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All Forum Posts by Franco Darioli

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volume measurement
A common way of doing it has been to use polystyrene balls. Fill the pack, transfer them to a box, work out the volume from that.

In GEAR » volume measurement
August 04, 4:43am

New MLD Solomid owner with questions
Justin, Apples and bananas. The Cuben used by HMG for their packs is not even similar to the Cuben used in shelters. Cuben is not a single product but a brand name for a (vast) family of products.

In GEAR » New MLD Solomid owner with questions
August 03, 9:39pm

Golite Part 2 Begging for Money
http://mytrailco.com/ "My Trail Company is a Colorado Public Benefit Corporation founded by Demetri Coupounas (Coup) in 2015. While a new company, My Trail has acquired the proven product ...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Golite Part 2 Begging for Money
August 02, 4:31pm

Hubba Hubba NX vs Double Rainbow vs ? - Which to choose?
I wish I had gotten the solid inner for warmth and wind control. It would greatly increase the versatility Existing customers can purchase either inner just by asking info@tarptent. The Scarp 2 s...

In GEAR » Hubba Hubba NX vs Double Rainbow vs ? - Which to choose?
August 02, 11:18am

Does Hilleberg make burlier (say 10mm) poles as an option or accessory for red-label tents?
Hilleberg, just like every other brand of tents, do not make its own poles . Their poles are made by DAC . I have not seen DAC poles for sale but you can get Easton either made to your measuremen...

In GEAR » Does Hilleberg make burlier (say 10mm) poles as an option or accessory for red-label tents?
August 02, 2:48am

Supermid inner is in the washing machine
"Why not hand wash in bathtub or outdoor utility tub?" That is exactly what I did yesterday with one of my tents. Luke warm water, pure soap, half an hour later it was done. (no damage...

In Chaff » Supermid inner is in the washing machine
July 31, 1:44pm

Backpack Hunting Binoculars
Good binos require high density glass and that is heavy. Modern design has reduced the weight somewhat with aspherical elements but manufacturers can't cheat with digital trickery processing a...

In GEAR » Backpack Hunting Binoculars
July 30, 5:53pm

Backpacking binoculars
David, Your Russian binoculars are "opera glasses" 2.5x magnification,24mm front elements.

In GEAR » Backpacking binoculars
July 30, 4:13pm

Carbon monoxide death?
From that article : "On Thursday, another person hiking in the area who checked the bodies before personnel from Mountain Rescue Aspen reached the campsite reported seeing a stove in the tent...

In GEAR » Carbon monoxide death?
July 30, 3:31am

Peak Vents on Pyramids
To mitigate condensation you need air flow. To create air flow in a tent you need bottom ingress and top egress. One without the other will not work.

In Make Your Own Gear » Peak Vents on Pyramids
July 29, 2:09pm

All Reader Reviews by Franco Darioli

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Tarptent Contrail
My rating is based on what this shelter was designed for, and not to be understood as part of the "best tent ever, for anybody ,anywhere" award. Most of the good points have already been co...

In Shelters - Single Wall Tents
November 07, 4:48pm