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meanwhile, down under...
The biggest outdoor retailer in Australia, Kathmandu, is notorious for this. They advertise their own-brand gear (which is crap) at ridiculous prices comparable to only the highest end stuff (Arc&#...

In GEAR » Beware of so-called liquidation sales
November 17, 7:54am

Re: Ideal
>Too bad Backcountry.com is out of medium or I'd be ordering with the 20% off coupon. Dan, true, and the Mirage is currently top of my list. But 8 denier more means 100% greater yarn weig...

In GEAR » Can I beat the MB frost line parka ?
November 17, 7:03am

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For me, the cut, the fabric and the incredible anti-microbial qualities of the Give-N-Go boxers are unbeatable so far. I would be interested to try some Rohan boxers, but I am so used to the Exoffi...

In GEAR » Ex Officio boxer replacement?
November 15, 10:48pm

Re: Re: Re: Frost Line
Ryan, when I was in Taiwan I saw a box-baffled MB parka with "1000" on the sleeve and what felt like a 15d or 20d shell. It was the only one in the shop and I've never seen it even me...

In GEAR » Can I beat the MB frost line parka ?
November 15, 7:03pm

Re: Frost Line
Great summary, Dan. I would add that Dane over at Cold Thistle has measured his size L Mirage at 420g. He measured his size L Permafrost is 694g. So the Frost Line would seem to fall in between ...

In GEAR » Can I beat the MB frost line parka ?
November 15, 5:46pm

Re: Does this exist - Mid related idea
Franco: yes! That is almost exactly what I had envisioned... OK now reading through that thread I can see that the Bearpaw Pyranet 3 is basically what I am describing. I knew I couldn't be the ...

In GEAR » Does this exist - Mid related idea
November 01, 12:15am

Re: MLD Duomid XL inner
I agree the Duomid XL looks nice, but it's strictly 2 person whereas I'm thinking of something that can accomodate 3.

In GEAR » Does this exist - Mid related idea
October 31, 11:41pm

Re: Re: Re: Bitterroot
>The absence of any hydrophobic down is the big drawback for me, as I live on the east coast. All evidence suggests that hydrophobic down makes only a slight difference in maintaining loft in...

In GEAR » Is GoLite going out of biz?
October 31, 11:28pm

Re: Does this exist - Mid related idea
>Mids are VERY easy to mock up , so why don't you get some string ,poles (or sticks...) some stakes and a measuring tape and build your own? Hi Franco, I plan to, don't have a yard...

In GEAR » Does this exist - Mid related idea
October 31, 5:54am

Does this exist - Mid related idea
As I mentioned in another thread I have been thinking about buying a mid to use as an all-season shelter. However I am not totally convinced by mesh inner options I have seen. All the inners I'...

In GEAR » Does this exist - Mid related idea
October 31, 12:57am

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