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All Forum Posts by George Matthews

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Re: Re: Re: Re: Not available anywhere?
I followed Sarah's book's tips for pasta dehydration (p. 65) and successfully dried a healthy product called 'Barilla Plus' pasta. Barilla Plus http://www.barillaus.com/home/P...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Travel Light-Eat Heavy
July 01, 6:59pm

pinkie
you actually find yourself doing the hold-pack-up-by-a-pinkie picture thing and then make it your avatar

In GEAR » You know there's an ultralighter in the house when....
June 30, 6:45pm

Re: Buy Ming!
LMAO - excellent link and point! From Nov. 2003 to June 2007 the price is about the same $139.99 vs $149.99 considering inflation. It's interesting how it looks about the same also excep...

In Make Your Own Gear » Need to make poles for Zeus 2EXO
June 30, 6:34pm

Re: Re: Need to make poles for Zeus 2EXO
I agree with Brett that Ben knows the world of tents On Ben's comment about the tent design changes: My opinion is that customers new to backpacking buy those products because they're o...

In Make Your Own Gear » Need to make poles for Zeus 2EXO
June 30, 10:34am

Re: Re:You know there's an ultralighter in the house when....
You can't just buy or make something without considering the 'gravity' of your options. Increasing cost is less relevant to your decision making than decreasing weight. A Cocoon ship...

In GEAR » You know there's an ultralighter in the house when....
June 29, 1:54pm

pole options so far
To make or buy two 12' poles (approximately 146.56 in.) for a Zeus 2EXO tent... (Option 1) DIY (questoutfitters prices) .340 diameter aluminum tubing + 3/32" shock cord 18" sect...

In Make Your Own Gear » Need to make poles for Zeus 2EXO
June 29, 1:01pm

Re: Re: Need to make poles for Zeus 2EXO
Thanks Adam I ditched it a long time ago, but it's a great bargain for my son - free - so it is his now. I've gone with a Contrail for now with intentions to go tarp/bivy next. I agre...

In Make Your Own Gear » Need to make poles for Zeus 2EXO
June 29, 11:49am

Re: Re: Re: Re: Need to make poles for Zeus 2EXO
Thanks Tom Impressive calculation! Looks like you're Spock quality : )

In Make Your Own Gear » Need to make poles for Zeus 2EXO
June 29, 11:37am

Re: Re: Re: Re: Need to make poles for Zeus 2EXO
Thanks Daniel LOL on the Spock : ) That should be close enough for the length. Interesting. Quite a weight savings using the fibraplex poles (18.2 oz versus 8.2 oz), but the $105 is too high ...

In Make Your Own Gear » Need to make poles for Zeus 2EXO
June 29, 11:33am

Re: Re: Need to make poles for Zeus 2EXO
Thanks Michael Hillenberg's site looks good. After I get the pole length, I will email them. The $30 price is for one pole I think. I want to go below $50 if I buy and don't make them.

In Make Your Own Gear » Need to make poles for Zeus 2EXO
June 29, 11:08am

All Reader Reviews by George Matthews

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Backpacking Light Thorofare Trekking Pant
Backpacking Light Thorofare Trekking Pant Size L (my scale 4.1 oz) I'm 5'11" and 185 lb Very comfortable fit for me. Snaps on pant bottom (two settings gives flexibility) The p...

In Clothing - Baselayer & Fleece - SYNTHETIC
December 30, 4:28pm

Rocky Rocky GTX Socks
I use trailrunners (Inov8 Terrocs) and bought the Rocky GTX socks for cold, really messy weather. I gave them a few good tests this fall. I wore them over Smartwool socks (medium thickness). Fortun...

In Footwear - Boots, Shoes, Gaiters
December 30, 3:46pm

White Box Alcohol Stove
Got one in July for when I want to use alcohol stove for 2 - 3 hikers. Bought the combo from BPL Shop. T...

In Stoves - Alcohol
December 28, 12:21pm

Trail Designs Caldera Stove
Really nice system. All you need is the Mug. I usually boil 1.5 cups of water using about 3/4 oz (12 drams) or a bit less of denatured alcohol depending on the water's coldness. A secondary ben...

In Stoves - Alcohol
December 21, 1:14pm

Mountain Laurel Designs MLD 2Thirds XP Quilt
Per MLD: Shell Fabric: Momentum Mini Ripstop (Aegean Blue) Lining Fabric: Momentum Taffeta (Black) Insulation: ClimaShield XP 2.5oz/sq/yd 8.9 oz ClimaShield XP 2.5oz/sq/yd Top Width 43”, ...

In Sleeping Bags - Quilts & Top Bags
December 20, 4:36pm

Frogg Toggs Rain Suit
I know these have been around for a while, but I was itching to get something with the Print-Issue-RIP coupon. I tried them during a good rain on a cool day. They are comfy and kept me dry. Howe...

In Clothing - Raingear
December 20, 4:05pm

Backpacking Light Merino UL Pants
The pants are light and comfortable. I like to wear them under running shorts. I plan to integrate them into my clothing system for cool through cold weather. They were also nice under Precip pants...

In Clothing - Baselayer & Fleece - WOOL
December 20, 3:59pm

FireLite Trapper's Mug
FireLite 475ml Titanium Trapper's Mug Trapper's Mug Absolute simplicity! ...

In Cookware - Titanium
December 20, 2:50pm

BPL Beartooth Merino Wool Hoody
The Backpacking Light Beartooth Merino Wool Hoody The need for a single, functional, highly versatile garment that minimized layering changes during the Arctic 1000 expedition inspired Ryan Jordan ...

In Clothing - Baselayer & Fleece - WOOL
December 06, 1:52pm

Liqumins Electrolyte Stamina Power Pak OrangeBlast
I picked up a box of Liqumins Electrolyte Stamina Power Pak (Orange Blast) at Vitamin Shoppe. The product claims: "feel the difference or your money back". I thought, why not try it. Typi...

In Foods - Energy Bars, Gels, and Drinks
June 11, 6:14am