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don't spend it
Put it in the bank. There will be a day, probably sooner than you had hoped, when you really will "need" something.

In GEAR » Dreaming with my tax return...
April 16, 9:14am

still unclear
The site gives a single weight for a given size, temp, and fp, but as you said it does not indicate weight difference for tapered vs. non or for sewn vs snaps footbox etc. I agree would be good to ...

In Gear Deals » UGQ Outdoor Equipment
April 12, 7:27am

Recent discussion about NeoAir noise: http://www.backpackinglight.com/cgi-bin/backpackinglight/forums/thread_display.html?forum_thread_id=89156&skip_to_post=759550#759550

In GEAR » Xlite width when inflated and noise levels
April 11, 8:46pm

LightHeart Gear
Put LightHeart on your list as well.

In GEAR » UL Tent Recommendations - Under $400
April 11, 9:18am

I have always heard that insects can't see yellow, which supposedly is why "bug light" bulbs are yellow. But light color and pigment color work differently so who knows...

In GEAR » Colors that repel insects?
April 11, 4:53am

smaller than your tent
You want the ground sheet to be smaller than your tent footprint, if it's larger and sticks out the edges it will allow rain to pool under your tent beneath the ground sheet and tent floor. Abo...

In Make Your Own Gear » ground cloth
April 10, 8:02am

horizontal baffles
I've heard good things about the Flight Jacket. I'd be curious about comparisons as well. One question for me with UGQ's is the horizontal baffles, I'm concerned that as a toss-and-...

In Gear Deals » Underground Quilts...
April 09, 1:50pm

backpack measurements
Here's a start: http://www.rei.com/learn/expert-advice/backpacks-torso-hip-size.html

In GEAR » Backpack measuring/ordering
April 09, 12:20pm

Are you familiar with this? http://www.aquaclip.com/

In Gear Swap » WTB Water bottle pockets/holders
April 09, 8:04am

Re: add a pre-filter to a Sawyer Min
I like that my idea affixes the pre-filter to the Sawyer, that way when you refill you don't have a loose sponge to keep up with (not that it's so hard). But what I like about your sponge i...

In Make Your Own Gear » add a pre-filter to a Sawyer Mini
April 07, 3:02pm

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