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Re: Re: Pad Help - Uncomfortable nights
Get a wider mat. No question about it. I've said it before, but 20" is a ridiculous width for any sleeping pad that is supposed to accommodate comfortable sleep for an adult human being....

In GEAR » Pad Help - Uncomfortable nights
October 25, 5:20am

Re: When will the Elite version be available
My very limited experience with the Backcountry Bed while trying it out at REI one day was that it would not fit a pad wider than 20" (with a 2-2.5" thickness). I tried several, it was a...

In GEAR » Sierra Designs Backcountry Bed 800
October 25, 5:14am

Re: Re: Activated charcoal filter that can be used with standard water bottles?
David, Do you have any experience with how many liters of water a tea bag of GAC would "treat" and how quickly it can take the chlorine taste out? Also, is there any GAC that is not f...

In GEAR » Activated charcoal filter that can be used with standard water bottles?
October 20, 9:55pm

Activated charcoal filter that can be used with standard water bottles?
I like using AquaMira drops but I've found that my stomach begins to get a little upset after about 3 liters (presumably from the residual chlorine-containing species produced). I'd like...

In GEAR » Activated charcoal filter that can be used with standard water bottles?
October 20, 7:13pm

Re: Umbrella
Sweet! Thanks for the info, Chad. GoLite is officially dead to me! ... Just kidding. I hope they make it out alright. They should take a cue from Sierra Designs and start innovating. Thes...

In GEAR » Is GoLite going out of biz?
October 20, 6:52pm

Re: GoLite
Hope they make it through so they can continue to manufacture the Chrome Dome Umbrella! The Euroschrim alternative is more expensive and harder to get. I've never been impressed with any of...

In GEAR » Is GoLite going out of biz?
October 20, 3:39pm

Re: QCore SL
Steve G, Uninflated specs can be deceiving. How wide is it when fully inflated? Just curious if BA has fixed the narrowness issues yet.

In GEAR » Big Agnes "Q Core SL" REALLY DISSAPOINTED!
October 20, 3:28pm

Thoughts on SMD 6" L Stakes?
Does anyone have any experience with Six Moon Designs' 6" L Stakes? http://www.sixmoondesigns.com/nettents/lStake.html I'm looking for some light and inexpensive stakes that are ea...

In GEAR » Thoughts on SMD 6" L Stakes?
October 20, 2:10am

FS: $83 Apple Store Gift Card for 10% off
This might be a long shot, but I figure this is the time of year (if any) when a fair amount of BPL members might be buying new iPhones since the new models just came out. I've got a $83.49 ...

In Gear Swap » FS: $83 Apple Store Gift Card for 10% off
October 16, 1:33am

Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: r2 as insulation and rain gear
Can't say I disagree with that theory either, Roger. I'm sure that's at least part of what's going on, maybe even a very large part of it. I still wish more people considered fl...

In GEAR » r2 as insulation and rain gear
October 16, 1:11am

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