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+ Positive Feedback Left
Thanks Nick, received the bag today. +1 positive feedback for you. Best regards, MikeB

In Gear Swap » Closet Cleanup
February 15, 3:21pm

Re: New 10 oz.Climashield Quilt 40 F
Nice. What did you use for plans? How long did it take you to make? $'s? Thanks, MikeB

In Gear Deals » New 10 oz.Climashield Quilt 40 F
February 10, 10:31pm

Re: "WTB Big Agnes Summer bag"
I have a Yampa used twice with the insulated Aircore mattress. Email me at eaglemb at earthlink dot net if you're interested, I'll also try to PM you. Regards, Mike

In Gear Swap » WTB Big Agnes Summer bag
February 06, 9:53pm

Bag warmth vs. Altitude @ same temp.
Let's assume you have a 30 degree bag that 'just' keeps you warm at 30 degrees at sea level. Now take that bag to 10,000 feet at 30 degrees, the only difference is the pressure diffe...

In Philosophy & Technique » Bag warmth vs. Altitude @ same temp.
February 06, 7:43pm

Re: Closet Cleanup
And we all appreciate your service!

In Gear Swap » Closet Cleanup
February 05, 10:06pm

Paypal sent for Campmor bag
Welcome back. Interested in the Campmor 20 degree down bag eaglemb at earthlink dot net P.S. I'm colorblind, so color doesn't really matter

In Gear Swap » Closet Cleanup
February 05, 10:04pm

Yea!!!: Ebay Feedback Change
It's about time! There are numerous 'super uber power seller' who claim 99+% feedback. When you read their T&C's, you're REQUIRED to give them + feedback, sometimes within...

In Chaff » Ebay Feedback Change!
February 05, 9:58pm

Breathability & Waterproof
Thanks for all the good recomendations. I'm looking at some Breathability and waterproof numbers (ie 5 - 20K). Can anyone provide a simple guideline for say a light rain of 1/2 inch over a...

In GEAR » ?Jacket = Breathability, Waterproof, durable, lightweight, inexpensive
February 04, 3:02pm

breathable waterproof jacket?
A couple of questions: Any recommendatons on a lightweight breathable, waterproof jacket? Anyone know of a guide for these? Thanks, MikeB

In GEAR » ?Jacket = Breathability, Waterproof, durable, lightweight, inexpensive
February 01, 3:27pm

Re: Reduced again - Free on Feb 3 16:21 MST
If you keep up the rate you're discounting (and negotiating against yourself), you'll be giving it away on Feb 3 @ 16:21 MST (plus including 4 Sporks and free shipping);) Good luck, I ho...

In Gear Swap » FS: BPL Arctic 1000 Dry Bag backpack
January 30, 10:29pm

All Reader Reviews by Mike Barney

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MSR Pocket Rocket
This is a pretty basic stove that is simple to operate. It's lightweight and reasonably efficient. We used 3 of these on a 10 day hike with 10 people and they worked well. The stove is reas...

In Stoves - Canister
December 08, 5:52pm

Light My Fire Spork
I like the LMF Spork, but it's almost too flexible. I can agree with many if not most of the comments above, and have had one break. When you use it to stir something very hot, it gets soft and ...

In Cookware - Other
November 23, 9:49pm

Garmin Rino 120 GPS and FRS / GMRS Radio
Great Idea, lacking implementation.The premis of the Rino family is that it would be great to know where others are via GPS location. Great Idea. This is accomplished by using FRS radio frequencies i...

In Navigation Gear & Accessories
January 21, 2:53pm

Marmot Helium (long)
I had this bag for a short period, but really liked it. It's so warm, that it was almost too warm for me above freezing, but a very comfortable bag overall. It fits me (6'1") well a...

In Sleeping Bags - Mummy & Other
January 04, 7:24pm

Atkinson's Chick-O-Stick Crunchy Peanut Butter & Coconut Candy
I really like the "Chick'O's", they do pack significant energy in a small package, and the taste is very good. They don't break as easy as some, and have a similar texture in h...

In Foods - Energy Bars, Gels, and Drinks
December 27, 5:29pm

Jolt Gum
I guess if I was going to give this a really fair shake I'd have consumed the whole pack. Unfortunately or fortunately 1/2 a piece was more than enough. The taste isn't there, and I do have ...

In Foods - Energy Bars, Gels, and Drinks
December 11, 11:09pm

Big Agnes
We had a short term need for a bag and pad we could use at Philmont, and the Scout was on a budget. We looked around and called Big Agnes. They had a demo bag come in the next day, and they called b...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
December 11, 7:28pm

Walmart really does have nice people in their outdoors department at our local establishment, who know a lot about the Coleman lanterns and stoves and shotguns / rifles and ammo and really try to hel...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
December 07, 10:24pm

Tarptent Cloudburst
The Cloudburst 2 was my first tent from Tarptent. I like the design, and it holds up well in rain and wind. It sleeps 2 comfortably and sets up pretty easily with as few as 3 stakes. It weight a ha...

In Shelters - Single Wall Tents
December 04, 9:24pm

Sling-Light Chair w/ body and kneck rest
I purchased 2 of these initially for a 2 week hike. In the store, it seemed like a pretty good idea during a quick checkout. It's less than 2 lbs, so one of the lighter camp chairs available. It do...

In Miscellaneous Products
December 04, 8:25pm