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revised How to avoid the layer of ice inside a water bottle during winter activities?
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comment How do I prevent rocks or sand from getting in my boots?
@Laura If you edit your answer to include spats or mention that not all are insulated I will accept it. I think that would make your answer complete.
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comment How to choose a class of rapids for a variety of skill levels?
@thursdaysgeek I'm not saying life jackets don't save lives. What I am saying is swimming ability is a huge factor, and a life jack is not enough to save you. Without a guide carrying you, you have to be able to swim for the rescue line because the throw will not be perfect. You need to be able to swim out of the way of a hazard (wood or other strainers can kill you in your life jacket very quickly). Or through the under-toe of a strong eddie, a non-swimmer can do none of these things. Also, for excitement factor, many guide companies overstate the Class of rapids.
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revised How to choose a class of rapids for a variety of skill levels?
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comment How to choose a class of rapids for a variety of skill levels?
Definitely good points. To a new paddler a longer II does seem more fun than a short III. Attitude and confidence are also huge factors. We usually explain before had that this is an all day roller-coaster, if you don't like the upside down loops you can't get off in the middle.
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comment What brands make propane lanterns, stoves, heaters, and accessories in America?
If you look at the dates on most of the posts they are from 3-5 years ago. Many (not all) of the listed companies have moved some production offshore in recent years. Good answer, just needs a qualifier.
Jul
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comment How to choose a class of rapids for a variety of skill levels?
@thursdaysgeek Where have you been whitewater rafting? Ever gone without a guide? Your swimming ability is definitely a factor.
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comment Replacement tap for Coleman 5 gal. water carrier
What's the diameter on the open mouth?
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answered How to choose a class of rapids for a variety of skill levels?
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comment What brands make propane lanterns, stoves, heaters, and accessories in America?
@choster It's actually a rather common sentiment, and is often based on perceived quality (and keeping primary jobs at home). Many companies do, however, here in the USA, because of that sentiment, many are no longer manufacturing in other countries so then can advertize that all their goods are USA made. Products with a few dozen or hundred parts are manufactured very differently (parts purchase wise) than ones with a few thousand or more (stove vs car). For the company it is a competitive strategy that currently works in the USA.