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Light Instruments
I have a Yamaha GL-1 Guitarlele and it plays reasonably well. My son in law can make it sound better than I can make my full size guitar sound. Even though it is small and fairly light it is stil...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Looking into a backpacking guitar...
February 15, 9:34am

Weight and cost
Just me, but... I don't get why anyone would spend oodles of money for a cuben floor to save weight and then add weight of a ground sheet.

In GEAR » cuben vs. silnylon for a tent floor
February 13, 12:45pm

Eureka Spitfire 2
The Spitfire 1 and 2 are a great tents IMO. The 2 person one can be found at $130 and I like it better than many much more expensive tents. Weight, quality, and design are all pretty good and pri...

In GEAR » good, not too expensive, 2 or 3 person tent.
February 13, 7:28am

I have to agree with those who say that hounds are more trouble to deal with when hiking than most other breeds. They can be very sweet dogs and good hiking companions, but are more difficult to m...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Packing with Dogs
February 10, 7:29am

My pooch has hiked, backpacked, and trail run thousands of miles with me and has been a great trail buddy. Depending on where we are she might be off or on leash. She behaves well either way. I ...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Packing with Dogs
February 08, 5:58am

I have managed with one pair of shorts or sometimes two depending on the trip, but mostly one these days. Rinsing or washing shorts out at night sometimes means putting them on damp in the morni...

In Bikepacking & Bicycle Touring » keeping shorts clean
February 03, 3:41am

Small? Light?
I was surprised that 3.5 pounds is called light and that the large stuff sack is compared to a small sleeping bag in the video. It looks pretty big and sounds pretty heavy to me. Is it really sma...

In Fishing » YouTube Review of ultralight float tube for backpackers
January 31, 4:15am

Mummy as quilt
Claustrophobia is not an issue for me, but I too use my mummy bag zipped open a lot of the time. Many nights I start on top of it and as it gets colder/windier get under it, get in it, zip it, and...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Claustrophobia, quilt owners’ secret shame?
January 31, 4:01am

Full of hot air
I guess I am full of hot air, because I never understood that either. My 20"x72" neoair takes about 15 full deep breaths to inflate and about a minute if you are in a hurry. I find infl...

In GEAR » Sleeping pads
January 29, 2:57am

Nice Project
Looks good. The bag looks nice and the strum stick looks interesting. I have been toying with taking along a musical instrument on some trips. The strum stick looks interesting. I own a recentl...

In Make Your Own Gear » Instrument Case
January 28, 8:16am

All Reader Reviews by Pete Staehling

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Thermarest Neo-Air
I love my NeoAir (size regular). It is light, comfy, and packs small. I agree that for the price a patch kit should be included, but I don't miss the stuff sack. I have been using a ziploc ba...

In Sleeping Pads - Inflatable
March 23, 12:04pm