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Fleece is so cheap from discount store and thrift shops where you can inspect it anyways Used fleece isnt worth much ;)

In GEAR » Would you/do you buy used fleece?
January 31, 11:42pm

The reason they omit zebras and other such is that you cant walk into most retailers and buy em With BD, pretzels, p-tech, etc ... You just walk in and cha-ching!!! Even coast is sold at home...

In GEAR » Excellent headlamp review and deceptive advertising
January 31, 1:01am

Cap 1
The 2014 cap1 has polygiene which is supposedly permanent ... The folks at prolite have reported good results Im waiting for MEC to switch over to polygiene for their T series The T3s are alr...

In GEAR » merino underwear stretching out.
January 30, 8:55pm

Ive got some sugoi and bankbreaker i wear for social situations I find they stretch somewhat .... Hopefully not from my ginourmous belly !!! Synthetics and blends are more predictable IMO in ...

In GEAR » merino underwear stretching out.
January 30, 6:36pm

the EXL is more or less the same, just a tad lighter and more expensive the main thing to remember about these things is that they are down SWEATERS ... think of it as such and youll be fine ...

In GEAR » Montbell UL Down Jacket
January 30, 12:57pm

this kind of marketing is rampant in the outdoor industry ... headlamps, WPB jackets, DWR, down/synth puffies, etc ... its all "facts" cooked up by the marketing departments to convinc...

In GEAR » Excellent headlamp review and deceptive advertising
January 30, 12:51pm

If the down is one of those with high powered non DWR fill ... Theres a good chance it is losing its loft from humidity The old 500-600 fill caps tend to not lose loft so much as its more resist...

In GEAR » Down hat vs wool hat... wool seems to be the better choice?
January 28, 2:01pm

Re: Re: Down synth
Most interesting So if you mix primaloft with down it doesnt degrade from compression? Hmmmm ;)

January 24, 6:59pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: Some OR questions
Dustin, thats an interesting take that i hadnt considered So basically were paying for marginal performance gains most of us will never use effectively ... And paying more for something that wea...

January 24, 10:56am

Re: Re: Some OR questions
The question is what happens to the down when the synth goes flat from repeated compression I assume the synth is short staple to achieve that performance ;)

January 24, 7:44am

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Montbell Extremely Light Down Jacket
the key to using this jacket is to use it under a windshell or synthetic jacket like a nanopuff by itself the shell is fairly fragile, there are no pockets, there is no waist string ... however ...

In Clothing - Insulating - Down
December 30, 7:44pm