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Re: Solar solution to recharge laptop, please help.
I couldn't find a commercial solar charger that could fully recharge my GPS every day (that wasn't heavy and bulky). So built my own It kept everyt...

In GEAR » Solar solution to recharge laptop, please help.
January 11, 6:20am

Re: Cuben airbeam tent
> I also like the idea of Airbeams such as nemo uses. > They are strong, could be made much lighter, and > inflate quickly and can't be broken by the wine > or snowfall. No re...

In GEAR » Cuben Tent Question?
January 02, 12:14pm

Re: Firesteel experiment
> the back of the SAK saw worked about 200% better than the LMF striker Hi John, I ran the same set of experiments last year using rods and found the same thing you did - th...

In GEAR » Firesteel experiment
January 01, 3:26pm

Re: heat formed Cuben canopy
> heat formed canopy > It might be possible to heat form the Mylar, although > I have some doubts. But you could not heat form the > internal threads! I think that idea has to be a...

In GEAR » Cuben Tent Question?
December 31, 8:02pm

Re: : Cuben tents
> How much does your Red Tent weigh? Hi Bill, Roger's 4 pole winter tent (red) weighs 1650 grams. The outer silnylon is about 500 grams of that. The ground sheet is about 200 grams ...

In GEAR » Cuben Tent Question?
December 31, 7:26pm

Re: cuben tent design
> After reading everyone's comments, I was not convinced that > an all cuben dome or tunnel tent could not be made; thus > eliminating the need for nylon panels. An all Cuben do...

In GEAR » Cuben Tent Question?
December 30, 11:09pm

Re: noseeum tent floors
If I have been hiking in the rain, I'm likely going to have to set up the tent over mud (sometimes politely called wet dirt). A screen floor is going to become packed solid with mud where I lay...

In GEAR » Joe Valesko of Zpack's new 9oz tent
December 30, 3:14pm

Re: Tape
> this should not stop ingenuity. If we can tape both Cuben > and silnylon, can we design a tent which will work using a combination? Hi Roger and Lawson, I sounds from your experiences...

In GEAR » Cuben Tent Question?
December 25, 4:07pm

Re: cuben tents
Getting back to the topic of trying to build a storm tent out of Cuben... if a solution to a taunt tent is a mix of silnylon and Cuben panels, then what is the best way to bond these two panels tog...

In GEAR » Cuben Tent Question?
December 24, 12:25pm

Re: cuben tents
> That is why I'm trying to figure a way to get internal poles > easily installed and stabilized. And as you point out, > they don't create little snow fences (or rain collecto...

In GEAR » Cuben Tent Question?
December 23, 8:21am

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