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Knees on pads
I am comfortable with my feet sticking off a pad for about 6" or so. Any more than that and I am uncomfortable. I find that if my knees are off the pad I get a torque placed on my hips that ...

In GEAR » For those of you who love short pads...
March 04, 10:27am

Breathability
Anything you add to the face of it will decrease breathability. So you are definitely sacrificing weight and breathability. As for fabric perhaps 1443 tyvek. Its the material that painting smoks...

In Make Your Own Gear » Fabric choice to increase durability of Frogg Toggs rain wear?
March 03, 11:54pm

Re: Re: Re: ""The Finest Down Parka Ever" (Patagonia)"
Isn't complaining that you have to ship it away to be washed just like complaining that you have to careful with a neoair so you don't puncture it? We buy gear based on a set of criteria...

In GEAR » "The Finest Down Parka Ever" (Patagonia)
March 03, 6:29pm

Pink and Purple 1.1 DWR
I am looking for Pink and Purple 1.1 DWR or any lightwieght pink and purple fabric to make quilts out of. I have scoured the internet and can seem to find it. I have found Purple in 1.1 DWR but n...

In Make Your Own Gear » Pink and Purple 1.1 DWR
March 03, 5:51pm

Sleeping Bag Price
I think it wll be a long time before the price of this tech comes into sleeping bags. You are right now looking at double the cost of current downfill bags. So where most useful in winter bags yo...

In GEAR » "The Finest Down Parka Ever" (Patagonia)
March 03, 2:35pm

Re: Always trying to get a little lighter...
Couple of items I see to reduce or cut GG thinlight pad - What are you using this for when you already have an under quilt? First Aid 5.8 Hygene 5.8. First Aid is very personal so take what yo...

In Gear Lists » Always trying to get a little lighter...
March 01, 6:46am

Cloudburst
The vertical mesh is really well designed. Makes the useable area much greater. Same weight as the new Golite Imo3. The GL is 6" wider at the entrance and the same at the foot but the cloud...

In GEAR » New 2013 Tarptent Models
February 28, 7:48pm

Re: Rainshadow 2 or Imogene
Rainshadow is 78", the imogene is 66". Now the imogene having curved poles will get higher sooner but not enough to make up for 12" of lost width. We put 3 6ft tall guys in a ra...

In GEAR » New 2013 Golite Gear
February 27, 8:10am

What is bomber?
Cuban in terms of durability for weight is probably the best fabric we have for a wide range of situations but I think you need to look at what level of durability you need and deside if the partic...

In GEAR » Can any cuben fiber gear be considered bomber?
February 26, 12:57pm

SOLD
Tarptent has been sold.

In Gear Swap » FS: Tarptent Rainshadow 2
February 26, 8:40am

All Reader Reviews by Greg F

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WalMart
Walmart saved my trip. I was packing up the night before I was to leave and went to grab what i thought was a full butane canister and it was empty. It was 10pm and i was leaving at 5 the next morni...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
August 20, 7:27pm

Mont Bell Ultra-Light Spiral Down Hugger #3 Long
I had a chance to test out my new UL Spiral down hugger #3. This is the regular version not the super stretch. It still has the diagonal baffles so it does have a little more give than an average ba...

In Sleeping Bags - Mummy & Other
June 05, 11:33pm