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All Forum Posts by Michael Cheifetz

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Nunatak is selling the business?
just went over to Tom's website at nunatakusa.com and saw that he is selling..... Anybody has the scoop there? is it just financial like many other cottage mfg? Too bad - I really liked h...

In GEAR » Nunatak is selling the business?
November 02, 2:57pm

+1 on WM VLIGHT and xthrem
i used to have a versalite - was an awesome bag (left it behind in china for a friend) true to its rating, comfy and what you would expect from WM (i dont have 1st hand experience but i assume FF i...

In GEAR » Critique my sleeping bag choices
August 02, 5:44am

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In User Test Forum » test
August 02, 5:43am

cottage help
there is still no cottage mfg out there that is willing to sell shortened TMR xtherm 25"... i understand the warranty issues - but i think if someone would get a good process going they cou...

In GEAR » Options for 25" Wide Sleeping Pads
August 02, 5:20am

Drafts
@jon didnt see this...so a belated reply by drafts - i assume you mean around the face (cause the zip has a draft tube) all i can say is that in all my use of both bags - that has never been...

In GEAR » Nunatak Custom Alpinist and Sub Alpinist - "micro" review
July 11, 6:10am

Eider down @ Nunatak
Just to offer some data point - Tom at nunatak used to have Eider down that was hand collected by park rangers in Canada (or some similar thing) When I bought a 10F bag from him we did some math...

In GEAR » First impressions: Tundra ethical sleeping bag model Pure-0
April 17, 10:47am

conrad
seems like just another run of the mill Li-ion power pack..they all use the same technology give or take - its just a game of price/size (i have some other make) I would however consider a milsp...

In GEAR » Anker Battery Backups for Smartphones
April 02, 12:44pm

huh???
Not sure what you are referring to... Indeed there is a slight taper from shoulder to neck....but its just that - slight. Can see why it would bother you for use as a blanket in warm weather Mike

In GEAR » MLD Quilt Owners..
March 28, 10:22am

nice summary...but why exclude non US??
Thumbs up for tackling a well awaited subject - it seems 2way Sat phones will soon be something we all carry on more serious or solo attempts (i do :) Also - the approach of aggregating reviews ...

In Editor's Roundtable » SOTMR: Two-way Satellite Communications for Backpacking: Part 2 - Satellite Phones
March 27, 6:10am

Fuel in FedEx???
RJ Are you sure fuel can be shipped internationally? Also as side note - I tend to take some "city" clothes with me so i can be presentable and polite when i am in cities or not ...

In Editor's Roundtable » Packing for Adventure Travel: Ultralight Tips to Integrate Wilderness and Urban Kit
March 24, 3:27pm

All Reader Reviews by Michael Cheifetz

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MLD XP Quilt 21 0z. Climashield
I have older 2009 XP model (as opposed to the Spirit) with 2.5 Osy Climashield. This would correspond to the 48F model he has. I have the wide model + eVent strip at head and footbox. Carftsmenship...

In Sleeping Bags - Quilts & Top Bags
December 20, 8:49am

MLD XP Quilt 21 0z. Climashield
I have older 2009 XP model (as opposed to the Spirit) with 2.5 Osy Climashield. This would correspond to the 48F model he has. I have the wide model + eVent strip at head and footbox. Carftsmenship...

In Sleeping Bags - Quilts & Top Bags
December 20, 8:06am

Ronald Turnbull The Book of the Bivvy. Cicerone: UK 2nd. ed. 2007
Jeremy above is right in many ways - it is indeed more of a quirky idiosyncratic book that mixes poetry, psychology and anecdotal facts about bivy and the scottish highlands. In that light it could sc...

In Books and Media
January 02, 5:50am