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Smartwool Interval Zip T-Shirt at SAC
Here we go again ... they are going fast

In Gear Deals » Steep and Cheap....and what else...?
November 10, 9:15am

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In User Test Forum » avatar test
November 09, 3:35pm

Re: FS: Tarptent Squall 1, Rainshadow 1

In Gear Swap » FS: Tarptent Squall 1, Rainshadow 1
November 08, 11:45am

Re:: cuben poncho tarp
Ron, Not challenging you on this, just looking to understand the factors at play (you're in the business, I'm not). With 48" stock an approximately 4x8 poncho tarp might require more or less ...

In GEAR » Caternary Cut Cuben Fiber Poncho Tarp
November 07, 3:20pm

Re: tent making for beginners
Ian, I don't know about Austrailian sources but you might want to check with: I'm partial to thru-hiker but have ...

In Make Your Own Gear » Making a tent
November 07, 7:57am

Re: Re: Ranger Award, BSA & Venture Scouts
and otherwise get out in ways the Girl Scouts don't offer. While that is certainly true in practice, as with BSA, it depends on the adult leaders in individual units. GSA does not necessarily ...

In GEAR » Ultra-light instruction at BSA National Jamboree?
November 07, 7:37am

Re: XL Tomato Only
Yousa, those went quick! There was a selection of most sizes for 3 colors when it started.

In Gear Deals » SmartWool at Steep and Cheap
November 06, 3:42pm

SmartWool at Steep and Cheap
At approx 15:30 on 11/6/2006 SAC flipped over to selling SmartWool Smart Tee for $27.76 ... somewhat better than REI-outlet's closeout price of $41.93

In Gear Deals » SmartWool at Steep and Cheap
November 06, 2:46pm

Re: Making a tent
As always, the answer is "it depends". Silicone v polyurethane ? I believe the lightest fabrics will be silicon impregnated (unless you want to use cuben, to which this question does not appl...

In Make Your Own Gear » Making a tent
November 04, 6:05am

Re: Your questions needed for new BPL column
I'd love to see questions related to extended winter travel. Your example "What layering system do you recommend for winter snowshoeing in Minnesota?" would be good, especially if it dealt w...

In Philosophy & Technique » Your questions needed for new BPL column
November 03, 11:44am

All Reader Reviews by Jim Colten

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My entry into the world of tarping was with Hernry's orginal squall. Later that year the Cloudburst was introduced. I contacted him about an idea of converting my squall to use an arched front p...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
December 30, 11:04am
1) good products 2) friendly and useful help before ans after sale 3) great customer service I'd rate Thru-Hiker a 6 if that was an option

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
December 01, 8:10am

Minibull Designs Pocket Puck
Hector, I had similar experience .... but only the first time I lit it. Since then I've been giving the pocket puck about 15-30 seconds more warmup time and it has always stayed lit. There is a...

In Stoves - Alcohol
October 16, 6:04am