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Re: Susan and all
Slightly off topic, sorry. I'm a long-time resident of Turkey. If you decide to come to come here and need any help, send me a pm and I'll do what I can.

In Pre-Trip Planning » KARAKORAM VALLEY- ANY advice?
April 11, 11:56pm

Re: Huh???
"William, please refrain from commenting when you have no idea what ur talking about..." I owned an Exo until I had Joe convert it to an Arc Blast. The shoulder straps attached to the ho...

In Gear Swap » FS ZPacks EXOS...
April 11, 11:46pm

Re: No Frame ? So its basically a Blast ?
Actually, the shoulder straps on the Exos attached to the frame, so it isn't even a backpack without the frame. I'm assuming there's some mistake or missing information in the OP.

In Gear Swap » FS ZPacks EXOS...
April 11, 10:16am

Buying from Zebralight
Glenn, I bought the H52W direct from Zebralight last month. It was shipped 12 days after ordering. I paid for it by Paypal. Do you have an objection to paying through Paypal?

In SuperUltraLight (SUL) Backpacking Discussion » What headlamp do you use?
April 10, 4:02am

Re: Flora
Because the silver chloride stays in the fibres, where you don't want the bacteria, but it doesn't stay on your skin?

In GEAR » Polygiene: A Stand Up Company
April 08, 12:58pm

Re: @ Ron Bell
Robert, it seems that the problem with your tent wasn't "... major issues in waterproofness or strength" but indeed, as you said, due to shoddy workmanship. The problems with sewing c...

In Make Your Own Gear » Cuben tent for mountaineering?
April 07, 6:09am

Silnylon for snow
I think the main reason for choosing silnylon in the snow is because snow sticks to cuben more.

In Make Your Own Gear » Cuben tent for mountaineering?
April 05, 1:52pm

Re: trekking pole straps usage.....yes or no
Last summer, the strap came off one of my poles (user error) early in a week-long trip. I continued with one pole strapless. At first it seemed more tiring using the pole without the strap, but aft...

In Philosophy & Technique » How to use your trekking pole strap
April 03, 1:16pm

Re: warmth of UL down puffy
A photo might help other owners to comment on the loftiness of your puffy.

In GEAR » warmth of UL down puffy
April 03, 1:09pm

Re: Metal Jacket
"... constructed with a high strength carbon fiber core, wrapped in a thin aluminum jacket. Nothing like it." Aren't these the same principal as the MSR Carbon Core stakes?

In SuperUltraLight (SUL) Backpacking Discussion » favorite stakes
April 01, 4:45am

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