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dimensions
what are the dimensions as far as width and length? Mike

In Gear Swap » FS Nunatak Back Country Blanket
September 21, 4:36am

where is it from?
"This down is washed with a water resistant treatment which makes the down hydrophobic" sounds like a wash in treatment...i wonder if its just like nikwax downproof...? or is it the nano ...

In GEAR » Water resistant down now available at ZPacks
September 20, 11:11am

FS: MLD Silnyl Raincover size S/M
bought this rain cover for my smaller pack...but its a framed pack and thus a bit too tight. Used for 2 days (thats it!) completely as new. Asking 25 shipped CONUS Mike Product page: h...

In Gear Swap » FS: MLD Silnyl Raincover size S/M
September 19, 6:06am

and what 3mm line
so what line do you use? i gather that the issue is that even if a line is rated @3mm since its really hard to measure at these thin diameters - it could function worse... Mike

In GEAR » what lines work with the Lineloc 3 ladder?
September 18, 11:45am

Double thread
Mole- so why don't you double thread? Also talked to Lawson that said it worked fine... I wonder if that has to do with test environment (ie wet and what kind of load) or the type of line(e...

In GEAR » what lines work with the Lineloc 3 ladder?
September 18, 7:25am

hmm
Andrew I just tried it at home with triptease (which specs say is 3mm btw) and a 2.2mm pure spectra line form zpacks...and it didnt slip. Now i assume at SOME strength it will slip but i wonder...

In GEAR » what lines work with the Lineloc 3 ladder?
September 17, 2:42pm

what lines work with the Lineloc 3 ladder?
i know the spec says 2.5mm....and my Kelty triptease works great - but i was wondering if anyone had specific experience with these linelocs (like the ones that come OEM on the trailstar) have you...

In GEAR » what lines work with the Lineloc 3 ladder?
September 17, 11:34am

Berghaus/Mtnhause Rmache
this http://www.outdoorsmagic.com/gear-features/most-effective-down-jacket-ever-from-berghaus/9293.html could be cool!

In Editor's Roundtable » Down Jacket Shoot-out: GoLite Bitterroot vs. Rab Infinity
September 15, 2:48pm

add a comp table
nice to see these reviewed. i lokked at them a while ago (and others) and opted for a custom one from Ben@goosefeet Although this is NOT a state of the market -IMO could be useful to add a comp ...

In Editor's Roundtable » Down Jacket Shoot-out: GoLite Bitterroot vs. Rab Infinity
September 13, 3:30am

Hmmmm...
Kinda funny that we have this long thread and no one emailed ULA dont you think? As an aside - i think i know whats going on: they made a mistake - its not a 20F its 0F and the 2 needs to be ad...

In GEAR » ULA Sleeping bag
September 11, 12:13pm

All Reader Reviews by Michael Cheifetz

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MLD XP Quilt 21 0z. Climashield
I have older 2009 XP model (as opposed to the Spirit) with 2.5 Osy Climashield. This would correspond to the 48F model he has. I have the wide model + eVent strip at head and footbox. Carftsmenship...

In Sleeping Bags - Quilts & Top Bags
December 20, 8:49am

MLD XP Quilt 21 0z. Climashield
I have older 2009 XP model (as opposed to the Spirit) with 2.5 Osy Climashield. This would correspond to the 48F model he has. I have the wide model + eVent strip at head and footbox. Carftsmenship...

In Sleeping Bags - Quilts & Top Bags
December 20, 8:06am

Ronald Turnbull The Book of the Bivvy. Cicerone: UK 2nd. ed. 2007
Jeremy above is right in many ways - it is indeed more of a quirky idiosyncratic book that mixes poetry, psychology and anecdotal facts about bivy and the scottish highlands. In that light it could sc...

In Books and Media
January 02, 5:50am