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Paging Eric B
Eric, With it being spring and all, I think we need a report on how your winterised Moment DW has fared.

In GEAR » Tarptent Thread
May 02, 6:27am

Re: ideal sized mid for 2?
Mock it up with poles and bits of string cut to the size of the various shelters. Perhaps cloth. I say we take off an nuke the entire base from orbit. It's the only way to be sure.

In GEAR » ideal sized mid for 2?
April 30, 2:17pm

Four Dog
You could check the cylindrical titanium windshields from Four Dog, see if any of them are the right dimensions for you. http://fourdog.com/titanium-wind-screens/

In GEAR » Aluminum caldera cone with bushbuddy?
April 30, 1:28pm

Plus you can use it for hiking
The last time I went car camping, there wasn't room for all the stuff people wanted to bring in the car. They had pillows under their feet and sleeping bags on their laps in the back seat. A bi...

In GEAR » New advice on a good car camping stove for one
April 28, 1:33pm

Re: No hipbelt.
10-12 pounds is alright. That's about where the hipbelt starts to make a difference that I can tell at all. At 20 pounds, I want the belt. If using trekking poles, they seem to cut the shoul...

In GEAR » 3xl clothes and gear
April 28, 9:16am

Re: 3xl clothes and gear
I'm six foot 280 pounds with a 44 inch waist, I wear a mix of XXL/3XL, and yes this is hard. A few thoughts: - Get a Gatewood Cape, a Packa or a poncho for rain. - Hip belts don't ...

In GEAR » 3xl clothes and gear
April 28, 8:24am

Re: Stratospire 1 comes to mind
Statospire is going to be very tight on length for the OP. [Though as a six footer who's partial to windy places, I'm considering one myself.]

In GEAR » 1 person dual wall tent
April 25, 3:23pm

Go Notch
Yeah, I've persuaded myself. If my priorities were six-five + three season + full bug protection, I'd get a Tarptent Notch with mesh inner and the matching tentpoles. It's long enough, ...

In GEAR » 1 person dual wall tent
April 25, 2:26am

Shoulders
I also have shoulders, unlike these people who like heavy expensive thin pillows, and I too use the Anti Gravity Gear pillows. Them're good.

In GEAR » very small air pillow
April 25, 2:00am

Re: Dual wall
Wes, I think every Tarptent has bug protection. Some are fully double wall with a mesh option for the inner wall (Moment DW, Notch, Scarp, Stratospire), and some are single wall with mesh over the ...

In GEAR » 1 person dual wall tent
April 24, 5:36pm

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