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Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Simmerlite Weight vs. WindPro Weight
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In GEAR » Simmerlite Weight vs. WindPro Weight
February 21, 2:49am

Re: YAAAAAK!
"I was in a "bus", you know, the kind that has handmade wooden construction from the windshield back, with only thin plywood for "windows" to raise when it rains." ...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Freeze-Dried Durian Fruit
February 21, 12:26am

Re: Re: Simmerlite Weight vs. WindPro Weight
Jim, what is the standard method for priming a stove? Probably leaving the liquid fuel valve turned off, then pumping up the pressure, then slowly turning the liquid fuel valve on... then waitin...

In GEAR » Simmerlite Weight vs. WindPro Weight
February 20, 11:48pm

Re: Re: Alternative canisters
Sure looks like a Monatauk Gnat on a custom tripod. --B.G.--

In GEAR » Simmerlite Weight vs. WindPro Weight
February 20, 11:34pm

Re: The lunatic fringe are "nose breathers"
See if you can cross your nose breathing for temperature with pressure breathing for high altitude. --B.G.--

In GEAR » A New Paradigm for Understanding Garment Warmth
February 20, 11:21pm

Re: Re: Re: Simmerlite Weight vs. WindPro Weight
"Not wanting to burn one's tent down can reasonably be called a legitimate factor! lol." Jim, that is just a training issue. I've gone for nine or ten days with doing all of my...

In GEAR » Simmerlite Weight vs. WindPro Weight
February 20, 11:18pm

Re: Bear cannister failures?
See the top of this thread for the court case. I think that there are many incidents where the bears got the food. Some involve a failure of the canister (like, the latch broke) or a failure of ...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Ursack Lawsuit Moves Ahead
February 20, 11:11pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Simmerlite Weight vs. WindPro Weight
My maximum flame length is about three inches, pencil-fine. It might be OK if I had a miniature mug to heat and if I could spread the flame. --B.G.--

In GEAR » Simmerlite Weight vs. WindPro Weight
February 20, 10:35pm

Re: Northern Sierra snowshoe day trips?
A good way to start is to survey the California Sno-Park places. Then, on a topo map, study the unplowed jeep roads that leave from those places. In some cases, there are Sno-Park places that are l...

In Winter Hiking » Northern Sierra snowshoe day trips?
February 20, 10:32pm

Re: Re: Ursack S29
Some of us do most of our trips in three or four days, and we don't need the higher volume, so light weight and low cost are helpful. From the court case, it appears that none of these solut...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Ursack Lawsuit Moves Ahead
February 20, 10:25pm

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