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Re: What's your favorite MYOG tent design?
I always liked the simplicity of the tarp/tent Lance Marshall put together. Would be a fairly easy MYOG project. Similar to the Tarptent-for-two, but a little more refined IMO. http://www.back...

In Make Your Own Gear » What's your favorite MYOG tent design?
April 01, 8:42pm

Re: Bear bag/ rain pants
I would probably go with Luke's Ultralite Pertex rain pants off the top of my head sub-3oz. I don't have any experience with them however. Ryan

In Gear Lists » 2015 Appalachian Trail thru hike gear list
April 01, 8:27pm

Re: 2015 Appalachian Trail thru hike gear list
Do you plan on hanging food at all? I didn't see any string or rope for that if so. I would recommend it to avoid the mice. Other than that, looks like you are ready to go. One thing to th...

In Gear Lists » 2015 Appalachian Trail thru hike gear list
April 01, 4:52pm

Re: Alternative...
Matt, Does that charger cut off at 2.5v or do you have to monitor? P.S. - I will second what Matt says about 18650 battery packs/chargers. A lot of power for the weight. Ryan

In GEAR » Goal Zero Switch 8 Portable Recharger or alternative
March 31, 7:10pm

Re: Re: OookWorks - caution advised
The credit card reversal/charge back works with Paypal too, just have Paypal send funds from your credit card instead of your bank account. The credit card company debits the funds from Paypal'...

In GEAR » OookWorks - caution advised
March 31, 10:56am

Re: Re: The GOP haters on BPL.
Roosevelt: - in favor of labor unions - in favor of more governmental regulation & power - criticized the wealthy & in favor of higher taxation - fought big business & dissolved s...

In Chaff » The GOP (The Party For The Unstable) Hate National Parks Too
March 30, 2:41pm

Ok
Fair enough. Thanks for keeping it American. You guys probably don't get enough credit for that. Ryan

In GEAR » Seam sealing weight gain?
March 29, 4:25pm

Re: Seam sealing weight gain?
"Neither. The fabric is US made and the shelters are built in Seattle." I was speaking more broadly than just TT with that post, Franco. But, the point remains the same. Ryan

In GEAR » Seam sealing weight gain?
March 29, 1:12pm

Re: device chargers that use lithium AA's
Adam, I use a similar setup to the below and it comes in at ~7oz. If you don't need that much capacity, you can take only 1-2 18650's or get a battery bank that only fits 1 or 2. ht...

In GEAR » device chargers that use lithium AA's
March 27, 8:20pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Seam sealer WEIGHT?
"I'm not a textiles expert, Ryan, but your example may be apples/oranges. I suspect the weight of shell fabrics for bags (or Cuben, in the case of zPacks shelters) is far more predictable ...

In GEAR » Seam sealing weight gain?
March 27, 7:43pm

All Reader Reviews by Ryan Smith

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ULA Ohm
I've had an Ohm for about a year now and have taken it on a few trips. It's very comfortable provided that you keep it in the weight range it's designed for. When carrying 20-25 lbs it car...

In Backpacks - Frameless
September 10, 5:36pm