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Re: Event Bivy, BA Emerald Mountain, Tarptents, Granite Gear packs etc. For Sale
PM sent on the White Lightning tarp

In Gear Swap » Event Bivy, BA Emerald Mountain, Tarptents, Granite Gear packs etc. For Sale
April 27, 4:13pm

Re: kinsman
being unfamiliar with the 1.8 i stuck with the scrim for ease of handling I've worked with both PL Sport and PL1 and IMO it's good you kept the scrim. You can discard PL Sport's scr...

In Make Your Own Gear » kinsman weights
April 25, 6:37am

Re: Yellowstone in Winter: An Igloo Traverse in America's Oldest National Park
Just before noon on April 22, RJ posts: It will take a little time to bring Chris up to speed with our editorial process This article appears about 11 hours later. Apparently Chris is a quic...

In Editor's Roundtable » Yellowstone in Winter: An Igloo Traverse in America's Oldest National Park
April 23, 9:03pm

Re:Thermometer
The thermometer Cameron mentioned looks OK, inexpensive too. If only I lived where temps didn't go below its range (-4F). My friends at the MN State Climatology office are big fans of the I...

In GEAR » Thermometer
April 23, 5:31pm

Re: Tarptents on Sale
Used floored models show up for sale here from time to time.

In Gear Deals » Tarptents on Sale
April 22, 9:05am

Re: Backpack - when is light too light?
Sven, I tend to look at it from a slightly different angle, starting with "what's the objective?" I'm sure the Adventure Racing or JMT thru hike record crowd will find that ...

In GEAR » Backpack - when is light too light?
April 21, 12:08pm

Re: 2 Person Tarp Sizes
Welcome to the MYOG zone, but be aware that it is a slippery slope, he-he. Ditto what Joe Reeves said, plus keep in mind that since you made the tarp, you know that you'll be capable of redu...

In Make Your Own Gear » 2 Person Tarp Sizes
April 21, 2:32am

Re: 36" about right?
Stephen, Do you think Kelty Triptease would work with MLD Linelocs? Henry Shires uses Triptease with linelocs on his shelters and it works very well.

In GEAR » Best way to do tarp guylines...
April 17, 4:39am

Re: heres the deal
Alex, What's the coldest and warmest temp range you expect to encounter? What are you doing for insulation under you when hammocking? how big and how heavy is the current bag?

In GEAR » mummy sleeping bag...center zip?
April 14, 10:21am

Re: Where to buy wide width silnylon?
Anybody know where I can buy 1.1 silnylon in a 70-72" width? I thought saw this for sale sometime ago. I'm pretty sure that was David Olsen at OWARE. I don't see it listed there now.

In Make Your Own Gear » Where to buy wide width silnylon?
April 11, 4:21pm

All Reader Reviews by Jim Colten

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TarpTent
My entry into the world of tarping was with Hernry's orginal squall. Later that year the Cloudburst was introduced. I contacted him about an idea of converting my squall to use an arched front p...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
December 30, 11:04am

Thru-Hiker.com
1) good products 2) friendly and useful help before ans after sale 3) great customer service I'd rate Thru-Hiker a 6 if that was an option

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
December 01, 8:10am

Minibull Designs Pocket Puck
Hector, I had similar experience .... but only the first time I lit it. Since then I've been giving the pocket puck about 15-30 seconds more warmup time and it has always stayed lit. There is a...

In Stoves - Alcohol
October 16, 6:04am