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[pct-l] re: MSR

Let's see...MSR stands for Mountain *Safety* Research???????

----- Original Message -----
From: "Craig Giffen" <cg@amz.com>
To: <pct-l@mailman.backcountry.net>
Sent: Monday, December 17, 2001 10:20 AM
Subject: [pct-l] re: MSR

> No kidding.  I had a MSR water dromedary bag in 1996 and used for the
> first time in the field (after rinsing it before I left) and it burned my
> throat.  The only thing I had to carry a supply of water in for the long
> haul across the desert was that damn dromedary, and it set my throat on
> fire every time I used it.  When I got back home at the end of the year,
> my Dad...who is an REI member got a "recall notice" saying that the bags
> had been recalled do to some anti-fungal agent that would cause throat
> irritation.
> I also heard stories of people unhappy with their MSR waterworks filters,
> maybe they have improved them in the last 5 years.  One guy told me he
> smashed his with a rock because he got so frustrated with it.  Then there
> was Pete Fish's MSR Whisperlite/Anti-Taliban Rocket Propelled Grenade
> incident that he told me about, where the fuel bottle ignited and fired
> off into the woods....twice.
> Craig
> > Message: 1
> > From: Montedodge@aol.com
> > Date: Sun, 16 Dec 2001 23:50:41 EST
> > To: pct-l@mailman.backcountry.net
> > Subject: [pct-l] Your next winter stove!
> > for the last 100 years for a reason. MSR needs to get with the program
and go
> > back to quality. Check out a Optimus Nova or Primus Multi-fuel. ( And
> > forget your old license plate!!)
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