Bay Bridge Sue wrote:Just be warned that you aren't the only one buying those 24" rebars that time of year!!!
There is a little known trick to rebar tho--- if you sharpen one end, like a pencil point, they drive into the playa a lot easier. HD Doesn't / can't do this, of course, but if you're flying in, then we understand... Just remember, you'll need two more things - one is a way to pound the rebar in, the other, and more important, is how to get the rebar out!!!!
I was worried about that, but it looks like there are six Home Depots (didn't check Lowe's) in the area. And I only need two pieces. Worst case scenario, I'll find something else. I'll use the x profile military stakes elsewhere for the tent and lines. I'll have two days in Reno to get everything.
I'm actually hoping to camp with Stag Camp and will ask if the camp organizers will have a hammer and I guess vice grips that I can borrow. If they say it's not a good idea then I'll buy it in reno. I should have more room and less weight in my bags going back. Worst case scenario is someone gets those as gifts.
I was able to use my mileage to get upgrades to First class which give me a total of 210 pounds of gear I can take with me as check baggage. 70 of that is the tent. As I get more and more set up I'll figure out how much I can take and how much I have to buy in Reno.
Send lawyers, guns and money - The shit has hit the fan.