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All Forum Posts by chris Mcfarland

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a cheap alternative... the two gallon bucket.
On the coast in the pnw you need something for the raccoons. A simple 2 gallon bucket will work and costs 2 dollars. just my two cents.

In GEAR » Raccoons...
April 16, 7:44pm

VBL adds how much to my quilt
I premade my suit so i could layer my cloths on top. To enable venting i made footie bibs and a jacket I used some permaloft socks and my daybreak hooded on top. Cap1 andthin wool under. It took a...

In SuperUltraLight (SUL) Backpacking Discussion » VBL adds how much to my quilt?
October 24, 2:25pm

silica fabric windscreen
Can you add a spring to the screen to make it pop up if the stiffness degrades? If you made one with the same diameter as the hoops and placed it on the inside instead of two loops. If the fabric w...

In Make Your Own Gear » silica fabric windscreen
October 23, 10:23am

Cozy: How much insulation is enough?
+1 Don the only thing i do differently is i use the reflective side out, as the emissivity of the foil insulates better when on the outside, or is it that it doesn't Emmit the heat of what you...

In GEAR » Cozy: How much insulation is enough?
October 23, 12:36am

3 big loops
I have a 40 degree version, and i use only as few of those straps as i can get away with. What i do is run the cord through the two loops once, like the first lace on a shoe, then take the ends to...

In GEAR » New quilt user.
October 23, 12:25am

VBL adds how much to my quilt
Update: i wasn't able to test as low a i wanted,but my trashbag suit kept me warm down to 27f with my setup... if it got colder i didn't notice because I was asleep :)

In SuperUltraLight (SUL) Backpacking Discussion » VBL adds how much to my quilt?
October 21, 1:19am

cheap vbl
That is a good idea... also because my wife died laughing at me when i showed her my white vbl suit... fashion has no place in my pack. :) i took a look in my closet an found just what you were tal...

In SuperUltraLight (SUL) Backpacking Discussion » VBL adds how much to my quilt?
September 17, 10:32pm

VBL adds how much to my quilt
Thanks for all the comments and sugestions. I have a sol e bivy that i was going to use, but maybe I'll sew up a garbage sack suit so i can wear my jacket incase it doesn't provide the war...

In SuperUltraLight (SUL) Backpacking Discussion » VBL adds how much to my quilt?
September 14, 8:38pm

VBL adds how much to my quilt?
I use a 40* revelation quilt with 30% over fill down to about 32*. It has just shy of 2" loft or 8.75oz of high fill down. Has anyone used a vbl to stretch this or something similar into the ...

In SuperUltraLight (SUL) Backpacking Discussion » VBL adds how much to my quilt?
September 13, 11:29pm

North Cascades Area partner wanted
Fall is coming fast. I had frost on my tent at 4300ft a week ago. i would like to get another overnight or long weekend in before fall, but i have been in kind-of a route rut lately. seems i ...

In Hiking Partners / Group Trip Announcements » North Cascades Area partner wanted
September 11, 5:04pm

All Reader Reviews by chris Mcfarland

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evernew ultralight 1.3l ti pot
At 97g (3.3/8oz) for pot and 44g (1.5/8oz) lid, the ultralight 1.3l ti pot fits the bill for group backpacking. Using a wide flame spread alcohol stove is no problem with this pot because its 14.6cm ...

In Cookware - Titanium
July 22, 3:22pm