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Reading glasses
I found these Foster Grant foldable reading glasses at Walgreens. The bows are three segment telescoping the the frames hinge at the nose bridge. The come in a plastic case. 1.16oz, half that w...

In GEAR » Reading glasses
May 20, 10:52pm

Re: SHT - Daughter's first real backpacking trip - video
So nice ..... Get'm while their young:-)

In Post-Trip Reports » SHT - Daughter's first real backpacking trip - video
May 20, 10:40pm

Hijacked?: Sugru perhaps?
Threadjacking (hey, it's my own thread, so my perogative ?): how you like that Deuce Scoop ? It's light, but maybe only an oz or so weight savings over the ubiquitous orange plastic one; ki...

In GEAR » re-coating handles on Evernew pot
May 19, 9:59pm

Re: Potty trowel
In another thread John Eyles asked how I like the Deuce Scoop. So I'm replying here. I already owned a Big Dig (BD) from QiWiz but being a gearaholic I picked up a Deuce Scoop (DS) during a...

In GEAR » Potty trowel
May 19, 9:53pm

local source: Sugru perhaps?
Having a Deuce Scoop in need of softer handle edges I checked for a local brick & motor source of sugru ... lo & behold, the big red bulls eye carries it (the mother ship of which is walkin...

In GEAR » re-coating handles on Evernew pot
May 19, 2:49pm

Re: Sugru perhaps?
Small quantity, relatively cheap: http://www3.towerhobbies.com/cgi-bin/WTI0001P?I=LXD727&P=8 Careful ... that is 1/16" ID, 3/23 and 1/8 available from same seller though. But don't...

In GEAR » re-coating handles on Evernew pot
May 18, 7:31am

Jet 1300-C Butane Lighter: another bear attack. Should I get some spray?
>forget bear spray, I'm bring Axe spray on my next trip. Doug, love that "little" lighter (I don't have a lot of luck with Bics). Possible stove replacement for an overni...

In GEAR » Another bear attack. Should I get some spray?
May 15, 6:09am

Re: FS: Kovea Spider stove
edit: ACK! this wasn't a PM, brain fart:-( Pls accept my apology Nikhil.

In Gear Swap » FS: Kovea Spider stove
May 13, 6:37am

Re: Tour Mat - Cheap 1/8" CCF Option
Hi Tom, Put the scissors away and make like Einstein (imagine the experiment) Your tour mat's size is 71*23/144 = 7.34 ft^2 and the weight per ft^2 is 4.2/7.34 = 0.37 oz/ft^2 Your thi...

In GEAR » Tour Mat - Cheap 1/8" CCF Option?
May 11, 5:42pm

Re: FS: Sony RX100 w/ JB Camera Designs Grip, Factory Box ($350)
Hi James, If that is the Sony RX100-iii (the most recent incarnation), I'll take it Jim Colten

In Gear Swap » FS: Sony RX100 w/ JB Camera Designs Grip, Factory Box ($350)
May 03, 4:42pm

All Reader Reviews by Jim Colten

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TarpTent
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

Thru-Hiker.com
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