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All Forum Posts by Michael Cheifetz

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How do you store cream medication on the trail
So I want to repackage several creams that I will NOT use regularly (say anti fungal cream, cream for cold sores, etc) I dont want to use the normal cream dispensers (like the ones I use for say ...

In GEAR » How do you store cream medication on the trail
October 16, 10:36am

synth is an option
Derrik i use an MLD climashiled quilt as an over bag. The upside is that its more weather proof (which I assume as weather gets colder is more important) AND the dew point will be in the synth b...

In GEAR » Sleeping Bag AND Quilt together?
October 15, 3:28pm

Narrow pot
Saw that... Prob is I use narrow pots (bpl 550 or snow peak 700) so the pot support is wider than the pot (I actually use it with folded pot support) Mike

In GEAR » Help - windscreen for Kovea Supalite
October 12, 4:13am

Zip cold spot
@jerry- a bit of confusion here. The OP was about sleeping bags with a top zipper in the middle (eg stoic, nunatak alpinist, golite adrenaline) in these cases the zip is on your chest... And if you...

In GEAR » Center zip sleeping bags?
October 12, 4:06am

Help - windscreen for Kovea Supalite
i have a Kovea Supalite (older version that looks like image below (just without the piezo assembly so its basically very similar to the Supalite) i'm trying to make a windscreen for it but ...

In GEAR » Help - windscreen for Kovea Supalite
October 11, 4:19pm

as suspected..and cuben?
suspected as much....they also $$ much more (1L GG sil was 25usd here while Exped 1L PU was 7.5USD!!!) are the cuben drybags the ultimate solution? or do they have similar issues? M

In GEAR » Leaking silnyl drybags??
October 10, 6:50am

sleep system?
RJ - as always nice looking photos :) RE sleep system: what down fill weight was in Ben's pullover? and why did you opt for a down jkt while synth pants? I would assume you donned the jkt o...

In Editor's Roundtable » Anaconda-Pintler Wilderness: Photo Essay
October 10, 6:28am

Leaking silnyl drybags??
It's a bit dated but Jim Wood talks about the shortcomings of silnyl dry bags (http://jwbasecamp.com/Articles/DryGear/index.html) and from a test I ran at home on a Sea2summ sil dry bag its ind...

In GEAR » Leaking silnyl drybags??
October 10, 1:06am

so what
@james since richard didnt chime in - im not sure what he would say. but what do you care what the theoretical CLO/oz/yd^2 is for a plexiglass cylinder filled with down? I dont think you coul...

In GEAR » Smaller sleeping bag with 100% overfill: I am confused
October 07, 9:00am

read it
Jerry Richard plainly states that these were identical bags purpose built for the test and there was no difference btw them apart from the fill weight. M

In GEAR » Smaller sleeping bag with 100% overfill: I am confused
October 04, 4:05pm

All Reader Reviews by Michael Cheifetz

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MLD XP Quilt 21 0z. Climashield
I have older 2009 XP model (as opposed to the Spirit) with 2.5 Osy Climashield. This would correspond to the 48F model he has. I have the wide model + eVent strip at head and footbox. Carftsmenship...

In Sleeping Bags - Quilts & Top Bags
December 20, 8:49am

MLD XP Quilt 21 0z. Climashield
I have older 2009 XP model (as opposed to the Spirit) with 2.5 Osy Climashield. This would correspond to the 48F model he has. I have the wide model + eVent strip at head and footbox. Carftsmenship...

In Sleeping Bags - Quilts & Top Bags
December 20, 8:06am

Ronald Turnbull The Book of the Bivvy. Cicerone: UK 2nd. ed. 2007
Jeremy above is right in many ways - it is indeed more of a quirky idiosyncratic book that mixes poetry, psychology and anecdotal facts about bivy and the scottish highlands. In that light it could sc...

In Books and Media
January 02, 5:50am