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by Pure Mahem
Sun Dec 21, 2008 1:21 am
Forum: Just For The Fun Of It
Topic: Handy little prybar
Replies: 9
Views: 2216

Re: Handy little prybar

Zelph, that's way cool! Those are exactly the ones I was thinking of and couldn't think of the name or where I had seen them. I've seen the Pocket version done up with a nice Paracord handle wrap. Way Cool! Also today I went shopping with my mom and saw a little Gerber Prybar keychain thingy in Targ...
by Pure Mahem
Fri Dec 19, 2008 7:20 pm
Forum: General
Topic: lost my bag
Replies: 26
Views: 5434

Re: lost my bag

All my gear is either "junk" or "stupid" until the power goes out. Then my headlamp disapears and "honey, will you make me some hot chocolate"..."honey, will you make me some noodles" Of course, immediately after the power comes back on my gear is either "junk" or "stupid" again. I also seem to reca...
by Pure Mahem
Fri Dec 19, 2008 7:03 pm
Forum: Shelter Skelter
Topic: winter tarp
Replies: 12
Views: 5336

Re: winter tarp

Another place you may want to pose the same question is hammockforums.net it's a sister site of WB but the people there are much more friendly and helpful (in My opinion of course). They do a lot of MYOG there, don't be afraid to ask a question they are very helpful. And what hes said go witht he st...
by Pure Mahem
Fri Dec 19, 2008 12:13 am
Forum: Just For The Fun Of It
Topic: Handy little prybar
Replies: 9
Views: 2216

Re: Handy little prybar

http://www.topsknives.com/product_info.php?cPath=9&products_id=259&osCsid=71fd758fdc655cae5a55017fb579e2b6 Something like this might be a little more useful but it's a lot larger. I've seen a small flat bar that falls inbetween but I can't remember where. I know it was on a surplus sight somewhere m...
by Pure Mahem
Thu Dec 18, 2008 12:59 am
Forum: General
Topic: packing/gear lists
Replies: 9
Views: 1912

Re: packing/gear lists

No need to apologize it's a good idea. I just wasn't sure if you were aware of the site or not. :mrgreen:
by Pure Mahem
Thu Dec 18, 2008 12:56 am
Forum: General
Topic: i've had enough
Replies: 19
Views: 4232

Re: i've had enough

Well said Hoz and some great links there as well! :mrgreen:
by Pure Mahem
Wed Dec 17, 2008 1:53 am
Forum: General
Topic: packing/gear lists
Replies: 9
Views: 1912

Re: packing/gear lists

I don't know if anyones mentioned it yet or if you've found it on your own but an excellent source of information can be obtained from Sgt.Rocks site. No means am I trying to drive you away from this site or discouraging you from asking questions to your hearts desire, but he has written quite a few...
by Pure Mahem
Wed Dec 17, 2008 1:45 am
Forum: General
Topic: trekking poles?
Replies: 32
Views: 6623

Re: trekking poles?

Amen dlarson! I definately know about the shoes thing. Working on my feet every day in retail. I switched my usual shoes to a pair of ultralites saving about a pound and a half off of each foot and let me tell you does that ever put a bounce in your step at the end of the day! :mrgreen:
by Pure Mahem
Wed Dec 17, 2008 1:28 am
Forum: General
Topic: i've had enough
Replies: 19
Views: 4232

Re: i've had enough

I seem to remember a similar experience unrelated to backpacking. I went xmas shopping with my mother around black friday and she wanted to go to a particular clothing store that was an hour away to find presents for my sisters and my wife. My mother was looking at a pair of pants and the lady told ...
by Pure Mahem
Fri Dec 12, 2008 9:19 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Rocket Stove
Replies: 2
Views: 1363

Rocket Stove

http://dynamiteskills.blogspot.com/ Check out the Rocket Stove way down on this page. Has anyone ever seen or used one of these. Looks very interesting. I remember seeing something like this on one of the Green Shows on Discovery channel where the guys traveled around in a biodiesel bus and met diff...