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Re: FS: Sony NEX-5N Kit + Sigma 30/2.8 lens
No longer for sale.

In Gear Swap » FS: Sony NEX-5N Kit + Sigma 30/2.8 lens
February 09, 7:18am

Re: Take care
I don't have any of my specific measurements, but I'm 5'8 and lately around 138 lbs. My torso is long for my height at ~18.5". I wear a Small in the Xenon and it comes down to just...

In GEAR » Rab Xenon- Fit Question
February 08, 5:49am

Re: PFDs
I don't think you can get much lighter than what already exists and still provide the necessary flotation for big/fast water. You can always strap some air-filled platys to yourself for padd...

In Editor's Roundtable » Commentary: The Packraft in 2013
February 07, 2:52pm

Re: Kinetic?
You're right, I meant the Kinetic. IMO the still slight increase in weight is worth the added features if you expect foul weather. The pullover is fine for those areas where it rarely rains ...

In GEAR » rab pulse pull on
February 06, 7:37am

FS/FT: Paramo Vista Jacket - Men's Small (another price drop)
No longer for sale.

In Gear Swap » FS: Paramo Vista Jacket - Men's Small
February 06, 7:35am

FS: MSR Sweetwater, AquaMira Frontier Pro
Make me an offer on the filters

In Gear Swap » FS: HMG Stuff Pack, MSR Sweetwater, AquaMire Frontier Pro, MontBell Stretch Gaiters
February 06, 7:35am

Re: Re: Re: rab pulse pull on
It's breathable(ish). The fabric is Pertex Shield+. I have the full version of the Pulse which has better cuffs in addition to the full zip at about a 1 oz weight penalty. Ever try removing you...

In GEAR » rab pulse pull on
February 06, 5:34am

Re: Starting a fire is labor intensive and extremely difficult in the cold and wet
It's definitely a learned skill, but I've seen Ryan Jordan start a fire several days into blizzard conditions with no knife, axe, or saw. He used a few tenderquick tabs and the firesteel mi...

In GEAR » Bushcrafting Gear!!!
February 06, 5:32am

Re: Camo Silnylon
LightHeart Gear has it. If you ask nicely, Judy might be willing to sell some.

In GEAR » Camo Silnylon
February 05, 7:46am

Re: options
My preference is a bug bivy if the ambient is above say 40F and a DWR bivy with a net window/hood below that.

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » General tarp setup for Shenandoah in 3 Seasons (I swear I tried the search function first!)
February 05, 7:44am

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