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READERS COMMENTS

Jesubmar
Oct 06, 2010

Problem: your old stove priming pad is almost gone.
Solution: use a soldering heat shield (woven fiberglass) sold at most hardware stores to cut out as many new ones as you may need vs. ordering from OM + shipping.

david orsini
Sep 29, 2010

How does one sharpen crampon teeth that have gotten dull?

david.orsini@hotmail.com

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