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by burleyolebear
Sun Feb 10, 2013 11:33 pm
Forum: Amazing Thrift Store Treasures
Topic: awesome $5 sleeping bag!
Replies: 5
Views: 6314

Re: awesome $5 sleeping bag!

Yeah, I actually had to verify that I wasn't dreaming...
by burleyolebear
Sat Feb 09, 2013 10:23 pm
Forum: Amazing Thrift Store Treasures
Topic: awesome $5 sleeping bag!
Replies: 5
Views: 6314

awesome $5 sleeping bag!

I found a down sleeping bag today at a nearby second hand store. It was $5!!!
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I'm going to use it as an underquilt, with very little necessary conversion...
by burleyolebear
Sat Dec 29, 2012 5:58 pm
Forum: WOOD BURNING STOVES
Topic: Well, I just spent $60!
Replies: 36
Views: 11879

Re: Well, I just spent $60!

Awesome, I'm sure it will be far more effective than mine. Looking forward to the pics...
by burleyolebear
Fri Dec 28, 2012 9:29 pm
Forum: WOOD BURNING STOVES
Topic: BIOLITE Featured on Cramer's Mad Money
Replies: 14
Views: 6526

Re: BIOLITE Featured on Cramer's Mad Money

not exactly "backpacking lite" but it does appear to have appeal beyond backpacking...
by burleyolebear
Sun Oct 14, 2012 5:35 pm
Forum: WOOD BURNING STOVES
Topic: Well, I just spent $60!
Replies: 36
Views: 11879

Re: Well, I just spent $60!

All the stoves I've played around with shows me the hottest area of the stove is where the coals wind up. From the grate up about 2" the coals realy sit there and play havoc on the walls of the stove. In the stove I made with the central air shaft I lined the walls with stainless steel to prol...
by burleyolebear
Sat Oct 13, 2012 11:38 am
Forum: WOOD BURNING STOVES
Topic: Well, I just spent $60!
Replies: 36
Views: 11879

Re: Well, I just spent $60!

I meant to say I "broke IN" my micro stool. It didn't break, it was actually surprisingly sturdy.
by burleyolebear
Thu Oct 11, 2012 12:36 pm
Forum: WOOD BURNING STOVES
Topic: Well, I just spent $60!
Replies: 36
Views: 11879

Re: Well, I just spent $60!

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Bonafide action shot. Note the absence of a truly flat, firm surface. The stability was fine, even out in the woods...
by burleyolebear
Wed Oct 10, 2012 9:16 pm
Forum: WOOD BURNING STOVES
Topic: Well, I just spent $60!
Replies: 36
Views: 11879

Re: Well, I just spent $60!

Well, had a short outing this weekend: did about 6 miles on the Pinhoti here in North GA this past weekend. Tried out some other new gear as well as the new stove so I was going a little heavy. The stove did even better than I imagined. Usually I put the water on first then start making other prepar...
by burleyolebear
Sat Sep 29, 2012 9:48 pm
Forum: WOOD BURNING STOVES
Topic: Well, I just spent $60!
Replies: 36
Views: 11879

Re: Well, I just spent $60!

I just walked around the yard and picked up branches that had fallen. Most were around 3/8". Also soaking wet. I expect even better performance from dry wood.
by burleyolebear
Wed Sep 26, 2012 9:39 pm
Forum: WOOD BURNING STOVES
Topic: Well, I just spent $60!
Replies: 36
Views: 11879

Re: Well, I just spent $60!

Have you been able to get a continuious burn with long twigs in order to boil 2 cups of water? Or did you have to use more twigs to get the final burn to get the boil? Yes, the 1 quart boil was on a single feed of long twigs. I was surprised at how often I had to feed them in. The coolest part is t...

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