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Re: Zpacks Twin Quilt Arrived Toda
Derek, No problems with the thread. The stiching feels the same as in my Western Mountaineering and Katabatic stuff. The Pertex Quantum fabric has a nice soft feel against the skin. It's...

In GEAR » Zpacks Twin Quilt Arrived Today
September 27, 11:22pm

Re: New Down Quilt from Sierra Designs with built in hood and hand pockets
Michael, You have my attention. I look forward to seeing what else you come up with for the 2014 line. Andrew

In GEAR » New Down Quilt from Sierra Designs with built in hood and hand pockets
September 27, 10:50pm

Re: Zpacks Twin Quilt Arrived Today
Scott, I'm not sure, but I wouldn't be surprised if Joe started using this as the standard closure. Rick, here's what I had to say in another thread about sleeping pads with this sys...

In GEAR » Zpacks Twin Quilt Arrived Today
September 27, 10:29pm

Re: Zpacks Twin Quilt Arrived Today
Mine is rated to 20F with 20 ounces of down. Joe has 10, 20, 30 and 40 degree versions.

In GEAR » Zpacks Twin Quilt Arrived Today
September 27, 9:27pm

Zpacks Twin Quilt Arrived Today
About two months ago James DeGraaf loaned my wife and I his Zpacks Twin Quilt to try out. We took it for a 4-day trip in Humphreys Basin and were instantly sold on the concept. First of all, James&...

In GEAR » Zpacks Twin Quilt Arrived Today
September 27, 9:02pm

Re: FS: Altai Hok 125cm with X-trace universal binding

In Gear Swap » FS: Altai Hok 125cm with X-trace universal binding
September 27, 4:55pm

Re: how to fix a really bad sleeping bag zipper snag
Don't try to pull the zipper up or down its track. Pull the fabric perpendicular to the zipper.

In GEAR » how to fix a really bad sleeping bag zipper snag
September 27, 12:15am

Re: shoes durability
Same experience here with the Sparks. I am on my 5th pair right now. I never managed to kill a pair in 80 miles, but I wore a new pair on the Sierra High Route and at the end of the 200 miles I had...

In GEAR » shoes durability
September 26, 11:52am

Re: Premixing AquaMira
Ok Lance, that makes more sense, sorry for not reading more carefully. Do you have actual #s for what the measured premix concentration was each day instead of just greater than, less than, or equa...

In Philosophy & Technique » Premixing AquaMira
September 26, 11:42am

Re: Premixing
I agree with Derek... The target concentration for Aqua Mira is roughly 5 ppm in the 1 liter of water after adding the mix to it. This means that the mix is closer to 5000 ppm, assuming you make ab...

In Philosophy & Technique » Premixing AquaMira
September 26, 7:14am

All Reader Reviews by Andrew F

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zpacks Company
I had the same experience as everyone else here. Joe got me a customized piece of gear on time and was very responsive to my questions and requests. Can't do much better than that.

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
September 30, 10:01am

ULA Ohm
The Ohm is my go-to pack for trips that don't require a bear can. You can fit a Bearikade in it, but it's not very comfortable because it bulges into your back. I put a plastic frame sheet fro...

In Backpacks - Frameless
November 15, 2:15pm

Katabatic Gear Alsek
See thread with pictures and comments here: http://www.backpackinglight.com/cgi-bin/backpackinglight/forums/thread_display.html?forum_thread_id=48962 I've used this quilt for about 20 nights no...

In Sleeping Bags - Quilts & Top Bags
November 15, 2:08pm