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Re: Re: Tarptent Double Rainbow Carbon or Al pole?
Lol OK OK Henry I get it. 60 grams is nothing. But 60 grams saved per piece of carried gear is something. Anyway, so the carbon poles are stiffer. Does that mean they are more or less likely to ...

In GEAR » Tarptent Double Rainbow Carbon or Al pole?
May 21, 9:01am

Re: Carbon
What? How tall are you? I'm 6'4 and from what I've read the Double Rainbow is pretty good for tall people. See: http://www.backpackinglight.com/cgi-bin/backpackinglight/forums/thread_di...

In GEAR » Tarptent Double Rainbow Carbon or Al pole?
May 21, 7:40am

Re: Crux AK70
But waterproof and basically indestructible. But yes, not cheap and no frills. I am going to add some aftermarket (or MYOG) hip belt pockets to my AK47.

In GEAR » Osprey Volt 75
May 21, 7:37am

Re: Re: Down vs. Synthetic...
"I'd second this, the decision between the synmat and the downmat was a pretty simple one for me. The extra insulation for negligible weight gain sealed the deal." There is a concu...

In GEAR » Exped Downmay UL7, Therma-rest NeoAir Xtherm or BA Q-Core SL?
May 21, 7:24am

What is the question?
What exactly are you asking about? If you are asking how the Volt compares to the old Argon I'm afraid not very well. The old Argon had a nice stiff frame with a combination of an aluminium hol...

In GEAR » Osprey Volt 75
May 21, 7:17am

yeah
Yeah, the breathable clip in liner costs much more... I guess I will go CF and hope for the best.

In GEAR » Tarptent Double Rainbow Carbon or Al pole?
May 21, 6:40am

Re: Re: Re: Re: Sources of 1/8" foam
I guessed that was the case. And I think the Evazote used in GG pads seems to be around 45 or 50. Gives me more info to go looker for similar stuff.

In GEAR » Exped Synmat UL 7 felt "cool" under hips at 5-8 deg C
May 21, 6:39am

Re: Keprotec
Bummer that it's non-coated.

In Make Your Own Gear » Ultra High Abrasion Resistant Fabric.
May 21, 5:14am

Re: Re: Sources of 1/8" foam
Yes I suppose the difference in R values is not huge, but if I don't get it I'll always want it ;). I might see what this local guy has got in the 3-4mm range and see how that performs as i...

In GEAR » Exped Synmat UL 7 felt "cool" under hips at 5-8 deg C
May 21, 5:12am

Tarptent Double Rainbow Carbon or Al pole?
Couldn't find a thread about this. Seriously considering getting a TT Double Rainbow, but at the ordering screen I noticed there is the option for a carbon pole. Anyone have any experience w...

In GEAR » Tarptent Double Rainbow Carbon or Al pole?
May 21, 12:20am

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