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Re: Great Setup
I went with the 24" stays. Now that I have it I would not turn down the 26" stays. Ken, The weight is with the bag, frame, hip belt pockets.

In GEAR » Custom Zimmerbuilt / Kifaru hybird pack.
August 10, 11:27am

Thanks
I had never heard of this until now, thank you. This looks like a great bunch of products. My mom would dig the bottle sling for our Sunday walks. I made her a paracord sling with a bottle knot, th...

In GEAR » Blue Desert Smart Tube
August 09, 11:11am

Re: re bikini hybrid pack
The bag was only $200.00. I had Cuben hip pockets made, a bladder sleeve and he made two custom Dyneema x pockets for the Kifaru Highcamp bag. All that was extra. Send Chris an email and he can set...

In GEAR » Custom Zimmerbuilt / Kifaru hybird pack.
August 09, 8:33am

Custom Zimmerbuilt / Kifaru hybird pack.
I had Zimmerbuilt make a custom pack for my Kifaru Bikini frame. I sent the frame to him and he made a custom pack bag using Kifaru hardware and the attaching points are exactly the same as the Kif...

In GEAR » Custom Zimmerbuilt / Kifaru hybird pack.
August 08, 5:33pm

Re: Cr123 batteries
I have a couple of Sure fire flashlights that use CR123 batteries. I like the output but not the price. I personally would not want them for my headlamp due to possible availability issues. You may...

In GEAR » Cr123 batteries
August 08, 4:56pm

Re: Camp Shoes
For me it feels so good at the end of a day of hiking to take my shoes and socks of and let my feet breathe. I either wear Oneal sandals or Roc Soc water shoes. The 14 oz is a non issue for me. I w...

In GEAR » What's the purpose of camp shoes?
August 08, 4:45pm

Re: Lightweight fishing pliers?
I use these to crimp my barbs down and they double as nippers. The quality is very good, and they are very light. http://www.bobmarriottsflyfishingstore.com/accessories/clamps-pliers-cutters/str...

In GEAR » Lightweight fishing pliers?
July 31, 9:48am

Re: Luke's ultralight?
Thank you for this thread. I had never heard of Luke's. I will however get Gortex pants and a Gortex jacket from him. Great prices and I like that he is a fellow veteran.

In GEAR » Luke's ultralight?
July 28, 7:41pm

Re: "Making fire as survival skill"
I agree with Dena 100%. Fire making is a skill that anyone spending any time in the outdoors should master. There is a lot more to fire making than people think. For me a very sharp knife is a esse...

In Philosophy & Technique » Making fire as survival skill
July 27, 3:06pm

Re: canister?
The Snow Peak Ti light stove is outstanding. It is very small and light, very reliable and has a very hot adjustable flame. It easily boils 2 quarts of water or turn the flame down and heat up a to...

In GEAR » My first UL stove?
July 27, 2:34pm

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