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Re: changing gear.
I definitely fall prey to the allure of new stuff, especially when I can't get out and hike (either because of work schedule or plantar fasciitis). I have a little less lust for some categorie...

In GEAR » Can't stop changing gear?
March 05, 11:07am

Re: Pouches
After reading the above directions, a third way occurs to me: Install a zipper between two strips of material, say 6" x 1.5" (or wider, depending on how thick you want the pocket to be...

In Make Your Own Gear » Pattern for MYOG Hip Belt Pocket/Pouch?
March 05, 10:49am

Re: Pattern for MYOG Hip Belt Pocket/Pouch?
Or - if you find a nice little lightweight zippered pouch in a thrift store or dollar store, just sew a wide webbing strip (or a couple of narrow ones) vertically on the back side to run your hip b...

In Make Your Own Gear » Pattern for MYOG Hip Belt Pocket/Pouch?
March 04, 8:44pm

Re: FS Bearikade Weekender
PM sent.

In Gear Swap » FS Bearikade Weekender
March 02, 12:05pm

Re: Forget the schnozzle
"using a regular garden variety garbage can pack liner to blow up an air pad" I like that concept...will have to try it on my Xtherm! [edit: two rounds with a kitchen size bag fille...

In Multiple Use Gear » Schnozzle schmozzle
February 28, 11:12am

Re: Sea to summit
"Made from some new 15D mesh, whatever that is" Hexagonal mesh? sounds like tulle to me.

In GEAR » Longer head net suggestions please
February 26, 9:25pm

Re: Re: Feeling spontaneous? Join a Pacific Biodiversity Institute reconnaissance expedition, March 15-30, 2014
To be fair to Mr. Morrison, he originally posted it in another forum (maybe Group Trip announcements, I can't remember) and Roger Caffin moved it here... Just sayin' :) But it does fe...

In Gear Deals » Feeling spontaneous? Join a Pacific Biodiversity Institute reconnaissance expedition, March 15-30, 2014
February 25, 4:08pm

Re: Re: Why Isn't There an UL Alcohol Type Stove that Bruns White Gas?
Several years ago, one of the big companies (I think it was MSR) had a prototype non pressurized white gas type stove that used a ceramic filter that somehow created pressure via capillary action ...

In GEAR » Why Isn't There an UL Alcohol Type Stove that Bruns White Gas?
February 23, 12:46am

Re: Packable Min/Max Thermometer
They may still work if the probe is not immersed; I know my instant read kitchen thermometer, which looks a little like those, seems to read the room temperature before I stick it into whatever I&#...

In GEAR » Packable Min/Max Thermometer
February 21, 5:25pm

Re: Aurora Borealis
Oh. My. Gosh. Those are amazing. I was thrilled to see the aurora many years ago in Alaska in the summer, up around Admiralty Island, but they were tame compared to these. Looking at this on...

In Photo Gallery » Aurora Borealis
February 20, 12:15am

All Reader Reviews by d k

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Pacific Outdoor Equipment Peak Elite AC petite
I liked this mat a lot; the only thing I've liked as much that I've tried is my old Thermarest Deluxe LE which I think is 26 oz, almost 3x the weight of this pad (10.5 oz on my scale). The fa...

In Sleeping Pads - Inflatable
May 20, 3:46pm

Pacific Outdoor Products Insul Mat Max-Thermo
I got this on a Steep and Cheap sale, and so far have only used it twice sleeping on the floor at my parents' house, since my old bedroom has long since been converted to a sewing room for my mom....

In Sleeping Pads - Inflatable
December 26, 4:34pm