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by thesandman
Thu Jun 23, 2011 11:51 am
Forum: Building Camps & Villages
Topic: Got new tent today
Replies: 8
Views: 1161

I may do a duct tape rap around on the poles don't think it need it but may there big fiberglass poles
by thesandman
Wed Jun 22, 2011 7:43 pm
Forum: Building Camps & Villages
Topic: Questions on tents
Replies: 68
Views: 14784

I am updating. The old post

The good and bad new was the tent did good in the wind and is strong, the dowside is small size for me at 6'1" was to small for that many days, also the tent keeps the blowing dust out but getting in the small low to the ground opening makes you drang the dust in and not much room to put your boots ...
by thesandman
Wed Jun 22, 2011 5:26 pm
Forum: Building Camps & Villages
Topic: Got new tent today
Replies: 8
Views: 1161

This new Tent dose have 2main poles like the old one and the 3rd pole for the rain fly but it will be the 1st trip to the playa
by thesandman
Tue Jun 21, 2011 9:35 pm
Forum: The Greeter's Station
Topic: Hello all
Replies: 5
Views: 309

Hello all

The sandman aka lars is back for a 2nd burn
by thesandman
Tue Jun 21, 2011 9:32 pm
Forum: Building Camps & Villages
Topic: Got new tent today
Replies: 8
Views: 1161

Got new tent today

Just got a new kelty zodiac 4 person tent, I had to go up in size from my REI 2 person I don't know if it will last for years or not but hope it last 2 or 3 burns
by thesandman
Thu Apr 07, 2011 7:01 pm
Forum: Food & Drink
Topic: Any good ideas for portable grill or BBQ?
Replies: 20
Views: 4419

Two words trangia stove. Easy cheap to run
by thesandman
Thu Dec 30, 2010 11:11 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Buying Empire!
Replies: 531
Views: 29107

i'm going to apply for the town flasher spot i have a coat
by thesandman
Sun Aug 22, 2010 9:35 pm
Forum: Food & Drink
Topic: Maximizing booze-gifting through regional supply comparison.
Replies: 21
Views: 3080

i am coming from arizona so will pick up tequila and vodka it Bevmo but may get the beer some place else are price are not is bad in Az
by thesandman
Sun Aug 22, 2010 9:26 pm
Forum: Food & Drink
Topic: Coffee and Ice
Replies: 33
Views: 4182

Looks like coffee price are up this year on a 12 year high or may be just a scam to jack up the world wide price
8) http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2010-08-2 ... cerns.html
by thesandman
Mon Aug 16, 2010 10:59 pm
Forum: Building Camps & Villages
Topic: Nail Spikes/Stakes or Playa Staples ever failed?
Replies: 24
Views: 4153

i am going with 12’’ tent stakes i have a low profile 2 person tent so i will be useing this http://search.coleman.com/cgi-bin/MsmGo ... %20tent%20
by thesandman
Mon Aug 16, 2010 10:49 pm
Forum: Building Camps & Villages
Topic: tents
Replies: 38
Views: 4630

VeganChoirGirl wrote:Sleep naked...you'll be warmer.
how dose sleeping naked keep you warmer O never mind looks like i will need to ask for help on this one :lol:
by thesandman
Mon Aug 16, 2010 10:39 pm
Forum: Power & Electronics
Topic: Extenion cord rated to 10 amps, AC draws 9.5 Amps...
Replies: 40
Views: 5233

this looks like what Talynt is looking for 10ga 100ft safer to have one cord then 2 50ft cords or 4 25ft cords then their that safety 3rd rule http://www.lowes.com/pd_67702-66906-UTP711935_0_?productId=3191731&Ntt=extension+cord&Ntk=i_products&pl=1¤tURL=/pl__0__s?Ntk=i_products$rpp=30$No=30$Nt...
by thesandman
Sat Aug 14, 2010 11:27 pm
Forum: Building Camps & Villages
Topic: Will this tent be okay??
Replies: 14
Views: 2317

rei dose have a good return policy and their will made tents so you can just go back and switch at for a all season model thats made to keep more nasty stuff out
by thesandman
Sat Aug 14, 2010 5:22 pm
Forum: Building Camps & Villages
Topic: Will this tent be okay??
Replies: 14
Views: 2317

look at whats called a 4 season tent or all season the have a very small amount of mesh and are fully closeable from inside i have a 2 person tent but you can get them from 1 to 8 person in size http://www.rei.com/search?cat=8000&cat=4500001_Tents+and+Shelters&jxSeasons=3+-+4-season&hist=cat%2C45000...
by thesandman
Sat Aug 14, 2010 1:29 am
Forum: Power & Electronics
Topic: BMIR reminds you to bring an FM radio to the playa
Replies: 14
Views: 1762

i just pick up a radio from REI, its a Red Cross Multipurpose Radio made by Eton works good so far runs on hand crank or solar, am/fm weather channels and a lights. http://www.rei.com/product/791977
by thesandman
Sat Aug 14, 2010 1:09 am
Forum: Food & Drink
Topic: HELP! First time burner cooking for 30 people!
Replies: 33
Views: 5546

i am going to be fixing corned beef hash for 25 so my plan cutting up the 25 potatoes and 3 onions a ahead of time and using a foodsaver then with my 5 cans corned beef will be a fast set up
by thesandman
Sun Aug 08, 2010 10:28 pm
Forum: Clothing & Playawear
Topic: What kind of dusk mask is needed?
Replies: 52
Views: 11550

my Shemaghs that got from mill surplus stores and from ebay are thin cotton and easy to wear a big plus is the cover your head and neck too most that i have are about 42’’X42â€
by thesandman
Sat Aug 07, 2010 6:15 pm
Forum: Clothing & Playawear
Topic: Not sure how to phrase this- advice on making my outfit safe
Replies: 22
Views: 3199

i am going with a Viking helmet with the horns and purple fur glued on trying to me it light up now we will see how safe this one is :lol:
by thesandman
Tue Aug 03, 2010 10:34 pm
Forum: Clothing & Playawear
Topic: what kind of socks to wear?
Replies: 34
Views: 9996

sorry for that double posting was trying to edit lol
by thesandman
Tue Aug 03, 2010 10:34 pm
Forum: Clothing & Playawear
Topic: what kind of socks to wear?
Replies: 34
Views: 9996

i am going to take with me Rei Light wool socks for night use and white cotton for day use, got 2 pair of the coolmax shocks but the do feel a bit odd to my feet may just be me
by thesandman
Sat Jul 31, 2010 12:05 am
Forum: Power & Electronics
Topic: Camera Preparation? Any hints? Big or sacrifice with small?
Replies: 92
Views: 19087

so dose the Dry Pak degrade the pictures a lot, i have a canon SX210 its a P&H but a good one, so trying to fig use in the bag or out of the bag then back in agin
by thesandman
Sun Jul 25, 2010 1:16 am
Forum: Clothing & Playawear
Topic: Need new playa shoes
Replies: 153
Views: 43078

was at the crocs store tonight and got my self a pair of Canvas Santa Cruz loafers fit good so far slip on and off easy
http://www.crocs.com/crocs-mens-santa-c ... r-slip-ons
by thesandman
Sat Jul 24, 2010 6:24 pm
Forum: Power & Electronics
Topic: What is the best substitution for glow sticks?
Replies: 31
Views: 5208

one word Thermite
by thesandman
Sat Jul 24, 2010 6:18 pm
Forum: Clothing & Playawear
Topic: Need new playa shoes
Replies: 153
Views: 43078

http://pix.motivatedphotos.com/2008/10/1/633584876453024271-crocs.jpg . http://www.blogula-rasa.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/03/funny-pictures-cat-hates-your-shoes.jpg . http://2.bp.blogspot.com/_MWAeSZcsrGo/Sgn8l4KTCdI/AAAAAAAAAHE/lx0PHdBg4ao/s320/crocs-shoes-banned_49.jpg will i did give up on loo...
by thesandman
Sat Jul 24, 2010 1:28 pm
Forum: Clothing & Playawear
Topic: Need new playa shoes
Replies: 153
Views: 43078

i may add a pair of crocs clogs for a ez on and off going to try diff pairs on today with shocks to be safe http://www.crocs.com/
by thesandman
Sat Jul 24, 2010 1:04 am
Forum: Clothing & Playawear
Topic: Need new playa shoes
Replies: 153
Views: 43078

i have got a pair of Danner TFX Desert Boots very nice but may add something too thats light to slip on and off but will have the danners on half the time with my utilkilt
by thesandman
Sun Jul 11, 2010 6:20 pm
Forum: Clothing & Playawear
Topic: Foot care for dry and bleeding playa feet
Replies: 62
Views: 12721

how about a spray bottle with a mix of 75% water and 25% vinegar may work for a quick mist on the feet or hands
by thesandman
Thu Jul 08, 2010 10:29 pm
Forum: Clothing & Playawear
Topic: Naked Old and Unattractive people on the playa?
Replies: 607
Views: 80042

this hole post looks like someone is trolling for a psych paper the are doing on body image and old vs young or may just be me lol
by thesandman
Sun Jul 04, 2010 10:14 pm
Forum: Clothing & Playawear
Topic: steampunk goggle Rx ?
Replies: 22
Views: 9444

i do have a pair of the military goggles the fit but not very cool looking but the do work may do the bernzomatic welding goggles mod
by thesandman
Sat Jul 03, 2010 11:42 pm
Forum: Clothing & Playawear
Topic: steampunk goggle Rx ?
Replies: 22
Views: 9444

steampunk goggle Rx ?

i am looking for a pair of steampunk goggles that fit over my prescription glasses have not had much luck so far don't know if any one has them

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