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    Announcement Logo change and menu highlighting for mobile users

    Hey Matt! Would you be willing to give us the story behind the new and old STP symbols? I dunno, might be boring to everyone else? I've always been interested in the meaning(s) of stuff like this... The old one was the 'N' with the arrow on the top, right? Then the globe one?
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    Footware: Waterproof AND breathable options.

    Got a pair of waterproof socks, but pretty much untested. Got a 'good' price, so picked up a pair. These are the two layer type; outer is a synthetic of some sort (thin) and the inner is a neoprene-like material (also thin). But two thins make a kinda thick sock and for my shape foot probably...
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    Highway 395

    Oregon Revised Statute 814.080: (1)A person commits the offense of unlawful hitchhiking if the person is on a roadway for the purpose of soliciting a ride. (2)The offense described in this section, unlawful hitchhiking, is a Class D traffic violation. [1983 c.338 §559; 1995 c.383 §87]
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    Highway 395

    I see quite a few of the posts are referencing the Oregon 395. Not meaning to be discouraging, but I'm pretty sure Oregon made hitchhiking a crime sometime last year. Don't know how often it's enforced. Can vouch for the loooooonnnngg distances between towns. The Oregon portion is high desert...
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    What are you listening to right now?!!!

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    Honking at campers

    @BusGypsy I think you totally nailed it with this!
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    Tent, tarp or bivvy sac?

    Seen bivys (youtube) made from a piece of house wrap (Tyvec?), carpet tape and Velcro. Haven't used one but they say they are really light and durable. Lot like gortex and cheap. Bads: can be hard to source right size tube and loud/crinkles until worked in. Looking to make one of my own soon.
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    Switchblades/automatic knifes

    Definitely another for Emerson knives!

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