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Old 02-24-22, 12:59 PM
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Originally Posted by KC8QVO View Post
To be clear - this thread is not, and never was intended, to be a "religious discussion".
Ignore the comment saying it is. That person is clearly an anomaly. Actually, being somewhat familiar with his post history and style, I am wondering if his comment was an attempt at humor that landed with a loud thud.

I am about as non-religious as they come, and I feel there are no religious implications raised by this thread.
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Old 03-03-22, 05:41 AM
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What about a mini- version of the Bible? When I was on the AT, a man I ran into had one. It weighed almost nothing and was the size of the Palm of your hand. Anyone used them?
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Old 03-03-22, 06:01 AM
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Check out Trinitarian Bible Society, they make some great Bibles.
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Ancient wisdom is like a finger pointing to the moon. Why would one wrap/spray plastic around their finger and stick it in a bag? Isn't it hard to ride like that? Wouldn't it be better to just take a night jaunt out to view the moon?
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Old 03-04-22, 05:44 AM
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Originally Posted by Digger Goreman View Post
...Why would one wrap/spray plastic around their finger and stick it in a bag? Isn't it hard to ride like that? ....

i suppose if you were in camp making guacamole and whacked off a finger whilst chopping veggies.
then it would make sense if you thought you could make it to the ER in time to glue it back on.

yes. it would indeed be hard to ride like that.
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Old 03-04-22, 06:00 AM
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I have Bible Gateway on my phone.

We don't tour much these days, but it's great for sitting for hours in Emergency and things like that.
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Originally Posted by Machka View Post
I have Bible Gateway on my phone.

We don't tour much these days, but it's great for sitting for hours in Emergency and things like that.
I don't have their app, but I use their website as a cross reference for various translations. That is a fantastic resource. However, it doesn't solve the hard-copy durable book conundrum I was after.

Others have posted some good ideas.
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Old 03-06-22, 07:57 PM
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Originally Posted by Digger Goreman View Post
Ancient wisdom is like a finger pointing to the moon. Why would one wrap/spray plastic around their finger and stick it in a bag? Isn't it hard to ride like that? Wouldn't it be better to just take a night jaunt out to view the moon?

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Old 03-07-22, 08:26 AM
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For a regular Bible using a zip-loc bag or plastic container to protect seems to be the best option. For Bible apps the https://www.youversion.com/ is an amazing option which allows you to load various translations onto your phone or device which gives you access anywhere with the ability to compare various translations if you are into that, or just use your preferred.
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Old 03-07-22, 11:52 AM
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Originally Posted by Paul J View Post
For a regular Bible using a zip-loc bag or plastic container to protect seems to be the best option. For Bible apps the https://www.youversion.com/ is an amazing option which allows you to load various translations onto your phone or device which gives you access anywhere with the ability to compare various translations if you are into that, or just use your preferred.
Olive Tree is another app that has many different versions available. They also have other helpful resources.
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Old 03-12-22, 09:16 AM
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Paper doesn't fail or run out of batteries.
No, but it does get wet, tear, and blow away. Been there many times.
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Old 03-12-22, 09:18 AM
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https://www.christianbook.com/esv-wa...xoCB_oQAvD_BwE
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Old 03-27-22, 12:44 AM
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Waterproof bible

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Ha.

I'm old school with some things. I should have prefaced that earlier. If I could get paper maps for routes I would - sometimes I make them from screen shots of online routing sources then print them off.

Paper doesn't fail or run out of batteries.
https://www.amazon.com/Waterproof-Bi...53831415&psc=1
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Old 03-27-22, 02:25 PM
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The only problem with that for me is the 8pt font is too small. Sucks getting older.
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Old 03-27-22, 02:44 PM
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The only problem with that for me is the 8pt font is too small. Sucks getting older.
IKR. I had to call REI on Friday about an order it screwed up. I was asked to read the order number from the shipping receipt. Even with my reading bifocals it was very hard. Numbers the size of fleas.

No comes the real question: Do I keep the second BA UL tent they sent me free of charge by mistake?
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Old 03-27-22, 02:50 PM
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Originally Posted by indyfabz View Post
IKR. I had to call REI on Friday about an order it screwed up. I was asked to read the order number from the shipping receipt. Even with my reading bifocals it was very hard. Numbers the size of fleas.

No comes the real question: Do I keep the second BA UL tent they sent me free of charge by mistake?
Nope, at least not before calling them and asking them what to do about the free tent. Called the sin of omission, James 4:17. Had to point it out due to the nature of this thread .
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Nope, at least not before calling them and asking them what to do about the free tent. Called the sin of omission, James 4:17. Had to point it out due to the nature of this thread .
I was only kidding. I called them first thing. They emailed me a return UPS label. I have things shipped to my office. We have UPS pickup in the building. I’ll send it back this week… unless I can interest anyone in a BA Fly Creek UL 2 HV for 50% off retail, plus shipping.
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Old 03-27-22, 09:29 PM
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I considered in the past the waterproof bible already linked above, but noted that it's quite expensive and in the past it was quite thick and heavy. The publisher updated it years ago and claim to have made it 25% lighter, but it's still a 6x9" bible that's nearly 1.5" thick while being typeset in 8 pt. I was backpacking, so the bulk and weight was a substantial consideration. I think it would be more appealing on a bike. I stuck with a bible I already had, printed on india paper that was half the bulk and weight with larger type. The pages are very thin while maintaining good opacity and they're not especially fragile though nowhere near as tough as the waterproof bible. The good thing is even if the bible gets worn and soggy, his word endures forever!
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Old 03-28-22, 05:17 AM
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....The good thing is even if the bible gets worn and soggy,.......!
best to keep religious opinions to yourself. (except for brand of chain lube)
some people don't believe, some people get irritated, some feel the need to argue.
religious or political comments just open the door to flame-wars.
then the thread gets locked.............
let's just chat about bike stuff, m'kay?
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Old 03-29-22, 02:04 AM
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Originally Posted by saddlesores View Post
best to keep religious opinions to yourself. (except for brand of chain lube)
some people don't believe, some people get irritated, some feel the need to argue.
religious or political comments just open the door to flame-wars.
then the thread gets locked.............
let's just chat about bike stuff, m'kay?
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no
well, gosh, i'm guessing you won't be around long.
i'm gonna try something i don't think i've ever done on this forum in 18 years.

greatbasin has now been successfully added to your ignore list. You will now be returned to where you were.

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