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Tent Tech
The design has changed a bit since the original. As it is now it is better protected than some.

In GEAR » Tent Tech
April 21, 8:20pm

Tent Tech
A Double Moment ? and why not.... Rainbow dripless* entry * conditions apply . With the Rainbows (as an exception to the rule) the dripless entry is obtained with the Rain Curtain in plac...

In GEAR » Tent Tech
April 21, 5:41pm

Can anyone please explain why my esbit isn't melting my alum. stove (1400°F vs. 1200°) ??
e is questioning why the inverted aluminum can bottom, which he uses to hold the Esbit tablet, doesn't melt I am guessing that the ground is cooling the stove (heat sink)

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Can anyone please explain why my esbit isn't melting my alum. stove (1400°F vs. 1200°) ??
April 19, 4:32pm

weight of a knot
The Alpine Butterfly is a UL knot

In Philosophy & Technique » weight of a knot
April 18, 6:51pm

Golite SL5 custon inner feedback wanted
have no idea why the netting would need to be so much heavier than the fly itself The inner has about 90 sq feet (floor plus "bathtub" sides) of 70 denier 190t Nylon Taffeta fabric. ...

In GEAR » Golite SL5 custon inner feedback wanted
April 18, 6:26pm

The down in an Exped down mat UL7
Just when I thought only cats are weird... One of the cats that visits me either sits on my lap and purrs or runs away when he sees me.. at random. ( he was trying to milk me this morning) Anywa...

In GEAR » The down in an Exped down mat UL7
April 18, 5:44pm

Yes, you can break a Lexan spoon
One of mine, the sort of translucent type, broke a few years ago. I have used the long handle Ti version for some time and that works for me. A copuple of trips ago I left it at home by mistake (...

In GEAR » Yes, you can break a Lexan spoon
April 18, 5:36pm

Vestibule size SMD Lunar Duo vs. TT SS2
This is the SS2 vestibule : I am 5'8" , the 168cm mat would have a small part of one corner sticking out when the fly is done up.

In GEAR » Vestibule size SMD Lunar Duo vs. TT SS2
April 18, 3:53pm

The lost "jet engine" ground pad inflator?
You could look at the Instaflator. No batteries, i cut about 1/3rd off mine , takes 2-3 loads for a 7cm mat. (I only use it at home...) http://flyweightdesigns.com/?product=the-instaflator

In GEAR » The lost "jet engine" ground pad inflator?
April 17, 4:20pm

Is it worth buying a Zpacks Hexamid tarp if I have a TT Notch? And what color if I do?
I see... At 125cm spreading the poles out a bit is doable but not ideal : looks like this with the poles perpendicular to the ground : high but I think still not as high as some.

In GEAR » Is it worth buying a Zpacks Hexamid tarp if I have a TT Notch? And what color if I do?
April 16, 6:13pm

All Reader Reviews by Franco Darioli

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Tarptent Contrail
My rating is based on what this shelter was designed for, and not to be understood as part of the "best tent ever, for anybody ,anywhere" award. Most of the good points have already been co...

In Shelters - Single Wall Tents
November 07, 4:48pm