- Series: Backpacker Magazine Series
- Paperback: 208 pages
- Publisher: Falcon Guides; 1 edition (May 15, 2012)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 0762778318
- ISBN-13: 978-0762778317
- Product Dimensions: 7.4 x 0.5 x 9.2 inches
- Shipping Weight: 1.2 pounds (View shipping rates and policies)
- Average Customer Review: 4.7 out of 5 stars See all reviews (36 customer reviews)
- Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #360,596 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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Backpacker Magazine's Complete Guide to Outdoor Gear Maintenance and Repair: Step-By-Step Techniques To Maximize Performance And Save Money (Backpacker Magazine Series) Paperback – May 15, 2012
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Kristin Hostetter has been Backpacker magazine's gear editor for over 15 years, during which time she has put thousands of camping and hiking products through Backpacker's rigorous gear testing program. Kristin has appeared as a gear expert on NBC’s Today, CBS’s The Early Show, and The Martha Stewart Show, among others.
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Top Customer Reviews
The good news is that with a tiny bit of planning, and a modest expenditure on repair products, the author shows you how to take care of the majority of equipment problems you will likely ever face out in the wild.
This is not only the best 'how-to' repair book for outdoor gear, it's probably the best 'how-to' book I've ever read on any subject.
Indispensable and truly worth its weight in gold.
It really is that good.
She includes many routine cleaning and maintenance tips that will keep your equipment in good repair for many years to come. I have been hiking and backpacking for over 40 years. I am taking another look at my old, but still serviceable equipment to see about revitalizing it, and getting it back into use.
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