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    Any idea of the weight?

    Any idea of the weight?
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    To your question....yes, I've put my rain jacket...

    To your question....yes, I've put my rain jacket in the dryer before. As OwenM already mentioned, it's how the coating is refreshed; AKA: activated.

    That's all for now. Take care and until next...
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    Thanks folks! There are some good ideas for me...

    Thanks folks! There are some good ideas for me to look into so I appreciate all the suggestions.

    That's it for now. Take care and until next time...be well.

    snapper
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    Retrofitting a pack - who might do this?

    Hey Folks - I have an old Lowe Alpine rucksack that is one large open compartment with a lid. I love the pack and it carries very well for me. It was a gift from my wife about 20 years ago but the...
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    The knife that accompanies me on all my trips is...

    The knife that accompanies me on all my trips is a small folding Opinel. It does everything I need from a knife and I keep the carbon blade free of rust by cutting a lot of pepperoni with it!
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    Over the years I've done a lot of canoe trips in...

    Over the years I've done a lot of canoe trips in the south. My experience on "wild" rivers like the Suwannee is you won't see many gators. I never saw more than one gator per trip when paddling. ...
  7. Thread: Rain pants

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    Have you considered rain chaps? They're a nice...

    Have you considered rain chaps? They're a nice cross between pants and a kilt. I like them in warmer weather because they vent so well without being heavy or clingy.

    That's all for now. Take...
  8. Thread: Cold camp !

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    Back in the 90's I guided a winter overnight in...

    Back in the 90's I guided a winter overnight in the Catskill Mountains of NY for the AMC. On the first night it got down to -28 F; the second night was colder yet at -32 F. Both evenings were...
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    Zelph - Thanks for those links. I just sent them...

    Zelph - Thanks for those links. I just sent them an e-mail. Not sure I'll hear back but if I do, I'll be happy to report what comes my way.

    That's all for now. Take care and until next...
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    May not be what you're looking for but why don't...

    May not be what you're looking for but why don't you cut off the handle? That would solve your problem; although it might create another one for you as well. If you're concerned about holding the...
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    I've used my mug in the past but for something a...

    I've used my mug in the past but for something a bit more flexible, cut off the bottom portion of a water bottle; the same type you store your water in. You can slip the piece you'll use for pouring...
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    Curious as to the color and condition of the...

    Curious as to the color and condition of the Patagonia "Airshed" you're selling as I might be interested. If you could PM me with that info, I'd appreciate it. Thanks!

    Until next time...be well....
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    I use them most of the time but find them a bit...

    I use them most of the time but find them a bit hot during the warmer months. I tend to run "warm" anyway so when the day is calling for heat & humidity, I turn back to an old pair of polyester...
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    Shelter is sold. Thanks to everyone who...

    Shelter is sold. Thanks to everyone who expressed interest!

    That's all for now. Take care and until next time...be well.

    snapper
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    jgillam - Sorry I've been away a few days so...

    jgillam - Sorry I've been away a few days so didn't see your post until right now. For what it's worth, I believe this is the last year that the 8" struts were used. I could measure it for you if...
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    Looks like a lot of views but no activity. If...

    Looks like a lot of views but no activity. If someone wants to make me a reasonable offer for the shelter, I'd be willing to consider it.

    That's all for now. Take care and until next time....be...
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    Lightheart Gear SoLong 6 for sale

    I purchased this tent off of this board back in November so have never had it out. It was used a few times by the previous owner and it looks to be in very good shape. My reason for selling? I...
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    Agree on not being a fan of built-in ignition. ...

    Agree on not being a fan of built-in ignition. The one MSR stove I have with it, the ignition feature had a very short life; maybe two trips. I don't abuse my equipment so I was a bit surprised...
  19. On the Tarptent "Rainbow," does the $175.00...

    On the Tarptent "Rainbow," does the $175.00 including shipping? I live in central NYS if that helps at all.

    That's all for now. Look forward to your reply. Until then...

    be well.

    snapper
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    Thanks for that. I knew the percentages that you...

    Thanks for that. I knew the percentages that you mention. Just screwed up on the math :(.

    That's all for now. Take care and until next time....be well.

    snapper
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    I use the same pack with my border...

    I use the same pack with my border collie/lab/retriever pooch. Her pack is a bright lime green type color so she's easy to see. I'm still working with her on being able to be off leash but I do...
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    I realize this thread is a couple of months old...

    I realize this thread is a couple of months old so here goes...do you like boxed wine enough to make a purchase? If so, consume the wine and clean out the bag for future use. I used a water/bleach...
  23. Thread: Best Puffy???

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    Forgot to add...I don't know what the garments...

    Forgot to add...I don't know what the garments other folks have mentioned weigh but my down sweater comes in at 10 oz. on my postal scale. Having this one garment has allowed me to leave other upper...
  24. Thread: Best Puffy???

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    This is what I go with: ...

    This is what I go with: https://www.llbean.com/llb/shop/83561?page=ultralight-850-down-sweater&bc=&feat=down sweater-SR0&csp=a&searchTerm=down%20sweater
    It may not be for everyone but I like it. ...
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    Sticky: If these are still available, I'd love to have...

    If these are still available, I'd love to have one for our college's outdoor program office. We have various stickers from around the east that we post for folks to see and ask about.

    Not sure...
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