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Re: Re: Permethrin
Curious what your bad experience was... allergic reaction?

In GEAR » RailRiders Eco-Mesh shirt...
August 19, 5:07pm

Request - Page Links at Bottom of Last 50 Posts page
If the user clicks on the "Last 50 Posts" link and there are 52 posts then a page link is displayed near the top of the page: Displaying results 1 - 50 of 52 Page: [1] 2 It would ...

In Website & Forum Admin/Support » Request - Page Links at Bottom of Last 50 Posts page
August 19, 8:20am

Re: Low Fiddle Factor
Jhaura, thanks for sharing your methodology. I always learn something from your posts/gear list.

In Gear Lists » 15-20 Hours a Day 3-5 Days, Low Fiddle Factor
August 18, 12:33pm

Re: Lazr nail stake usage
I would take both and try the nails out so you know what they can and can not do. It is not like you will notice the extra 1 3/4 oz for 6 Lazr nails in your pack. And if the nails do seem to sl...

In GEAR » Lazr nail stake usage
August 17, 3:29pm

Re: Re: Bug Report - Large Font Size
Is much easier to read now :)

In Website & Forum Admin/Support » Bug Report - Large Font Size
August 17, 12:03pm

Re: Mosquitos???
Treat with permithrin. It really keeps the mosquitoes/ticks away.

In GEAR » RailRiders Eco-Mesh shirt...
August 17, 11:58am

Re: Platypus - how to dry them out
Hair drier?

In GEAR » Platypus - how to dry them out
August 16, 9:06pm

Re: ashamed to say
George, you are not alone. I use a pair of Leki Super Pigs (aka Super Makalu) that come in at the same weight. On the positive side they have lasted around 13 years and have only slipped once dur...

In GEAR » What is everyone using for Trekking Poles?
August 16, 4:01pm

Re: Pack
I will second Wade's recommendation of a Mariposa Plus.

In Gear Lists » Bash my gear (constructively please)
August 16, 9:28am

Re: Trekking Poles - John
John, I think Doug's point was that you feel 5 oz extra in your poles more than you would 5 oz extra in your pack. Similar to the concept that dropping 1 lb from your shoes is like dropping 8 ...

In GEAR » What is everyone using for Trekking Poles?
August 16, 9:18am

All Reader Reviews by Steve .

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Driducks rainsuit
Tested: - size: small - jacket weight: 5.5 oz - pants weight: 4.4 oz Pro: - price - weight - functionality Con: - fragile - zipper Having used Driducks for 2 years in ...

In Clothing - Raingear
October 28, 11:15am

Darn Tough Vermont Socks Customer Service
Had a small hole form on the ankle of one of my Darn Tough Full Cushion Boot socks that I use mostly for fishing. Surprising since I have a pair of Micro Cushions that I have hiked the heck out of wi...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
October 30, 10:44am

Backcountry.com
Learned about BackCountry.com here and have dealt with their customer service twice. First time I purchased a Granite Gear Vapor Trail on sale and the waist belt was out of spec - this true for all...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
October 30, 10:31am

Granite Gear Vapor Trail
Overall a nice pack with the exception of the huge extension collar and the fact that the Men's Medium waist belt length significantly differs from what Granite Gear says it is. Granite Gear sp...

In Backpacks - Internal Frame
May 09, 9:43am

Sahalie Men's Ultralight Tights
I ordered a pair of the Sahalie's Men's Ultralight Tights (medium, 1.8 oz) and the siz...

In Clothing - Baselayer & Fleece - SYNTHETIC
March 28, 3:49pm

Inova Microlight
Last summer I lost a Photon that had faithfully served me for several years and hav...

In Lights - Flashlights & Headlamps
March 03, 3:40pm

Jim Wood SuperCat
Although I haven't used it in the field yet it works great in the house. Brings 2 cups of cold tap water to a rolling boil in about 6 minutes (prime: 1 minute; cook 5 minutes) using less than 1oz...

In Stoves - Alcohol
January 30, 7:57pm

TarpTent
Ordered a Contrail during the holiday sale. Followed up with an email asking for some scrap material. Communication was great. Order was perfect. Delivery exceeded expectations. If the tent i...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
December 28, 1:53pm

Lighten Up! by Don Ladigin
Lighten Up is an entertaining introduction to lightweight backpacking. Lots of good material for the beginner and a nice review for experienced lightweighters. The illustrations really make the book...

In Books and Media
December 27, 4:44pm

Mont Bell
13 years ago I purchased a lightweight Montbell Parka. It served me well until the Gortex started to delaminate this year. I called the Boulder office hoping to find a place to have it repaired. Th...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
November 29, 10:50pm