Category: Ask Gearographer

Ask Gearographer: Duct Tape

Dear Gearographer, What is Duct Tape and how did we ever survive without it? Yours truly, Sticky in Florida Dear Sticky, Duct Tape is a gift from the Gods to all of humanity. Okay, if you want the technical definition...

Dear Gearographer; Men ask for Directions?

Dear Gearographer, With Siri on our phones and Google Maps and MapQuest online, will men ever need to ask for directions again? -Lost in L.A. Dear Lost, Real men never asked for directions before. Like me, if most men made...

Ask Gearographer; Don’t Get Lost

Dear Gearographer, I’ve learned over the last few years that if there’s one thing I’m really good at it, it’s getting lost. Even with my smartphone, I still find myself getting a little worried when I decide to go out...

Ask Gearographer; Too Much Fishing Gear?

Dear Gearographer, Recently my girlfriend and I moved from a large metro area to a more rural setting. Since the move, she has taken up an interesting hobby—fishing. She’s been going a little crazy buying gear, and not just fishing...

Ask Gearographer; Drinking Pee?

Dear Gearographer, My friend watches a lot of “survival” shows, and recently he’s been gearing up for worst-case scenarios. He keeps talking about how you can drink your own pee if worse comes to worst, and that just seems completely...