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Where to get 1.2 oz/sq yd Kite Tyvek?
Where can you get the 1.2 oz/sq yd Kite Tyvek? Seems like a nice combination of durabilty, ease of handling and weight.

In GEAR » Weight of a 50x90 Tyvek Groundsheet?
March 26, 8:42pm

Marmot Essence & OR Helium II fit; Montbell Versalite
This thread is timely as I was looking into lighter weight rain gear. It's good to hear good reports on the Essence and OR Helium II keeping people dry. Thanks for posting. Can anyone comment o...

In GEAR » Marmot Essence
March 24, 6:27pm

Very slight fin curve visible from side view?
Thanks Eric - can you see the curve of the fins looking from the side of the stakes? I'm asking because the product page on the company website features a photo that appears to show straight fi...

In GEAR » 'New' MSR Groundhog pegs
March 20, 9:23pm

Which lighter stakes to supplement MSR Groundhog Y Stakes?
Resurrecting this thread to ask - to supplement aluminum MSR Ground Hog Y Stakes used for main anchor points, which lighter weight stakes do you currently like: 1) Longer Ti Shepherd's Hook ...

In Editor's Roundtable » Tent Stake Holding Power: Comparative Evaluation of Various Designs and Lengths
March 20, 7:04pm

Re: Flyweight Knives
Hi Greg, welcome to the forums. You have great taste in places to live : ) Beautiful designs. Have you ever thought about also making some heavier though still lightweight stainless and carbon bla...

In GEAR » FLYWEIGHT KNIVES---Damn Fine Titanium Knives!
March 20, 6:22pm

New MSR Groundhog Stakes (Regular not Mini)?
Ross thanks for posting this. Are the side fins noticeably curved or more accurately "corkscrewed" like an impeller? They appear straight in photos and just wanted to make sure before pic...

In GEAR » 'New' MSR Groundhog pegs
March 20, 6:19pm

Thank you, every forum transaction should be that smooth and fun; Other FS items
Thanks Eric and Todd M, you and Ed B., Todd H., Jeff and Ilan were all a pleasure to communicate with. Every forum transaction should be that smooth and fun : ) I have some other items I'll ...

In Gear Swap » FS: Patagonia Men’s Cap 4 EW ¼ Zip Hoody NWT in L and M
March 20, 6:09pm

Re: Durability
VX42 X-Pac looks like amazing stuff. How does 240D Dyneema compare? 240D wasn't tested in the experiment, only 140D which didn't fare well.

In GEAR » Zpacks "Arc Haul - Zip" in Cuben first impressions
March 19, 9:44pm

FS: NWT Ibex Indie Hoody, M’s L Blue, M’s L Blue & W’s Medium Charcoal
The highly rated Ibex Indie Hoodie (or Hooded Indie as Ibex calls it) is an incredibly versatile and comfy merino L/S top that works great alone or under a wind shirt or light rain shell. Deep vent...

In Gear Swap » FS: NWT Ibex Indie Hoody, M’s L Blue, M’s L Green & W’s Medium Charcoal
March 18, 6:43pm

Thank you; Haul 1st Zpacks pack I could consider; @John A any idea when new SMD Fusions out?
Idan, this is a beauty of a pack - hope it takes you on some great adventures. Thank you, really appreciate you posting the description and pics, as this is the first Zpacks pack I could consider. ...

In GEAR » Zpacks "Arc Haul - Zip" in Cuben first impressions
March 17, 8:27pm

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