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    I searched eBay for "aluminum thumb screw" and...

    I searched eBay for "aluminum thumb screw" and "aluminum nut". I only found vendors located in China. Delivery from China typically takes 6-8 weeks. In my experience, about a third of the items...
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    After a long wait, aluminum thumbscrews and nuts...

    After a long wait, aluminum thumbscrews and nuts finally arrived.

    steel screw and nut: 11.8 grams
    aluminum screw and nut: 4.2 grams
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    same spoon used in both weighings.
    ti...
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    hike the AT in BSP questions

    I thought I asked about some of this before but I can't find the thread. Please accept that I overthink some things. I use the excuse that its a long drive and I would like to be as prepared as...
  4. Local Man who fatally stabbed hiker on Appalachian Trail found not guilty by reason o

    https://www.washingtonpost.com/dc-md-va/2021/04/24/trail-killer-sentenced/?outputType=comment
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    Look up "freighter frame" for a large frame with...

    Look up "freighter frame" for a large frame with nice shoulder straps and hipbelt. Might cost a little more than a used pack, but not much more.

    I have the Dakine Builder pack for trail...
  6. REPEAT* FREE FOR KINDLE 04/21 - 10,000 Better Days: Promise of the Appalachian Trail

    10,000 Better Days: Promise of the Appalachian Trail...
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    I must be a genetic freak. The alice pack actual...

    I must be a genetic freak. The alice pack actual fits me.
  8. FREE FOR KINDLE 04/18 - Pedestrian in the Borders: Tales from Four Trails

    Pedestrian in the Borders: Tales from Four Trails...
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    I still have my old Camp Trails but prefer my...

    I still have my old Camp Trails but prefer my newer Vargo exoti ar2. The Vargo has a titanium external frame and weights under three pounds.
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    This thread has taught me that I probably should...

    This thread has taught me that I probably should avoid motels frequented by hikers.
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    I may not be understanding your question about...

    I may not be understanding your question about BSP. Driving there vs flying?

    After plane tickets, car rental or shuttle, etc the cost of gas and a couple motel nights seems to be about a wash....
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    A small electric kettle can be had for around...

    A small electric kettle can be had for around $25. I use one to make instant coffee. Mine has automatic shutoff but I never leave it unattended.
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    My general plan for Katahdin. Maybe in July,...

    My general plan for Katahdin. Maybe in July, probably in August. I anticipate it will take me 2 days to drive there, maybe 2.5. Day 1, hike up and down Katahdin, 11 miles total. Stay at a motel in...
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    I have mentioned my idea before but try to keep...

    I have mentioned my idea before but try to keep it in check. I realize that what is exciting to me might be not interesting to others :). Now that the time is getting close, I am stepping up my...
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    As I知 just getting started I知 pretty open on...

    As I知 just getting started I知 pretty open on what sections to hike. I知 open to a regular partner but just as open to different partners on different sections.

    My car is a stick shift, adding an...
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    I thought about a key swap but I think that's...

    I thought about a key swap but I think that's only practical if one is hiking with a friend that one lives near. In my case, that might work with someone from the Tallahassee, FL area. Otherwise we...
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    FREE FOR KINDLE 04/01 - three books

    Happy Hiker : The Epic Journey of an Unlikely Appalachian Trail Thru-Hiker...
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    Slack pack the AT partner

    This is a long shot.

    I am planning to begin my section hike of the Appalachian Trail in the next couple of months. My plan is to hike a section per month, as I am able. Each section will last 5 to...
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    I spray gear an clothes with permethrin, use ...

    I spray gear an clothes with permethrin, use ChiggAway, a sulfur based tick repellent on myself, then spray DEET on myself. My understanding is that sulfur handles one type of insect, typically...
  20. FREE FOR KINDLE 03/30 - Happy Hiker : The Epic Journey of an Unlikely Appalachian Tr

    Happy Hiker : The Epic Journey of an Unlikely Appalachian Trail Thru-Hiker...
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    Sounds like you need to purchase several trowels,...

    Sounds like you need to purchase several trowels, make a different modification to each one, and post a Trowel test Part 2.

    https://whiteblaze.net/forum/showthread.php/136695-Trowel-test?highlight=
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    They are not tasty, that's for sure. It might...

    They are not tasty, that's for sure.

    It might be worth keeping one in the bottom of the pack as an emergency provision. I was hoping they'd be a viable option for a simple lunch. They are not, at...
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    I'm sure there are a lot of things I missed :(. ...

    I'm sure there are a lot of things I missed :(. I focused on single serving, tear-open-the-package-and-eat items. I've only seen B&M Brown Bread in a can. I was mostly interested in comparing the...
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    calories per oz

    Obviously I have too much time on my hands. I made a quick chart of cost, calories, etc. of various pre-packaged foods.

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    What pushed me to spend the extra money for the...

    What pushed me to spend the extra money for the NB20000 wasn't just the weight, but the reported shock and weather resistance. Maybe this could be achieved with a ziplock baggie; I don't know. But...
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