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Virga Pack
PM & Email sent on Virga Pack 11/17/13 @0700EST

In Gear Swap » FS: MLD, Granite Gear Virga, bivy, a couple tarps and filters
November 17, 5:00am

Starlite Pack
PM and email sent regarding the starlite pack. Just Inquiries on size,etc...Pack is Still Available.

In Gear Swap » FS: Marmot, Helium 15 Degree Sleeping Bag and SMD Starlight Pack
November 16, 5:21am

REI Policy
Chris, You are correct (My Apologies) REI has changed to a 1 year return cap as you mentioned...I hadn't caught the change update but i certainly see why they did revise their policy. A courtes...

In Gear Swap » FS: Big Agnes Fly Creek UL 2
October 27, 7:40pm

Exped Hammock
I looked into these myself recently and found several cases where the zipper part tears away from the netting because of high stress on that area-remarks from a buyer were no/poor customer service ...

In Hammocks » Exped Hammock
October 27, 5:53am

Not to mention REI has an Unlimited Return Policy; Garage sale items can't be returned-that's why they have Xs all over them.....................

In Gear Swap » FS: Big Agnes Fly Creek UL 2
October 27, 5:17am

Cold Weather
I've used a DIY 2/3 UQ rated to 20 degrees along with a DIY UQ Protector(breathable Nylon)& Space blanket inside UQ protector. If it is windy i add a DIY Top Cover (breathable nylon)as well...

In Hammocks » Q: colder weather hammock gear
October 23, 5:58am

Spirit as UQ
I see the Spirit has corner pulls for use as UQ But no Side channels for shock cords...at 15-18oz it will likely sag in the center without full length channels down the sides...That said give it a ...

In Hammocks » mld spirit38 as an U/Q
October 14, 6:10am

Chrome Dome
That's the problem, anyone who has one to sell will pay a good bit to ship because of the length dimension...unless its a collapsible model...

In Gear Swap » WTB: GOlite Chrome Dome Trekking Umbrella
October 14, 5:17am

I've been Hanging for about a year now and here are my thoughts: Its definitely more comfortable for me than ground sleeping BUT Its a whole lot more Hassle to setup a hammock than a tent.....

In Hammocks » Considering trying hanging
October 11, 4:45am

DD Terraplane
A Classic Made in USA Pack...Back in the day this was THE PACK!! Like a classic car from times past..some things still remain...Heavy But Awesome.....

In Gear Swap » Dana Design Arcflex Terraplane
October 09, 3:54am

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