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    I don't know if it was epoxied, soldered, or...

    I don't know if it was epoxied, soldered, or welded, but epoxy is plenty strong for the job - that's what holds the head onto the shaft of golf clubs.
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    A daily Metamucil cookie or two (they call 'em...

    A daily Metamucil cookie or two (they call 'em fiber thins) really helps, and they're actually pretty tasty.

    Just don't down a boxful in one sitting like they're Oreos!
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    Well for one thing, you don't have to carry a...

    Well for one thing, you don't have to carry a bottle of water around with you, you just grab some water when the time comes, and filtering isn't necessary. I've used rocks, snowballs (refreshing!),...
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    I've always just thought of it as "driving the...

    I've always just thought of it as "driving the pack" (I didn't invent the term) - tightening or loosening or adjusting things as you hike is just how packs work.
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    Congratulations!

    Congratulations!
  6. The old Wilson meat bars aren't around, but Epic...

    The old Wilson meat bars aren't around, but Epic meat bars are. https://epicprovisions.com/collections/bars

    The bacon bar is really good with the Mushroom risotto from Good to Go dehydrated foods...
  7. The Sterno Inferno pot also works super well,...

    The Sterno Inferno pot also works super well, like the Olicamp. Just use the windscreen and pot, replace the lid with foil or a lid from Dutchware: https://dutchwaregear.com/product/imusa-pot-lids/ ...
  8. Here's my set up. Made with 1/2" hardware cloth...

    Here's my set up. Made with 1/2" hardware cloth and aluminum foil. The dish under the stove is cut from a small foil pie pan - it keeps small spills contained, works as a pre-heater if necessary. ...
  9. Thread: Scaring Bears

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    My Mother-in-law would be much scarier

    My Mother-in-law would be much scarier
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    SPAM & cheese on a bagel (with mustard if I have...

    SPAM & cheese on a bagel (with mustard if I have a packet or two). Not something I'd eat at home, but will power you through the day. Sometimes I'll find chicken salad in the foil packs, also good...
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    It's an oldie. I get a kick out of the "kids" I...

    It's an oldie. I get a kick out of the "kids" I work with that are under 40 - they often don't have a clue what I'm talking about when I use old phrases, or quotes from old TV shows or cartoons that...
  12. mmmm... love me some fried pant legs!!

    mmmm... love me some fried pant legs!!
  13. Convertible pants - I zip on the legs at camp,...

    Convertible pants - I zip on the legs at camp, lighter than carrying pant & shorts. Merino t-shirts and underwear - cuts way down on the stink. Way down!
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    +1 on the book and the Shug! Both very...

    +1 on the book and the Shug! Both very informative and entertaining.
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    On second thought, at 6'4", you'll want the...

    On second thought, at 6'4", you'll want the Blackbird XLC - $25 more.
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    Warbonnet Blackbird with strap & buckle...

    Warbonnet Blackbird with strap & buckle suspension ($175), mini fly ($110), 20* Yeti underquilt ($175), 20* top quilt ($245). $705 total. You can start with just hammock & tarp, use your current...
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    5+ pounds for a semi-rectangular 20* (but I used...

    5+ pounds for a semi-rectangular 20* (but I used it in much colder weather) bag.
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    A good down bag is remarkably tough. I have a...

    A good down bag is remarkably tough. I have a Gerry bag (unless you're old, you've likely never heard of Gerry) that was purchased in 1969, has been mercilessly stuffed into tight spaces hundreds of...
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    It's just in the first aid kit, inside my pack,...

    It's just in the first aid kit, inside my pack, readily accessible. In hot weather, I'll make sure it's not near the outside of the pack where the sun might beat down and get it hot.

    Not really...
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    looks like it can still make a spark, too - dual...

    looks like it can still make a spark, too - dual purpose!
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    Also not a female here, but if she doesn't like...

    Also not a female here, but if she doesn't like hiker funk, merino shirts & underwear really cut down on the synthetic stink. You still smell like an unwashed human, but not like a biological...
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    Whose approval is it pending? To my knowledge,...

    Whose approval is it pending? To my knowledge, nobody maintains an "official" record of such feats on the LT.
  23. it appears rdljr took the warning that his post...

    it appears rdljr took the warning that his post didn't have enough characters to heart
  24. I was referring to these:...

    I was referring to these: https://encrypted-tbn0.gstatic.com/images?q=tbn:ANd9GcTEhrjYtfnIRENlwQMh0dOAj22ZGugkYRCdpsfsBMAD9ccEo1cW37geu4im4cU&usqp=CAc but there's also the stacked rocks (I call 'em...
  25. Don't forget all the little Gnome gardens. I'm...

    Don't forget all the little Gnome gardens. I'm sure plenty think they're cute, but they're just another form of tagging to my eyes. I don't get it... these people bring their sharpies with them...
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