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Ben is very busy
I asked Ben about two weeks ago about a custom jacket and got a reply after two days (with apologies for the delay :-)) He wrote that he was very busy on completing his current orders and would sta...

In GEAR » Goosefeet Gear contact?
June 14, 3:39pm for Rohan gear
Shipping cost by is rather steep. You may also inquire at foothills, their international shipping is (or at least used to be) more reasonable. One advice though: only use insured sh...

In GEAR » Lightest tee shirt...Oudoor Research Echo?
June 04, 2:34pm

check out Trangia aluminium pots
Trangia has a 1.75 liter hard-anodized pot that is specified as being 120 grams (4.2 oz). The 1.5 liter is 110 gram, 115 gram on my kitchen scale. These come without lid or gripper. Hard-anodized s...

In GEAR » 2L pot vs. 1L pot
June 03, 11:26am

Rohan Ultra Silver T
Rohan lists the Ultra Silver T as being 60 grams (unspecified size). For the metrically impaired, that is 2.1 oz. Not many vendors though and it may be impossible to get in the US.

In GEAR » Lightest tee shirt...Oudoor Research Echo?
June 01, 3:26pm

Re: Re: buying Rab MeCo from the UK
You're right of course, should have had another cup of coffee before I wrote that :) You only need to mail them if you are not in Europe and want faster shipping. It's actually one of my...

In GEAR » Meco Hoody
June 01, 7:32am

buying Rab MeCo from the UK
Another shop in the UK worth considering is ultralightoutdoorgear, although you have to email them to get a quote on shipping to the US. My experience with them is that they ship fast with very rea...

In GEAR » Meco Hoody
June 01, 3:32am

in search of the perfect bicycle touring jacket
Thank you all for the info on the sizing. I'm torn between a Westcomb neoshell and a Montane Minumus. The latter is half the weight, half the (packed) size and half the cost. But everyone raves...

In GEAR » Any news on Westcomb Shift LT Hoodie?
May 29, 1:21pm

Re: shift vs switch
Switch LT"NeoShell alpine jacket" 3-point adjustable hood 2 Napoleon pockets 1 bicep pocket 1 internal media pocket venting zippers (underarm) YKK AquaGuard Vislon zipper claimed w...

In GEAR » Any news on Westcomb Shift LT Hoodie?
May 28, 11:43am

down-proof vs breathability
In order for a jacket fabric to be considered down-proof, the fabric has to be less than 10 CFM. Richard, I find that incredibly useful to know, thanks! That would make TiGoat's 10D No...

In GEAR » 2013 Spring Patagonia Houdini Pants / Jacket
May 26, 3:48am

Re: Re: re: Houdini alternates
Richard, The Montane China website lists the air permeability for this fabric variant as: PERTEX Quantum Triple Rip-stop 35 g/m² 100% RIP-proof nylon fabric, highest standard air 10.0cc (...

In GEAR » 2013 Spring Patagonia Houdini Pants / Jacket
May 23, 11:26am

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