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Re: Source of foam and extra foam on top or underneath mat?
That's cheap, but only about 10 dollar less than the local one. Also this stuff is black rather than blue... dunno if that means there's a difference in quality. Apparently the zotefoams bl...

In GEAR » Exped Synmat UL 7 felt "cool" under hips at 5-8 deg C
May 24, 12:39am

Re: Re: GG foam
Well that's for EVA45, the 30 is slightly cheaper. But it doesn't seem too unreasonable considering GG's 1.5*.5*1/8in is 14 dollars.

In GEAR » Exped Synmat UL 7 felt "cool" under hips at 5-8 deg C
May 23, 6:11am

GG foam
Gossamer Gear's thin light stuff seems to be between 35 and 40 kg/m^3. My local guy (ACT) seems to be able to get EVA in various densities from 30 to 75, in almost any thickness. A two by one b...

In GEAR » Exped Synmat UL 7 felt "cool" under hips at 5-8 deg C
May 23, 3:39am

Re: Packs
"The HMG porter is an option too, aswell as Black Diamond Mission 75." Actually I do have a Mission 75 as well. Not bad but it suffers from the same frame flex as the Ospreys.

In GEAR » Osprey Volt 75
May 22, 9:22pm

Re: re:
Also, I'm not a motorcyclist.

In Make Your Own Gear » Ultra High Abrasion Resistant Fabric.
May 22, 9:00pm

Cool
Are you Darth Vader?

In Make Your Own Gear » Whirlwind Windscreen
May 22, 8:27pm

schnozzel
Isn't that basically what a schnozzel does for an Exped mat? You blow rapidly into it, it inflates fully and then inflates the mat after like 3 breaths. I think the real interesting part of thi...

In GEAR » Very different valve for inflatable mats/ rafts
May 22, 8:00am

Yes
Yes because that makes it waterproof.

In Make Your Own Gear » Ultra High Abrasion Resistant Fabric.
May 22, 7:36am

HMG too
Noone's mentioned HMG, so I will: http://www.hyperlitemountaingear.com/packs/4400-series/4400-porter.html 4400cu in = 72L Hip belt pockets, waterproof, dual stays. Haven't used one my...

In GEAR » Osprey Volt 75
May 21, 10:19pm

Re: Exped UL7 Down v. Synth
"Maybe the down mats are a whole lot warmer than the syn mats. I am unsure how R values work. Perhaps the increase in value has exponential effect." The downmats are significantly warm...

In GEAR » Exped Synmat UL 7 felt "cool" under hips at 5-8 deg C
May 21, 7:12pm

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