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Nathan, Would you be willing to sell the lens alone?

In Gear Swap » FS: Sony NEX 6 with 19m Sigma f2.8 lens
August 07, 1:12pm

Re: Re: Re: RX100 iii vs a6000
I was debating these very choices recently. I wanted one camera that could do it all, but was relatively packable, so I ultimately went with a NEX-7 (scored one cheap on eBay) and picked up used SE...

In Photography » OH NO!!! More decisions???
July 24, 1:15pm

Boating dry bags
"anyone have a boating dry bag or 2 not getting enuf love...or use?" I've also got several in assorted sizes. Any particular size/style you're looking for?

In Gear Swap » Wanted: Boating dry bags
July 16, 6:59am

Re: Re: Re: Bob Marshall South Fork Hiking / Fishing
"Does one really need to change into clothes that werent used while cooking also or is that a bit extreme?" If your clothes smell like food, I would change. A bear has no way of tellin...

In Pre-Trip Planning » Bob Marshall South Fork Hiking / Fishing
July 15, 2:05pm

Re: Optimum Tent Floor Material with or without groundsheet: Update?
Hi Derrick, Any update or feedback on your materials choice? I'm planning on making a bivy and net tent in the coming weeks and am leaning towards the system you chose: lightweight floor...

In Make Your Own Gear » Optimum Tent Floor Material with or without groundsheet.
July 14, 12:32pm

Re: UL, Completely Sealed Drybag?
Velcro roll tops will not keep your things dry during submersion. They work fine for bear bagging and rain, but water *will* find it's way through relatively quickly when submerged. I have ...

In GEAR » UL, Completely Sealed Drybag?
July 14, 12:11pm

Re: Can we talk down quitls, your help appreciated
"Are 800, 850 and 900 fills going to offer the same insulating power given the proper amounts of fill to achieve EE's ratings with the only difference being the amount of fill and total fi...

In GEAR » Can we talk down quitls, your help appreciated
July 12, 6:23pm

Bob Marshall South Fork Bears
"We (3) plan to hang our food using the PCT method but dont plan to carry bear mace or anything, wondering if it would be a good idea to" I was in the South Fork area of The Bob last A...

In Pre-Trip Planning » Bob Marshall South Fork Hiking / Fishing
July 11, 1:43pm

Re: All aluminum flat bottom Foster's cans
Looks great, David! I'd be interested in the burn efficiency data vs the rounded bottom can. How do you seal the two cans together? With some adhesive or just pressure fit? If just pres...

In Make Your Own Gear » All aluminum flat bottom Foster's cans
July 09, 9:02pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: Wind River current conditions
I just got back from a trip in the Green River area of The Winds. Went up to Slide Lake - no snow there, nor on the Highline trail up to Trail Creek as of July 4th. I spoke to a couple that reporte...

In Pre-Trip Planning » Wind River current conditions
July 08, 11:40pm

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