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Re: Nichols Peak - and more of the story

Postby Moondust » Thu Feb 28, 2008 12:31 am

What is a Sam splint?



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Re: Nichols Peak - and more of the story

Postby BSquared » Thu Feb 28, 2008 4:51 am

It's a fairly thin, pliable sheet of aluminum covered with thin layers of foam, and it can be formed into several very stiff shapes: Image

REI has them, http://www.rei.com/product/743236, as do other outdoor places.

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