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  1. Yep,nylafume is my favorite type of bag.Got some...

    Yep,nylafume is my favorite type of bag.Got some from Litesmith.Because of the stakes involved of any sort of bag failure I have always double bagged everything.So right now I am using the somewhat...
  2. Actually,you're reading my mind as I have thought...

    Actually,you're reading my mind as I have thought about using a piece of tubing to blow into the bag and pinch a minimal amount of material around it to make the seal.However,this only proves you're...
  3. I normally carry my puffy in a nylafume bag for...

    I normally carry my puffy in a nylafume bag for quick easy access.Found a pin hole in it with the inflation method last night.The problem is when I tested my other bags I can only effectively test...
  4. I just went and poked some pin holes in a white...

    I just went and poked some pin holes in a white garbage bag just to see if I could see them.NOPE-not even in a dark room with a flash light inside the bag.I have on another occasion found pin holes...
  5. I really like my Snugpack Enhanced Patrol Poncho...

    I really like my Snugpack Enhanced Patrol Poncho but it's not for everybody;especially tall people.I'm short and couple it with a Vertice Zpacks kilt and gaiters and it works fine although the arms...
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    FWIW,I have always burned all the fuel out of my...

    FWIW,I have always burned all the fuel out of my Starlytes.I'm interested in what Zelph will say about storing dry vs with fuel or if it really matters................
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    I have read every word of the thread.As far as I...

    I have read every word of the thread.As far as I know,nobody addressed the OP's comment about water proof layer over thin gloves.FTR,I am neither a thru hiker nor a cyclist,just an old man with a...
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    Now that's a great idea!

    Now that's a great idea!
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    Way back then you would go to a drugstore and...

    Way back then you would go to a drugstore and they sold a small blue and white box with sulfur in it.I have no idea what other people used it for but we used it to keep chiggers off when we went...
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    Mr. Tipi,you have always had my respect.I totally...

    Mr. Tipi,you have always had my respect.I totally understand your style.Where does one get roll up books?
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    Way back in the mid 20th century we used to put...

    Way back in the mid 20th century we used to put sulfur in our pants cuffs for chiggers.It worked.
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    I think they will change it when Peter Pan and...

    I think they will change it when Peter Pan and Jiff change their product names to Legume Butter.:banana
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    I have had good results with JT Eaton's premixed...

    I have had good results with JT Eaton's premixed permethrin.It is labeled for clothing,bedding,luggage etc Just let it dry before putting on the clothes and keep dogs and cats away until everything...
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    I treat everything but the boxer shorts with...

    I treat everything but the boxer shorts with permethrine.I also take some supplements like Apple cider vinegar capsules,garlic,and B complex vitamins.Ever since going to the aforementioned...
  15. Thread: Riddle time

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    I guess the horse is named Sunday.(just a...

    I guess the horse is named Sunday.(just a guess,not trying to define the thread here)
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    here's a link ...

    here's a link https://io9.gizmodo.com/9-predators-with-the-most-brutal-hunting-techniques-510100768

    Just scroll down to the bear section and read the comments about not waiting for the...
  17. Mini's and Versa Flows are so light weight and...

    Mini's and Versa Flows are so light weight and inexpensive it is not an extravagance to carry a new one in your pack as a backup.My new dry Versa Flow is a whopping 1.9 oz.A good sip of water weighs...
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    It is my understanding that bears prefer to eat...

    It is my understanding that bears prefer to eat their food alive.From what I could tell in the video,that appears to be the case.
  19. Thread: Riddle time

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    Maybe they cook on a stove?

    Maybe they cook on a stove?
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    Mountain people cook their food on credit?

    Mountain people cook their food on credit?
  21. I have the Versa Flow,Sawyer Squeeze,Sawyer...

    I have the Versa Flow,Sawyer Squeeze,Sawyer Mini,Sawyer Micro.The Versa Flow is the one I carry because of size,weight,performance,color coded ends etc.I use Aqua Fina bottles with it however,because...
  22. Thread: Riddle time

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    sorry,no,wrong answer.

    sorry,no,wrong answer.
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    Rich men lack it but poor men have it in...

    Rich men lack it but poor men have it in abundance.And it is worse than the Devil.
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    From my perspective,the tarp is pitched higher...

    From my perspective,the tarp is pitched higher above the hammock than most of us normally pitch it.My assumption is that you are like me and want to be able to stand up under the tarp without...
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    Maybe it's better to accept some splatter rather...

    Maybe it's better to accept some splatter rather than become the splatter:banana
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