DIY wood burning cylinder stove offers the same functionality as commercial models at 1/10th the cost. Most suitable for family sized tents and groups of two or more backpackers in winter. This DIY (Do It Yourself) stove is not a branded or sold product, requiring the user to collect the parts and build the stove themselves. I built the prototypes for personal use and to instruct Junior Forest Wardens (children) to make it themselves. As I do not have the time to make them for sale, I have provided… Full review
Pack in. Pack out. Any responsible outdoor person does it. But nobody likes a bulky, smelly trash bag that may get pierced inside their backpacks. I decided it was time to figure out something better: combine 1 4-liter dry sack, 1 small trash bag, 1 small roll of tape. Enough for two persons on a 6-day trek. What you need While preparing for walking the Overland Track with my daughter last November, I found myself trying to choose between a relatively heavy, large, and durable trash bag and a super… Full review
I've been doing this for years!! Never a problem at all. Cheapest and best solution out there. No review really necessary here. It's quite self explanatory. Other reviewer said it all. Full review
I write this due to the abundance of so called paracord on the Web and in stores. Okay, I'll assume we all have heard of paracord. Now real paracord has 7 internal strands which can be so so useful from gear repair to fishing to the limits of your imagination. 550 paracord should hold 550lbs also! We had emergency egress units where it was just a hook or carabiner a figure 8 and 550 cord we all had tactical belts that have the emergency loop where you can hook up too. It is some mighty handy stuff… Full review
A great cost-effective alternative that is functional, lightweight, and compact. You can also easily find the fuel source at just about any gas/service station domestically and internationally. Ease of Use: It's really easy. You just add liquid fuel into the canister, light it, and place your pot/can on top. The flames come out of the holes in the side and heat the food from underneath within the can. It is difficult to extinguish the flame when done cooking. I tried to give a quick blow and… Full review
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