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Alcohol Stove Boil Time Videos: Theater of the Absurd?

Homemade Photon Alcohol Stove

What do alcohol stove boil time test videos done in peoples’ kitchens, basements, and backyards tell you about the real world performance of your alcohol stove? PRECIOUS LITTLE You can’t measure stove performance indoors unless you take into account all of the …

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Permethrin Pre-treated Camping Tents

Wenzel-Insect-Armour-Tents

The outdoor gear company, Wenzel, has started making family camping tents pre-treated with Permethrin, which repels and kill mosquitos and ticks, including those that carry Lyme Disease. I think this is a fantastic development and hope higher-end backpacking tent manufacturers follow Wenzel’s …

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Campsaver Ultralight 30 Down Sleeping Bag Review

The Campsaver Ultralight 30 Down Sleeping Bag is filled with 10.8 ounces of 850 fill power goose down.

The online retailer, Campsaver, has started to manufacture and sell their own branded men’s and women’s mummy bags and hoodless sleeping bags, including the Campsaver Ultralight 30 Down Sleeping Bag, filled with 850 fill power goose down. Priced at just $299.95, it’s …

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