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Re: ColdBlack?
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Solar_radiation About half of incoming solar energy is outside the visible spectrum.

In Editor's Roundtable » Appealing Apparel (Outdoor Retailer Summer Market 2008)
September 06, 9:24am

Re: Re: Re: Bag sizes
The men's regular REI Halo bags are 59 shoulder/55 hip/36 foot girth (inches). The regular length MH Ultralamina 15 degree bag is 60 inches shoulder girth, 38 inches foot girth. (I don'...

In Editor's Roundtable » Better Bags (Outdoor Retailer Summer Market 2008)
September 05, 11:06pm

Re: New Valandre' Products for '09
Hi Allison- BPL reviewed the Mirage a while ago. Take a look at Doug Johnson's article here: http://www.backpackinglight.com/cgi-bin/backpackinglight/valandre_mirage_sleeping_bag_review....

In Editor's Roundtable » Better Bags (Outdoor Retailer Summer Market 2008)
September 04, 3:01pm

Re: Appealing Apparel (Outdoor Retailer Summer Market 2008)
Hi Guys- @David> WM didn't have an XL for me to weigh, but I'd estimate the weight for that size to be in the 11 ounce range. @Mark> Yah, The new Vapor-Rise Lite would be near-p...

In Editor's Roundtable » Appealing Apparel (Outdoor Retailer Summer Market 2008)
September 03, 9:47pm

Re: Specs for the Bloody Mary
Charles- You make excellent points. Hopefully Valandre's mention in this discussion will serve to inform readers about their bags. As I mentioned in my last post, Valandre' makes excel...

In Editor's Roundtable » Better Bags (Outdoor Retailer Summer Market 2008)
September 03, 11:07am

Re: Bag sizes
Thanks, for the feedback, Edward. We'll try to include that info in the future. When BPL reviews a bag, we list specs in that level of detail, but at Outdoor Retailer, that information is f...

In Editor's Roundtable » Better Bags (Outdoor Retailer Summer Market 2008)
September 03, 10:36am

Re: Where's Valandre'?
Hi Charles- I met with Valandre' during the show and saw their bag with the interchangeable draft collars. It was a very interesting concept where you could zip in a 3-season or 4 season co...

In Editor's Roundtable » Better Bags (Outdoor Retailer Summer Market 2008)
September 03, 10:34am

Re: Sil-nylon stuff sacks as VB socks?
Works Great for sleeping/camp use. Just put the sack on bare skin and put a thick sock over the top. If you're squeamish about the silnylon on your skin or you want to try it while hiking, yo...

In Multiple Use Gear » Sil-nylon stuff sacks as VB socks?
September 02, 11:43am

Re: stale news
Hi Guys- To those who've stated that they are disappointed with the coverage (as opposed to the publishing schedule) of our OR articles, I'd like to know specifically what you thought ab...

In Editor's Roundtable » Introduction to Outdoor Retailer Summer Market 2008
August 30, 3:40pm

Re: Introduction to Outdoor Retailer Summer Market 2008
Bill- 1. No, I hold BPL readers, especially yourself, in very high esteem. 2. Maybe I'm just overly sensitive tonight, but I take the tone of your last post personally. FWIW, the schedule...

In Editor's Roundtable » Introduction to Outdoor Retailer Summer Market 2008
August 29, 10:15pm

All Reader Reviews by Michael Martin

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Backpacking Light Ti Esbit stove
If you just bend the arms up slightly, it will support a Heineken Pot cleanly.

In Stoves - Other
May 26, 3:06pm