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New Rail Riders shirt fabric.
RR seems has a new fabric for some of its shirts. " NEW super soft silky Nylon/Polyester Fabric" "1.5 oz featherweight Nylon/Polyester fabric" vs old "2 ply 3oz featherwe...

In GEAR » Favorite high Sierra shirt?
August 04, 11:18am

National Film Board of Canada
National Film Board of Canada has a huge number of interesting films, some free, some for pay (the ones I looked at $2.95 ca). A search on Inuit gives many documentaries. One that I'll de...

In Philosophy & Technique » Alone in the Wilderness. Movie.
August 02, 6:56pm

Happy people and Cree Hunters.
I loved "Werner Herzog's documentary Happy People: A Year in the Taiga" It's available on netflix streaming and other places for pay. A useful website is: http://www.canistream...

In Philosophy & Technique » Alone in the Wilderness. Movie.
August 02, 6:01pm

Like Lowepro AW toploader camera bags, but nicer.
Very nice. It reminds me of my Lowepro AW toploader camera bag. I like yours better but the Lowepro version is OK, comes in different sizes with a pullout rain cover (doesn't separate like your...

In Make Your Own Gear » First Sewing Project: MYOG Camera Case/Holster
July 29, 5:52pm

RE: a newbie camera question
Apple is ending out support and future development of Aperture. Many cameras come with softwar...

In Photography » a newbie camera question
July 28, 12:16pm

How long does Insect Shield last?
Rex, thanks for those links, very interesting. I've been wondering about how long my Insect Shield clothing stays effective. These links make me suspect they're no longer very effective. T...

In Gear Deals » Sawyer Permethrin Spray - Low Price on Amazon
July 19, 6:05pm

Light weight tripods.
I've been going through the same process. My current tripod plus ball head is 4.0 lb, and that was considered light when I bought it years ago (Gitzo 120, Giotto M1002). I never take it backpac...

In Photography » MeFOTO daytripper tripod
July 19, 3:14pm

Pamir, Osh and safety.
Marcel, be sure to check on the political safety of the Pamir and of Osh. As you probably know there was serious ethnic violence in Osh 4 years ago:

In Gear Lists » Pamir Mountains - hiking / packrafting
July 19, 9:50am

Bugs on the AT.
There are bugs on the AT: mosquitoes, black flies, ticks, etc. Depending on when you're going they can be awful or non-existent. For New England, May to Sept., I'd prefer an enclosed bug ...

In GEAR » Give me your opinions in my shelter
July 04, 4:03pm

Save your film/slides and lenses from old cameras.
Save the original film negatives or slides, whatever you do with digitizing. Lots of film prints are not very good and have less detail than the negatives had. This is especially true for really o...

In GEAR » old film camars and slides... what to do?
June 27, 10:56am

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