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All Forum Posts by Jim MacDiarmid

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Re: Set up at once
Yes, the mesh is already attached, It is a single wall tent. No mesh on the inner walls. I can measure when I get home, but I believe there's about 5 inches of mesh between the floor and the ...

In GEAR » Big Agnes Seedhouse SL2 vs. TT-Cloudburst
March 09, 11:48am

Re: Big Agnes Seedhouse SL2 vs. TT-Cloudburst
I know you asked about the Cloudburst, but I actually just got a TT Rainbow to replace my SL2. It's freestanding (if you really want freestanding) with trekking poles, or you can stake out the...

In GEAR » Big Agnes Seedhouse SL2 vs. TT-Cloudburst
March 09, 11:15am

Re: New 2009 Mont-Bell Down Bags
Darn it. I though I had narrowed down my bag search to the WM Summerlite or Megalite. Now I see this. The only issue might be that I'd have to get the long, as I'm 5'10", but th...

In GEAR » New 2009 Mont-Bell Down Bags
March 08, 5:54pm

Re: Got my Megalite.........
I missed that 40% thread by 24 hours (and therefore my own megalite). I'm still punching myself in the head.

In GEAR » Got my Megalite.........
March 06, 8:42am

Montbell Sleeping Bag Height Question
I've been looking at the Montbell super stretch #3 down bag as a possilbe summer bag. From what I"ve here in the forums, Montbells sound pretty good, a little heavier than Western Mounta...

In GEAR » Montbell Sleeping Bag Height Question
March 06, 8:40am

Re: What do you use for navigation?
I use a map and my Suunto M-2D. I'd love a GPS, but there are too many other things to buy first and I'm not ready to go cross-country yet anyways. So really, I navigate by following the ...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » What do you use for navigation?
March 04, 12:21pm

Re: Current Gear List
I never had a scale until my workplace got a little 5lb non-digital that I borrow on occasion. It opened my eyes. I can tell you the weight of a few things, since I own them. Big Agnes SL2= ...

In Gear Lists » Current Gear List
March 04, 12:14pm

Re: Platy pillow
I love this idea. I tried it at home with my camelbak, and I think it'll work great. I *need* a pillow, and balled up clothes always end up having a hard spot that hurt my temples. (Side sle...

In Multiple Use Gear » Platy pillow
March 04, 11:55am

My dividend
is likely going to an Osprey Exos 46 backpack. $119 and change thanks to the REI Visa. Combine that with the 20% member sale, plus the credit from the return of some REI Switchback 'waterpro...

In GEAR » I've got a REI dividend to burn, what should I get?
March 04, 11:49am

Re: Re: Gear List
Nia, I like your hydration system. After thinking about it, I'll probably go with the Non-zip Platy 70oz, It's cheaper, and it weighs less. I read a review on REI suggesting the zip sl w...

In Gear Lists » Gear List
March 04, 11:19am

All Reader Reviews by Jim MacDiarmid

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Gossamer Gear
I ordered a Gorilla backpack from Gossamer Gear. It's my first venture into UL packs. I ordered a medium, and after trying it on for a few days and not finding it completely comfortable, I worri...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
April 15, 5:39pm