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All Forum Posts by James Pitts

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Re: Re: Re: Re: The answer is No.
Hey, I checked on Garmin's web site: It looks like there was a fix to improve support for lithium batteries a long time ago. I...

In GEAR » Foretrex 101 and Lithium Batteries
April 23, 10:35pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: The answer is No.
Hmmm, well I work in technology for a living and I can't for the life of me figure out how to answer your question, David! On the battery selection screen Lithium is for sure an option and I d...

In GEAR » Foretrex 101 and Lithium Batteries
April 23, 10:28pm

Re: Gossamer Gear Miniposa released
It indeed looks like a great pack (and I am an avid Mariposa user/fan) but you know I have to wonder if it's fair to characterize the few oz difference between the Mariposa and the Miniposa as ...

In GEAR » Gossamer Gear Miniposa released
April 19, 11:30am

Re: Bushbuddy Environments
Fires are totally banned in the Grand Canyon. When you get your permit the Park Service will send you a DVD that will make this clear. No fires of any kind. A lot of very bad fires have been cau...

In GEAR » Bushbuddy
April 19, 11:24am

Re: FS: Hilleberg Akto
I will purchase this tent. I'll send you a PM.

In Gear Swap » FS: Hilleberg Akto
April 18, 1:08pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: I need help with base layers and top layer
I had to dig around to find this for some reason. Perhaps it is a good think I loaded up on these. I love them for running in during the Fall.

In GEAR » I need help with base layers and top layer
April 17, 11:56pm

Re: I need help with base layers and top layer
1. Patagonia Capilene 2. Patigonia Wind Shield top 3. Montbell Down Inner Jacket 4. Driducks Micropore Rainsuit jacket In warmer weather I omit layer 3. In colder weather I beef up lay...

In GEAR » I need help with base layers and top layer
April 17, 7:34am

Re: Re: The answer is No.
The Garmin GPSMAP 60CSx ___used to___ not work with lithium batteries but there was a software update to the unit quite a while ago and they work fine now. I use them all the time. I don't kn...

In GEAR » Foretrex 101 and Lithium Batteries
April 16, 10:54pm

Re: Re: Re: bushbuddy and a 1 gallon pot
On the topic of campfires for cooking has anyone ever made a dakota fire hole? You dig a hole in the ground, perhaps a foot or two deep... perhaps a foot across. Then on the upwind side about a f...

In GEAR » Bushbuddy
April 15, 6:51pm

Re: Re: FireLite 1100 Titanium Pot (well, not really)
I'll contribute to the hijacking. My 15C from college remains my best friend although since I left the field of Physics I'll admit I don't use a lot of complex math nor can I recall th...

In GEAR » Bushbuddy
April 15, 10:50am

All Reader Reviews by James Pitts

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Pro-Tick Remedy Pro-Tick
I am so glad someone posted a review of this gizmo. First let me say that you can remove a tick with a pair of tweezers. The Pro-Tick Remedy tool is not multi-use like tweezers. That said, it w...

In First Aid and Survival Gear & Accessories
May 26, 11:18am

Repel Lemon Euculyptus Insect Spray
I am a huge fan of 3M Ultrathon largely because the stuff works REALLY WELL... for what I use it for. So this is sort of my "gold standard"... encapsulated DEET lotion. That said, differ...

In Miscellaneous Products
May 26, 10:24am

Mountainsmith Wisp
I forget when I bought this. It was on an uber-closeout type deal. This sleeping bag is not made anymore. The facts: - 750+ fill down - Size Long (6' 6") Weight: Says 24 oz, 23 oz in ...

In Sleeping Bags - Mummy & Other
January 08, 9:27pm

Marmot Atom
Let's get down to the facts: - Temp rating: 40 degrees - Size Long (6' 6") Weight: 20 oz on the box, 22 oz in my kitchen. - Shell: Pertex Quantum N-090 Ripstop - Lining: Pertex ...

In Sleeping Bags - Mummy & Other
January 08, 9:14pm

Martin Backpacker Guitar
Now here is a review you don't see every day. This was a very thoughtful gift from my dear wife. I am an avid guitar player but leave my music at home when I hike because a flat-top 6-string ...

In Miscellaneous Products
January 08, 8:54pm

Jetboil Personal Cooking System
What's with people that review gear they have never owned nor tested in the field? This is a mystery to me. Anyway, on to the Jetboil. I bought this because... I had an REI dividend and the...

In Stoves - Canister
January 08, 7:58pm

Patagonia Micro Puff Pullover
This was my default insulating layer until I bought the MontBell Down Inner Jacket. This jacket is very warm, as is the vest. I prefer the older models (05 and later) to the newer ones. I recall ...

In Clothing - Insulating - Synthetic (Polarguard, Primaloft, etc.)
January 08, 7:49pm

What is there to review? Be careful driving in the parking lot because people seem to switch off their brains when they walk about outside the store. Seriously, they take anything back and there a...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
January 08, 7:46pm

Recreational Equipment, Inc. (REI)
...and they really mean it. I have seen people hopelessly abuse the return policy but REI stands by it. The prices are fair, especially if you use an REI Gold Visa. The dividend makes for a nice gi...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
January 08, 7:43pm

Therm-A-Rest Lite Seat
Works great and is light but very comfortable. It takes quite a beating and will eventually get a hole in it. I have had to make two repairs to mine. I use it to extend my sleeping pad setup when I...

In Sleeping Pads - Inflatable
January 08, 11:52am