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    Nice water bottle. I prefer these:...

    Nice water bottle. I prefer these: http://www.cascadedesigns.com/platypus/bottles-and-storage/platy-bottle/product
    I've got the one liter bottles. They roll up and flatten real well--stay flattened...
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    Most excellent. Especially liked the sunflower...

    Most excellent. Especially liked the sunflower seeds. Putting the oatmeal in a paper lunch bag is a good idea. Of course your going to want to put your day's grub all in a couple of recycled bread...
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    It would be in interesting to find out why they...

    It would be in interesting to find out why they did what they did. I have some notions but this isn't the forum for them.
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    I have had and used my mini-Trangia for many...

    I have had and used my mini-Trangia for many years now and am very happy with it.
    The Trangia alcohol stove works very well in northern Europe (made and used in Sweden and other cold climes). Stick...
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    If you go into bear country you've got to be...

    If you go into bear country you've got to be prepared for what they might do. Ultimately we are all responsible for our own protection. Anyone not willing to accept that responsibility should be fed...
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    I would hope that discharging a firearm would...

    I would hope that discharging a firearm would lead to some serious penalties for the attacker. Hitting something (preferably enter mass several times) is the whole point; that's called sight...
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    My fraternal grandmother, Marguerite Biehl,...

    My fraternal grandmother, Marguerite Biehl, started (and Scoutmastered) the first Girl Scout Troop in Allentown PA in the late 1920s-early 1930s. She told me several times how her girls (and her)...
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    Re: Analysis Paralysis

    Six-six,
    I've owned and slept in a Bana, HH, ENO, & a Warbonet BB. For right now, get one of the HH models that will accommodate your height and weight. You'll use and enjoy it for a while, then...
  9. Thread: Trail saw

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    Jeez, give the guy a break. Maybe he just wants...

    Jeez, give the guy a break. Maybe he just wants to do short hikes where a little extra weight is not a problem and cook a couple of steaks over a real campfire.
    I used this saw a couple of weeks ago...
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    This reminds me of some of the recent threads on...

    This reminds me of some of the recent threads on 'protection' devices not being needed on the AT. You will probably never use a compass on the AT. However; if you need a compass (or any other...
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    You're welcome.:)

    You're welcome.:)
  12. A little discounting before the brat crowd starts...

    A little discounting before the brat crowd starts posting.

    "An immature, irresponsible, irrational man or woman should never be allowed to touch, much less carry any type of weapon anywhere.":-?
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    "In the Gravest Extreme"

    "In the Gravest Extreme"
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    Why would you want to have (or need) First...

    Why would you want to have (or need) First Amendment (or any of the other natural, unalienable freedoms) rights on the trail?:-?
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    You're absolutely right. No immature,...

    You're absolutely right. No immature, irresponsible man or woman should be allowed anywhere near any kind of weapon.:eek:
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    Stay away from the freakin' shelters and you...

    Stay away from the freakin' shelters and you shouldn't have a problem with the ridgerunners.;)
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    A friend of mine had a pair when he come up from...

    A friend of mine had a pair when he come up from Florida a few weeks ago to do some hiking with me. Crocs on steriods. They were cool looking but I'll take my regular Crocs just for camp/water...
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    Take some rope (3/8" or better, at least 100')...

    Take some rope (3/8" or better, at least 100') with you. String the rope up between two trees so that it crosses the middle of the tent pad. Stake the four corners of the tent out. Run a guy line...
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    I haven't found a better page on tarps (yet):...

    I haven't found a better page on tarps (yet):
    http://www.equipped.org/tarp-shelters.htm

    A short, but fascinating history of tents:
    http://www.insteadofapes.com/tents/index.html

    Unfortunately,...
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    If you don't know it already, a reminder:...

    If you don't know it already, a reminder: Catenary tarps can only be pitched one way. Whereas 8X10's, 10X10's, and 10X12's can be pitched a multitude of ways, cats are one-trick ponies. If you're...
  21. Thread: Site slow

    by Rifleman
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    Because everybody's out hiking or on other...

    Because everybody's out hiking or on other boards. :-?
    R.
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    I remember. I have not and will not watch...

    I remember. I have not and will not watch Hollywood films based on that day. Are we as a nation willing to make the price so high that the enemy will not attempt other, similar attacks?:-?
    R.
  23. Yeah. Abbey. Not your regular environmentalist....

    Yeah. Abbey. Not your regular environmentalist. Somebody I can respect. Don't wait for the movie. Read the book.
    R.
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    The squeeky wheel gets the oil. Make out a report...

    The squeeky wheel gets the oil. Make out a report with the police so that they know about it.
    R.
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    Why don't you do a study? Then you'll be the goto...

    Why don't you do a study? Then you'll be the goto authority.:banana
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