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All Forum Posts by Derek Cox

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Re: Lightest tarp ?
I have no experience with cuben, personally, but i was under the impression it has very good tensile strength (not sure if thats the right word...can be pulled without tearing...kind of) but can pu...

In GEAR » Lightest tarp ?
April 29, 3:06pm

photos of gear and setup
I wasnt sure where exactly this should go, whether under gear or gear lists since it kind of incorporates both, but i really enjoy looking at pictures of how people use their gear. ex. a loaded p...

In Gear Lists » photos of gear and setup
April 29, 3:01pm

Re: Sandwiched
im sorry, gail, but i dont understand what the sandwich method you use with your pads has to do with keeping water out of a tent...? you say you dont have to seam seal the tent because of this met...

In GEAR » Sleeping base layer
April 29, 2:04pm

Re: perfect shorts
more along the lines of sticking my hands in, although i don't necessarily think i will do this. i just dont like having the little tiny zip pockets or key holder pouch deals. thanks for all ...

In GEAR » perfect shorts
April 29, 9:42am

Re: perfect shorts
those actually look like they might work! i even looked at rei just before posting that. must have missed it. thanks, i'll check them out!

In GEAR » perfect shorts
April 28, 12:46pm

perfect shorts
Ok, so i've been in search of the perfect pair of shorts for a while now and cannot seem to find them. what i want is a pair of lightweight, but durable material shorts with an elastic waist b...

In GEAR » perfect shorts
April 28, 12:16pm

nice projects
those all look great. very cool. how about a picture of the tarp and bivy set up so we can get a better idea? and let us know how they all end up working out for you. thanks!

In Make Your Own Gear » My homemade gear
April 26, 11:43am

i second exodus

In GEAR » New Pack Name Help
April 24, 12:45pm

car camping tent
if you're just car camping then a tent from wal-mart or sports authority or wherever should be fine in my opinion... you don't really need anything fancy

In Gear Swap » WTB Cheapest tent possible
April 23, 3:24pm

thanks guys for all your input. i'm still not sure which route im going to take, but i am now a lot more knowledgeable on the subject at least. appreciate it.

In GEAR » lightest eVent Jacket
April 23, 3:22pm

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