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Re: cuben
MB: he compares 1.35 silnylon to 0.51 cuben, a factor of 2.5 x lighter material. Why doesnt he compare it to 0.74 or 1.0 or 1.4 cuben? Because he would look foolish, thats why. Those materials, alt...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Ray Jardine examines Cuben Fiber
March 03, 9:45am

Re: Re: Re: Re: Review: ZPacks Duplex -- Gap underneath bathtub floor
SI: Now every night in my tent I go to bed with a smile on my face (no bullshit) knowing I made the right decision. Yeah, so very well said!! And as for the issues discussed (door closures, h...

In GEAR » Review: ZPacks Duplex
March 03, 9:31am

Re: FS: Brand new Gatewood Cape and Serenity Net Tent
Did you pay for it to be seam sealed or do it yourself or neither? Nice price.

In Gear Swap » FS: Brand new Gatewood Cape and Serenity Net Tent
March 03, 9:29am

Re: Review: ZPacks Duplex -- Gap underneath bathtub floor
Hey David, Nobody was suppose to notice that :-p Just kidding lol. But glad to see you did notice that as a fellow duplex owner. Yeah, it happens, huh. Sometimes it happens other time...

In GEAR » Review: ZPacks Duplex
March 02, 10:31pm

Re: Pack that doesn't lead to shoulder pain
+1 for the Six Moon Designs Fusion 50 or Fusion 60. It might take a bit to really get it dialed in to fit her, but once she does, these packs feel nicer than anything else out there that I have tried.

In GEAR » Pack that doesn't lead to shoulder pain
March 01, 10:57pm

Re: Zipper
They just need to find a new way to do those storm doors that doesn't require a stupid carabiner and pulling string. So annoying. Just give me a zipper damnit! I'll take the couple ounce pe...

In GEAR » Review: ZPacks Duplex
March 01, 10:35pm

Re: Review
Ditto what you said Matt. Bought, tried, liked it, but just too narrow inside, sold it. It is a sweet design for somebody that goes into crazy wet weather locations and wants a small footprin...

In GEAR » Review: ZPacks Duplex
March 01, 10:15pm

Re: RE: Re: Half of a Snow Peak Ozen ??
@Ron Rod, Somebody had a fun project day I see :-D That uh, corrugated plastic top, you going to be able to take a pot right off a stove and set it onto the table without it melting? Good ...

In Make Your Own Gear » Half of a Snow Peak Ozen ??
March 01, 10:10pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Lightest pack with a stay?
Billy Ray: I find anything over 25lb in my Arc Blast to be unacceptable uncomfortable. That is on the high side of what I have seen most folks say, I give your shoulders some serious credit! ...

In GEAR » Lightest pack with a stay?
March 01, 10:02pm

Re: Duplex
Edward: John - how does the total footprint (including guy lines) of the Duplex compare to the Hexamid Twin? I have had some issues getting my Hexamid into tight sports before and wonder if the new...

In GEAR » Review: ZPacks Duplex
March 01, 9:25pm

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