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"The well-established law in this state that a person cannot contract away his or her obligations to support their child. The right for support belongs to the child, not the parents." ...

In Chaff » Judge rules Kansas sperm donor must pay child support.
January 23, 5:02pm

Re: Re: Has anyone sewn Reflectix?
I have sewn Velcro onto a Reflectix food cozy. Works and holds thread fine. A bit bulky going through the machine. Ryan

In Make Your Own Gear » Has anyone sewn Reflectix?
January 21, 11:51am

Re: How much warmth does a windshirt add to a down jacket?
A wind shirt makes a pretty big difference in the breezy conditions you describe, especially since the Hadron uses a pretty breathable fabric and the fleece even more so. That breeze will suck all...

In GEAR » How much warmth does a windshirt add to a down jacket?
January 21, 11:43am

Re: Re: Re: Compensating for Loss in Dimensions after Stuffing the Down
All I took from this thread was that we should all PM Mark with our future quilt shrinkage questions. Ryan

In Make Your Own Gear » Compensating for Loss in Dimensions after Stuffing the Down
January 20, 7:22pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Hear ye, Hear ye, any interest in an east coast BPL G.G.G?
"2. Great idea, but have no idea on how to implement that myself. I'm not computer savvy whatsoever. Thank you for the suggestions." Yeah, me neither! Maybe someone will jump i...

In Hiking Partners / Group Trip Announcements » Hear ye, Hear ye, any interest in an east coast BPL G.G.G?
January 20, 5:27pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Hear ye, Hear ye, any interest in an east coast BPL G.G.G?
Justin, 1. How many tents do u think this site can accommodate? 2. We should put together a sign up sheet, and then bump this thread periodically to keep it fresh in people's minds Ryan

In Hiking Partners / Group Trip Announcements » Hear ye, Hear ye, any interest in an east coast BPL G.G.G?
January 17, 10:50am

Re: Re: Paradox Packs Evolution pack system review
Dave C- Although this pack is much more than I need for any trips I take, I appreciate the well thought out review. Well done. I understand some of the angst regarding these reviews. I try...

In Editor's Roundtable » Paradox Packs Evolution pack system review
January 16, 11:09am

Re: Re: longevity
Assuming 10 washes is the max life, that means the DWR would last 10 to 15 years for my bags and jackets. I can't complain much about that timeframe. Even after it washes out, in theory you st...

In GEAR » Water Repellent Down, One Year In
January 16, 10:39am

Yep
Looks good! Very puffy. Had a similar experience with a DWR down cluster in my bathroom sink (sans urine). I kept trying to push it under water with my fingers and it would bend every which way an...

In Make Your Own Gear » MYOG first down quilt: Karo Step
January 15, 10:37am

Re: Hear ye, Hear ye, any interest in an east coast BPL G.G.G?
Sounds great. I am flexible on dates so whatever works for everyone else. Feb or March might be best since most folks don't have a lot planned in the cold months. Ryan

In Hiking Partners / Group Trip Announcements » Hear ye, Hear ye, any interest in an east coast BPL G.G.G?
January 14, 11:04am

All Reader Reviews by Ryan Smith

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ULA Ohm
I've had an Ohm for about a year now and have taken it on a few trips. It's very comfortable provided that you keep it in the weight range it's designed for. When carrying 20-25 lbs it car...

In Backpacks - Frameless
September 10, 5:36pm