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2 years and going strong
If the 2kg limit is acceptable, this has proven to be reliable and accurate (to 0.1g) http://www.amazon.com/American-Weigh-Scales-AMW-SC-2KG-Digital/dp/B001RF3XJ2/ It's SMALL. Large or sof...

In GEAR » What scale do you use?
April 19, 5:28pm

Have you tried
Mirazyme? All natural. Been around a long time. Proven.

In GEAR » exped ul stench
April 18, 7:06am

Re: Renewing DWR on hiking pants
I've always used a couple of McNett products with great success: ReviveX for restoring DWR. I prefer spray-on as I can control it's application and if needed double up the application on...

In GEAR » Renewing DWR on hiking pants
April 18, 7:03am

No longer
Someone at Amazon discovered the "mistake" :)

In Gear Deals » Sierra Designs Men's Cloud Airshell Jacket (XL) for $38 on Amazon!!!
April 18, 6:55am

Gossamergear Riksak
http://gossamergear.com/packs/backpacks/riksak.html 2.6 oz, $30 and the most comfortable shoulder straps you'll ever find on a daypack.

In GEAR » hike to base camp - day/side hike pack suggestion
April 16, 12:08pm

Re: Rain pants recommendations for occasional, light use?
I LOVE my old GoLite Reed pants and dread having to replace them, but when I do I will look for something similar. If that time were today, I would probably go for the Montbell Versalite pants. 3....

In GEAR » Rain pants recommendations for occasional, light use?
April 16, 7:26am

Re: Best choice among the UL hooded down jackets?
+1 Montbell UL Parka If the fit suits you, this is one fine bit of kit. It is a great mid-layer component, and as a foundational element in my layering system, it has taken me well below freezi...

In GEAR » Best choice among the UL down jackets?
April 14, 1:13pm

Re: Congrats! Now go get a warmer bag...
+1 Was really surprised that after dropping from 260 lbs to 200 how much colder I was when sleeping. Not much difference when hiking, but suddenly had to wear more clothes in my bag. Which is t...

In GEAR » If you had 2 more lbs for free, what gear would you add?
April 14, 1:08pm

Re: MSR Hubba Hubba (not NX)
>>Can a 6'3" guy with big feet make this tent work? If you are sharing the tent with someone else, either your head or feet will likely touch the inside wall. If you are using it ...

In GEAR » MSR Hubba Hubba (not NX)
April 13, 2:00pm

Re: Re: Re: Permethrin tick repellent for clothing
>>I'm not too concerned about overspray, or leeching into the environment, or any of that other stuff... The great thing about living in America is everybody gets to make their own dec...

In GEAR » Permethrin tick repellent for clothing
April 13, 12:13pm

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Java Juice Coffee Extract
I love coffee. Let me rephrase that. I *LOVE* coffee. I own just about every coffee making appliance for backpacking imaginable...MSR MugMate, GSI one cup espresso maker, french press, etc. etc. T...

In Foods - Energy Bars, Gels, and Drinks
April 28, 5:12pm