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Thanks Dan. In all my years I have never worn a hole in any of my pack bottoms, but have come very close with a couple. Both were standard nylon materials, 1000d would be my guess. It's good...

In GEAR » Dyneema fabric bottom wear on packs
February 05, 6:18pm

dyneema vs cordura
Dan, Could you comment briefly on how Dyneema compares to standard pack bottom material, say 500d or 1000d Cordura. I recently purchased one of your packs and wonder how well the Dyneema bott...

In GEAR » Dyneema fabric bottom wear on packs
February 05, 1:45pm

sorry josh
Sorry to hear that Josh. Hope you get feeling better. I will step in for you provided the 150 lbs can be done is (3) separate loads spaced over (6) days. :-)

In GEAR » New Kifaru Pack - less then 3lbs, 5200 ci, will carry 100+ lbs!
December 20, 8:18pm

+1 Raymond
+1 Raymond. But I will be surprised if we get any further information. I've seen the question raised before, more than once, with no additional information offered. It would be informative t...

In GEAR » New Kifaru Pack - less then 3lbs, 5200 ci, will carry 100+ lbs!
December 19, 10:37am

size matters
+1 on the Highlight size. When I went to our local dealer to purchase a Highlight, the salesman took one look at me and said, "You want the Lighthouse". At 6'-2" tall with puff...

In GEAR » Freestanding tent recommendations: BD Firstlight???
December 18, 3:57pm

Awesome
Josh, I would be interested in purchasing some. Can you send me info to my email: rradams@q.com Also, I can't help but wonder why you guys don't use it.

In GEAR » New Kifaru Pack - less then 3lbs, 5200 ci, will carry 100+ lbs!
December 18, 3:46pm

my part
For my part I have revised my new year's goals: 1. Promote world peace. 1a. Do not refer to Kifaru's silicone coated nylon fabric as silnylon, at least when Vern is around. :-) ...

In GEAR » New Kifaru Pack - less then 3lbs, 5200 ci, will carry 100+ lbs!
December 18, 9:31am

hopefully this helps
See last sentence: "Shelter Fabrics & Colors Ultralight Fabric (Ultralight Kifaru Tipi ) The Ultralights utilize a unique fabric that has proven to be extremely lightweight and dura...

In GEAR » New Kifaru Pack - less then 3lbs, 5200 ci, will carry 100+ lbs!
December 16, 9:10pm

semantics
Vernon, I tend to use the word "silnylon" as a generic term for any nylon fabric coated/impregnated with silicon. So I think we are getting hung up on semantics. You've got to a...

In GEAR » New Kifaru Pack - less then 3lbs, 5200 ci, will carry 100+ lbs!
December 16, 8:58pm

my agenda
I should probably confess my agenda in asking about Kifaru's fabric. Having used a Kifaru Paratarp for a couple of years I have really grown to like the fabric. For its weight, the stuff is r...

In GEAR » New Kifaru Pack - less then 3lbs, 5200 ci, will carry 100+ lbs!
December 16, 8:44pm

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