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Re: [at-l] gearing up on the cheap



On Thu, 12 Aug 1999 09:47:31 -0500 Pat Villeneuve
<patv@falcon.cc.ukans.edu> writes:
> Gearing up can be expensive. What have you found at a thrift or 
> discount
> store?


Cheap Gear!!!  A thought near and dear to my heart! :)

My pack..a Scirrocco 55,  3500 CI, weighs in at 2lbs 12 oz, $40 Campmoor
via closeout special. Once I reinforced the stiches, it worked well.

Fleece:  Filene's Basement special

Cookpot: Aluminum Pot from Walmart... 

Poles: Set of Ski Poles..$10

Hiking Shirt: Scrub top..free from where I used to work. :)

Stove: homemade Tuna can stove. $5 ?

Of course..the FF Hummingbird I own kinda evens things out as far as cost
goes! :)

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