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    Does your rain jacket get wet on the inside when...

    Does your rain jacket get wet on the inside when you wear it? I have had a serious issue with it in the past.My current kit is the Snugpack Enhanced Patrol Poncho coupled with a wind jacket as needed...
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    I will turn 70 this month.When I started primary...

    I will turn 70 this month.When I started primary school a Coca-Cola cost 5 cents and gas was under a quarter a gallon.Let that sink in a while......... But I would think if you like dehydrated bean...
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    I had medul dates and pnut butter for breakfast...

    I had medul dates and pnut butter for breakfast this morning.Am running low on the B&M brown bread but that's what I had last trip out as I went without a stove.Fortunately I was able to mooch some...
  4. I have been satisfied with JT Eaton's premix...

    I have been satisfied with JT Eaton's premix permethrin by the gallon from Amazon.It's labeled for bedding,clothes,luggage etc.I don't get ticks if I wear long pants treated with it but I do keep...
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    I think the level attached to a hiking pole with...

    I think the level attached to a hiking pole with a rubber band would give you the most practical,accurate,and fastest results.
  6. So,if bear cables are not available,where do you...

    So,if bear cables are not available,where do you store your pack and day clothes?Asking for a friend......
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    True Confession here-I had an overnighter with...

    True Confession here-I had an overnighter with friends to the local river trail and went "no stove" so I mooched a cup of French Press coffee and now I may be hooked on it.The coffee in question is...
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    FWIW,I lost 50 pounds and kept it off by...

    FWIW,I lost 50 pounds and kept it off by following the Atkins diet principles of protein,leafy greens,and cutting out carbohydrates as much as possible.Weight is about what you eat and drink,not how...
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    I actually carry TWO Starlytes because they are...

    I actually carry TWO Starlytes because they are so light and I don't want to deal with a hot stove in case I did not add enough fuel for the initial burn.My primary stove is the XL3 backed up with...
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    I love my FF but now that the XL3 is in my pack...

    I love my FF but now that the XL3 is in my pack it has become a moot point.Also like my original style Starlytes of which I have several including the classic one with the built in wire pot...
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    Not saying that I don't like my Fancee Feast.But...

    Not saying that I don't like my Fancee Feast.But I had a sooted up bottom on a pot that it stuck to until it didn't when I lifted the pot up and then the "fun" started.Fancee Feast is a Ford Model T...
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    My all time favorite setup is the Beaded Caldera...

    My all time favorite setup is the Beaded Caldera Cone F Keg coupled with the Starlyte XL3.Quiet,stable so as not to scald anyone,impossible to spill the fuel(I spilled a Fancee Feast once and ruined...
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    One of my favorite hiking experiences was the...

    One of my favorite hiking experiences was the time I got TOTALLY DRENCHED on day one of a 3 day BMT hike in a heavy rain squall while using an umbrella.I did have a Frogg Togg with me at the time but...
  14. Curios as to whether he had an el cheapo button...

    Curios as to whether he had an el cheapo button compass or a "real one" is all........Have a nice day.......
  15. Sure would love to know what compass he used.Glad...

    Sure would love to know what compass he used.Glad he had one.
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    My favorite and most used blade is a Trail...

    My favorite and most used blade is a Trail Designs miniature box cutter about the size of my index finger.Opens cellophane in a jiff.I have a Mora knife but actually carry a full tang Cold Steel...
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    I think I read on my can of Counter Assault that...

    I think I read on my can of Counter Assault that it can cause blindness in humans so you aren't supposed to spray people with it.Maybe I am demented but other humans aren't supposed to be doing...
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    Bear spray and a knife with a 4 inch blade can...

    Bear spray and a knife with a 4 inch blade can give one a certain sense of security and is better than a fist....
    As for me,it's inappropriate to ask personal questions that really are none of my...
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    I do the "snuff and save" in my Starlyte XL3 all...

    I do the "snuff and save" in my Starlyte XL3 all the time.It's the perfect stove for people like me as it's mostly idiot proof.........
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    Personally,I don't wear them because they make my...

    Personally,I don't wear them because they make my butt look big!(sorry,couldn't resist....:banana)
  21. I put reflective tape on mine which makes it like...

    I put reflective tape on mine which makes it like a lighthouse in the wee hours of the morning.From past experience it serves as a really comfortable but heavy stool which also keeps out...
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    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vfMHgEODn6k ...

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vfMHgEODn6k

    lots of good information for self defense on YT.I didn't know these moves were an option.But it would take some practice.....
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    Having a bear hunt is the only fair thing to do...

    Having a bear hunt is the only fair thing to do for the greater good of the bear population.If their numbers are not controlled it means less available food per bear,no?In that event bears will be...
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    FWIW,I have always had great results using a...

    FWIW,I have always had great results using a product that home brewers use known as One Step.I run it thru my bags,hose,and filter after back flushing the filter with clean tap water which in my case...
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    To Clarify-the link I posted is the fine print...

    To Clarify-the link I posted is the fine print you will find from their site by pressing the green "learn more" button which I am defining as "page 2".
    They make the claim that the wipe is...
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