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comment How to find new poles for old tent?
@Whats: See information added to the question.
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comment Recipe for backcountry ice cream?
Back country ice cream recipe -- 1: Do a nice hike in the back country. 2: Convene at ice cream place afterwards.
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comment How to find new poles for old tent?
@Whats: What "blueprint" information do you want beyond the measurements I already gave?
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comment How to find new poles for old tent?
That might fix the one immediate problem. But, all the pole pieces are 30 years old and have all been subjected to about the same stress. I'd really like to replace the lot.
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comment How to find new poles for old tent?
It doesn't appear to be that easy. Yes, it's easy to find "replacement tent pole", but most seem to come down to two products, one from Coleman and one from Texsport. Those two and other "replacement poles" are all too thick and too long. They claim to come with "pole caps", but nobdy seems to mention the diameter grommet they are intended for. I am afraid that too thick would cause too much strain for the small radius of curvature of my tent. Too long could possibly be cut, but that is tricky and can easily damage it. It's not as simple as you make it out to be.
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answered Dealing with rashes between thighs and around the groin
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comment What are the major difference between a regular sleeping bag and one designed for women?
Actually #2 is saying that women need less insulation to feel comfortable in the cold. That is actually contrary to my personal very sample-limited observations.
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answered Camping Meal Ideas
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answered Is it possible to develop immunity against mosquitos?
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comment Is the lookout safe?
If you're in a group, use the penguin method.
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comment What are the odds that I stand a chance against Wild Boars?
It might work with a adult or two, but acting aggressive to a sow with babies is a really really bad idea.
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answered What should I do for a dislocated shoulder?
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comment Should I be worried about bears when sleeping in a hammock?
I guess it depends on how bothered you are about seeing bears and other critters coming, as apposed to being unaware of them when you're in a tent. Mosquito issues sound like a much bigger deal.
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answered Where to keep valuables when separated from them