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    If you have a tent with a door that zips shut...

    If you have a tent with a door that zips shut (I'm a tarp camper) do your down removal/stuffing inside the tent with the door zipped shut. Its still a challenge keeping up with any down that gets...
  2. Maybe I'll see you some day on the trail in the...

    Maybe I'll see you some day on the trail in the linville gorge. Thanks again.
  3. Thanks for the information.

    Thanks for the information.
  4. I've been working on this project for YEARS - it...

    I've been working on this project for YEARS - it hasn't been a priority until recently. I'm shooting for something like the divide 4500. Its hard to imagine why attaching the loops to the black...
  5. Thanks for the response - I understand how it...

    Thanks for the response - I understand how it basically works - the question is whether the bottom loop is sewn to the horizontal black band that goes from one side of the frame to the other or to...
  6. He says "this little attachment piece goes right...

    He says "this little attachment piece goes right down here". That's what I'm trying to figure out .., what is right down here? Its always behind the cushy back band in any video or picture I've...
  7. Seek Outside Divide or other seek outside backpack - Question

    Can anyone with a seek outside pack tell me how the shoulder strap harness attaches to the pack bag? I bought a pair of shoulder straps and hipbelt from them to update an old Jansport frame and cant...
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    I ordered some 210 gridstop and hyperD 300 from...

    I ordered some 210 gridstop and hyperD 300 from rip stop by the roll. Committed now.
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    Thanks. That's the ultimate choice, but I...

    Thanks. That's the ultimate choice, but I thought I would make a prototype out of cheaper fabric first. If I like it I may stop there. If I really like it and the waterproof nature of Xpac seems...
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    Thanks, but I'm building a special custom pack to...

    Thanks, but I'm building a special custom pack to my specs to fit on a frame that I already have. A rayway pack or anything ultralight isn't what I'm after. I've had a problem finding a material...
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    Had a few major bumps in the road with deaths in...

    Had a few major bumps in the road with deaths in the family and haven't made my pack yet. You gave me plenty of good advice, but the hyperD is very floppy. I ordered samples to check it out. 420D...
  12. Thread: Potato Soup

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    Well, I have 8 years of engineering school and a...

    Well, I have 8 years of engineering school and a couple of engineering degrees and I do not consider myself to be a scientist. Most of my PhD friends who are scientists would be quick to point out...
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    Yes, I would agree with all of those points. ...

    Yes, I would agree with all of those points. However, eating something with any of those ingredients occasionally doesn't concern me and applied science is my profession, although I am not a...
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    My trail name has double meaning. I made an...

    My trail name has double meaning. I made an alcohol stove from a fancyfeast cat food can that I used for a while and that's when I got the name. I don't use the stove much anymore but the name...
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    Nice. Your idea is even better. Mine was...

    Nice. Your idea is even better. Mine was intended to be based on something you can buy just about anywhere including the dollar store - that was the point ...simple, cheap, lightweight, filling,...
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    Turds are full of all natural ingredients but I...

    Turds are full of all natural ingredients but I would decline to eat one.
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    Agreed. However, labeling chemical ingredients...

    Agreed. However, labeling chemical ingredients in food as poisons is a bit inflammatory. The ingredients are based on science and science isn't always right in the long run. I don't believe that the...
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    Honestly I don't remember. I experimented on the...

    Honestly I don't remember. I experimented on the countertop at home and remember that if you soak them for a while in the water it significantly cuts the cook time. Its an easy to determine recipe...
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    Not bothering me. Just amazed at how our culture...

    Not bothering me. Just amazed at how our culture has transformed into being told what to do by everyone and everyone thinking they know more than everyone else. Its unbelievable. My idea for soup...
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    OK folks hike your own hike. We're all in charge...

    OK folks hike your own hike. We're all in charge of our own behavior. Next time I have a good backpacking recipe idea I like I'll keep it to myself.
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    Correction babelfish5 also goes by hungry hammock...

    Correction babelfish5 also goes by hungry hammock hanger. The stew is aztec chicken stew.
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    A guy who goes by babelfish5 (AKA hungry hiker)...

    A guy who goes by babelfish5 (AKA hungry hiker) has some pretty good dehydrated recipes on youtube. I've made two of them and both were good. One was bbq'd spaghetti - different but good and the...
  23. Thread: Potato Soup

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    True enough. Doesn't bother me

    True enough. Doesn't bother me
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    Medaglia D'Oro instant Espresso coffee. About $5...

    Medaglia D'Oro instant Espresso coffee. About $5 for a 2 ounce jar. Way cheaper than starbucks via and just as good unless you're super particular about your coffee.
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    Potato Soup

    Dehydrated scalloped potato mix from the grocery store makes a good base for potato soup. Add jerky or bacon bits, spinach leaves, corn, peas whatever. You can make a hearty chowder that really...
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