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Getting rid of polyurethane smell from Sierra Designs tent fly?
I have a Sierra Designs tent which I only use for car camping. The tent was always stored dry and never suffered any mold or mildew damage and also wasn't left for long periods in the sun to av...

In GEAR » Getting rid of polyurethane smell from Sierra Designs tent fly?
February 22, 8:00pm

BRS-3000T versus FMS-300T Hornet
Thank you Roger for the interesting writeup. Hard to believe how light and cheap these stoves are getting. Knowing what you know about the BRS-3000T quality, including the threads, the pin, the loc...

In Editor's Roundtable » BRS-3000T stove Spotlite Review
February 19, 12:56pm

Dynamo breathability? Re: Tachyon... or Dynamo?
Bob how breathable do you find the Dynamo? I know it has some pit vents which must help, but wondering how breathable the material is. I have a pre-2012 Houdini which I find breathes just the right...

In GEAR » another montbell tachyon fit and sizing question
February 11, 2:25pm

Any good light sun protective L/S crew shirts with hoods for men and women?
Can anyone recommend any good light sun protective (UPF 40-50) poly crews with hoods for men and women? Patagonia sells one that comes in around 6-7 ounces with claimed UPF 45, but have never tried...

In GEAR » Any good light sun protective L/S crew shirts with hoods for men and women?
February 10, 1:52pm

Light synthetic and merino buffs for sun protection too hot for warm weather? Best buff?
1) Can anyone share experience with using a light buff like the ones below for hot sunny late spring, summer and early fall conditions? Wearing it like a balaclava or face cover with a wide-brimmed...

In GEAR » Light synthetic and merino buffs for sun protection too hot for warm weather? Best buff?
February 10, 1:46pm

Re: Alaskan contingent; Looking forward to seeing y'all
David, Andrea and I will also be driving out Saturday afternoon from Palo Alto, so between Manfred and Michelle and us I'm sure you'll be set for a ride. Just let us know what your timing i...

In Hiking Partners / Group Trip Announcements » California GGG #7 - Jan 29 to Feb 1, 2015
January 28, 9:39pm

Downmat versus Synmat?
What advantage if any is there besides higher R-value to the Downmat over the Synmat? Will the Downmat insulation last longer? Will the Synmat work better in very humid weather/wet conditions?

In GEAR » Exped SynMat UL 9 vs. DownMat UL 7
January 21, 11:26pm

Re: Simple, Rugged, Dripless XUL Esbit Burner
David congrats on a great design and thank you for sharing it. I can't wait to try it out.

In Make Your Own Gear » Simple, Rugged, Dripless XUL Esbit Burner
January 21, 11:21pm

Thank you; Casio PRG-270B-1 variants and $125 price? Re: Flash Reviews No. 4
Thank you for another helpful set of reviews. Any idea where you can you find the Casio PRG-270B-1 for $125? Best price I've seen is $135 on eBay. Also the B-1 models seem to have variants ...

In Editor's Roundtable » Flash Reviews No. 4
January 21, 11:19pm

New Exped Winterlite & Hyperlite models sizes and specs Re: Re: Re: Re: Exped SynMat UL 9 vs. DownMat UL 7
Just got this below from Nick at Exped USA. He's referring to this photo: https://www.flickr.com/photos/hendrikmorkel/14533742847 "The mat in the link is the new DownMat Winterlite (9cm...

In GEAR » Exped SynMat UL 9 vs. DownMat UL 7
January 21, 10:57am

All Reader Reviews by E J

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eBAY.com
Craig, How do you set up an auto search on eBay? Not familiar with that feature. Did you set up an outside program to crawl eBay? eBay is not only useful for acquiring used and new gear at low...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
December 20, 7:51am

Patagonia Houdini Wind Jacket
My wife has had such good experience with her Houdini that I'm going to switch over from my Montane Lite-speed. I've used my Montane Lite-Speed in almost all conditions. The material has excellent ...

In Clothing - Wind & Soft Shell
January 30, 9:40pm

Montane Lite-speed
I've used my Montane Lite-Speed in almost all conditions. The fit is quite good, with plenty of room to layer underneath, without being way too big. I'm 6 ft 180lbs, 42 chest and I do fine with the ...

In Clothing - Wind & Soft Shell
January 30, 9:31pm