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Jaiden - permethrin solubility
I'm pretty sure permethrin is NOT water soluble, so it will not come out in rain or creek crossings.

In Philosophy & Technique » Permithrin Soaked Clothing
February 22, 10:14am

JustMakeIt pertex
I've inquired about their Pertex on a previous occasion, and it was Pertex 565 - which I think is also known as 'Pertex 4" or 'Pertex Classic' (ie, it is NOT Quantum). Weigh...

In Make Your Own Gear » Look a Retail source for Pertex
January 23, 10:17am

Is that Richard Branson in that cape?

In Make Your Own Gear » tarp reinforcements..
October 25, 10:04am

Can't resist
I [sic] funny thing happened on the way to my 7 oz Polarguard Delta Quilt. Bill, I'm going to try real hard not to say here, "not that funny considering your ridiculously small sample size". ...

In Make Your Own Gear » 7 ounce Polarguard-Delta Quilt
September 05, 8:37am

Drab (colored) packs - Mountainsmith
Last year's Phantom and Ghost packs were a nice brown/tan kinda color. Great suspension, light but not SUL (and arguably barely UL; under 3 lbs, IIRC), good packs, can frequntly be found cheaply. ...

In GEAR » Quiet, drab-colored UL pack?
September 01, 7:27am

Flawed Methodology
Bill, while your efforts are indeed valiant, I think your methodology for coming up with real weight is flawed. You say you weight a 'small sample' (6" square). Manufacturing variance being what ...

In Make Your Own Gear » 7 ounce Polarguard-Delta Quilt
August 29, 9:10am

I don't think that word means what you think it means.
"There's nothing "standard" in the world of e-commerce. There are retailers on the web, including the one's I had previously cited that offer free shipping on everything (over a certain dollar amou...

In Chaff » Free Shipping? If it's this Retailer...
April 19, 10:40am

You've posted this in two places that are very popular amongst UL backpackers - especially those that make their own gear, as do I. No, I havn't been following you around the web, and I don't work...

In Chaff » Free Shipping? If it's this Retailer...
April 19, 7:09am

Re: Free Shipping? If it's this Retailer...
I'll post verbatim what I posted in response to your post on the other board you've complained: think you're off-base here - if I see a big "FREE SHIPPING" thing (as is on their site), I always...

In Chaff » Free Shipping? If it's this Retailer...
April 18, 8:22pm

JJ is NOT at all like the overroasted swill they serve at SBs.

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Camp Coffee
April 06, 8:27am

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