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The death of blackholes and Big bang theory?
Pyramid versus modern projects. The Three Gorge Dam in China was built in about 18 years. It is 2335 m long, 185 m high, 115m thick at the base , 40m at the top. The Great Pyramid was 147 m high...

In Chaff » The death of blackholes and Big bang theory?
October 13, 5:37pm

Tyvek bathtub floor?
An easy way is to roll it up newspaper like and then twist the ends as if you were wringing a wet towel.

In Make Your Own Gear » Tyvek bathtub floor?
October 12, 11:06pm

One Tent or two for a family of four
David, You are the first I know that has come up with this 4 into 2 arrangement (4 persons into a 2 man tent) very clever.

In GEAR » One Tent or two for a family of four
October 10, 11:55pm

One Tent or two for a family of four
I don't like sharing a tent myself so I understand others not wanting to but I think all too often folk think about their own requirements not the ones of the OP. In this case Ben has a 3 and ...

In GEAR » One Tent or two for a family of four
October 08, 5:27pm

One Tent or two for a family of four
Thanks Ben I have been on a long term mission to encourage folk to do the same. I still see most people talking about square feet or other linear measurements forgetting that once they are inside...

In GEAR » One Tent or two for a family of four
October 08, 4:14pm

One Tent or two for a family of four
Excellent Jon. I had a look in Google Images but could not find one with mats inside.

In GEAR » One Tent or two for a family of four
October 07, 8:55pm

One Tent or two for a family of four
Ben I don't have 25" mats but I am pretty confident that you can put two of the tapered ones and given that the floor is 86" long (and wide) and the wide mats are 77" at most, ...

In GEAR » One Tent or two for a family of four
October 07, 7:56pm

One Tent or two for a family of four
I have never seen a Supermid Inner Net with 4 mats inside. How does it look ?

In GEAR » One Tent or two for a family of four
October 07, 4:47pm

One Tent or two for a family of four
Ben, The Hogback does not take much more room to pitch than your 2 person Kelty : the yellow line is the footprint of the Kelty, the orange one is the Hogback. Hogback: 4 lbs, packed 5&quo...

In GEAR » One Tent or two for a family of four
October 07, 3:59pm

camera silicone skin
yes that looks a bit spongy but it is silicone. I had one in fact for that particular Pentax . This one here is another one, described as "elastomeric silicone" :

In Make Your Own Gear » camera silicone skin
October 06, 9:49pm

All Reader Reviews by Franco Darioli

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Tarptent Contrail
My rating is based on what this shelter was designed for, and not to be understood as part of the "best tent ever, for anybody ,anywhere" award. Most of the good points have already been co...

In Shelters - Single Wall Tents
November 07, 4:48pm