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I was looking for a knot tying app but decided that I prefer to go to YouTube on my smartphone and then search for a video(s) which explains and demonstrates the specific knot. It's easier ...

In GEAR » knots 3d
October 14, 8:26pm

Combining sleeping bags
Hi Scott, good to see you here. There is a formula you can use to calculate the effective cold rating of using two bags (or a bag and a quilt) instead of one. x -(70 - y)/2 = z x = first ...

In GEAR » Sleeping bag + Quilt
October 07, 7:59am

Previous thread
I remember a lengthy thread discussing that very scenario. People spoke about using a synthetic bag/quilt over a down bag. The purpose was to not only allow for an cold environment below the bag ra...

In GEAR » Sleeping bag + Quilt
October 07, 6:52am

Re: Re: Tax advice
"I know something about US federal taxes - and Roger's advise is spot on. Work tools and uniforms are fully deductible on the 1040 form. It's not an itemized deduction, so it's ...

In GEAR » Down bag in SE Alaska?
October 05, 2:49pm

Tax advice
Roger ... So you're an expert on US Federal income taxes, huh?

In GEAR » Down bag in SE Alaska?
October 04, 9:39pm

After posting above, I found that BearPaw uses #5 zippers on mid-sized tents and #8 zippers on larger tents like the Luna 4 http://bearpawwd.com/fabrics_misc/fabrics_misc.html#zippers

In GEAR » Failing #3 Zippers?
October 01, 7:13am

Is it optional?
Do any of the cottage tent manufacturers offer a higher number zipper as an option on their tents?

In GEAR » Failing #3 Zippers?
October 01, 7:09am

No cotton
There are no circumstances when I would wear cotton, of any proportion, in cool/cold weather. Cotton doesn't dry easily and hold moisture. Synthetic for me.

In GEAR » poly/cotton blend fabric: OK performance after getting wet?
September 27, 8:52am

Re: Re: Sorry for the confusion
I'm new to smartphones so forgive me for this question. How would one "transfer" the app from the link on the email to my Android smartphone?

In GEAR » What's the best GPS hiking app for my Galaxy S5? BackCountry Navigator TOPO GPS?
September 14, 6:28pm

Thanks Eric, that's a great idea. In my case, I hike in the Adirondacks where it is thickly-vegetated, green and wet. Wind and open terrain are not an issue for me there. Moreover, I won't ...

In GEAR » TT Hogback
September 08, 5:57am

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