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racing shields
Any details on your ZRE Racing Shields? Price, weight, why chose them, who sells them? Cheers

In Editor's Roundtable » Two in One Boat: Sharing a Packraft on a River Trip
August 07, 7:58am

Synthetic
I like the light weight quilt design. I'd go for a synthetic insulation version, also easier to make. Might loose the zip out too.

In Editor's Roundtable » Make Your Own Gear - Down Quilt or Sleeping Bag
June 10, 7:49am

Re: Re: Re: Re: Failures
Hey Rog Already returned. Not letting it run to flat is too much of a limitation for me. I like LRI but not impressed with the ReX, battery life too short & recharging too fidly & ...

In Editor's Roundtable » Photon ReX Review
November 21, 3:39pm

Re: Re: Failures
Hi Roger 1. Each ReX worked when 1st arrived - after initial confusion about getting out of demo mode. My last one wouldn't come out of demo mode not matter what I did. 2. I used it mo...

In Editor's Roundtable » Photon ReX Review
November 19, 9:00am

Failures
I bought one of these earlier this year and initial brightness was very impressive but then it wouldn't re-charge. Since then Photon / LRI have replaced it twice and none of those would re-cha...

In Editor's Roundtable » Photon ReX Review
November 12, 2:41am

Re: Re: Lightweight Rainwear 2008
Hey Jason Brinkman I think they're just not doing the TNF Triumph Anorak for the Winter Season. I don't think they're discontinuing them.

In Editor's Roundtable » Lightweight Rainwear 2008: Current Favorites, New Introductions, and New Technologies (Outdoor Retailer Summer Market 2008)
August 18, 4:30pm

Re: ORSM 08
That's good to know Will. Looking forward to more highlights. Any comments on Epic garments to go with this article? I have Wild Things Gear Epic Windshirt & Pants. I used the Pants...

In Editor's Roundtable » Lightweight Rainwear 2008: Current Favorites, New Introductions, and New Technologies (Outdoor Retailer Summer Market 2008)
August 15, 9:20am

What About Everything Else at the Show??
Not sure where best to place this comment but: Is this all the reporting on ORSM 2008 where going to get?? Has the industry got so little going for it in terms of new gear or is BPL just trickl...

In Editor's Roundtable » Lightweight Rainwear 2008: Current Favorites, New Introductions, and New Technologies (Outdoor Retailer Summer Market 2008)
August 14, 9:15am

Owned & regularly used for over a year
I've been continually using this pack for well over 1 year. It's great for the price, weight & waterproofing. I use it on it's own for bike packing. My only complaint is that...

In Editor's Roundtable » Outdoor Research DryComp Summit Sack SPOTLITE REVIEW
June 25, 8:38am

Tiles
Hi Petras Some printers have additional options to tile an image over multiple pages. There is a site www.blockposters.com that will chop up the image for you to print on individual sheets. ...

In Make Your Own Gear » How to scale up an undersized curved pattern easily
April 02, 9:48am

All Reader Reviews by Sebastian Ventris

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Petzyl Myo XP
I owned one of these but had to send it back as the electronics developed a fault - kept flashing. Still preferred it to my Black Diamond Icon headlamp. But a new 30% brighter & longer battery...

In Lights - Flashlights & Headlamps
February 13, 3:18am

MSR Titan Kettle
You can always just rest the lid on top of the pan while cooking if the stiffness is an issue.

In Cookware - Titanium
January 29, 3:15pm

Sport EYZ ultralight sunglasses
Sorry to cast a downer on this but the plastic pot it comes in is too small. Incredibly hard to get it back in. And if you can it wraps too tight and after not too long creases and then cracks the l...

In Clothing - Headwear, Handwear
December 19, 1:09pm

Rab Carrington Quantum Elite Top Bag
I've had one of these for years and although the quality and price were good I always felt Rab / O.D. made a mistake by just leaving a sleeping pad shaped uninsulated patch in the base. To put ...

In Sleeping Bags - Quilts & Top Bags
November 14, 6:39am

The North Face Propel
I have the 05 version white-ish, now yellow-ish after my girlfriend washed it. It's seen a hell of a lot of use, not sure if it's lost some loft over time but I don't consider it warm e...

In Sleeping Bags - Mummy & Other
August 29, 2:12pm

Aloksak O.P 12.5 x 20"
I almost dispise Aloksaks for their lack of durability. Why pay so much for something that hardly lasts more than a few uses!

In Miscellaneous Products
August 29, 2:04pm

Big Agnes Insulated Air Core Pad
First pad was a bit slippery, too slippery for my girlfriend. Much better design than POE Max Thermo as has proper chamber walls rather than just top welded to bottom. Not had trouble with leaks...

In Sleeping Pads - Inflatable
August 29, 1:59pm

Marmot Ion
I generally like Marmot but don't believe in everything they do. I loved my Chinook, extremely breathable, fast drying & lightweight. Liked the hood for extra sun protection but annoying w...

In Clothing - Wind & Soft Shell
July 04, 5:39am

Montbell Thermawrap Vest
I know there's a fashion for 1/2 length zips but I like the full length one on this. The insulation could have been stitched in place through the lining only and it could be warmer but some how I...

In Clothing - Insulating - Synthetic (Polarguard, Primaloft, etc.)
December 27, 1:45pm

Teva X-1 Shoe
I had high hopes for these. Confirm they are very light and airy. But too tight across the toes for me. Why do some shoes look like pointed pebble s at the toe?? My feet don't look like that. ...

In Footwear - Boots, Shoes, Gaiters
November 15, 7:08am