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Overstuff?
Why not overstuff your current quilt? You are buying something that is pretty darn close to what you already have. Tim does do overstuff. Why not add a little more down to the quilt you have. ...

In GEAR » Cost and Fill Power
July 21, 10:54am

Re: goose vs. duck
"Others who have noticed the smell, which type of down did you get, goose or duck?" I got duck. It smells a bit like a wet dog to me.

In GEAR » awesome quilt, smelly down.
June 09, 4:44pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: I've got the solution!
I also got a monkey pillow but it didn't work very well for me. My pad has vertical baffles so the elastic squeezed them together and slipped off. I saw someone once make eye hole tabs on t...

In GEAR » Pillow slipping out under my head
June 09, 2:53pm

Re: Re: have the same experience
It would be nice if Tim came on here and gave his take. I just got a quilt for my wife and it definitely has an odor. The quilt I bought several years ago has no odor. I asked her if she wanted ...

In GEAR » awesome quilt, smelly down.
June 09, 2:46pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: braiding Dyneema cord
http://www.ebay.com/itm/Vintage-Hand-Crank-Rope-Maker-Machine-Grand-Portage-Co-advertising-/400719764689?pt=LH_DefaultDomain_0&hash=item5d4cc25cd1 I can't tell if this twists or braids.....

In GEAR » braiding Dyneema cord
June 04, 1:15pm

Re: Coffee filter?
yes... You do not actually *NEED* to filter with the steripen. Filtering is only needed to remove big things that gross you out.

In GEAR » Do I have any other option for a water purifier a part from the Steripen and Sawyer models?
June 04, 9:59am

Re: Suggestions for first backpack trip with 7 year old (SoCal)?
This past January I took my 5 y.o. son on his first hike at Sespe Creek in Los Padres NF. It is just above Ojia, so it would be a bit of a drive for you but not too bad. Here is my trip report ov...

In Pre-Trip Planning » Suggestions for first backpack trip with 7 year old (SoCal)?
June 02, 11:18am

Re: Disposable water bottle + esbit + rocks = emergency day hiking stove?
This is only for emergencies? I'm trying to understand why you would need an emergency day hiking cook system. Are you planning on bringing emergency dehydrated food, or are you boiling water...

In Multiple Use Gear » Disposable water bottle + esbit + rocks = emergency day hiking stove?
May 30, 11:05am

Re: Re: Re: Enlightened Equipment Accomplice
This is obviously going to be called the "duality"

In GEAR » Enlightened Equipment Accomplice
May 28, 5:36pm

Re: Do I have any other option for a water purifier a part from the Steripen and Sawyer models?
"....and the Steripen (which needs to be combined with a filter anyway!)...." -Alex Why do you think the Steripen needs to be combined with a filter?

In GEAR » Do I have any other option for a water purifier a part from the Steripen and Sawyer models?
May 28, 5:33pm

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