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Re: [pct-l] Home made bear canisters
- Subject: Re: [pct-l] Home made bear canisters
- From: "(R.J.Calliger)" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
- Date: Mon, 14 Aug 2000 16:21:44 -0800
At 10:34 PM -0800 8.13.2000, PCT-L Guest Post wrote:
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>Last summer my friend and I used some 4" (.25" wide) pvc pipes to make
>some canisters for storing food. They have a sealed bottom and a threaded
>cap. We used them in Zion, but there didn't seem to be any wildlife
>there. We are going on a 4 day jaunt in the Rocky Mountains. Does anyone
>expect them to work?
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I would not use anything that a bear could grab in its mouth. 4" is perfect
to grab and carry away.
I am going to Lyell in YNP again this year and I will try 6" PVC because I
of carrying the extra three pounds. I may also go to an alarm and pepper
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