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Akto Mesh Inner Weight
Moontrail lists 19 oz / 550 g for the mesh inner (alone). http://www.moontrail.com/hilleberg-akto-mesh-inner.php

In GEAR » Guess I'll Waiting for the New Akto and Scarp 1
October 17, 2:59pm

Re: FS: Small Neo Air
PM sent.

In Gear Swap » FS: Small Neo Air
September 11, 5:14pm

Re: FS: ULA Catalyst
PM sent. EDIT: Sorry, got cold feet. Passing on this one.

In Gear Swap » FS: ULA Catalyst
August 30, 2:40pm

Re: WTB: Wind Shirt size medium or small
Montane Lite-Speed for $39.98 (60% off), size small in 4 colors. http://www.backcountry.com/outdoorgear/Montane-Lite-Speed-Jacket-Mens/MNT0020M.html This was posted already in Gear Deals. The...

In Gear Swap » WTB: Wind Shirt size medium
August 16, 1:50pm

Re: Re: ULA Ohm / max compression?
Thanks, Hendrik - glad to hear it's working out for you. Your blog posts are very helpful, and some pics of the Ohm fully-compressed would be awesome.

In GEAR » ULA Ohm
August 13, 2:02pm

ULA Ohm / max compression?
I want to be sold on this pack, but this could be the deal-breaker for me... ULA’s faq states that the volume can be compressed by 2/3. I’m hoping that means it can be cinched evenly along ...

In GEAR » ULA Ohm
August 13, 12:27pm

Re: Possum Down
Yep, +1 for PossumDown. I have the Possumdown Vest too, which makes a great supplement to a thin wool baselayer for winter use. Layered between a merino+windshirt combo, you've got something li...

In GEAR » Possum Down
August 13, 12:11pm

Re: 2p wind-worthy tent? / pyramid tarp
Fitting two adults in the DuoMid would not be much fun in prolonged rough weather, and the pole-less inverted V setup will compromise wind stability. I've found a larger pyramid tarp (MLD S...

In GEAR » 2p wind-worthy tent?
August 06, 11:55am

Re: Re: Re: Re: Solo Tarp
Casey, your PM hasn't come through, even though the 'new comment' email for the thread did. Could you send it again?

In Gear Swap » FS: MLD SoloPlus Tarp
July 09, 12:11pm

Re: Re: Solo Tarp
Hi Gerald – will do, but someone else pm’d me before your post as well. Folks, if you PM me expressing interest please post a quick note here, too. I have way bigger jpg files if anyone is i...

In Gear Swap » FS: MLD SoloPlus Tarp
July 09, 11:40am

All Reader Reviews by Jason Shaffer

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Oware
I've placed two orders with Oware. Staff was happy to answer my questions, and items were shipped VERY promptly. I recommend Oware to a lot of friends, especially those looking for durable, stra...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
February 09, 10:06am

Wigwam Ingenius Hiker Socks
Since these socks are sold at so many outdoor shops (and then given as gifts to us outdoors-y types!) I thought I’d post a warning. These things are junk. I took them on a trip when I couldn’t find ...

In Footwear - Boots, Shoes, Gaiters
January 30, 8:56pm

BackpackingLight.com
I've been a member under different user-names since BPL's first few months, and I have been continually impressed. However, in the last 2 years in particular, BPL has improved its customer se...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
January 28, 12:27pm

Inov8 RocLite 315
These are the most comfortable shoes I've ever worn, and the only brand that has pulled me away from Montrail in the last 8 years. But, having grown accustomed to the durability of the Montrail H...

In Footwear - Boots, Shoes, Gaiters
January 28, 11:33am

GoLite Jam2
I received the Jam2 only a week ago, but I did manage to get in a 3-day 60-miler, as well as a short dayhike, which were fine opportunities to get a feel for this pack. (I carried a 7-day food load f...

In Backpacks - Frameless
January 26, 1:46pm

Mountain Laurel Designs eVent Rain Mitts
Normally I don’t like to review an item until I’ve really put it through its paces, but since this is a new product that’s received a bit of a buzz, I thought I’d provide some initial impressions. If...

In Clothing - Raingear
January 21, 10:30am

Vargo Titanium Non-Stick Kettle 0.9L
I bought one of these here at BPL awhile back, and opened the box to find that the loose-fitting lid h...

In Cookware - Titanium
January 17, 11:40am

Backpacking Light Firelite SUL-500 Cookpot
Since so many people have been disappointed by the fit of the lid, I guess I must have just gotten lucky. Mine fits perfectly: not so tight that I can’t remove it without disturbing the pot, not so ...

In Cookware - Titanium
January 17, 11:17am

Mountain Laurel Designs Silnylon Poncho Tarp
I had originally ordered the standard 9.5' long model, but found it a little too long in poncho-mode. The front provided coverage to the tops of my shoes, which might be ideal for some people, but I ...

In Shelters - Tarps & Floorless
July 24, 8:00am