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Reviews by vashie (3)


Miox Water Purifier (Manufacturer link) Average Rating = 4.75/5 Average Rating : 4.75/5

In: Gear: Hiking and Camping: Water Treatment

Review 5 out of 5 stars

Review by: vashie, 2004-05-12


This is so far the best water purifier I have ever used. After using this little 8oz wonder on a six day trip, I donít think my PUR will ever see use again. It is so light I take it on day hikes, and forget its in my pack. I have had the pleasure of using the big industrial units, luging big bags of salt around and getting confused by the PLC readout, but this is much better no confusion here.


Shrike (Manufacturer link) Average Rating = 3.50/5 Average Rating : 3.50/5

In: Gear: Alpine & Ice Climbing: Ice Axes and Hammers

Review 5 out of 5 stars

Review by: vashie, 2004-05-12


Great tool. Got some of the X-15s (older version), and they are durable as all hell, awesome for some alpine action, and make a good third tool, easy to clip onto harness.


Smiley's Wedgie Nuts Average Rating = 4.50/5 Average Rating : 4.50/5

In: Gear: Archive

Review 4 out of 5 stars

Review by: vashie, 2004-05-12


The smiley's stoppers are the same as the ABC Huevos, just a name change that all. They are good stoppers and are identical to those cool old slung versions smiley was making, sans the sling. The small sizes are probably only good for aid climbing, teeny-tiny cable. If you can dig some up some where, buy them.