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great work. i was hoping/planning on doing the same thing you did with the poncho/tarp and copying the MLD design since i liked it so much, but having no sewing experience i think im just going to ...

In Make Your Own Gear » From $10 of walmart silnylon!
September 20, 12:34pm

hey kevin, would you mind sharing what gear (just the main, larger items) you either have packed in the zip pictured or what you plan on using generally with the pack?

In GEAR » MLD Zip Pack?
July 19, 4:28pm

did you make this yourself or purchase it somewhere? any pictures?

In GEAR » meteor bivy - six moons designs
July 08, 10:24pm

meteor bivy - six moons designs
has anyone made this to see how it performs? or is there a company that actually sells something similar to this? i believe something like this is what i would be interested in, but am no good a...

In GEAR » meteor bivy - six moons designs
July 03, 2:37am

Anyone have any experience with the MLD Zip?
I'm trying to do a little research on a new pack and am looking at the MLD Zip and the GG 'Posa packs. I have been pretty unlucky in finding much information on the zip as far as reviews g...

In GEAR » Anyone have any experience with the MLD Zip?
June 04, 6:21pm

All Reader Reviews by Derek Cox

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Jetboil Personal Cooking System
Easy to use. Lighter can be easily fixed if you read the troubleshooting guide. Boils water fast and uses very little fuel. Insulated and takes up relatively little space. on the heavier side, but ...

In Stoves - Canister
February 24, 9:18pm

Therm-A-Rest Pro Lite 3
Had it for a few years now. Never had any problems with leaking or holes. Comfy 1" of padding. Plenty wide and long, but a little on the heavier side.

In Sleeping Pads - Inflatable
February 24, 9:12pm

MSR Hubba
Outstanding rain protection. Plenty of room to sit up and move around a bit. Full mesh allows you to see the stars clearly on clear nights. Lightweight and perfect for nastier conditions when a tar...

In Shelters - Double Wall Tents
February 24, 9:07pm

Montbell UL Down Inner Jacket
Packs small. Very light. Fits great. Soft material. Keeps me warm down to about 40 degrees over just a t-shirt. Full zip is very handy and pockets are a great touch. Absolutely nothing but good th...

In Clothing - Insulating - Down
February 24, 8:57pm

Osprey Atmos 50
Like others have said, what really separates this pack from others is the airspeed suspension. This pack molds perfectly to my hips and shoulders since it does not contact my back air can flow freely...

In Backpacks - Internal Frame
February 24, 8:53pm

Mountain Laurel Designs Zip
Much tougher pack for just a few ounces more. Tough Mesh on back and sides is great for holding a myriad of items. Shoulder straps are comfortable and it carries a load very well. Great craftsmansh...

In Backpacks - Frameless
February 24, 8:45pm

walmart is great for those cheap generic items needed for each trip. i.e. snacks, travel toiletries, odds and ends. who cares where the money goes or how wealthy Walmart is? i get what i need at a g...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
June 12, 8:10pm