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Re: Hem on the Bias
Hem on a bias ... for the sake of strengthening the tent and making it pitch better. Um ... no? It might help how the pitch looks but it moves the stretch from where you want it (center of pa...

In Make Your Own Gear » 8-Sided Winter Tipi
December 04, 6:05am

Re: Re: Re: Mukluks?
Max asked: What determines if it's a Steger Mukluk or not? Mukluks are a type of footwear. Steger is a brand of mukluks from a company started and AFAIK still run by Patti Steger, former sp...

In GEAR » Steger Mukluks
December 02, 1:10pm

Re: Which is more comfortable: NeoAir Xlite or ProLite Plus?
I can't speak for the current versions of either but I used the original ProLite for a few years before switching to the original NeoAir. I ain't going back.

In GEAR » Which is more comfortable: NeoAir Xlite or ProLite Plus?
December 02, 12:57pm

Re: REI Black Friday
>REI Black Friday info is on the website - http://www.rei.com/black-friday. Can order online starting immediately. Between regular REI's sale and REI-outlet most of the Flash pack line is...

In Gear Deals » REI Black Friday Sale?
November 28, 6:14am

Re: Superior - 2 nights on the SHT in Minnesota
Nice! That photo ... Blueberry Hill?

In Post-Trip Reports » Superior - 2 nights on the SHT in Minnesota
November 27, 10:20pm

Resurrection: Westcomb Kokanee Initial Review
I don't know how well this jacket has fared in the field but The Clymb is selling Xl and XXL sizes for $195 right now

In GEAR » Westcomb Kokanee Initial Review
November 22, 2:19pm

Re: Taking good parmesan cheese on the trail
well ... what IS cheese after all? It is an ancient biotechnology for storing milk without refrigeration. Cheese is aged, sometimes for months, at moderate non-refrigerated temps. Hard cheeses...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Taking good parmesan cheese on the trail
November 21, 4:46am

Re: diy gun dispenser
Nice!

In Make Your Own Gear » Hysol at retail stores?
November 19, 11:31am

Re: Backpacking in Tornado areas
Do folk who backpack in Tornado areas carry a weather radio and if you get very bad forecast would you try to get back to your car or hunker down somewhere (if that's possible) short answer ...

In Pre-Trip Planning » Backpacking in Tornado areas
November 18, 1:24am

Re: Met it on the trail :-0
We walked around a corner and there it was, about 15 yards from us. Notice an adrenaline surge, perhaps? My dog never noticed a thing but made sure to roll in the freshest lion scat he found. ...

In Photography » Got my mountain lion pictures!!! I did it!!
November 17, 11:38am

All Reader Reviews by Jim Colten

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TarpTent
My entry into the world of tarping was with Hernry's orginal squall. Later that year the Cloudburst was introduced. I contacted him about an idea of converting my squall to use an arched front p...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
December 30, 11:04am

Thru-Hiker.com
1) good products 2) friendly and useful help before ans after sale 3) great customer service I'd rate Thru-Hiker a 6 if that was an option

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
December 01, 8:10am

Minibull Designs Pocket Puck
Hector, I had similar experience .... but only the first time I lit it. Since then I've been giving the pocket puck about 15-30 seconds more warmup time and it has always stayed lit. There is a...

In Stoves - Alcohol
October 16, 6:04am