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Re: Complaint
Colin Krusor (ckrusor) stated: "... the craftsmanship on that aluminized cuben duplex looks kinda poor... " Colin Krusor (ckrusor) stated: "... John Abela's overreaction to my...

In GEAR » Desert Shade Shelter (Zpacks Aluminized Duplex)
July 25, 9:13pm

Re: Re: Pitch
I don't mean to disparage Joe at Zpacks, but the craftsmanship on that aluminized cuben duplex looks kinda poor. Craftsmanship is on par with zPacks' gear, which is quite good and consis...

In GEAR » Desert Shade Shelter (Zpacks Aluminized Duplex)
July 24, 4:16pm

Re: Desert Shade Shelter (Zpacks Aluminized Duplex)
And it's not a production model anyway, more a prototype. That is not entirely correct. ZPacks had full intentions of bringing the aluminized cuben fiber into their shelter fabric option lin...

In GEAR » Desert Shade Shelter (Zpacks Aluminized Duplex)
July 24, 3:29pm

Re: Desert Shade Shelter (Zpacks Aluminized Duplex)
I get a giggle out of all you folks saying my pitches are crap. I have stated many times that I pitch my shelters loose, on purpose, as explained at around this point in a video. If you feel ...

In GEAR » Desert Shade Shelter (Zpacks Aluminized Duplex)
July 24, 2:04pm

Re: Re: Re: Vargo Pack Looks Interesting. . . .
John H: Nope, but give me an hour and I will load it up with as much water and ice as I can stuff into it, jump on the scale, and go for a meander, and get back to ya. update: alrighty, her...

In GEAR » Vargo Ti-Arc pack with Cuben Fiber
July 11, 6:02am

Re: Vargo Pack Looks Interesting. . . .
Edward: I wonder what the weight of the frame and straps are alone, minus the bag? I do not have a hanging scale, so I could not get a 100% accurate weight, but from my table top scale, it is fl...

In GEAR » Vargo Ti-Arc pack with Cuben Fiber
July 10, 8:44pm

Re: Vargo Ti-Arc pack with Cuben Fiber
Forgive me for not wanting to re-type everything here at BPL and upload all the photos to BPL... but I thought some of you might be interested in my *initial* thoughts on this pack, after having us...

In GEAR » Vargo Ti-Arc pack with Cuben Fiber
July 10, 2:29am

Re: [Review] Inov-8 Race Ultra Shell HZ
>>> Jacob: I think you're using it in way warmer than intended conditions though I have come to the same conclusion. >>> Jacob: How crinkly/noisy is it? Zero noise.

In GEAR » [Review] Inov-8 Race Ultra Shell HZ
July 08, 6:00pm

Re: Great review.
>>> (sam) The low breathability caused a lot of condensation, and the very thin shell allowed the temp of the condensation to drop quickly so that it felt as if the garment was leaking eve...

In GEAR » [Review] Inov-8 Race Ultra Shell HZ
July 08, 12:46am

[Review] Inov-8 Race Ultra Shell HZ
I know this garment might be a tiny bit outside the norm for many ultralight hikers, however as the world of ultralight hiking and trail running are merging ever closer together, especially when it...

In GEAR » [Review] Inov-8 Race Ultra Shell HZ
July 07, 8:30pm

All Reader Reviews by John Abela

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Klymit Static V Luxe
Review of the Klymit Static V Luxe inflatable sleeping pad. My overall rating is a four (4) out of five (5). The one star reduction ...

In Sleeping Pads - Inflatable
May 03, 6:44am

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