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by left52side
Mon Aug 22, 2016 4:51 pm
Forum: Homemade Stove Ideas
Topic: Simple capillary stove...
Replies: 18
Views: 4247

Re: Simple capillary stove...

Dan them things are awesome.
I actually just had one offered to me for free but it was in dire despair ,and I really do not have the time for the repairs it needed done to it.
by left52side
Mon Aug 22, 2016 4:49 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Starting A thru hike !
Replies: 5
Views: 1278

Starting A thru hike !

Hi all. I haven't posted to much recently in lew of my thru hike of the superior hiking trail I will be starting next week. I have been busy fine tuning my kit over and over and making sure everything is packed into my airplane bag. I am still working on A different capillary stove and several other...
by left52side
Fri Aug 19, 2016 2:46 pm
Forum: Water-Hiking
Topic: New Float...
Replies: 17
Views: 7011

Re: New Float...

wow very nice RR... I love my yaks.(yes I have more than one lol) That is a weird law for ohio. here in florida we do not have to register anything that is not motor propelled. you can buy A yak straight from the shelf and take it to the water right away. If you use A trolling motor or some other mo...
by left52side
Mon Jul 18, 2016 1:35 pm
Forum: Amazing Thrift Store Treasures
Topic: Where to start the list lol....
Replies: 45
Views: 19439

Re: Where to start the list lol....

Yeah the down spout crimper was A steal at 1.00.
Pretty neat for burner projects :mrgreen:
Also bought several other misc. tools for 1.00 A piece like pliers,tin snips,C clamp locks and drill bits.
by left52side
Sun Jul 17, 2016 3:37 pm
Forum: Amazing Thrift Store Treasures
Topic: Where to start the list lol....
Replies: 45
Views: 19439

Re: Where to start the list lol....

Ok so yesterdays deals were as follows. 2 pair of under armour 5" running type shorts.(which is awesome because I had two pair sitting in A basket at backcountry.com. 3.00 A pair. One under armour synthetic t shirt. 2.00 And two pair of nike trail runners in great shape for 3.00 A pair. Also fo...
by left52side
Wed Jul 13, 2016 3:20 pm
Forum: Homemade Stove Ideas
Topic: Simple capillary stove...
Replies: 18
Views: 4247

Re: Simple capillary stove...

I built my tiny home from the wheels up .. It is only 100 square feet but more than enough for me and the pooch. It is run off solar power. The pictures really give it no justice but at least an idea. http://i800.photobucket.com/albums/yy289/52leftside52/13133261_10208352338418793_400659002098555413...
by left52side
Wed Jul 13, 2016 6:26 am
Forum: Homemade Stove Ideas
Topic: Simple capillary stove...
Replies: 18
Views: 4247

Re: Simple capillary stove...

I am using HEET in yellow bottle Dan.
I did most of my tests from inside my tiny home.
I did notice the few that I did under my awning outside was when I was experiencing the pulsing and spatter.
by left52side
Tue Jul 12, 2016 4:18 pm
Forum: Zen and the art of lightweight backpacking
Topic: Rain Gear Poll
Replies: 13
Views: 9444

Re: Rain Gear Poll

Ok I voted anyway even though this is an older thread. I have spent so much money on rain gear in the past it isn't funny. And I think I can speak for alot of outdoors folks on that one. I myself have found that I prefer the frogg toggs ul2 suit to be my favorite over every other 100.00 plus dollar ...
by left52side
Tue Jul 12, 2016 4:13 pm
Forum: Homemade Stove Ideas
Topic: Simple capillary stove...
Replies: 18
Views: 4247

Re: Simple capillary stove...

Yes I have done several test now at different heights and etc. I have found that the bottom piece cut roughly 1 1/4 inches and the top piece cut 2 1/4 inches seems to burn pretty even and hot. Seems durable but not indestructible. Weight on the several models I made were running at 9 grams.HOLY COW ...
by left52side
Tue Jul 12, 2016 4:07 pm
Forum: Made In America Gear
Topic: Mountain Hardwear
Replies: 5
Views: 2090

Mountain Hardwear

Ok so im not downing on mountain hardwear by any means and own several pieces of there products,but it has cameto my attention recently that they are owned by columbia sportswear corporation and there gear is manufactured overseas ??? It kind of raised an eyebrow of sorts from my end of the spectrum...

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