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Re: @ Ron Bell
Robert, it seems that the problem with your tent wasn't "... major issues in waterproofness or strength" but indeed, as you said, due to shoddy workmanship. The problems with sewing c...

In Make Your Own Gear » Cuben tent for mountaineering?
April 07, 6:09am

Silnylon for snow
I think the main reason for choosing silnylon in the snow is because snow sticks to cuben more.

In Make Your Own Gear » Cuben tent for mountaineering?
April 05, 1:52pm

Re: trekking pole straps usage.....yes or no
Last summer, the strap came off one of my poles (user error) early in a week-long trip. I continued with one pole strapless. At first it seemed more tiring using the pole without the strap, but aft...

In Philosophy & Technique » How to use your trekking pole strap
April 03, 1:16pm

Re: warmth of UL down puffy
A photo might help other owners to comment on the loftiness of your puffy.

In GEAR » warmth of UL down puffy
April 03, 1:09pm

Re: Metal Jacket
"... constructed with a high strength carbon fiber core, wrapped in a thin aluminum jacket. Nothing like it." Aren't these the same principal as the MSR Carbon Core stakes?

In SuperUltraLight (SUL) Backpacking Discussion » favorite stakes
April 01, 4:45am

Re: We're Failing People
Craig W, you have my utmost respect.

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Perils of stealth camping, hiking, or even jogging in the US
March 28, 11:41am

Re: Re: Rain Protection
The eVent Packa does indeed have totally watyerproof material on the pack part (33D nylon), with wpb eVent on the body.

In GEAR » Rain Protection
March 28, 10:22am

Re: Stretchy cord for tent guy lines?
Christopher, are you using lineloks or similar? If not, I think you'd find them a better solution than stretchy cord.

In GEAR » Stretchy cord for tent guy lines?
March 26, 12:01am

Re: Stretchy Cord
David, for embedding links, look here

In GEAR » Stretchy cord for tent guy lines?
March 26, 12:00am

Re: Strength and Honor! No, wait: Speed and Efficiency!
"If I get into this testing, I pretty much have to use the "time-to-extinguish per fixed amount of fuel" measure because I use a StarLyte, which is NOT conducive to pouring off unuse...

In GEAR » Faster Boil Times with a Polished Windscreen
March 25, 1:37pm

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