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by russb
Wed Jan 30, 2008 5:56 pm
Forum: General
Topic: polycarbonate bottle, ex nalgene
Replies: 6
Views: 1953

polycarbonate bottle, ex nalgene

Study released today: http://www.sciencedirect.com/science?_ob=ArticleURL&_udi=B6TCR-4R5F02G-1&_user=10&_coverDate=01%2F30%2F2008&_rdoc=7&_fmt=summary&_orig=browse&_srch=doc-info(%23toc%235177%232008%23998239997%23677887%23FLA%23display%23Volume)&_cdi=5177&_sort=d&_docanchor=&_ct=9&_acct=C000050221&...
by russb
Sun Jan 27, 2008 6:52 pm
Forum: Welcome to bpLite.com!
Topic: Greetings from me
Replies: 2
Views: 1747

Re: Greetings from me

Welcome.

I am in western NY. I have not yet had the pleasure to hike with anyone here.
by russb
Sun Jan 27, 2008 8:12 am
Forum: Packs-n-Bags
Topic: cheap ultralight large backpack possibility
Replies: 20
Views: 21762

cheap ultralight large backpack possibility

Anyone seen or tried one of these? I am sure they would not be comfortable for heavy loads, but I wonder about us lightweight backpackers. I am thinking about getting one and trying it out, heck its $10. I figure worse case scenario I can use it for laundry or maybe even use it it conjunction with m...
by russb
Thu Jan 24, 2008 6:39 pm
Forum: Just Plain Ole Camp Cooking
Topic: Pan Bread and Muffins
Replies: 220
Views: 115109

Re: Pan Bread

The liner in the heine will burn off.On thin alum. put a metal can cover on stove then the pot. Oops, I'm like you, I like my baked goods done on the outside. Let me bounce this idea off of you........what if you put a 1/4" to 1/2" of water in your heine pot then hung a muffin tin from the top lip ...
by russb
Thu Jan 24, 2008 7:14 am
Forum: Just Plain Ole Camp Cooking
Topic: Pan Bread and Muffins
Replies: 220
Views: 115109

Re: Pan Bread

I have used the foil muffin cups in the past fine. I took a strip of oven liner aluminum about 3/4 wide and made a coil for the muffin cup to rest on and then I cooked it in an aluminum pot. All that matters is the minimizing of the contact between the item being baked and the oven. An oven rack of ...
by russb
Wed Jan 23, 2008 5:09 am
Forum: General
Topic: Loading Photos to bplite
Replies: 14
Views: 4467

Re: Loading Photos to bplite

Ridgerunner wrote:Can you post more than one pic this way? Can you post expandable thumbnails this way?
More than one, yes. Expandable thumbnail, I highly doubt it.
by russb
Tue Jan 22, 2008 8:58 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Survival Kit
Replies: 11
Views: 3371

Re: Survival Kit

heckdog wrote:Any cheap sources for magnesium?
Science Lab suppliers for schools perhaps. A quick search found this: http://secure.sciencecompany.com/Magnes ... 8C668.aspx I don't know if this is considered "cheap".
by russb
Tue Jan 22, 2008 8:22 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Survival Kit
Replies: 11
Views: 3371

Re: Survival Kit

I have a nylon no-frills fanny pack I bought on ebay for $5. In it is my first aid kit, fire-starting kit, sewing/repair kit. extra TP, emergency blanket, emergency poncho, small knife. I weighed it once but do not remember what it came to. I take this with me for all my outdoor activities like hiki...
by russb
Tue Jan 22, 2008 6:24 pm
Forum: Urban Legends and Myths Busted
Topic: Alcohol don't burn in cold weather.
Replies: 29
Views: 63328

Re: Alcohol don't burn in cold weather.

Here is the Starlyte at 6.8*F on Sunday January 20th in the Finger Lakes of NYS. http://i250.photobucket.com/albums/gg247/allthenamesweretaken/th_starlyte005.jpg http://i250.photobucket.com/albums/gg247/allthenamesweretaken/th_starlyte003.jpg http://i250.photobucket.com/albums/gg247/allthenameswere...
by russb
Mon Jan 21, 2008 5:05 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Loading Photos to bplite
Replies: 14
Views: 4467

Re: Loading Photos to bplite

Found it!

Below the Message Box are 2 tabs: "Options" and "Upload Attachment". Click the latter.