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Well the reason I think these are different than Prolites or down/synmats is: OF course in the lofty ones there is the degradation of loft due to humidity in the prolites of the world - i assume ...

In GEAR » Neoair and humidity in breath??!!! - a hoax?
February 02, 11:39am

Neoair and humidity in breath??!!! - a hoax?
CD stipulate on their website inflating the Neoair series of mats by mouth poses no issue in so much as long term degradation of the mat AND insulation.... Although I feel comfortable with the sta...

In GEAR » Neoair and humidity in breath??!!! - a hoax?
February 01, 6:49am

call me stu_id
but is it THAT bad inflating the NEO? I admit I have a short version - but its pretty trivial - just takes a few minutes as I slowly but surly do it by mouth and RE humidity - I thought TAR v...

In GEAR » NeoAir Mini Pump
January 31, 11:08am

tnx
Thomas: do you have any idea if these blemishes might affect performance and/or durability...or what kind of warranty they give? Loren - thanks. I have some local friends so might work...will th...

In Gear Swap » WTB Xtherm REG
January 25, 12:10am

Preview
@RJ That makes sense (to me at least) as one could benefit from an "unboxing"+ hands on type of mini review (compared to just reading MFG specs) since it says something about quality o...

In Editor's Roundtable » Sierra Designs Cloud 15 Review
January 24, 11:47pm

Material and shape
Yeah - my concern is that te new materials have been reported to be thinner... And of course te tapered shape..

In Make Your Own Gear » Cutting down the NeoAir Xtherm?
January 23, 1:22pm

WTB Xtherm REG
Looking for an Xtherm regular Mike

In Gear Swap » WTB Xtherm REG
January 23, 7:56am

baffle weight and heat transfer
Bard Sure looks like a nice bag :) and the hood seems snug like a bug A couple of things stand out though: 1) color - a bag that aint dark means to me that someone preferred fashion over f...

In Editor's Roundtable » Sierra Designs Cloud 15 Review
January 23, 2:40am

any reports?
anything? @Javan - did you end up doing it?

In Make Your Own Gear » Cutting down the NeoAir Xtherm?
January 19, 3:50pm

Ben@goosefeetgear
I was looking at similar thing a while ago (didnt follow through with the project due to $$$ restraints) but Ben Smith @goosefeet gear was up for the task - making it from SilNyl or cuben..... Mike

In GEAR » VB shirt
January 16, 11:51am

All Reader Reviews by Michael Cheifetz

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MLD XP Quilt 21 0z. Climashield
I have older 2009 XP model (as opposed to the Spirit) with 2.5 Osy Climashield. This would correspond to the 48F model he has. I have the wide model + eVent strip at head and footbox. Carftsmenship...

In Sleeping Bags - Quilts & Top Bags
December 20, 8:49am

MLD XP Quilt 21 0z. Climashield
I have older 2009 XP model (as opposed to the Spirit) with 2.5 Osy Climashield. This would correspond to the 48F model he has. I have the wide model + eVent strip at head and footbox. Carftsmenship...

In Sleeping Bags - Quilts & Top Bags
December 20, 8:06am

Ronald Turnbull The Book of the Bivvy. Cicerone: UK 2nd. ed. 2007
Jeremy above is right in many ways - it is indeed more of a quirky idiosyncratic book that mixes poetry, psychology and anecdotal facts about bivy and the scottish highlands. In that light it could sc...

In Books and Media
January 02, 5:50am