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Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Sale Stock Update
Interesting. Never knew that about MHW and the old 7D fabric. I've been playing with some 7d samples in the .53-57oz sq yd range the last few weeks that show some promise. Hopefully they make i...

In Gear Deals » BlackRock Gear Huge Summer Sale
July 04, 12:35pm

Re: Lions and tigers and bears, oh my
Most hang on the AT, and the ones that don't eventually have mice get into their food. They only need your food to be left unattended for about 3 mins. The more you stay in shelters the higher ...

In GEAR » Lions and tigers and bears, oh my
July 04, 12:08pm

Re: Re: Poll
That Stephenson 2RS would be a good cuben candidate from a construction standpoint IMO. The end cones are pretty easy to do once you figure out how they're done conceptually. I would be afraid ...

In GEAR » Why few freestanding Cuben Tents?
July 03, 11:42am

Re: Re: Confederate flag
"Wow, y'all got some oversized trucks in the south ! Are big trucks part of southern pride and heritage?" Yes and yes. There is a reason the Big Three auto manufacturers have a...

In Chaff » SC Governor is So Wrong!
July 02, 11:44am

Re: Sale Stock Update
Man, wish this happened a couple days ago before I spent a grand on go-fast parts for the motorcycle. Love the Hadron-X, Evan. Hopefully, this becomes a stock item eventually. Ryan

In Gear Deals » BlackRock Gear Huge Summer Sale
July 02, 11:28am

Re: Re: Review: ZPacks Duplex
"I know this is a lightweight 3 season tent, but if there was some way of fastening to doors (even if that's only in the middle)" I would use 1-2 snaps similar to how MLD does thei...

In GEAR » Review: ZPacks Duplex
July 01, 5:28pm

Re: Maltodextrin for sale
Email sent. Ryan

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Maltodextrin for sale
June 30, 7:47pm

Re: Re: Ergonomics says no hipbelt
No hipbelt for me unless hiking out West and have to carry the dreaded canister. A week on the AT lands at only 18lbs which is plenty comfortable for straps only. YYMV. Ryan

In GEAR » No Hipbelt
June 28, 10:07am

Re: Marriage Equality
Similar to Ben, I'm also a Christian that doesn't support gay marriage. I've had conflicting emotions all day. There are people whom I love dearly that are elated by this decision. When...

In Chaff » Marriage Equality
June 26, 10:37pm

Re: AT supported record attempt - Scott Jurek
Update- Things have been going well for Scott the last several days. He needs to only average 43mpd the rest of the way to break the record. Barring a freak injury - I think he's got it and ...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » AT supported record attempt - Scott Jurek
June 26, 3:59pm

All Reader Reviews by Ryan Smith

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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