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Re: tent
Does your hexamid have a netting floor? Also, did you use a groundsheet? If not then that could have contributed to the difference btw yours and your friends by letting more ground moisture to th...

In GEAR » condensation in zpacks hexamid
August 30, 11:47am

Re: Reflection Versus Vapor Barrier
"Something like 95% of your radiated heat (what the mylar in the space blanket actually reflects) is absorbed by your clothing" Absorbed AND then emitted back, apprx half back to your ...

In Make Your Own Gear » Down + Space blanket = ???
August 30, 9:48am

Re: condensation in zpacks hexamid
To better handle the spray, I would use a sleeping bag cover / bivy. Maybe you could just use a light nylon "sheet" (like out of .7oz/sqyd stuff). Course even with this your wife would ...

In GEAR » condensation in zpacks hexamid
August 30, 8:58am

Re: Cuben fiber failure? Any updates since 2008?
Franco, its not always so simple. Nylon expands when wet AND it losses elasticity when wet...I have seen (somewhere) that nylon will stretch twice as much for the same load with ~2% water absorp...

In GEAR » Cuben fiber failure? Any updates since 2008?
August 28, 3:34pm

Re: Re: to those that are worried about how cuben fiber holds up in the wind
David Olson's .51cf vs 1.3oz silnylon test: http://blog.owareusa.com/2012/01/16/cuben-fiber-and-silnylon-pull-test/ Here is one by Joe Valesco from zpacks: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8...

In GEAR » Cuben fiber failure? Any updates since 2008?
August 28, 2:36pm

Re: condensation in WR bivvy is worse (!!?) than WPB one??
Once the outermost fabric surface is at or below freezing...breathability of the bivy fabric makes no difference. Water vapor will condense before it can pass thru. Once the outer layer of sl...

In GEAR » condensation in WR bivvy is worse (!!?) than WPB one??
August 28, 9:49am

Re: Re: Re: Cuben fiber failure? Any updates since 2008?
"This material has proven itself the world over. Enough all ready with these posts here at BPL from the CF haters. Time to move on folks." What posts? or What haters? You'll hav...

In GEAR » Cuben fiber failure? Any updates since 2008?
August 27, 2:48pm

Re: DWR Bivy?
DWR bivy should have similar to less condensation than the WBP. Near freezing I imagine it would be very similar. Yes you would want a full coverage tarp with the lighter bivy. The actual si...

In GEAR » DWR Bivy?
August 27, 8:22am

Re: re: SL2
"It does pitch quite taught. Not as tight as something like an MLD shelter, but good." huh, I would expect the sl2 to pitch tighter than say a duomid. Mostly bc of the 45deg stitching...

In GEAR » Some questions about the golite shangri-la 2
August 15, 7:56pm

Re: Some questions about the golite shangri-la 2
I have just the rainfly w/o inner. Trekking pole location is mildly inconvenient. I don't have much trouble getting in/out but I only use it solo. I prefer to sleep down the center of the r...

In GEAR » Some questions about the golite shangri-la 2
August 15, 3:16pm

All Reader Reviews by James Klein

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Antig Outdoors Antig Outdoors
I recently purchased some mechandise from Anig outdoors and noticed there was no review, so here goes... I learned of the site from some of member Jeff Antig's posts (guessing he's the owne...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
February 01, 6:42pm