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Re: Re: MYOG SUL Quilt
just curious michael, why the taffeta on the inside and ripstop on the outside? and do you have any pictures you could share along with it? thanks

In Make Your Own Gear » MYOG SUL Quilt
May 25, 11:35am

Re: 10.1oz SUL quilt (made by Aaron)
looks great! and 10.1 oz! wow. can you explain though how it closes up along the backside? i can't quite get it from the pictures. thanks.

In Make Your Own Gear » 10.1oz SUL quilt (made by Aaron)
May 25, 11:33am

Re: MYOG SUL Quilt
check out the quilt on MLD's website. looks to be about as light as you can get and great design.

In Make Your Own Gear » MYOG SUL Quilt
May 24, 9:16pm

Re: photos of gear and setup
great patrick! i have focused on losing base weight through various methods but i think a larger tarp like yours might be the way to go in general for more comfortable/less stressful hiking! Br...

In Gear Lists » photos of gear and setup
May 11, 1:14am

Re: photos of gear and setup
cool, patrick. looks like there is plenty of room underneath that tarp, what size is it?

In Gear Lists » photos of gear and setup
May 10, 5:52pm

Re: A few projects I've been working on.
care to share more about the material used to make your tarp? i didnt realize there was anything cheaper, lighter, and better than silnylon???

In Make Your Own Gear » A few projects I've been working on.
May 03, 6:59pm

Re: photos of gear and setup
thanks, I look forward to seeing your setup! (the bottle is plastic ha)

In Gear Lists » photos of gear and setup
May 01, 5:54pm

Re: photos of gear and setup
thanks a lot! skidsteer is a moderator on the stove-focused backpacking forum bplite.com along with zelph (who i think posts here under the same name but not sure) here is a link to a video of th...

In Gear Lists » photos of gear and setup
April 29, 9:12pm

Re: Alaska Gearlist
hey kyle, looks pretty good. there's just a few things that seem redundant or i have to comment on. pot, bowl, mug, cleanup container... thats a personal preference of course but are all thre...

In Gear Lists » Alaska Gearlist
April 29, 7:42pm

Re: photos of gear and setup
I have not tested it in bad storms as i usually take a double wall tent when the weather is going to be bad (im a wuss), but in most rain conditions it is not a problem as long as the tarp is pitch...

In Gear Lists » photos of gear and setup
April 29, 3:46pm

All Reader Reviews by Derek Cox

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Jetboil Personal Cooking System
Easy to use. Lighter can be easily fixed if you read the troubleshooting guide. Boils water fast and uses very little fuel. Insulated and takes up relatively little space. on the heavier side, but ...

In Stoves - Canister
February 24, 9:18pm

Therm-A-Rest Pro Lite 3
Had it for a few years now. Never had any problems with leaking or holes. Comfy 1" of padding. Plenty wide and long, but a little on the heavier side.

In Sleeping Pads - Inflatable
February 24, 9:12pm

MSR Hubba
Outstanding rain protection. Plenty of room to sit up and move around a bit. Full mesh allows you to see the stars clearly on clear nights. Lightweight and perfect for nastier conditions when a tar...

In Shelters - Double Wall Tents
February 24, 9:07pm

Montbell UL Down Inner Jacket
Packs small. Very light. Fits great. Soft material. Keeps me warm down to about 40 degrees over just a t-shirt. Full zip is very handy and pockets are a great touch. Absolutely nothing but good th...

In Clothing - Insulating - Down
February 24, 8:57pm

Osprey Atmos 50
Like others have said, what really separates this pack from others is the airspeed suspension. This pack molds perfectly to my hips and shoulders since it does not contact my back air can flow freely...

In Backpacks - Internal Frame
February 24, 8:53pm

Mountain Laurel Designs Zip
Much tougher pack for just a few ounces more. Tough Mesh on back and sides is great for holding a myriad of items. Shoulder straps are comfortable and it carries a load very well. Great craftsmansh...

In Backpacks - Frameless
February 24, 8:45pm

walmart is great for those cheap generic items needed for each trip. i.e. snacks, travel toiletries, odds and ends. who cares where the money goes or how wealthy Walmart is? i get what i need at a g...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
June 12, 8:10pm