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New night time video king
How about a camera that can capture at 409.600 ISO in colour ? This is the Sony Alpha 7s . Here is a clip showing the camera going from 1600 ISO to 409,600 ISO : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=...

In Photography » New night time video king
April 12, 4:56pm

MSR Hubba Hubba (not NX)
Paul, the point in question is not really the floor length but the usable space. The two are not one and the same if the walls are not at 90 degree (perpendicular) to the ground. BTW, I am not s...

In GEAR » MSR Hubba Hubba (not NX)
April 12, 12:23am

Alcohol stove issues
I glued some felt on the bottom of one of my stoves for insulation. I don't remember which one but that particular stove suffered from conductive heat loss (I would think that it was a pressur...

In GEAR » Alcohol stove issues
April 11, 9:02pm

Alcohol stove issues
Ah, you are using Everclear or something like that. Well in that case yes you are using 30% water... I was thinking about SLX or Yellow Deet but yes I do know that some are concerned about those ...

In GEAR » Alcohol stove issues
April 11, 7:31pm

Alcohol stove issues
My guess is that the air temperature might be lower and your burners takes longer to bloom. Don't know what fuel you are using but 95 to 97% of it should be alcohol, the rest is water and or a...

In GEAR » Alcohol stove issues
April 11, 7:06pm

MSR Hubba Hubba (not NX)
There are several HH versions, the one I see EEI has on sale is the green fly type. Looks to me that the NX has a bit more usable floor space than this one : NX MSR gives that 84" l...

In GEAR » MSR Hubba Hubba (not NX)
April 11, 5:03pm

Alternatives to overpriced urethane seam sealers?
Silicone should no be used with PU coated fabrics (only on siliconised nylon/silnylon) as polyurethane polymer (Seam Grip) should not be used on silnylon. Think of diesel in diesel engines and gas...

In GEAR » Alternatives to overpriced urethane seam sealers?
April 09, 4:08am

WTB 2 person tent for 100 dollars
Tarptent videos.... They work for me with Chrome but not Mozilla or Explorer. There is a Tarptent Channel on You Tube, I can see those on Explorer from there.

In Gear Swap » WTB 2 person tent for 100 dollars.
April 08, 9:10pm

Cuben tent for mountaineering?
Going back to the why not Cuben... A very popular design for alpine tents is the freestanding two pole wedge type ,like this : (I used that shot before to illustrate why front entry sometimes...

In Make Your Own Gear » Cuben tent for mountaineering?
April 06, 11:57pm

Big Agnes Scout UL2 Plus - Initial Impressions
On this type of shelter you should not apply tension on the side guylines. Most of the tension should be longitudinal , so the front apex and rear apex guyline need be be taut , then the four co...

In GEAR » Big Agnes Scout UL2 Plus - Initial Impressions
April 06, 11:27pm

All Reader Reviews by Franco Darioli

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Tarptent Contrail
My rating is based on what this shelter was designed for, and not to be understood as part of the "best tent ever, for anybody ,anywhere" award. Most of the good points have already been co...

In Shelters - Single Wall Tents
November 07, 4:48pm