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Who Else Has Ordered NB Minimus Trails?
I have a pair of men's 8.5s traveling towards me. I am willing to bet a great many other folks here have a pair heading towards them as well. I'm stoked! I'll post back weights and p...

In GEAR » Who Else Has Ordered NB Minimus Trails?
March 02, 5:13pm

Mini Bic
Yes, the second post in the thread is a mini bic being treated.

In Make Your Own Gear » Big lighter made lighter
February 20, 5:16am

Don't forget that your heaviest piece of gear is you! Whip out that 2" forstner bit and start lightening your load.

In Make Your Own Gear » Big lighter made lighter
February 18, 5:32am

I elected to go with the LT3s instead. I was more concerned about weight than adjustability. You can't beat Gossamer Gear poles with a stick.

In GEAR » Trekking Pole Suggestions?
February 17, 9:32pm

So snakeskin coming soon?
I've been dragging my feet on ordering a 72" mummy for my wife and I. Are you going to offer this lighter material as an option? It should only take 3 ounces of 900 fp down to stuff a 72...

In Make Your Own Gear » Some unique creations of mine
February 16, 8:07pm

I nuked the sticker too but never tried hacking further on my mini bic. Mini bic minus sticker: 12 grams Mini bic minus sticker & shield: 11 grams Mini bic minus sticker, shield, red butto...

In Make Your Own Gear » Big lighter made lighter
February 16, 7:54pm

Not a Physics Major
...but I did sleep at a Holiday Inn last night! (and I'm a chemical engineer, we learn about blackbody radiation) Black presumably has a emissivity close to 1 which is a perfect blackbody. ...

In GEAR » LW inflatible pad
January 14, 5:28pm

I could measure my fabric for sure if you need me too but I recall it being around 2.5 yards. Can't wait to see what you've got cooking!

In Make Your Own Gear » Liberty Ridge Jacket - Thru-hiker
January 09, 6:18am

I'll take four
Each of the two Mylar layers is 18 mils or thou depending on your background. To be very formal each Mylar layer is 0.018" thick.

In GEAR » TerraNova Ultra 20 cuben backpack
January 04, 12:46pm

Re: Re: Spectra
Thanks Ron! I see no reason not to make both available. There must be many people like me who work far too much to allow a thru hike on any trail (until I retire) but when they do get into the wo...

In GEAR » TerraNova Ultra 20 cuben backpack
January 04, 5:49am

All Reader Reviews by Chris Lucas

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Montbell Extremely Light Down Jacket
So Santa brought me a men's small for Christmas. The fit for me is perfect. I'm 5'6" 130 pounds and typically wear a 14.5 32-33 dress shirt. I have full range of motion in this siz...

In Clothing - Insulating - Down
December 25, 3:16pm

Patagonia Capilene 1 T-Shirt
Men's Size small: 114 grams Dries completely in a few hours and is very soft and comfortable. Of course, since it is synthetic it stinks to high heaven after two days of light use.

In Clothing - Baselayer & Fleece - SYNTHETIC
June 12, 9:39am