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Smell after washing?
How does the new Capilene fare in the odor department after being washed? I usually wash my base layers after a few uses and I've noticed that some (especially an older Capilene shirt and a very o...

In Editor's Roundtable » Comfort and Moisture Transport in Lightweight Wool and Synthetic Base Layers
July 27, 5:10pm

I'll take it.
Edit: I got your email address from

In Gear Swap » FS: Six Moons Starlite pack
June 25, 10:19pm

Wanted: Patagonia Houdini Jacket (size large)
You can contact me at I you would be interested in a trade, I also have an almost new Montaine Lightspeed, size large, blue and gray, that I've only tied on a few times. Thanks.

In Gear Swap » Wanted: Patagonia Houdini Jacket (size large)
June 22, 3:18pm

Wanted: Gossamer Gear Nightlight 3./4 pad
You can contact me at I'm also interested in any other pads made of evazote. Thanks.

In Gear Swap » Wanted: Gossamer Gear Nightlight 3./4 pad
June 22, 3:16pm

Wanted: Six Moon Designs Starlite backpack
You can contact me at Thanks.

In Gear Swap » Wanted: Six Moon Designs Starlite backpack
June 22, 3:15pm

Sensitive pocket radios
Here is a fairly detailed site about pocket radios that emphasises sensitivity and sound quality (although most of his comments are subjective). The site sells at least one model that he likes, al...

In GEAR » lightweight am/fm radio
May 10, 10:01pm

aqua mira wait time
See here for a discussion of wait times of Aqua Mira vs. Katadyn tablets. Supposedly the wait times are identical and the 4 hrs. is only for when you are treating the EPA worst case test water whi...

In Gear Lists » my SuperUltralight gearlist
October 22, 10:10pm

Re: Re: Re: 2nd account
Oops. I posted with the wrong accountt. Please see below.

In GEAR » Ray Jardine closes shop
October 21, 3:00am

3d drapes better?
Marmot says this of Polarguard 3D: "Smaller denier fibers create smaller air pockets and greater thermal efficiency." Then they say this about Delta: "The slightly larger fiber also creates more l...

In Make Your Own Gear » Primaloft quilts
October 10, 3:49am

Polycryo noise
The noise is more like a plastic dropcloth.

In GEAR » Spinnsheet Ground Cloth-Tough enough?
September 29, 1:46am

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