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In Gear Swap » FS: Marmot Precip Jacket XL Cardinal
November 28, 5:25pm

sl-1 in gear swap
It's all about needs and prefernces. I have used an SL-1 for years. I survived thunderstorms and 8 hrs of driving rain in the White mountains. I have now moved on to tarps. There is one in ...

In GEAR » New Tent Help
November 27, 5:13am

nard allert
The problem with front packs that don’t attach to your shoulder straps is that they migrate down as you walk and "ouch". I have spent the last year looking for a front pack system. I...

In Make Your Own Gear » Weight transfer to hips in UL frameless packs and water bottles...
November 25, 6:34am

belt systems
Have you thought about trying a hip-belt system with moveable pouches and water bottle carriers? The military has perfected this, but their stuff is heavy. I'm sure that it would be an easy mod...

In Make Your Own Gear » Weight transfer to hips in UL frameless packs and water bottles...
November 24, 4:56am

Thanks Anthony, you must use glue, not caulk or sealer. It is called GE Silicone II clear premium Glue. upc #0-77027-00280-5. I got it at True Value Hardware $5.99 for 2.8 fl oz. (true value ord...

In Make Your Own Gear » Seam Stick on Silnylon?
November 23, 9:00pm

guy points
To get the most versatility, I've added 4 mid-panel guy-outs on a 10 x 10. This way you can pitch the flying diamond with a beak, by using the mid-panel on the diagonal. Of, course, this being ...

In GEAR » "ideal" size for a solo flat tarp?
November 23, 9:14am

silicone glue
I have tried this with silicone glue and It has worked for one-half season of backpacking. The only sewing was on the guy-out loops. I'll let you know how the tarp fairs under a snow load this ...

In Make Your Own Gear » Seam Stick on Silnylon?
November 23, 7:58am

occupy + tea party = positive change
This would actually bring about the change that most are wishing for. Rid the gov't of corrupt politicians and bring about accountability with the "cheaters", both in the private sect...

In Chaff » Editorial on Occupy Wall Street
November 23, 7:45am

WOW - I like it
"now that's funny right there - I don't care who you are !! " -Larry the Cable Guy Dave

In Chaff » Editorial on Occupy Wall Street
November 22, 2:11pm

skip the platy
Hi Brice, I would skip the hanging platy idea and keep it simple. Old school nalgene upside down in an insulated carrier. Ice will form at the top (really the bottom if inverted) where the air m...

In GEAR » lightweight idea for keeping water from freezing while hiking
November 22, 1:57pm

All Reader Reviews by David Goodyear

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caldera cone w gram cracker esbit stove snow peak solo
Just returned from a 4 day bushwhacking trip. This setup achieved 2 near boils (small bubbles) per esbit tab. Morning and night temps in the mid 30's - water taken from cold creeks. I allotted 4 t...

In Stoves - Other
October 08, 7:52am

Big Agnes Seedhouse SL1
I bought this tent before becoming a member of this site. When I read the review of the SL-1, I was worried about its stability and durability. I am not a tarp camper so the seedhouse seemed to be the...

In Shelters - Double Wall Tents
August 12, 7:22am