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Re: Another Quilt Question
I'm in Georgia and have a 30F EE Enigma (and use to have a 30F Rev), I've never needed more quilt than that for 3-season locally. In fact, there are times when the 30F is too much but can b...

In GEAR » Another Quilt Question...
October 01, 8:41am

Re: anyone modded this yet?
Thanks Aaron, that definitely sounds like the right way to do it, I just don't have the skill or confidence to cut into the original quilt, only (maybe) able to just sew a seam or two or add so...

In Gear Deals » 1 lb 700 fill down quilt at Costco. $20
September 27, 7:09pm

anyone modded this yet into a backpacking quit?
Picked up one of these and agree with descriptions above, looks like could become a good, lightweight, and dirt cheap summer quilt. Should work with a channel along one short edge to draw it closed...

In Gear Deals » 1 lb 700 fill down quilt at Costco. $20
September 26, 8:53am

re: Budget Winner
Costco is right up there as well.

In GEAR » Packable light to midweight down or synthetic jacket - Good Value
September 14, 8:30pm

re: CF life span
Some cuben backpacks are marketed as lasting at least for one long thru-hike. While I had never thought about it before this thread, that a cuben tarp/shelter should only last about as long now mak...

In GEAR » does older cuben hold water more than new cuben?
September 12, 7:03am

I don't understand the vitriol that gets hurled at Roger. He's trying to run a clean and useful forum, and even if he doesn't get that right all the time I benefit more from all the goo...

In Gear Deals » Deuce of Spades Seconds!! They go fast...
September 11, 2:59pm

same questions
Hiker9 wrote: "Do the laces grip well against themselves when tightening so you do not lose the tightness? Is one material better than another for this?" I was all set to post these ex...

In Gear Deals » Lawson laces
September 10, 3:43pm

ziploc bag?
Have you considered just a ziploc-style bag? Even the largest gallon freezer bag weighs about 12g. Seal it to rehydrate, when ready to eat set the bag into your Heinie can and fold the top of the b...

In GEAR » Is there a 24oz~ Tupperware-type container that weighs 35grams or less?
September 07, 4:59am

plain ol' little water bottle
I just use an everyday crinkly water bottle, small size, either 8 fl oz bottle at 0.31 oz or for longer trips a 12 fl oz bottle at 0.52 oz. Never had a leak.

In GEAR » Alky stove fuel container?
September 05, 1:01pm

me three
I did the same. There are multiple points on the Evernew that appear ready for a hole-punch so a variety of choices.

In Make Your Own Gear » Suspension loop in Evernew Water Carry
September 04, 10:42am

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