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by russb
Tue Aug 23, 2011 1:44 pm
Forum: Zelph's Stoveworks Factory
Topic: X-Men Stove For Scouts
Replies: 20
Views: 6381

Re: X-Men Stove For Scouts

The BSA prohibition on DIY stoves; requiring commercially made stoves is for those which use chemical fuels.

A DIY wood stove is not prohibited.
by russb
Thu Feb 24, 2011 5:43 pm
Forum: Stoves, Cooksets and All Things Cooking
Topic: your complete kitchen for backpacking
Replies: 66
Views: 21757

Re: your complete kitchen for backpacking

Alright, alright. I will go get mine out and snap some photos.

russ
by russb
Thu Feb 24, 2011 8:04 am
Forum: Stoves, Cooksets and All Things Cooking
Topic: your complete kitchen for backpacking
Replies: 66
Views: 21757

Re: your complete kitchen for backpacking

Al foil is reusable. parchment is not. in higher temps, the paper can burn.
by russb
Thu Feb 24, 2011 7:53 am
Forum: Freezer Bag Cooking
Topic: Dehydrated food suppliers??
Replies: 42
Views: 28440

Re: Dehydrated food suppliers??

I dehydrate my own leftovers too. A great additional to many dishes is sweet potatoes (yams actually). Not only do they add a great nutirional punch, but the flavor addition is fantastic, plus they make the sauce creamier. Amazing what they pair well with. A favorite pairing is with black beans. I h...
by russb
Sat Feb 19, 2011 2:23 pm
Forum: WOOD BURNING STOVES
Topic: NPR story for stovies
Replies: 13
Views: 7162

Re: NPR story for stovies

Hey Zelph,

You will have to visit us here in NY sometime for a hammock trip. There is indeed BEER in them thar hills. You just have to know where to "dig". Ordin is right, the empty cans are definitely easier to remove.

R
by russb
Sat Feb 19, 2011 1:15 pm
Forum: WOOD BURNING STOVES
Topic: NPR story for stovies
Replies: 13
Views: 7162

Re: NPR story for stovies

Neat read. Thanks Ordin.

btw I know where there is some beer which needs to be removed from the woods.

-R
by russb
Sat Feb 05, 2011 6:05 am
Forum: Just Plain Ole Camp Cooking
Topic: New idea for safely transporting eggs on the trail
Replies: 19
Views: 6979

Re: New idea for safely transporting eggs on the trail

We have friends that have chickens and their eggshells are harder than store bought ones..must be their feed.. I am sure it is. Your friends chickens probably are able to eat bugs... their preferred diet and thus get plenty of calcium from the insect exoskeleton. These free range eggs taste better ...
by russb
Thu Feb 03, 2011 7:53 pm
Forum: Survival and Bushcrafts
Topic: Making stove alcohol
Replies: 10
Views: 3807

Re: Making stove alcohol

I remember in middle school science class we distilled wood into methanol. Not sure of the alc content % though. I am sure the process used more propane than the alcohol it produced.
by russb
Tue Feb 01, 2011 9:22 pm
Forum: Shelter Skelter
Topic: My latest DIY addiction... hammocks
Replies: 35
Views: 14309

Re: My latest DIY addiction... hammocks

LOL on the "roll and go". I never tried, but then again my shoes and and stuff would be right at the "target" spot.
by russb
Tue Feb 01, 2011 6:35 pm
Forum: Shelter Skelter
Topic: My latest DIY addiction... hammocks
Replies: 35
Views: 14309

Re: My latest DIY addiction... hammocks

In all my years hanging, I used a pad and sleeping bag with none of the problems or difficulties that are often mentioned by people. I truly believe it was due to the specific hammock. The hammock is the Claytor. The Claytor has a double bottom which makes the use of a pad very easy, never an issue....

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