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Re: Goretex Pro Jackets / Rain Jackets that actually last
If you're looking for something to last and perform well, beyond any other criteria, then I'd echo all the Arcteryx recommendations. I have an Alpha SV that I've put through unimaginabl...

In GEAR » Goretex Pro Jackets / Rain Jackets that actually last
August 25, 4:00pm

Re: Chemical resistance of UHMWPE
Colin, I'm more on the life sciences than chemistry side of things, so most of my knowledge comes from analytical point of view. I do agree that it is unlikely any compound found in DEET, or...

In GEAR » DEET and dyneema
July 30, 3:42pm

Re: Chemical resistance of UHMWPE
Colin, I'm unsure what Dyneema is exactly, however, if it's indeed a polyethylene (similar to HDPE/LDPE), there are numerous compounds that will act as a solvent on it, including most aroma...

In GEAR » DEET and dyneema
July 30, 2:06pm

Re: eVent warranty just one year?
Seems very surprising they'd have such a lackluster warranty, especially considering their main rival (GoreTex) has one of the better warranties in the industry.

In GEAR » eVent warranty just one year?
July 29, 8:48am

Re: Re: Re: Re: got one for sale...
I'll just echo the Arcteryx recommendation if you're looking for something that's bulletproof beyond all else. I have an Alpha SV, and while it's probably heavier than you're lo...

In GEAR » rain jacket suggestions for specific need
July 25, 11:47pm

Re: Baselayer question: How tight is too tight?
Using the famous colloquial, "if you have to ask..." it's probably too tight. In all seriousness though, as others have done a good job of explaining, it's a balance between co...

In GEAR » Baselayer question: How tight is too tight?
June 30, 9:08am

Re: BA Copper Spur 2UL vs. REI 1/4 Dome T2
Why not just buy the BA tent from REI and make your own footprint for a couple of dollars? Seems like that'll solve both your gripes with it.

In GEAR » BA Copper Spur 2UL vs. REI 1/4 Dome T2
June 30, 8:55am

Re: Arc'teryx Squamish vs Arc'teryx Alpha SL fit comparison
I don't have either, but if you call Arc'teryx up, they have exact measurements on all pieces and can give you an idea about how everything would match up. That said, I have an Alpha SV and...

In GEAR » Arc'teryx Squamish vs Arc'teryx Alpha SL fit comparison
June 17, 5:12pm

Re: Discounts on Arc'teryx items?
Only time I've been able to get a discount on Arc'teryx stuff is at REI during one of their season sales. Every other place seems to have restrictions on the coupons preventing you from usi...

In GEAR » Discounts on Arc'teryx items?
June 16, 10:32am

Re: Re: Odd wear on shoes
Roger, what I meant is more along the lines of getting a doctor or trained professional to assess and correct your stance (aka custom made inserts type work), not so much an off the rack Dr. Sholls...

In GEAR » Odd wear on shoes
June 14, 5:25pm

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