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Re: vindication for MYOG approach
Hmmmm, I've never felt a need for vindication of my MOYG fun ... but Erin's Hig's experience IS a prime example of "the more you know, the less you need"

In Make Your Own Gear » vindication for MYOG approach
July 11, 6:39am

Re: Has anyone tried Dacron line?
I'd like to pick up some dacron fishing / kite line Eric, Buying online you'll pay as much for the minimum shipping/handling fee as for a spool of 100lb kite line. I'm within wal...

In Editor's Roundtable » Make Your Own Gear: Tarp Guylines
July 10, 7:52pm

Re: Guyline tensioners
re: exped tensioners Those look useful ... except that like tautline hitches and most other adjustable tensioners, they can only adjust from near full length of the line to near half of it's...

In Editor's Roundtable » Ditch Your Stakes: A Guide To Alternative Shelter Anchors
July 09, 3:10pm

Re: PCT Clothes for TEN days
I am still debating how many pairs of sox for ten days? Jay, I was content (pleased!) bringing pair of liners and two pair of thicker sox for 11 trail days at Philmont last year. Two pair of un...

In GEAR » PCT Clothes for TEN days
July 03, 11:26am

Re: Another Inov8 Convert
my super cushioned Montrail Vitesse's on. Jonathan, you are hardcore if Vitesse's are super cushioned for you! But having said that, I stumbled on a pair of Inov8's my size (318GT...

In GEAR » Converted to Ultralight Gear, Need Shoes to Match
July 02, 1:56pm

Re: Packrafting is getting old
Perhaps I'm handicapped in that I've done as much backcountry travel by canoe as by foot but when my eyes see "Backpacking Light" my brain sees "Backcountry Light". I...

In Editor's Roundtable » An Ultralighter Paddles on the Dark Side: Packrafting a Remote Canyon "Heavy" Style
July 02, 8:46am

Re: GG, MLD, Golite
Jay, if it were up to me, I'd fold that poncho/ground_cloth so that it did not extend beyond the floor of the bug bivy. As shown in the photo it presents a sizable surface to catch any wat...

In GEAR » The Right Stuff
June 27, 9:38pm

Re: Dining Fly
Some velcro 2 poles together (how I don't know). Take a look at BD's Pole Coupler

In Philmont » Dining Fly
June 25, 10:36am

Re: Gram weenie stove not available?
Abraham, I have a gram weenie ... but have gone over to the Caldera Cone side. PM me with your email addr, I'm sure we can work out a deal.

In GEAR » Gram weenie stove not available?
June 25, 7:11am

My question this time is: we have a shakedown this weekend. I want to show them how the sump works but I don't really understand it completely. I would imagine you are supposed to strain any ex...

In Philmont » Cooking Systems
June 24, 8:10pm

All Reader Reviews by Jim Colten

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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
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