Loading ...
Sorry, an error occurred while loading the content.

Re: [John Muir Trail] JMT Trail Safety ?: The Two Legged Weasel

Expand Messages
  • rwilly001
    That s why I used hot glue -- it ll peal off the plastic lid with any effort. Doing something like putting the opener on a string, drilling into the lid, or
    Message 1 of 32 , Mar 3, 2011
    • 0 Attachment
      That's why I used hot glue -- it'll peal off the plastic lid with any effort. Doing something like putting the opener on a string, drilling into the lid, or anything else that could provide a grip, handle, or entry point got ruled out pretty quickly!

      --- In johnmuirtrail@yahoogroups.com, Roleigh Martin <roleigh@...> wrote:
      >
      > Cool idea, but just remember, don't modify the canister so that a bear can
      > pick it up by the modification. The reason the bear cannister stays
      > relatively close by is that bears can't easily carry it off. If their claws
      > could grab the magnet and hold the canister by the magnet, then, just
      > maybe...
      >
      > On Thu, Mar 3, 2011 at 3:31 PM, rwilly001 <rwilly001@...> wrote:
      >
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > > Since several of us need access to the can, I glued a small magnet to the
      > > lid and found an appropriately sized metal washer that stays attached while
      > > we're in camp. Just in case, there's a spare in my pack . . .
      > >
      > >
      > > --- In johnmuirtrail@yahoogroups.com, Barbara Karagosian <barbara@>
      > > wrote:
      > > >
      > > > Remember to keep your quarter handy (if thats what you use) for opening
      > > it.
      > > >
      > >
      > >
      > >
      >
    • rwilly001
      That s why I used hot glue -- it ll peal off the plastic lid with any effort. Doing something like putting the opener on a string, drilling into the lid, or
      Message 32 of 32 , Mar 3, 2011
      • 0 Attachment
        That's why I used hot glue -- it'll peal off the plastic lid with any effort. Doing something like putting the opener on a string, drilling into the lid, or anything else that could provide a grip, handle, or entry point got ruled out pretty quickly!

        --- In johnmuirtrail@yahoogroups.com, Roleigh Martin <roleigh@...> wrote:
        >
        > Cool idea, but just remember, don't modify the canister so that a bear can
        > pick it up by the modification. The reason the bear cannister stays
        > relatively close by is that bears can't easily carry it off. If their claws
        > could grab the magnet and hold the canister by the magnet, then, just
        > maybe...
        >
        > On Thu, Mar 3, 2011 at 3:31 PM, rwilly001 <rwilly001@...> wrote:
        >
        > >
        > >
        > >
        > >
        > > Since several of us need access to the can, I glued a small magnet to the
        > > lid and found an appropriately sized metal washer that stays attached while
        > > we're in camp. Just in case, there's a spare in my pack . . .
        > >
        > >
        > > --- In johnmuirtrail@yahoogroups.com, Barbara Karagosian <barbara@>
        > > wrote:
        > > >
        > > > Remember to keep your quarter handy (if thats what you use) for opening
        > > it.
        > > >
        > >
        > >
        > >
        >
      Your message has been successfully submitted and would be delivered to recipients shortly.