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Re: Peak Vents on Pyramids
Not sure how much they contribute to ventilation, but at least I didn't find them all that much extra trouble. I figured it couldn't hurt to have them.

In Make Your Own Gear » Peak Vents on Pyramids
July 28, 8:47pm

Re: Re: Duplex Mesh Stretch
Yeah, that's why I made my MYOG silnylon version 52" wide. And floorless, so I don't have to worry about tearing the mesh. Of course, it's heavier, so I still have weak moments w...

In GEAR » Duplex and bad mesh stretch
July 28, 2:04pm

Re: JMT Photos
Wow - very dramatic! What camera setup?

In Photo Gallery » JMT Photos
July 21, 4:02pm

Re: Re: Re: Build a better raincoat
Look at this one:

In GEAR » Build a better raincoat
July 20, 4:42pm

Re: Re: Groundsheets
Has anyone tried the silpoly from for a groundsheet? I'm wondering if it is any less slippery than regular silnylon.

In GEAR » Cuben Groundsheet - Pinholes
July 20, 11:02am

Re: thin-skinned
If you're referring to Ralph, I personally wouldn't call him out for initially taking Marko's post personally; in the context of his just having attempted a FKT, I think it was quite un...

In Gear Deals » In honor of Bob Gross, buy a foam pad and get 10% off
July 18, 4:45pm

Re: "Magnificent Obsession"?
Not to the extent of the posters above, but yeah, I tend to tweak things, either by adding on something I see as lacking (like a netting pocket inside a shelter to keep my glasses in at night) or b...

In GEAR » Do You Have a Gear Modding "Magnificent Obsession"?
July 17, 10:05am

Re: Thanks
Looking forward to seeing your project, Daniel!

In Make Your Own Gear » Zpacks style zipper-less doors
July 17, 9:34am

Re: Zpacks style zipper-less doors
Hi Daniel - I recently posted on a shelter I made of silnylon using this style of door. Based on the first outing, I'm very pleased with how the doors worked. Feel free to pm me with any...

In Make Your Own Gear » Zpacks style zipper-less doors
July 16, 12:15pm

Re: Re: Backpacking the Alpstein, Appenzell. June 2015.
Wow - just beautiful! And I loved reading about your feelings and experiences on the journey. It made me want to go there (except maybe for the vertical cable down!).

In Post-Trip Reports » Backpacking the Alpstein, Appenzell. June 2015.
July 14, 2:28pm

All Reader Reviews by d k

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Pacific Outdoor Equipment Peak Elite AC petite
I liked this mat a lot; the only thing I've liked as much that I've tried is my old Thermarest Deluxe LE which I think is 26 oz, almost 3x the weight of this pad (10.5 oz on my scale). The fa...

In Sleeping Pads - Inflatable
May 20, 3:46pm

Pacific Outdoor Products Insul Mat Max-Thermo
I got this on a Steep and Cheap sale, and so far have only used it twice sleeping on the floor at my parents' house, since my old bedroom has long since been converted to a sewing room for my mom....

In Sleeping Pads - Inflatable
December 26, 4:34pm