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That is a cool looking project, thanks for posting! Looking forward to seeing how it turns out. Some other good resources for 3d diyers: - cheaper and more local than shapeways (...

In Make Your Own Gear » 3d printed quite cap?
December 25, 8:12am

That is a seriously impressive tent! I got halfway to building something like this (before other projects took precedence), but yours looks to have a better design, (by finishing the alu poles at t...

In Make Your Own Gear » Freestanding winter/summit tent
December 08, 6:40am

Good at -10C
I have used them while ski touring in the Zebralight H600 with good results. At -10C the light was still super bright however unfortunately I cannot comment on longevity as after a couple of mulled...

In GEAR » Rechargeable Li-Ion 18650 batteries in cold weather
November 13, 3:56am

Great work David, that looks awesome! I reckon you could sell them to hipster kids on for about $100 a pop ha! I'm sure with a little bit of silicone seam sealer and some bits of spare...

In Make Your Own Gear » MYOG 3.4 oz $6 pack that didn't break!
October 23, 7:17am

And here are some positive uses for drones on or near the trail: Mapping the Matterhorn: Dropping you some medical equipment: http://www.medgadget.c...

In GEAR » quadcopter/drones for backpacking (the future is coming)
October 19, 8:06am

Cool poles! Have these poles been bleached/ cooked so they won't bend or crack?

In Make Your Own Gear » 11 oz set DIY trekking poles with carbide tips
June 28, 1:04am

Sorry for the repost!!

In GEAR » 150g (5.3 oz) tyvek shoes on kickstarter
June 21, 11:42pm

150g (5.3 oz) tyvek shoes on kickstarter
I know these are currently aimed at hipster kids, but I could imagine something similar working well for the UL crowd?

In GEAR » 150g (5.3 oz) tyvek shoes on kickstarter
June 21, 1:42am

re: Hammocks in Australia/New Zealand?
Just my quick 2c... There are quite a few people on that are into hammocks (I went one of 'their' walks and 3 people were using hammocks, 2 were not). I am sure it is like e...

In GEAR » Hammocks in Australia/New Zealand?
June 14, 7:22am

Very different valve for inflatable mats/ rafts
Just came upon this on kickstarter and it looks like it could have some good potential, especially in reducing the size of the inflation bag in mats/ packrafts. Unfortunately the overall product th...

In GEAR » Very different valve for inflatable mats/ rafts
May 20, 10:01pm

All Reader Reviews by Jeremy Platt

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Trail Designs Customer Service
Excellent service: very fast to reply, happy to talk about modifications/ deals and makes a great product. Who could want more?

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
April 06, 9:56pm

zpacks Company
This one is short and sweet but Joe is a pleasure to deal with. He replied quickly to my emails, got my order in on time and is happy to discuss idea. I would highly recommend zpacks to everyone.

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
August 17, 5:41am

GossamerGear Mariposa
I have had this pack for a couple of months now and I do really like it but I find for me it has just too many little problems to justify giving it a 5. I will start with some good points - it is supe...

In Backpacks - Internal Frame
August 17, 5:30am