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Likelihood of use
While the collapsible one is easy to pack, the non-collapsible one will probably see more use at rest stops, just because it is so much easier to take out and open. My Montbell takes a bit to open...

In GEAR » convince me: collapsible vs non-collapsible trekking umbrella
January 28, 3:33pm

Weight
The weight, with the silver coating, will be about 8.2oz. Just got one from amazon. Steve

In Gear Swap » WTB: Umbrella, EuroSchirm Silver (Chrome Dome, etc)
January 25, 8:58am

email sent
Email sent again Steve

In Gear Swap » ***FS GOOSEFEET DOWN SWEATER with FRONT POCKET ***
January 22, 6:03am

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Email sent Steve

In Gear Swap » ***FS GOOSEFEET DOWN SWEATER with FRONT POCKET ***
January 21, 10:16pm

Ti Washer
The Titanium washer I use to open my Weekender is 1g. Used with a tent stake for twisting leverage. Steve

In Multiple Use Gear » WHAT IS YOUR BEST MULTI USE TOOL FOR OPENING WILD IDEAS BEAR CANISTER
January 16, 4:01pm

Units
I think your units are off by a factor of 1000. Your sunglasses are 4 times heavier than your hat? That's a lot of electronics. I would ditch the tikka and use a keychain light on a ...

In Gear Lists » Gear List: Three-season gear list for south-eastern Australia
January 15, 9:30pm

No
I can't see 2.25 on either side of you being enough. Most tarps are much more than that. And if you are looking for flexibility with a flat tarp, a tarp that narrow will not be very flexible....

In GEAR » Tarp size: is 10 x 4,5 enough???
January 15, 11:21am

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PM Sent for the sleeves Steve

In Gear Swap » FS Down Sleeves and Pants
January 14, 9:50am

Frame sheet
The frame sheet is two layers bonded together; a stiff foam, then a softer foam with the channels (that is against your back) Total thickness is about 1cm. It is rectangular, but with a taper tow...

In GEAR » Katabatic backbacks
January 14, 6:41am

marginal
Is this where this forum could be headed? A place for every tom-dick-and-harry to advertise (with coupons!) their website that carries most products that are marginally related to backpacking? Ma...

In Gear Deals » $11.49 for 25g BRS-3000T Ultra-light stove and $5.99 for budget Multifunctional tools
January 13, 4:41pm

All Reader Reviews by Steve B

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Katabatic Customer Service
I have ordered two items in the past with no issues; a Palisade quilt and a Helios 55 backpack. Both were shipped quickly and arrived without issue. Quality on both is impeccable. But that is for a...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
January 12, 10:17am

Mountain Laurel Designs eVent Rain Mitts
Have used these a couple of times, in southern California rain. So not really cold, but cold enough that some gloves are helpfull. Positive: They go OVER your sleeves, so when used with hiking...

In Clothing - Raingear
April 18, 12:15pm

Mountain Laurel Designs
Have ordered stuff in the past with no problem, in terms of quality and timeliness. My last order had a 5-8 week wait notice, but took over 11 weeks to get shipped. Ordered a half fabric/net doo...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
July 09, 3:11pm