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All Forum Posts by James Klein

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Re: Bob is correct
haha, I think bob is make a play on "down"

In Make Your Own Gear » Where do you get good quality 650-800 FP down?
February 20, 2:36pm

Re: Neither test very good then
"you've so rudely ignored my polite request" Goodness its been ~1hr btw you "polite request" & this post - simmer down. "I have real world experience which show...

In GEAR » Soto Microregulator vs. Monatauk Gnat in Cold Wx
February 18, 11:01am

Re: No liner
on the liner...When its warm enough, I usually rinse off with a bandana. If its cold, I wear enough layer to bed anyway (hate getting up and then dressed. I would leave it at home. On the shel...

In Gear Lists » Best Bang for the Buck (~$500)
February 11, 3:34pm

Re: Materials
"What I'm particualarly unsure of is how colder conditions impact these materials, are some more prone to losing breathability than others?" Once the bivy fabric is cold enough, wa...

In GEAR » Breathable Bivvy - Alpine Conditions and Down Bag
February 09, 9:08pm

Re: Materials
Event fabric seems to be well recieved but it appears to be tough to find one... If I could find one with a pertex equilibrium top, I'd recommend it. To be honest, I can't find one I&...

In GEAR » Breathable Bivvy - Alpine Conditions and Down Bag
February 09, 8:34pm

Re: Synthetic VS Down
I won't debate that sythetic loft will tend maintain its warmth better than down in wet cond'ts. I think the relative amount tends to be blown out of proportion. And I think wet sythetic ...

In GEAR » Breathable Bivvy - Alpine Conditions and Down Bag
February 09, 7:43pm

Re: Re: Synthetic
The way modern materials are, you're looking at 6 oz of weight VS hypothermic death (and I'm being very general). I think you grossly overestimate the warmth of damp/wet sythetic bag.

In GEAR » Breathable Bivvy - Alpine Conditions and Down Bag
February 09, 8:32am

Bivy vbl etc
I suspect many who mention probems w/ bivies would have been just as bad off as without them. I have awoke to a damp quilt/sleeping bag without a bivy plenty of times - typically when camping in a...

In GEAR » Breathable Bivvy - Alpine Conditions and Down Bag
February 09, 8:23am

PM
on the rectangular one.

In Gear Swap » 2 KookaBay Down Mats
February 06, 9:17am

armchair quaterbacking
I've never been in quite these conditions so, this is mostly a thought expirement for me. I have a fleece vest for when I expect cold and wet. I think it is impossible to stay dry hiking in...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Challenging weather- how would you handle this situation?
February 03, 9:07pm

All Reader Reviews by James Klein

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Antig Outdoors Antig Outdoors
I recently purchased some mechandise from Anig outdoors and noticed there was no review, so here goes... I learned of the site from some of member Jeff Antig's posts (guessing he's the owne...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
February 01, 6:42pm