that was an option

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
December 01, 8:10am

Minibull Designs Pocket Puck
Hector, I had similar experience .... but only the first time I lit it. Since then I've been giving the pocket puck about 15-30 seconds more warmup time and it has always stayed lit. There is a...

In Stoves - Alcohol
October 16, 6:04am