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Re: Is this an improvement or nonsense?
IIRC Zpacks puts their cinch cord further back on that last baffle instead of at the end too. So this probably works fine. Maybe someone will jump in. Ryan

In GEAR » Is this an improvement or nonsense?
December 19, 3:16pm

Re: 1.1oz non dwr Bivy?
A bivy needs a DWR for most uses. I think DIYgearsupply has some for about $3.00/yd. Be tough to find any cheaper than that. Ryan

In Make Your Own Gear » 1.1oz non dwr Bivy?
December 19, 10:48am

Re: Re: MH Plasmic
"Got the Plasmic yesterday. Too short in the torso and arms" Weird. I wonder if the cut is different between the SL Plasmic and the Plasmic. I wear a 36/37" sleeve length and the ...

In GEAR » Too many choices, rain jackets
December 19, 10:26am

Re: Re: Re: Advice from long distance walkers....
"This seems to me like the kind of thinking of somebody who really needs to get away on a long hike" If I'm on here posting, I'm in need of a long hike! Seriously though, I...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Advice from long distance walkers....
December 17, 4:35pm

Re: Re: A new Silnylon available - 1.05oz/yd
"If that is 1,000 mm, then it is barely 'silnylon'. It will leak fairly easily. Just a warning." Yep, that's supposed to say 1,000mm. Keep in mind that these fabrics are de...

In Make Your Own Gear » A new Silnylon available - 1.05oz/yd
December 17, 4:17pm

A new Silnylon available - 1.05oz/yd
In case there is any interest by you MYOG'ers out there, a new Silnylon is on the market. Looks similar in weight to the SilArgon which has been out of stock forever. 65" width. >1,000...

In Make Your Own Gear » A new Silnylon available - 1.05oz/yd
December 17, 11:07am

Re: Advice from long distance walkers....
"How did you manage to make it all come together?? " I'm the type of person that needs to write things down so I can have it all in front of me, and then try to poke holes in my pl...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Advice from long distance walkers....
December 17, 10:34am

Re: Re: Re: Capilene
"Bleach is the only thing that somewhat helps, but it's short lived. Myrazime is useless." I wonder if vinegar would make any difference. Strong like bleach, but won't ruin clo...

In GEAR » Patagonia Cap 4 vs IceBreaker 260
December 14, 7:06am

Re: Loonnnnggg time lurker, first time poster..
Glad to have you Jimmer! Ryan

In GEAR » Loonnnnggg time lurker, first time poster..
December 13, 4:12pm

Re: Frost Line vs Mirage
Dan Durston has some pretty good comparison posts(if u can find them). I think the moral of the story is: -they will be similar in warmth -the fit for each is pretty different -Frostline get...

In GEAR » Frost Line vs Mirage
December 12, 10:46am

All Reader Reviews by Ryan Smith

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ULA Ohm
I've had an Ohm for about a year now and have taken it on a few trips. It's very comfortable provided that you keep it in the weight range it's designed for. When carrying 20-25 lbs it car...

In Backpacks - Frameless
September 10, 5:36pm