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Re: tennis balls
I use tennis balls on larger down pieces but not the smaller UL down ones ... The fabric on mine as you can see above is held together by seam grip, repeated bashing from balls might nit be the bes...

In GEAR » Washing a Sleeping Bag
February 04, 9:56pm

Re: lifespan
That's an interesting observation. Is the implication that lower FP down lasts longer...? Is it possible the higher FP down has a shorter lifespan? I have no idea. we know that lower FP down...

In GEAR » Washing a Sleeping Bag
February 04, 9:19pm

Re: Re: Re: Down washes great
For synthetics, you still cannot use a standard washer, ie, anything with an agitator. As was reported it causes clumping, loss of seam strength, if not outright seam tearing, and broken baffles......

In GEAR » Washing a Sleeping Bag
February 04, 9:05pm

last forever
down will not last forever ... should you wash it enough it will get to the point where the loft doesnt recover no matter what now sleeping bags tend to last a long time as most people dont u...

In GEAR » Washing a Sleeping Bag
February 04, 6:16pm

Re: Re: Montane? Patagonia Nine trails?
opening the main zipper makes a huge difference IMO the problem is that you cant always do that ... it defeats the purpose of a windshirt, which of course is to reduce the chilling effects of th...

In GEAR » Windshirt Question
February 04, 12:24pm

the RD windshells of my partners that ive tried and the ones ive played around with at MEC are quite breathable IMO much more so that my trail wind as the the MB ... if its the same fabric as...

In GEAR » Windshirt Question
February 04, 11:29am

trail wind
i own and use the trail wind ... IMO it is not very breathable at all ... it needs those perforated holes below the armpits to keep it breathing barely adequately there plenty of other shirts...

In GEAR » Windshirt Question
February 03, 9:59pm

Re: Another headlamp review: The Wirecutter picks BD Spot
This update today to The Wirecutter's headlamp review: http://thewirecutter.com/reviews/best-headlamp/ relies heavily on the Outdoor Gear Lab reviews, and does some real world testing of thei...

In GEAR » Excellent headlamp review and deceptive advertising
February 03, 12:55am

Fleece is so cheap from discount store and thrift shops where you can inspect it anyways Used fleece isnt worth much ;)

In GEAR » Would you/do you buy used fleece?
January 31, 11:42pm

The reason they omit zebras and other such is that you cant walk into most retailers and buy em With BD, pretzels, p-tech, etc ... You just walk in and cha-ching!!! Even coast is sold at home...

In GEAR » Excellent headlamp review and deceptive advertising
January 31, 1:01am

All Reader Reviews by eric chan

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Montbell Extremely Light Down Jacket
the key to using this jacket is to use it under a windshell or synthetic jacket like a nanopuff by itself the shell is fairly fragile, there are no pockets, there is no waist string ... however ...

In Clothing - Insulating - Down
December 30, 7:44pm