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Re: Who makes synthetic quilts
My MLD Spirit 48 in size large weighs 11.4 ounces with the ribbon strap. The dimensions are smaller than a regular/regular Prodigy quilt but work very well in a hammock.

In GEAR » Who makes synthetic quilts
May 04, 8:42pm

Re: palm reinforcement
The stretch nylon/lycra used in backpack pockets should work. It may not be much, if any, lighter but seems abrasion resistant and durable.

In Make Your Own Gear » palm reinforcement
April 26, 5:10pm

Re: Temp range
I have had my 2000 Rock Wren with standard fill down to 24F or so. This was inside a G-tex bivy wearing lightweight Capilene on an exposed rock slab. It's not the lightest modern bag but has a ...

In Gear Swap » FS Feathered Friends Rock Wren
April 26, 4:43pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: Living off land??
Sure, Kat. It's just a joke;)

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Food calculations
April 25, 6:07pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: Long term Food calculations
Hmmm, goat. Yummy stuff.

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Food calculations
April 25, 4:27pm

Re: Delays
Lawson, I hope your wife and little one are well. You've always provided great gear at fantastic prices. It is much appreciated and will be so going forward. Best wishes to you and your f...

In GEAR » Is Lawson Equipment on vacation?
April 24, 12:36pm

Re: Sourcing of Sweetened Condensed Milk in Tubes/bottles
Thanks for the tip. Both of those options are available to me, I just haven't hit the right stores.

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Condensed Milk
April 24, 12:04pm

Re: Language Difference
I haven't seen tubes of sweetened, condensed milk outside of Japan, but that is the best invention ever. I agree that in the US "condensed milk" generally means sweetened, condense...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Condensed Milk
April 24, 11:30am

Re: They don't break.
They are no longer Lexan and have not been since the BPA scare. I believe the new material, Acetal, is less durable, just as the Nalgene Tritan bottles appear to be less durable and have a lower te...

In GEAR » Yes, you can break a Lexan spoon
April 18, 8:28pm

Re: Re: Re: REI coupon/dividend - what ya got?
+1 to minor buys and the insane amount of thought that goes into them.

In GEAR » REI coupon/dividend - what ya got?
April 12, 12:35pm

All Reader Reviews by Matthew Black

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Six Moons Designs 2011 Swift
I purchased a 2011 Swift and am posting my initial impressions. I haven't had a chance to take it out yet. Customer service from Six Moon Designs was excellent. Their website clearly stated tha...

In Backpacks - Frameless
May 05, 10:40pm

Montane Lite-speed
I've purchased a 2010 Lite-speed for my wife. Women's size S weighs 4.8 ounces, 5.3 ounces in the stuff sack. The sewing quality is excellent. Seams are taped or lapped. There are no loose ed...

In Clothing - Wind & Soft Shell
June 30, 4:47pm