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Re: Review: ZPacks Duplex
I just wanted to jump in here and update a few things since I published my article. Per a comment from Joe V from ZPacks on my article (see: http://hikelighter.com/2015/02/28/zpacks-duplex-tent-...

In GEAR » Review: ZPacks Duplex
April 17, 3:19pm

Re: Review: ZPacks Duplex - Door Modifications #2
Here are probably my final modifications to the doors of the ZPacks Duplex that I have. I seem to find myself really happy with this method of guylines+hardware for the doors. Also in the video I s...

In GEAR » Review: ZPacks Duplex
April 16, 7:56pm

Re: Review: ZPacks Duplex - Daytime Privacy
I was out shooting a video (to be posted shortly) on further door modifications, and decided to spend a couple minutes shooting a video to show how the camo cuben fiber fabric handles the issue of ...

In GEAR » Review: ZPacks Duplex
April 16, 5:54pm

Re: Pockets
Matthew: I believe ZPacks has added a mesh pocket to each end of the Duplex. Yeah I just had somebody tell me about that the other day - pretty cool ZPacks decided to finally add them. I suppose...

In GEAR » Review: ZPacks Duplex
April 15, 7:48am

Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Review: ZPacks Duplex
totally off-topic: >>> Dual straps over the top...more secure lashing when you have to carry gear externally. Replace the side compression cord with 2 straps ala John Jonas. Add the a...

In GEAR » Review: ZPacks Duplex
April 11, 7:34pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Review: ZPacks Duplex
@Holmes Yeah, I think most folks are just not 'getting' these storm doors. Yeah, there is a privacy side of things, but the inset inner and overflap of the storm doors really do make it...

In GEAR » Review: ZPacks Duplex
April 11, 7:06pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: Review: ZPacks Duplex
wow so many new and awesome comments and ideas! This is turning into the "John" thread, so I'm just going to go with last names. @Holmes: I too have found that having the ape...

In GEAR » Review: ZPacks Duplex
April 11, 6:42pm

Re: Re: Re: Review: ZPacks Duplex
Negative on the shockcord... just using the lawson glowire like all the other cordage. I negate the need by not having the panels super taut when I set it up. Explained this in my other video: ...

In GEAR » Review: ZPacks Duplex
April 10, 9:53pm

Re: Re: Review: ZPacks Duplex
Hey John, >>> I do think it would be better if you had your lineloc 3s on the 4 perimeter corners be attached to the guyout loop Yeah, agreed. It would make it significantly easi...

In GEAR » Review: ZPacks Duplex
April 10, 9:13pm

Re: Review: ZPacks Duplex
Hey guys, I put together a video that shows how I have been playing around with all of this. I realize the crappy photos I posted at facebook where not all that helpful. Hope this helps. https:/...

In GEAR » Review: ZPacks Duplex
April 10, 8:06pm

All Reader Reviews by John Abela

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Black Rock Gear Hadron

In Clothing - Headwear, Handwear
August 02, 6:44pm

ZPacks ZPacks Hexamid Solo Tarp & HexaNet Solo Bug Shelter
ZPacks Hexamid Solo Tarp ZPacks HexaNet Solo Bug Shelter h...

In Shelters - Tarps & Floorless
June 27, 10:34pm

Jetboil Sol Ti
Hello Everybody, I was able to acquire the new Jetboil Sol Ti recently and I have now had a chance to use it in the field - inclu...

In Backpacks - Frameless
April 11, 3:00pm