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not the same thing
Paramo ANALOGY and Driclime liner fabrics are not actually like each other really. Quite different. driclime is a 'shelled mico-pile' - just a basic tricot micropile lining fabric wit...

In GEAR » Deconstructing the Marmot DriClime and Nikwax Anthology Light?
July 31, 8:44pm

Re: What do you do with your hiking poles?
I don't use an SLR, but for quick on the hoof snapping I just let the poles go, and grab my camera from a pocket (clothing or pack), and use the camera. The poles just dangle from my wrist by t...

In Photography » What do you do with your hiking poles?
July 25, 5:01am

Silky
I guarantee that a Silky saw (of appropriate length blade) will cut through a 6" limb several times faster than a tomahawk. I've used Silky saws on a regular basis for work for 12 years...

In GEAR » pocket/survival/commando saws
July 14, 8:20am

Hybrid Starlyte/Esbit burner
Works perfectly efficiently with either fuel in my split MYOG cone well, nobody else has one as far as I am aware - yet ;)

In GEAR » What do you hike with that nobody else has?
July 14, 8:13am

size
I bought a selection of brands of dehydrated meals for a 2 week trip recently. 3 needed over 400ml of water. I have that evernew 400. a fun object, but not realistically useful as a cook pot fo...

In GEAR » Best size UL caldera cone for solo?
July 08, 7:13am

smell
I must admit that apart from noting esbit has an odour, it is a non issue for me. I recently used it for a 2 week trip, and was impressed with the efficiency. Fuel was kept in a poly bag in ...

In GEAR » stored ESBIT "odour"
July 06, 2:28am

ZPacks Challenge Rain Jacket - hood adjustment
Looks good. Apart from the rear hood adjustment strap which appears to be attached to the top of the back of the jacket at its base? looks like it's pulling the fabric up between the should...

In GEAR » ZPacks Rain Jacket updated to ZPacks Challenge Rain Jacket
July 06, 2:20am

Pertex site
I think you are probably correct Pertex Endurance Page no mention of use as a shell all the Pertexs Page edit ah, Jim beat me to it whilst I was working out how to embed links! :)

In Make Your Own Gear » Pertex Equilibrium and Endurance
July 03, 9:21am

great for what?
What do you think it would be great for? it's not a membrane btw - it's coated I don't buy that it would be suitable for single layer waterproof garments. It's been around f...

In Make Your Own Gear » Pertex Equilibrium and Endurance
July 02, 11:45pm

Re: Breathability vs WPB Cuben
The 3 fabrics are quite different to each other - apples to oranges. Pertex Equilibrium is not at all waterproof, it is 'almost windproof' - it is very breathable and good at wicking du...

In Make Your Own Gear » Pertex Equilibrium and Endurance
July 02, 10:45am

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