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Re: Duplex with zips
William, Thanks mate, i'll do some digging see if i can find any user reviews or pics of the early prototypes. John, Ideally i'd have several tents, i'd look at the weather f...

In GEAR » Review: ZPacks Duplex
July 02, 4:35pm

Re: Re: Re: Review: ZPacks Duplex
John, It was really a no brainer for us with the side pulled out, there was 2 of us so we had 3 poles. Even on my own i would take a extra pole now, the headroom isn't a problem for me (i&#...

In GEAR » Review: ZPacks Duplex
July 02, 12:05am

Re: Review: ZPacks Duplex
John, Have sent you a PM regarding the circumstances. Know what you mean with velcro, but i would really like some sort of way to fasten the middle part of the doors. In high winds we found ...

In GEAR » Review: ZPacks Duplex
July 01, 12:58pm

Re: Do PHD products breathe well?
I've had the Ultra down pullover that uses Ultrashell and a couple of their sleeping bags one with drishell the other MX for a few years now. They all breath well enough that i've not had ...

In GEAR » Do PHD products breathe well?
July 01, 1:31am

Re: Re: Re: Duplex vs Skyscape X
"I don't see that so much as a problem with the door design as much as with selecting gear appropriate for the conditions :)" That's a great point John, Only problem is in cer...

In GEAR » Duplex vs Skyscape X
June 22, 4:01am

Re: Duplex vs Skyscape X
Where are you going to be using it Richie and under what sort of conditions? For the UK the doors can be a bit of a problem on the Duplex as it's tough to get them sealed enough to keep the ...

In GEAR » Duplex vs Skyscape X
June 21, 4:30pm

Velcro doors?
Any thoughts on having velcro sewn down the length of each door? Or even a 4" length in the middle to stop them bellowing out? Any thoughts on adding some guy outs higher up on the ten...

In GEAR » Review: ZPacks Duplex
June 19, 10:47am

Re: Flick-Lock Trekking Pole Recommendations for Hiking and Shelter Support
Wouldn't hesitate in recommending the Locus Gear CP3 trekking poles http://locusgear.com/products-2/trekking-poles/cp3?lang=en Been using and abusing mine for about 1 year now, absolutely f...

In GEAR » Flick-Lock Trekking Pole Recommendations for Hiking and Shelter Support
June 15, 10:55am

Who pitches during the day?
Might just be me, but during hot hikes over here in Greece i simply don't pitch or spend any time in the tent during daylight hours, unless you're injured why would you? In mountainous t...

In GEAR » Aluminized Cuben Fiber - Aluminium Outside or Inside For Desert Use
June 11, 3:31pm

Re: Long underwear
Asked a similar question on another forum and was pointed towards these Rohan Ultra Silver Leggings (80g) http://www.rohan.co.uk/mens-travel-and-outdoor-base-layer-clothing-Ultra-Silver-Legging...

In GEAR » Long underwear
May 23, 2:04am

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