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    I know a cheaper alternative. Tincture of bear...

    I know a cheaper alternative. Tincture of bear mother in law. Works every time.
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    From Google: Is DMSO harmful to humans? ...

    From Google:

    Is DMSO harmful to humans?

    When applied to the skin: Non-prescription DMSO is POSSIBLY UNSAFE. Some non-prescription DMSO products might be "industrial grade," which is not...
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    Not so since if the nose gets clogged you will...

    Not so since if the nose gets clogged you will wake up gasping for air. That could cause even more problems.
  4. About sending the sleeping bag home. I cannot...

    About sending the sleeping bag home. I cannot count the times that I've encountered people like that. They tend to get a big surprise, especially in Va. I got surprised by a nor'easter in July no...
  5. Oops missed the post up above. Anyway, it works...

    Oops missed the post up above. Anyway, it works with a pad and if needed the poncho overhead.
  6. I use an army poncho liner, If it gets cooler I...

    I use an army poncho liner, If it gets cooler I just double it but only above.50. Anyone else?
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    It's the Slim Jim's. The only thing with a...

    It's the Slim Jim's. The only thing with a longer shelf life is Twinkies!
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    I've got bad news for you. I bought a lot for a...

    I've got bad news for you. I bought a lot for a 3 week trip to the Catskills in NY. It was a few weeks before the trip and they went funny and I had to throw them out.
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    Hey everyone. I had the same problem with the...

    Hey everyone. I had the same problem with the Mini mag, especially when the bulb went out at the wrong time. When the LED conversion kit came out I ran to get it.
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    LED's tend to fade with age so your's is normal

    LED's tend to fade with age so your's is normal
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    It was called the Jackstrap and I still have two...

    It was called the Jackstrap and I still have two somewhere.
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    It was called the Jackstrap and I still have two...

    It was called the Jackstrap and I still have two somewhere.
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    Golden retriever would work well.

    Golden retriever would work well.
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    Let me end this once and for all. I HAVE NEVER...

    Let me end this once and for all. I HAVE NEVER COME ACCROSS A PACK THAT IS WATERPROOF,NOT EVEN A DRY BAG AFTER SOME TIME. Always use a liner. After a few days of rain I stayed at the firehouse in...
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    Maybe, but I consider it fiction. I've read the...

    Maybe, but I consider it fiction. I've read the book and living it by doing the trail myself was better. That book was probably meant for armchair hikers.
  16. It seems they don't work. You may be right about...

    It seems they don't work. You may be right about bots. How can you travel at this time with everyone locked down again? How can they be independently wealthy and do this? I've said this many...
  17. I don't know if anyone else said this: You said...

    I don't know if anyone else said this: You said leaded gas. THAT IS A DEFINATE NO NO!!!! You do not wnat to be breathing in the fumes since lead will do a job on you!!!!!
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    I had the 123 at one time but the way things went...

    I had the 123 at one time but the way things went I had to give it up Try traveling on the subways and buses, trains with it. By the way, I used a dropper to prime it right out of the tank. ...
  19. "As do all the hikers on the PCT and CDT. This...

    "As do all the hikers on the PCT and CDT. This may push the organizations that sponsor long distance trails to move away from shelters toward more tenting areas. Whole lot cheaper to build and...
  20. With the fact that Covid is around this means...

    With the fact that Covid is around this means little or no maintenance was or will be done for a while. This means the trail will be overgrown in places and in others there could be blowdowns that...
  21. No one has said this: Mail drops are getting...

    No one has said this: Mail drops are getting more expensive at the post office with the price of postage going up. Not to mention that with the situation these days post office hours may be VERY...
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    This is a big deal that no one mentioned. A dog...

    This is a big deal that no one mentioned. A dog biting someone should be immediately reported to the local authorities and the owners should be cited.
  23. Seriously, things are nuts. Where I am they just...

    Seriously, things are nuts. Where I am they just had us locked down again. Maybe we'll be wearing masks and staying at home until next June if this keeps up. Maybe off trail hiking to get away...
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    That's AMC territory. That should say it all.

    That's AMC territory. That should say it all.
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    One other item: It seems the buses that ran in...

    One other item: It seems the buses that ran in CT. are now all gone. At one time I could jump on one and go almost anywhere along the trail in Ct. Not any more. Not even Sheffield, MA. has...
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