[at-l] Caldera Cone

Mike Cunningham hikermiker at yahoo.com
Thu May 20 11:24:47 CDT 2010


I replaced the 1 oz plastic cup with a more substantial one.
 
I like the plastic container because it is the right size to hold a quart size ziploc open & rigid so I can just add water & not have to clean the cup.
 
hm

--- On Thu, 5/20/10, Carla & Dave Hicks <carla_dave_hicks at verizon.net> wrote:


From: Carla & Dave Hicks <carla_dave_hicks at verizon.net>
Subject: Re: [at-l] Caldera Cone
To: "Cutter" <cutter78 at gmail.com>, at-l at backcountry.net
Date: Thursday, May 20, 2010, 10:34 AM


Ditto the sharp edges.

I de-burred/rounded the edges of mine with a bit of Emery cloth.

Also got rid of the plastic cup in favor of a fitted stuff sack.

Chainsaw

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Cutter" <cutter78 at gmail.com>
To: <at-l at backcountry.net>
Sent: Thursday, May 20, 2010 10:19 AM
Subject: Re: [at-l] Caldera Cone


I've used the Caldera Cone on a number of trips. The cone is a little hard
to manage because of sharp edges and it bends easily. It ships with a
plastic cup, but it's not practical for long-term use.

Tin Man sells a couple products that I found were worth the little added
weight for the convenience and protection they provide:

Caddy: http://www.antigravitygear.com/trail-designs-caldera-caddy.html

<http://www.antigravitygear.com/trail-designs-caldera-caddy.html>Caddy
Sack:
http://www.antigravitygear.com/caldera-caddy-sack-by-antigravitygear.html

-- cutter



>
>  ----- Original Message -----
>  From: "giniajim" <jplynch at crosslink.net>
>  To: <at-l at backcountry.net>
>  Sent: Wednesday, May 19, 2010 11:06 PM
>  Subject: [at-l] Caldera Cone
>
>
> Anyone have any experience with this?  Does it pack well so you don't have
> to  worry about it crushing in a pack?
> Thnx!
>
>
>



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