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Re: [at-l] My Year 2000 Springer Pack List
- Subject: Re: [at-l] My Year 2000 Springer Pack List
- From: Datto <email@example.com>
- Date: Sat, 21 Aug 1999 15:39:21 -0700 (PDT)
> ***Well, that was too much fun. How much
> weight has the list saved you, Datto?
Got the scale, the transet, the sextant and a
shot glass out. Here's the numbers if I choose to
make the changes:
If I use a mesh bag instead of the pretzel cans I
save 13.5 ounces.
If I drop the ZRest Seat and use the mylar sheet
I save 2.0 ounces.
If I leave the foam rubber pillow home I save 2.5
If I return to an Esbit stove with 12 tabs I save
Since I may be wearing the nylon pants and fleece
top at Springer, they wouldn't be in my pack so
it'd save 14.5 ounces in pack weight.
If I dropped the belt pouch and put the contents
into the top of my pack I save 3.0 ounces.
If I dropped the Sidekick pouch and put the
Platypus Hoser under a strap on the side of my
pack I'd save 2.5 ounces.
Thanks for all the suggestions everyone.
If I did all of the above, left the food as is,
kept the Gossamer, left the carried water amount
at 1 liter, kept the Pur and added a pee bottle
and some Compeed small, click punck click
My pack weight at Springer on April 1st 2000
would be 31 lbs 13 ounces.
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