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Derrick White (miku) - BPL Lifetime Member

My Locale Newfoundland & Labrador, Canada
About Me Expedition kayaking, canoeing, hiking & snowshoeing in northern Canada.
CitySt. John's
StateNewfoundland & Labrador

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Pyramid Vents
I can't agree with the general consensus here. I own an HMG Ultamid 2 and use it quite a bit in shoulder seasons with daytime temps of 12C dropping to around 0C at night. Its a perfect recipe...

In Make Your Own Gear » Peak Vents on Pyramids
July 29, 11:40am

ZPacks Altaplex - Experienced Users
John, Re the guys: I don't doubt the reliability of the tie-outs. I am more curious about the actual need for them. When pitching my Ultamid, I routinely peg the four corners and insert...

In GEAR » ZPacks Altaplex - Experienced Users
July 29, 11:24am

ZPacks Altaplex - Experienced Users
Thanks for your thoughts John. I really am just trying to find people who own and use this tent. To respond to your musings: This tent would only ever be used solo. It has ample space for my ...

In GEAR » ZPacks Altaplex - Experienced Users
July 29, 11:02am

That which sticks to cuben should stick to Alpacka Urethane. NO?
I was expecting hear from someone who tried this. I assume most of those in the Alpacka world are also cuben DIYers. But perhaps not. I am reluctant to try the Hysol without some input. I d...

In Make Your Own Gear » Alpacka Packraft Attachment Adhesive- Anyone try Hysol?
July 29, 9:40am

ZPacks Altaplex - Experienced Users
There was much ado when this tent was introduced but little since, or at least I can only find little. Even on the wider web there is an absence of reviews from actual users. Are there any user...

In GEAR » ZPacks Altaplex - Experienced Users
July 29, 9:34am

WM Megalite
Most folks love this bag. After endless research 3 years ago it was my pick. Derrick

In GEAR » Best lightweight sleeping bag for minus 10c
May 21, 1:39pm

Gary, The owner of RbytheR is a nice guy who communicates with customers. Drop him an email, he may provide some samples. Derrick

In Make Your Own Gear » Anyone used Siltaffeta
May 13, 3:46am

Hysol - Alpacka Raft
Thanks Nelson, Yes Hysol is a urethane epoxy and the Alpacka Llama is made from a material with a urethane coating. The bonding created by Hysol with cuben fibre is second to none. Hence my ...

In Make Your Own Gear » Alpacka Packraft Attachment Adhesive- Anyone try Hysol?
May 08, 9:58am

HMG Porter
What? No one recommending this pack? I have many posts here touting its large load\heavy weight abilities if you search. I have no affiliation with the company, but highly recommend their gear. ...

In GEAR » Larger Volume Pack Recommendations/Advice
April 30, 3:16pm

The HMG Ultamid 2 fits 2 of us, 6'1 each, perfectly, but just. Room for pack at feet. Derrick

In GEAR » ideal sized mid for 2?
April 30, 2:17pm

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