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by HFinster
Sun Jan 11, 2009 12:28 am
Forum: Tents, Tarps, Hammocks and Bivies
Topic: Hennessy Hammock deal
Replies: 19
Views: 3315

Re: Hennessy Hammock deal

I couldn't resist the deal. I bought an ultralight backpacker which arrived earlier this week along with the free Scout. I tested both in a local park this morning. The UL backpacker is an amazing piece of engineering. The support lines are about an eight of an inch thick. It's hard to believe they'...
by HFinster
Thu Jan 08, 2009 11:44 am
Forum: Urban Legends and Myths Busted
Topic: GiardiaMyth-Buster
Replies: 22
Views: 76854

Re: GiardiaMyth-Buster

Erik has simply pointed out the burden of proof has not been met.

He's doing rather more than that. He's encouraging people to make an unscientific assessment of whether water is safe to drink, and he uses his good luck rather than sound science to back his arguments.

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by HFinster
Wed Jan 07, 2009 12:54 pm
Forum: Urban Legends and Myths Busted
Topic: GiardiaMyth-Buster
Replies: 22
Views: 76854

Re: GiardiaMyth-Buster

Anecdotes do not a scientific paper make. There are smokers who've lived past 100. Should we conclude from this that smoking is safe? Visual inspection cannot guarantee that your water is pathogen free, period. You can drink water from a sewer and not get sick. You can drink water from a sewer and d...

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