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by russb
Sat Oct 30, 2010 1:12 pm
Forum: Amazing Thrift Store Treasures
Topic: msr hubba find
Replies: 16
Views: 5667

msr hubba find

Stopped by an estate sale today to look at an antique dresser. they wanted too much for it, but I did find an MSR Hubba tent for $5, Just set it up in the garage and it is used. Tent had a couple of leaves in it, one pole has a slight bend to it, and it is a bit dusty but seems to be in good shape o...
by russb
Sun Oct 03, 2010 12:15 pm
Forum: Packs-n-Bags
Topic: cheap ultralight large backpack possibility
Replies: 20
Views: 21593

Re: cheap ultralight large backpack possibility

Two quick things. First, the walmart laundry bag with straps lived up to the walmart reputation and didn't last too long. While the price was right, the stitching came loose too easily. This happened on the drawstring portion of the bag. Functionality is not compromised, but I can see other stitchin...
by russb
Mon Jul 05, 2010 3:44 pm
Forum: General
Topic: "bounce box" signup
Replies: 199
Views: 27463

Re: "bounce box" signup

Is this thing still in transit from Canada?
by russb
Fri Jun 25, 2010 9:23 pm
Forum: General
Topic: "bounce box" signup
Replies: 199
Views: 27463

Re: "bounce box" signup

LOL
by russb
Sun Jun 20, 2010 6:53 pm
Forum: Homemade Stove Ideas
Topic: The Warp One stove
Replies: 44
Views: 11109

Re: The Warp One stove

for a non-optimized design, it is looking good. Keep it up,
by russb
Thu Jun 10, 2010 10:39 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Hiking in New York
Replies: 7
Views: 2514

Re: Hiking in New York

I didn't notice it to be any more mineralized than your typical backcountry water. But then again, I am used to drinking quite a bit of it. A filtered water person, might notice.
by russb
Thu Jun 10, 2010 10:15 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Hiking in New York
Replies: 7
Views: 2514

Re: Hiking in New York

Zelph, here is a photo of it after I cleaned it out. I placed a some rocks to help contain the seep into a pool instead of letting it spread into a broad wet area. The seep was slow so it hadn't had a chance to clear the water yet after I dug out all the crap.
by russb
Thu Jun 10, 2010 7:25 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Hiking in New York
Replies: 7
Views: 2514

Re: Hiking in New York

Thanks Ted.

Did I tell you I found the source spring for the stream near the Dunham Shelter in the flnf?
by russb
Mon Jun 07, 2010 6:04 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Hiking in New York
Replies: 7
Views: 2514

Re: Hiking in New York

3-4 days Backpacking definitely the Adirondacks. I recommend staying away from the High Peaks as it is very busy with people (good day hiking possibilities though). Areas in the 5.9 million other acres of the preserve I recommend: West Canada Creek Wilderness, Ha De Ron Dah Wilderness, and my favori...
by russb
Tue Jun 01, 2010 4:47 pm
Forum: General
Topic: "bounce box" signup
Replies: 199
Views: 27463

Re: "bounce box" signup

What is the mail order for this round?

russ