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Re: 36" about right?
Stephen, Do you think Kelty Triptease would work with MLD Linelocs? Henry Shires uses Triptease with linelocs on his shelters and it works very well.

In GEAR » Best way to do tarp guylines...
April 17, 4:39am

Re: heres the deal
Alex, What's the coldest and warmest temp range you expect to encounter? What are you doing for insulation under you when hammocking? how big and how heavy is the current bag?

In GEAR » mummy sleeping zip?
April 14, 10:21am

Re: Where to buy wide width silnylon?
Anybody know where I can buy 1.1 silnylon in a 70-72" width? I thought saw this for sale sometime ago. I'm pretty sure that was David Olsen at OWARE. I don't see it listed there now.

In Make Your Own Gear » Where to buy wide width silnylon?
April 11, 4:21pm

Re: WTB: Large Polycryo Ground Cloth
If you don't find one, two mediums joined with two sided tape might work?

In Gear Swap » WTB: Large Polycryo Ground Cloth
April 10, 8:05am

Re: Light Summer sleeping bag
Guy, This reminds me that I have a light wt fleece sleeping bag liner that was almost but quite warm enough for 8-10C along the MN Ontario border that I'd be willing to sell at a low price. ...

In GEAR » Light Summer sleeping bag
April 10, 5:34am

Re: "Backpacking weddings/engagement..."
I've long felt that low grade whitewater canoing (class I-II) was a stronger contender for the title of The Ultimate Relationship Test. It worked for us.

In Chaff » Backpacking weddings/engagement?
April 09, 2:22pm

Re: Suitability of Single Wall Shelter or Tarp
re question 2: David Olsen's photo in THIS THREAD shows a pitch that might meet your needs.

In GEAR » Suitability of Single Wall Shelter or Tarp
April 09, 2:15pm

Re: Backpacking weddings/engagement?
Well, there's the Wilberforce Falls Affair Hmmm, for some reason it's not letting me create that link, maybe this TINY URL will work?

In Chaff » Backpacking weddings/engagement?
April 09, 12:20pm

Cooke Custom Sewing
Dan Cooke sews largely for the canoe trekker market. His Tundra Tarps have evolved to meet the needs of folks on multi week/month trips north of the treeline and are as bombproof as you can make w...

In GEAR » Large Tarp recommendations
April 08, 4:10pm

Re: Re: pen-style flare launcher
The CD/DVD idea is cool too. I wonder if they would be as easy to aim but I guess that just comes down to skill and practice. Also, if you wanted to save even more weight, you could use one of thos...

In GEAR » Signal Mirror - Lifesaver or BS?
April 06, 6:56pm

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