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What valve, where to purchase and how to attach for a pillow
I am going to attempt to make my own pillow so I can see what will really work for me without having to buy pillows until I stumble on what works. I am going to use "seal-a-meal" bags to...

In Make Your Own Gear » What valve, where to purchase and how to attach for a pillow
April 17, 5:09pm

Re: Alternate Framesheet Questions
"If the vertical stiffness is the important one, then simply adding one or two flat aluminum stays, oriented vertically, to the existing framesheet, might stiffen the Crown VC for heavier load...

In GEAR » Granite Gear Crown V.C. 60 Arrived!
April 03, 12:36pm

Considering what I have read here (no personal experiences with the areas you mentioned) I would probably use a bear canister, based on my personal risk assessment. If you are certain that you wil...

In Philosophy & Technique » Sleeping Wth Your Food in Black Bear Country
April 02, 9:16pm

Re: Re: Re: hole..
I poke a pin hold in each bag, but that is mostly so I can compress them in the bear can.

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Bear can misery
April 02, 3:56pm

Re: Permission weight
This falls in the category of permission weight: as in "Honey I'll carry this useless tracking device to make you feel reassured nothing will happen to me if you let me got on this backpac...

In GEAR » Whats the point of Spot Gen 3? Same weight after batteries?
March 31, 11:21am

Re: XXL Sleeve Length
I measured the sleeve lenght and the underside seam is 20 1.2 inches. For comparison my dress shirt labeled 15 1/5 33/34 the underside seam is 21 inches. This is for the green one.

In GEAR » "Faux-dini": 2.3 oz. Windshirt, <$15 - Initial Review and Sourcing
March 29, 4:45pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: We're Failing People
The only time I had interaction with the mental health "institutions" I was appalled at how little was done for people with or suspected of mental illness. No one else would put up with ...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Perils of stealth camping, hiking, or even jogging in the US
March 28, 1:28pm

Re: Different sizes/colors
Interesting, I got the green and felt it fit like a large. BTW, where is the stuff sack placement on the green? Also, BTW, mine weighed in at 74 grams (2.6 oz).

In GEAR » "Faux-dini": 2.3 oz. Windshirt, <$15 - Initial Review and Sourcing
March 26, 1:37pm

Re: Killer deal for $15 shipped
I also ordered one, size XXL. It seems to fit like a men's large SHIRT, not a large jacket. The fit appears to be about the same as my dress shirts (32/33" sleeve length). I am currentl...

In GEAR » "Faux-dini": 2.3 oz. Windshirt, <$15 - Initial Review and Sourcing
March 26, 1:01pm

Couples pads
We use two BA IAC full length pads with nothing to hold them together. We have not had a problem with them separating. We have been using a tent with a PU coated floor thought. It could be a pro...

In GEAR » Need some ideas on sleeping pads
March 25, 5:41pm

All Reader Reviews by Larry De La Briandais

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Category Retailer
I purchased the Vargo canister stove from them at a GREAT price. They had such a run on sales because of the low price that is was sold out. They left me a personal phone message letting me know tha...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
December 07, 3:07pm