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  1. Ive have had great use from a pair of Hedgehog...

    Ive have had great use from a pair of Hedgehog boots for the past 6 years. THese things are indestructable. they are still in good shape. I use them for walking around the city in all weather. I just...
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    Its still plastic n mostly used as a ground...

    Its still plastic n mostly used as a ground cloths under the tent or on the floor of a lean-to.
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    If its sticky n smells funky.. .save the poles n...

    If its sticky n smells funky.. .save the poles n throw it out!
  4. I have the old model whisperlite International....

    I have the old model whisperlite International. *Be warned... there are two different pumps on whisperlites. The old pumps (sold pre 80s) were much better at adjusting simmer. The newer pumps (sold...
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    Those emergency blankets trap moisture. mylar of...

    Those emergency blankets trap moisture. mylar of any color is not breathable... its a plastic sheet. Sure sit by a fire with this mylar thing?... hahahah thats not from experiance in freezing...
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    hanging a candle makes a mess. As the wind blows...

    hanging a candle makes a mess. As the wind blows n sways the lantern, the hot melted wax is being spilled n reduces the life of the candle. I tried it when camping on saranac this summer n we took it...
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    dish soap is very concentrated n goes a long way....

    dish soap is very concentrated n goes a long way. I used about 3 oz on a week long trip this summer n that included washing hand n bathing everyday.
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    having a knife wont do you much good as...

    having a knife wont do you much good as protection since thats hand to hand combat. Supposing you are confronted with a gun? OH so now you need a gun? how about a taser gun? where does it stop?...
  9. Thread: Glasses

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    Ive been wearing contacts on the trail n changing...

    Ive been wearing contacts on the trail n changing to glasses at night when we get settled in. I hang a bladder on a tree for washing hands with soap. Then remove the contacts n put them in the...
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    i have whisperlite stoves for many years n never...

    i have whisperlite stoves for many years n never had problems turning the flame way down to a light simmer. one of my stoves needed a new pump, it developed a crack.

    the new pump seemed to have...
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    ski poles!

    ski poles!
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    ive always had issues sleeping on my side n did...

    ive always had issues sleeping on my side n did alot of experimenting. my best solution....

    put the foam pad on top of the air mat. as someone sugested, overfill the air mat and while laying on...
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    chest high ski poles at wallmart.

    chest high ski poles at wallmart.
  14. HAHAHAHhahahahahahahahahahahahahaha im choking...

    HAHAHAHhahahahahahahahahahahahahaha im choking now.
    https://www.bigagnes.com/Fly-Creek-HV-UL2-Person

    Im offering $20 and no pix?

    Supposing it was only used once because on his first day, the...
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    EXACTLY! Ill bet you will freeze to death by...

    EXACTLY!
    Ill bet you will freeze to death by 3am in the NE cold.
    How cold are you talking about?... BUT then again.... florida cold is at 70deg.

    Now as a tarp over the front of a lean to it...
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    MEN'S HEDGEHOG HIKE II GTX® ...

    MEN'S HEDGEHOG HIKE II GTX®

    https://www.rei.com/product/114091/the-north-face-hedgehog-fastpack-mid-gtx-hiking-boots-mens

    I need a wide shoe n these are perfect for my fat feet. I have to get...
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    Buy a really cheap winter coat for its stuffing?...

    Buy a really cheap winter coat for its stuffing? Have any old camping coats laying around?
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    Make a belt extender? I did that when I was short...

    Make a belt extender? I did that when I was short for my weight.

    I got some wide webbing and the spade clips that matched my backpack clips. If you cant find clips that match, change the existing...
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    this works! +1

    this works! +1
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    hahahahaha and its a black male. sheesh...

    hahahahaha and its a black male.

    sheesh wallmark! too funny!
  21. i can understand using the camera feature. leave...

    i can understand using the camera feature. leave it in airplane mode.

    +1 there.
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    thermarests are waranteed for life. return it and...

    thermarests are waranteed for life. return it and they will send you a brand new one.
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    i used an old pair as my pattern.

    i used an old pair as my pattern.
  24. 2+ i go backpacking to get away from all that...

    2+

    i go backpacking to get away from all that nonsense.

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  25. Thread: Pole Poll

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    Poll: ah, hiking sticks grow on trees!

    ah, hiking sticks grow on trees!
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