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agree high HH isn't as crucial as made out to be.
Tarptent were using 1200mmHH silnylon for years. As have/do other tent manufacturers I've no complaints about the waterproofness of the fly on my Scarp. It's been in many serious prolon...

In Make Your Own Gear » A new Silnylon available - 1.05oz/yd
December 18, 1:39pm

Yup
Looks like he got tired through battling deep snowdrifts - encountered by poor route choice. I guess he was trying to avoid the worst of the wind. but, +1 to Stuarts thoughts It gets dark the...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Criticism after 'car park rescue' of Cairngorm walker
December 16, 7:54am

Advocates - what advocates?
Some of the recent posts make OM seem full of advocates of Sean's poor behaviour? Maybe as a regular OMer, I'm being defensive, but it seems a little unfair to talk of 'siding with him&...

In GEAR » OookWorks - caution advised
December 15, 1:16pm

diamond
thats a diamond shape rather than triangle? you get the same efffect with a rotated rectangle or square. (Flying Diamond pitch). FD is the main pitch I use for the rae times I bivvy with a flat ...

In GEAR » Tarp shape question - Triangle vs rectangle
December 15, 2:16am

Re: Re: Re: Rant....
He has a lot of friend on OM who will defend him. ------------ mmm I haven't seen any 'friends' defend him there for years if at all. He alienated most there well before he m...

In GEAR » OookWorks - caution advised
December 15, 1:50am

Trees
Indeed Though where I mostly camp, trees are rare and so are sticks

In GEAR » Trailstar Question
December 09, 5:14am

extra pole
Use your trek poles inside, and just buy a single UL carbon tarp pole for the door? Or use a stick.

In GEAR » Trailstar Question
December 09, 1:43am

hi
welcome.to the uk. Will (and Rick) inner pitch first tents really aren't uncommon here at all. but mesh roofs in the inner are an obvious disadvantage when pitching in the rain! Foru...

In GEAR » Moving to UK: I will take all the advice you can spare
December 01, 1:22am

Re: Re: Fire Maple Titanium -aarrrgh!!!
Bob G Monatauk Gnat is a rebadged Fire Maple FMS-116T also sold under several other badges. At quite a range of prices. no knock off involved as far as I am aware. The only people getting sho...

In Editor's Roundtable » Can I Cook in my Tent?
November 15, 4:52am

Fabric
I really would NOT want to use a downproof calendared fabric unless serious amounts of mesh are used. Especially on the sides where it might be close to my face. Too low a CFM. It will much more ea...

In Make Your Own Gear » Questions about a Solid/Partially-Solid Inner for a 'Mid
November 09, 10:48am

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