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by Mags
Mon Aug 11, 2008 4:34 pm
Forum: DIY Odds and Ends
Topic: How Many Uses For This Tool?
Replies: 31
Views: 9745

Re: How Many Uses For This Tool?

Duct tape is like the force. It has a dark side. It has a light side. It holds the universe together.
--Anon.

:)
by Mags
Thu Aug 07, 2008 2:09 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Powerful Flashlight Starts Fires
Replies: 8
Views: 2402

Re: Powerful Flashlight Starts Fires

Gee..what does these bad boys weigh in POUNDS ?!?!? :)
by Mags
Wed Aug 06, 2008 12:50 pm
Forum: Amazing Photos
Topic: Wildflower Walkers Delight!
Replies: 7
Views: 2676

Re: Wildflower Walkers Delight!

Best of luck to your son! Serving on an aircraft carrier (I hear) is a bit like being in a large town.

As for taking a dip..heh..I am a wimp when it comes to cold water. :)
by Mags
Tue Aug 05, 2008 2:39 pm
Forum: Amazing Photos
Topic: Wildflower Walkers Delight!
Replies: 7
Views: 2676

Re: Wildflower Walkers Delight!

Alas, it has been a massive heat wave in Colorado for going on three plus weeks now. :O

http://www.denverpost.com/ci_10078708?source=rss
by Mags
Tue Aug 05, 2008 12:17 pm
Forum: Amazing Photos
Topic: Wildflower Walkers Delight!
Replies: 7
Views: 2676

Wildflower Walkers Delight!

If you love mountain wildflowers, my trip this past weekend was awesome. The western side of the divide rocked. The snow melt is about 2 wks behind this past year, so the flowers were at peak this weekend. There were blue columbines, pink elephant heads and many others. One of my favorites though wa...
by Mags
Thu Jul 31, 2008 10:46 am
Forum: Amazing Photos
Topic: From my recent backpack
Replies: 11
Views: 4100

Re: From my recent backpack

Wow...thanks for all the kind words. >>Are you hiking mostly in the sun? Can't see that many trees up there. Actually we were in the trees for the most part. My friend's wife came from back East the day before. So we wanted a relatively lower elevation hike (less than 10k ft). It was freakin hot, to...
by Mags
Wed Jul 30, 2008 2:27 pm
Forum: Amazing Photos
Topic: From my recent backpack
Replies: 11
Views: 4100

From my recent backpack

Here's a photo from my recent backpacking trip. The photo is of Avalanche Lake. Surrounded by 2 14ers and a 13er, it is rather nice. The water was indeed a turquoise blue http://www.pmags.com/gallery2/main.php?g2_view=core.DownloadItem&g2_itemId=17536&g2_serialNumber=1&g2_GALLERYSID=9b7269e012767510...
by Mags
Wed Jul 30, 2008 2:25 pm
Forum: Amazing Photos
Topic: Upper Peninsula of Michigan, Copper country
Replies: 6
Views: 3614

Re: Upper Peninsula of Michigan, Copper country

I love it! Thanks for sharing!
by Mags
Tue Jul 22, 2008 4:15 pm
Forum: DIY Odds and Ends
Topic: New Shape Beer Bottle
Replies: 9
Views: 3351

Re: New Shape Beer Bottle

Any discussion that involves beer can only be good. :)
by Mags
Wed Jul 16, 2008 5:46 pm
Forum: Vintage Backpacking Stoves
Topic: Sterno Cook Stove
Replies: 29
Views: 27058

Re: Sterno Cook Stove

Sterno goes back quite aways. It even made the lyircs to an old blues song from 1929 "Canned Heat Blues". http://www.harptab.com/lyrics/ly5159.shtml From the wiki entry "Invented around 1900, Sterno is made from ethanol, methanol, water and an amphoteric oxide gelling agent, plus a dye that gives it...