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Re: Re: Re: Webcast presentation from Sierra Designs about layering
"I was hesitant about the need for a windshirt too, but since purchasing a MEC RD windshirt I don't think I've taken it off. I use it to keep mosquitoes off when they are bad, to take ...

In GEAR » Webcast presentation from Sierra Designs about layering
October 14, 4:21pm

Re: Zpacks Challenger Rain Jacket Materials
CubicTech would be your only other option. Their standard minimum order quantity is 9m. I'm assuming it would be for this material as well. Ryan

In Make Your Own Gear » Challenger Rain Jacket Materials
October 14, 10:40am

Yes and no
It really depends on which Tyvek that you are using and what the application of it will be. Tyvek 1443r has a hydrostatic head of about 775mm if I remember correctly. Waterproof enough for a steep ...

In Make Your Own Gear » Tyvek bathtub floor?
October 13, 10:57am

Re: Re: glue for gossamer gear pole grips?
I also used Gorilla Glue and mine are still holding strong. Ryan

In GEAR » glue for gossamer gear pole grips?
October 10, 10:13am

Re: One Tent or two for a family of four
Family of four here. Highly recommend going the route of a four man tent over 2x tents. Having everyone in the tent laughing and talking about the days hike is a treat. We use a Big Agnes Copper Sp...

In GEAR » One Tent or two for a family of four
October 07, 4:14pm

Re: Someone canceled their paypal payment after item was sent.
Not sending it with a tracking number was a mistake on both seller & buyer. How is the buyer supposed to know if it was sent? How is the seller supposed to know if it was received? A tracking n...

In Gear Swap » Someone canceled their paypal payment after item was sent.
October 06, 3:53pm

Re: Re: Reliability
I've had great luck with direct from China electronics (mostly flashlights), but it can be a crap shoot. I've had Yezl, Convoy, Ultrafire, and Trustfire brand products so far, all of them h...

In GEAR » Single AA battery headlamps
October 05, 11:09am

Re: Re: Need one siamese slik clip
Hang in there Ken. I got you covered. Ryan

In Make Your Own Gear » Need one siamese slik clip
October 03, 4:26pm

Re: Zpacks 10 deg. To Replace WM Ultralite and Versalite?
I would stick with the Ultralite. For me, it was always comfortable down to about 15F so you could easily push it 5 more degrees with clothes assuming you sleep similarly. If you we're starting...

In GEAR » Zpacks 10 deg. To Replace WM Ultralite and Versalite?
October 02, 2:20pm

Re: Re: Re: Need one siamese slik clip
If no one chimes in I think I have one. I can check after I get home from work today. If so, its yours. Ryan

In Make Your Own Gear » Need one siamese slik clip
October 02, 4:33am

All Reader Reviews by Ryan Smith

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ULA Ohm
I've had an Ohm for about a year now and have taken it on a few trips. It's very comfortable provided that you keep it in the weight range it's designed for. When carrying 20-25 lbs it car...

In Backpacks - Frameless
September 10, 5:36pm