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Re: we could certainly do the experiment ourselves....
unfortunately most BPLers including myself wouldnt be able to produce any results worth anything how the down is treated prior and the relative conditions will greatly affect affect mesaurements...

In GEAR » Winter down bag decision
December 18, 6:00pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: WM and down DWR
well to put it simply we havent seen any REAL test on the subject .. not mindless intraweb forums speculation that we all do we do know that when new DWR down does provide some benefit ... the p...

In GEAR » Winter down bag decision
December 18, 11:34am

Re: WM and down DWR
I talked to a WM rep yesterday and he said that it appears Down Tek, Dri Down and other down DWR treatments wash off fairly quickly and that is why they do not use a down DWR yet. for bags thats...

In GEAR » Winter down bag decision
December 18, 10:45am

10 Tips on Staying Warm in Winter by Andy Kirkpatrick
http://www.ukclimbing.com/articles/page.php?id=6903 ;)

In Philosophy & Technique » 10 Tips on Staying Warm in Winter by Andy Kirkpatrick
December 17, 11:18pm

Re: Re: 5.10 closeout sale 29-39$ guide tennie
buy 2 or more pairs and the shipping is less per item remember that guide tennie costs 120$ retail ;)

In Gear Deals » 5.10 closeout sale 29-39$ guide tennie
December 17, 12:27pm

Re: Re: Testing
208 dollahs is more than dead bird or patagucci atom/nanopoofay vests marketing strategy ... sell to hipsters for walking (carrying really) their little dawgs ;)

In GEAR » Active vest
December 16, 10:56pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: EB Karakoram size + dwr
Well dont ya use dead bird anyways? Their factory DWR is quite good but nothing last forever And the article (test done by university of leeds) states explicitely that DWR doesnt last too lon...

In GEAR » Winter down bag decision
December 16, 9:17am

Re: Re: EB Karakoram size + dwr
Do you throw the piece in the dryer? After a certain point a fabric may not hold anymore DWR ... Which is why using your outdoor pieces for daily wear especially if you are carrying a bag in ...

In GEAR » Winter down bag decision
December 16, 8:24am

Criticism after 'car park rescue' of Cairngorm walker
http://m.bbc.com/news/uk-scotland-highlands-islands-30458551 A mountain rescue team leader has criticised the actions of a hillwalker who called to be rescued while 400m from a car park. More...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Criticism after 'car park rescue' of Cairngorm walker
December 15, 11:56pm

Re: Active vest
Powerdry (R1 weight), powerstretch, or windpro (quite breathable) A 100 wt fleece will also work in a pinch Personally i dont buy fleece vests, i just wait till the sleeves wear out and chop ...

In GEAR » Active vest
December 15, 10:59pm

All Reader Reviews by eric chan

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Montbell Extremely Light Down Jacket
the key to using this jacket is to use it under a windshell or synthetic jacket like a nanopuff by itself the shell is fairly fragile, there are no pockets, there is no waist string ... however ...

In Clothing - Insulating - Down
December 30, 7:44pm