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Re: [pct-l] Fwd: Yosemite News

>It appears that the aluminum canister fails when one end is not packed
>leaving some space between the food and the end. On our recent trip my
>extended canister had 24 pounds in it [weight=26.5 pounds total]. I
>withdrew a package of tortillas. This left a 1/2" gap between the food ant
>the endcap. When my son dropped it on the groung two (2) rivets broke. At
>this point a determined bear could get into the canister. In my case no
>bear showed up. This was a new can. My son dropped it less than 6 inches.

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