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Re: Re: Thoughts on This Tent Idea
That's not so different from this A tad shorter and somewhat lower at the foot.

In Make Your Own Gear » Thoughts on This Tent Idea
December 03, 6:41pm

Re: I asked ...
one of them told me there is a Google SketchUp for Dummies out now before walking away in a fit of chortles. Show that guy this (short, chortle)

In Chaff » Google SketchUp
December 03, 6:36pm

Re: what type of pad
There are few gear choices where YMMV applies as much as how cushy your pad needs to be but the 50's will be only a memory for me pretty soon and I'm happy with a prolite 3s in MN/WI Jun-Se...

In GEAR » what type of pad
December 03, 6:31pm

Re: 3 person tarps
What about the Henry Shires Rainshadow 2? I'm a big fan of Henry's shelters and really like the Rainshadow 2 we bought a year ago but hesitated to suggest it here because its hardly in t...

In GEAR » 3-person tarp
December 03, 2:37pm

Re: Re: Re: and more!
You couldn't pay me to hike the PCT in sandals, but I guess it worked for him. He isn't the only one. ... click here

In GEAR » 2.8 ounce pack, and more!
December 03, 11:30am

Re: cheap source for omnitape
25 yds is quite a bit if omnitape! easily 3 quilts worth. I could broker if anyone wants to divide an order.

In Make Your Own Gear » cheap source for omnitape
November 29, 3:40pm

Re: bushwacking trousers
Frank, Do you think polypropylene of polyester webbing in a drawcord channel and a ladder lock buckle would work as well as elastic and absorb less moisture? Some manufactured pants (REI Sahara...

In Editor's Roundtable » Notes from the Field – Bushwacking Trousers
November 29, 8:00am

Re: Poor Rednecks...
Fantastic Food's web site has a store locator page.

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Tater Tuesday: Chili Taters
November 28, 8:20am

Re: Beginner Tent Choice
Lance, I started in much the same spot you are in. I was interested in lighter weight gear but I knew that no way could I abandon a tent. But I tried tarping in a low risk situation ... I used...

In GEAR » Beginner Tent Choice
November 27, 8:06pm

Re: Boundary Waters shelters
Another vote for Dan Cooke's tarps. If I didn't make my own (borrowing most of his ideas), I'd buy his. The dryfly is my favorite design for shoulder season canoe camping. here a...

In GEAR » Boundary Waters shelters
November 26, 11:24am

All Reader Reviews by Jim Colten

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My entry into the world of tarping was with Hernry's orginal squall. Later that year the Cloudburst was introduced. I contacted him about an idea of converting my squall to use an arched front p...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
December 30, 11:04am
1) good products 2) friendly and useful help before ans after sale 3) great customer service I'd rate Thru-Hiker a 6 if that was an option

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
December 01, 8:10am

Minibull Designs Pocket Puck
Hector, I had similar experience .... but only the first time I lit it. Since then I've been giving the pocket puck about 15-30 seconds more warmup time and it has always stayed lit. There is a...

In Stoves - Alcohol
October 16, 6:04am