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I think the big advantage if a bivy is to cut down wind chill, and seal the edges of a quilt to eliminate drafts when you toss and turn. If you have a bigger tarp, wind blown rain is not a problem ...

In GEAR » Down Bag and Bivvy
May 13, 9:14am

Where I live, it's humid enough that Poly T-shirts and synthetic sleeping bags absorb moisture out of the air and feel damp if left under a tarp (to loft-up, etc) for more than 20-30 minutes du...

In GEAR » Help picking a quilt
May 12, 7:09pm

Tarp Size
I like a 10x10 tarp for solo use. It's so big, I can walk in/out at a crouch, dress in a kneeling position, and leave the edges 10-12" up off the ground even when the rain is coming down ...

In GEAR » which size tarp should I get?
May 12, 6:54pm

My 10 year old kids have a hard time blowing hard enough to get a loud blast from the Fox 40 mini. The regular 40 requires about 2/3 the breath pressure. However I find the Acme Thunderer to need1...

In GEAR » Emergency whistles (blow out yer brainz)
May 06, 11:58am

How can I get a review coupon?

In GEAR » Anything better than a 70L Jam (older Pinnacle) for my needs?
April 20, 1:16pm

Both... Small wrap if you want some weight on your shoulders (35/65 split between shoulders and waist is a classic amount). 1/2” above your shoulders if you like all the wait in your hips (...

In GEAR » Introduction ... and shoulder strap/VC Crown question
April 20, 1:05pm

Thanks. I'm hoping to find something that's available right away...

In GEAR » Jam-like pack with Lid & mesh pocket
April 17, 8:56pm

Jam-like pack with Lid & mesh pocket
Anyone seen a pack similar to the Golite Jam (ie: 210 denier ripstop body, wide hip belt wings, mesh back panel) --- but with a lid (3" pocket) and a mesh pocket covering most of the back ? A...

In GEAR » Jam-like pack with Lid & mesh pocket
April 17, 8:27pm

Jam Questions
How'd the new framesheet hold up to that much weight ? Any less torso collapse than the old foam ? What the issue was with the new straps ? Did they curve into a tube and cause pressure - ...

In GEAR » 2012 50L Golite Jam (out of the box)
April 04, 8:26pm

Need help finding a pack
I'm looking for a smaller and lighter weight version of an expedition-style pack. ie: A pack with the following features. 50 liters (ish) 210 dyneema grid fabric Framesheet, belt & s...

In GEAR » Need help finding a pack
April 04, 8:13pm

All Reader Reviews by John G

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Wenger Esquire
I was looking for something a little bigger than my Victorinox Classic (2.25") knife. The Wenger Esquire has essentially the same tools, but is 1/3 of an inch longer, about 3/32" wider and ...

In Miscellaneous Products
March 07, 7:05pm