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Re: nanotech hydrophobic coatings
"It maybe coming. New nanotech hydrophobic coatings may one day have tents and sleeping bags that are not just waterproof but actively repel water like two same pole magnets." It doesn...

In GEAR » Tarp Condensation
February 12, 5:02pm

Dew
"I wonder if a fabric coating could be made to impede the formation of dew?" I have wondered that also. I tried Never Wet as an experiment and if anything it allowed more condensation...

In GEAR » Tarp Condensation
February 12, 3:06pm

Re: Report
Follow the washing instructions carefully. Rayon is not very sturdy and that's probably why it is mixed with polyester, which is very sturdy.

In GEAR » New Hind shirt / Question on Rayon properties
February 12, 2:12pm

"Dew"
If the temperature of an object drops below the "dew point" then condensation will form. I other words, if the temperature of something (such as the outer layer of a quilt/SB) drops low ...

In GEAR » Tarp Condensation
February 12, 1:28pm

One other piece of advice
Tell them to cut their toenails before the trip. If there will be any significant elevation drops you can loose a toenail as your foot slides forward in your shoe. Two women lost toenails because...

In Philosophy & Technique » Best single piece of advice for new UL backpackers? Particularly women?
February 11, 2:40pm

My wife's concerns
My wife had three real concerns. One was having good tasting food. Packit Gourmet solved that one. I purchased several long before the trip and we ate them at home. She loved them and the c...

In Philosophy & Technique » Best single piece of advice for new UL backpackers? Particularly women?
February 10, 4:37pm

Re: any experiences with the Cocoon Ultralight AirCore Pillow?
That's what I have. Too small. EDIT: Sorry, I have the hyperlite.

In GEAR » Another pillow thread--high loft pillows for side sleepers
February 10, 8:39am

Re: Re: Re: Sawyer Mini Backflushing- tubing between the filter and syringe
I have one of those and have used it fo backflush a reg sawyer several times. So far so good. It is easy to get a good solid stream of water through the filter when backflushing.

In GEAR » Sawyer Mini Backflushing
February 08, 3:24pm

Re: Re: quilt for me
"As a side sleeper and a toss-and-turner, bags never made sense for me. Always ended up with the hood over my face, my legs tangled up, would wake up and have to spend time getting it all stra...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Claustrophobia, quilt owners’ secret shame?
February 04, 1:14pm

Re: 4th Most Popular Size for Bearikade Food Canister
"Now, to see about selling a kidney to pay for this canister..." So, that's how you pay for one. I have always wondered.

In GEAR » 4th Most Popular Size for Bearikade Food Canister
February 03, 4:27pm

All Reader Reviews by Larry De La Briandais

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Campsaver.com 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