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All Forum Posts by Justin Chaussee

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Re: kid backpacking
These are all good points. Maybe I'm rushing it a little... My first backpack was an REI brand daypack now that I think of it. My dad used it for college and passed it down to me. That th...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Best type of pack for a child.
November 10, 7:28pm

Best type of pack for a child.
What do you think the best type of backpack would be for a 10 year old boy? Here's what I'm debating: I could buy a frameless lightweight pack and spend a good amount of money just to have...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Best type of pack for a child.
November 10, 4:29pm

Re: Re: Suggestions for taking newbies hiking
Tim, you point out a lot of good points; a few of which I have overlooked, so thank you! Didn't think about the ipod thing... I laugh about the jeans comment because I have a thing about peopl...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Suggestions
November 10, 4:07pm

Good ideas
These are all helpful ideas. I'm so used to either doing solo trips or trips with people who have the same amount of experience that although most of these tips seem self-explanitory, I'm ...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Suggestions
November 10, 11:50am

Re: Re: Suggestions
Jim, As much as I'm dying to use my new MYOG tarptent, it doesn't have the beaks on it yet and I'm affraid that if it starts raining, I'll get soaked. I'm still going back and ...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Suggestions
November 10, 11:31am

Re: Re: Grommet Question
Bender, I used the #1 grommets because they fit the easton tent poles with the grommet tips I use. The #0 grommets wouldn't have fit the poles. But maybe you could get a thinner pole/grommet ...

In Make Your Own Gear » Tarptent for 2 is done!
November 10, 11:22am

Re: Level?
It's a level that I believe craftsman makes and I use it to hang pictures and stuff. It shoots a laser across the surface you set it on to make a continuous and straight line. We just put it ...

In Make Your Own Gear » Tarptent for 2 is done!
November 10, 1:42am

Re: Suggestions
Son is 10. They don't have any real backpacking gear of their own, so I'm going to lend them some of my stuff. I don't have a childrens sleeping bag, so we will have to get one, but o...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Suggestions
November 10, 12:00am

Suggestions
So I'm trying to plan a 3 day trip for my brother in law who has never been backpacking before and his son who has never been backpacking before. I was thinking of going to Point Reyes NP and ...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Suggestions
November 09, 11:06pm

Re: re: grommet pressing
I bought the #1 grommet kit from REI. Worked perfectly. I really hammered the grommet on very tightly so it's not going anywhere. They are brass, but with only 2 grommets, the weight is negl...

In Make Your Own Gear » Tarptent for 2 is done!
November 09, 6:41pm

All Reader Reviews by Justin Chaussee

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GSI Dualist
This is a very cool system. It's not titanium, but it's still very light for what you get. Also, the price is right at around 30-40 bucks. There are two models, the dualist and the soloist....

In Cookware - Other
June 27, 3:50pm

Big Agnes Lost Ranger
I am a big guy (6'3, 330 lbs). My goal was to find a bag that would keep me warm but had enough room that I didn't feel like a sausage in a casing... This bag is great! I bought the long ...

In Sleeping Bags - Mummy & Other
June 23, 3:06pm

MSR Pocket Rocket
I've used the pocket rocket for a few years now. I rated it a 4 for the following reasons: Pro: -lightweight -easy to use/light -boils water fast in calm weather -small size fits easily in...

In Stoves - Canister
June 23, 2:26pm

GoLite Jam2
I bought this pack a few months ago after using a Kelty redwing 3100 for years. Not to discredit the Kelty since it is a very reliable and DURABLE pack, but I do not see myself using anything else ot...

In Backpacks - Frameless
April 26, 8:35am

Kelty backpacks redwing 3100, red cloud 6650
First off, let me say that there is NOTHING light about either one of these packs. They are not super heavy for what they are (A large daypack and an expedition/extended trip pack) but they do not fa...

In Backpacks - Internal Frame
October 18, 11:54am

Campmor .com
The reason I went with a 5 rating for Campmor had to do with their selection of merchandise and their prices. Whenever I'm in the market for a piece of gear, I always look at campmor first. 90% ...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
October 18, 11:30am