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I can handle some mistakes but when people are passionate about a hobby to the point of starting a blog, surely they can spell their key words correctly?

In GEAR » Taut, Taught, & Taunt Pitches
May 18, 5:03pm

my mistake
I presumed you were still in Italy! good luck with your trip and shopping.

In GEAR » Bomber, Lightweight, Freestanding Tent
May 17, 1:37pm

nothing to do with the tent but
To some of you; If you live your life so cautiously that you don't do anything unless you're 100% prepared, how the hell are you supposed to have fun? Live a little. Alex, don't f...

In GEAR » Bomber, Lightweight, Freestanding Tent
May 17, 1:17pm

First aid kit
I think one should consider what they know how to treat as much as what injuries may occur. There is no point carrying splints, triangular bandages etc if you can't use them. Then there&#...

In GEAR » First aid kit contents
May 13, 1:22pm

CCF pad
What is the thinnest closed cell foam people would be willing to use? Many foam pads are around 3/8 inch thick - could I go thinner to go lighter, and how much thinner?

In GEAR » CCF pad
May 10, 6:01am

carbon poles
Delmar - that's so that after you buy a Hubba NX, you'll want to replace it next year when they release the carbon pole Hubba NX Carbon ;)

In GEAR » MSR Hubba NX
May 09, 3:31am

New Summer gear from Peter Hutchinson
Not sure if anyone else saw, PHD are doing some new kit for the Summer months; http://www.phdesigns.co.uk/summerlightning.php Includes: a down top/primaloft base sleeping bag, rated at 32F a...

In GEAR » New Summer gear from Peter Hutchinson
May 09, 3:29am

From the fact that the OP used plurals quite a few times I had presumed he meant to attach opposing magnets to both parts of the windscreen.

In Make Your Own Gear » Windscreen secured by magnets
April 22, 3:32am

tax return
Dave U seems to have a bee in his bonet about that article ;) I'd second the plane ticket to the alps, it's my favourite place in the world, any time of year.

In GEAR » Dreaming with my tax return...
April 16, 1:05pm

Top Ultralight Tent Review
I agree with previous comments about these being heavy but here's my 2c; They're all inner first pitch tents too - what gives?

In Editor's Roundtable » Top Ultralight Tent Review
April 16, 1:02pm

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