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All Forum Posts by Henry Shires

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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

Re: Cottage This Cottage That
>Seriously get over it and move the EF on. is one of the worst websites I've seen online. With a great product and that crappy company image they have there's no good reason...

In GEAR » BPL reviews etc.
May 03, 5:36pm

Re: Sublite Comparison
> Comparing the new Sublite with Moment, do you have any comments on the comparable ventilation. I don't have any comparison data. Both shelters vent along the sides, ends, and apex. The...

In GEAR » 2010 Sublite Sil ???
May 03, 11:02am

Re: functional differences between 2010 Sublite Sil and Moment?
> what are the main functional differences between the Sublite Sil 2010 and the Moment, in terms of wind stability, size of vestibules, usable internal space, etc.? wind stability: hard to qu...

In GEAR » 2010 Sublite Sil ???
May 02, 3:26pm

Re: 2010 Sublite
No plans for the tyvek version. It is what is is: simple, inexpensive, and suited for a narrower range of use than the Sil version.

In GEAR » 2010 Sublite Sil ???
May 02, 1:27pm

Re: Re: 2010 Sublite Sil
> On your website, one of the photos shows two yellow guy lines inside the Tarptent at the head end. Are those for tightening the head-side guyouts from inside the shelter? If so, that's abs...

In GEAR » 2010 Sublite Sil ???
May 02, 9:40am

>All tarptents need a continuous current of air -- and if you block the circulation to any significant degree just because you feel cold -- then you may well be asking for condensation problems....

In GEAR » Tarptent Scarp 1 vs Big Agnes Fly Creek UL1 warmth
April 26, 11:43am

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