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Re: Re: Sure
Parts purchased, shipping around £5 all being well if I can squeeze the bits into an inch thick parcel.

In Gear Swap » Calling All UK Backpackers
July 20, 2:16pm

Happy to help, DM me.

In Gear Swap » Calling All UK Backpackers
July 20, 9:03am

Re: Re: Grip handle material
My low tech pole handles consist of crepe bandage bound on with 2" wide zinc oxide tape. Enough to use with both the poles to splint a broken leg with.

In Make Your Own Gear » Source of Trekking pole handle
July 20, 4:23am

Re: Grant-writing scientist (non-climate) point of view
Charlie F says: References to "models differ from empirical data". I make models. Some of them are pretty awful. It's an iterative process. Some are obviously screwy but published any...

In Chaff » The Carbon Flame War
July 09, 1:08am

Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Toyota Pious
Ok Doug, no-one likes having their preferred wheels slagged off, so, sorry. :-) I once joked to the guy at the next table outside a pub that the Jeep Cherokee parked nearby looked like a Volvo e...

In Chaff » The Carbon Flame War
July 08, 1:23pm

Re: Re: Prius
Ian B: I hope in the next 20-30 years, electric cars will be a viable option for all people and we can stop or greatly reduce importing fossil fuels. Well we can agree there. Less importing of F...

In Chaff » The Carbon Flame War
July 08, 11:21am

Re: Toyota Pious
Hi Doug. "And the battery also recharges via regenerative braking" You might get about 1/3 of the braking energy back in slow stop-start traffic. Good to see they've gone on a d...

In Chaff » The Carbon Flame War
July 08, 9:44am

Toyota Pious vs sensible cars
Jerry says: just glancing at toyota site, Prious gets 44 - 51 MPG city, non hybrid cars 21-30 Prious gets almost factor of 2 better mileage so corresponding less CO2 It might if it arrives in t...

In Chaff » The Carbon Flame War
July 08, 2:39am

Re: Re: Record heats
Jerry says: "Hybrid cars like Prius were subsidized for a while. After some number they stopped. They seem to be doing great without subsidy now. Because of subsidy they ramped up quicker. Usi...

In Chaff » The Carbon Flame War
July 07, 3:49pm

Re: Updated
I guess it's the wrong time of year to be trying to sell a Puma GWS. If I had one, they'd have to bury me in it. They'd never pry it from my cold, dead fingers. :-)

In Gear Swap » FS: Western mountaineering, mountaineering boots, dukes, patagonia knifeblade, roger caffin stove
July 07, 2:55pm

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