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Franco Darioli (Franco) - BPL Premium Member

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ideas on alternate ways for quick and easy inflation of air matress please
I have an Instaflator. Less fuss than "my" rubber band/trash bag version but a bit of a pain ,in some areas, to buy.

In GEAR » ideas on alternate ways for quick and easy inflation of air matrass please
July 05, 8:38pm

"ideas on alternate ways for quick and easy inflation of air matrass please
Here you are. A plastic bag and a rubber band : No cost inflation bag sorry about taking 6 minutes for the demo, takes a lot less to do it.

In GEAR » ideas on alternate ways for quick and easy inflation of air matrass please
July 05, 4:46pm

Why few freestanding Cuben Tents?
Ben, Easton have the SI2 with internal sleeves now, the one above was the early version. The Terra Nova models are the Voyager Ultra (already mentioned) the other is the Solar Ultra 2 (TN also m...

In GEAR » Why few freestanding Cuben Tents?
July 03, 9:11pm

Tarptent Thread
I see.. Still, if after a few years you find a problem with your tent most likely it wasn't a manufacturing fault. BTW, regarding the Enan /Moment similarities I meant that both have the tape...

In GEAR » Tarptent Thread
July 03, 8:47pm

Why few freestanding Cuben Tents?
"KC wrote that there are only two cuben freestanding tent makers. I believe Big Sky is one. Which is the other?" Alex , a few posts above, posted a photo of 5 different "freestandin...

In GEAR » Why few freestanding Cuben Tents?
July 03, 8:32pm

Tarptent Thread
The Enan is closer in design to the Moment than it is to the Akto but as for brand longevity what difference does it make to a tent you buy now ?

In GEAR » Tarptent Thread
July 03, 8:24pm

Lightweight tripod
Sometime ago I posted that a manufacturer had invented the bipod saving almost a third of the weight but unfortunately the idea didn't have a leg to stand on.

In GEAR » Lightweight Tripod - Yes I said Lightweight Tripod
July 02, 7:08pm

Lightweight Tripod - Yes I said Lightweight Tripod
Megan, if the main reason for the tripod is night shots, take a look at the Slik Mini III : Hints : wind speed is much less low on the ground tilt the camera so it is over one of the legs ...

In GEAR » Lightweight Tripod - Yes I said Lightweight Tripod
July 02, 6:39pm

Hilleberg Tent thread
Tipi, for some reason you have a talent in finding folk that can't set up a tent (yes I reccomend a freestanding tent to those...) and then post a bad review. Take a minute to look at the two...

In GEAR » Hilleberg Tent thread
July 02, 4:36pm

Is the Backpacker Forum dead ?
Reports of my death are highly exaggerated... IT'S BACK... well it is right now anyway. I am talking about the Backpacker.com forum not the new one.. Anyway, just for accuracy's sa...

In Chaff » Is the Backpacker Forum dead ?
July 02, 4:52am

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