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All About Camping / Camp Stoves – Part 1

Thursday, March 13th, 2008

Camping stoves come in all shapes and sizes; more importantly, camp stoves burn different types of fuels. When buying a camping stove you must balance convenience and ease of use with performance. Consider variables such as altitude, temperature and availability of fuel. Boiling water quickly is only one aspect of a camp stove’s functionality; a stove that can simmer is more important to many backcountry chefs. This article will hopefully help you select a camping stove that is best for your outdoor excursions.

Seperating Boot Soles Repair

Wednesday, January 30th, 2008

hiking boot repairIn the past boot soles were stitched to the leather uppers of a hiking boot,usually with a heavy strong ropelike thread. Today however, the majority of hiking boots on the market are glued, and this causes glue fatigue. Basically the glue loses its grip due to being stretch, pulled, twisted and exposed to the weather.

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