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Re: Scarp II Weight
3 1/4 lbs should read 3 3/4 lbs. We'll fix it. -H

In GEAR » Scarp II Weight
May 13, 2:48pm

Re: How to sleep a family of 4?
David, with regard to the Nemo offering, If you want to compare the fully bug protected and floored configurations, the Nemo model is much heavier, much more expensive, has a much bigger footprint...

In GEAR » How to sleep a family of 4?
May 10, 1:00pm

Re: Not so impressed...
Might be good to call/email if you're having trouble with pitch and/or seam-sealing or at least check out the setup videos to see if that doesn't help.

In GEAR » Respect for Tarptent Contrail
April 26, 11:26am

Moment with large pad
I don't have one to test but here is a response last week from a new Moment owner. "Hey Henry....after ordering the moment....I am wondering and hoping that my 26x78 exped downmat 7 fit...

In GEAR » HS Moment Tarp Tent
March 30, 1:12pm

re: bugs
Thanks for the good eyes. Mine are bleary... -H

In GEAR » New Tarptent Website
March 11, 4:36pm

Re: Re: Re: MSR Carbon Reflex 1
This is an old thread but I needed to respond to Matt's "opinion". Back in the winter of '04/spring '05 when I started working on the Rainbow, I had absolutely no clue ...

In GEAR » MSR Carbon Reflex 1
January 21, 4:16pm

Re: Klean Strip
I concur that something went wrong with the chemistry and that it's likely the mineral spirits. FWIW, we buy gallons of "Sunnyside paint thinner (low odor mineral spirits" from the l...

In GEAR » Silicone and Mineral Spirts Problem
October 11, 1:46pm

Re: Re: MLD DuoMid vs. Scarp 1 volume
>do not want to debate MLD versus TarpTent as companies. Neither do I. I was just trying to answer space/use comparison questions. >Is the fly free standing with no floor? Is there a f...

In GEAR » MLD DuoMid vs. Scarp 1 for snow? Need feedback, please.
September 21, 2:13pm

MLD DuoMid vs. Scarp 1 volume
Here are a couple of scale model comparison views. Olive green shows the SoloMid; Scarp 1 has gray fly and blue interior; Light green simulates a 6'4" body on pad extending up 10". ...

In GEAR » MLD DuoMid vs. Scarp 1 for snow? Need feedback, please.
September 21, 12:52pm

Re: Contrail rear center strut?
Here's a photo taken this afternoon of a Contrail with an 18" carbon fiber strut in a sleeve and a 30" guyline. Weight of the assembly is 0.6 ounces and it does add quite a bit of sta...

In GEAR » Contrail rear center strut?
September 17, 6:33pm

All Reader Reviews by Henry Shires

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I have never done this before but in this case I feel that we need to respond publicly to Demetri's complaint. Here is a copy of the letter we sent him today and a link to photos of the destroyed...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
March 11, 3:54pm