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Re: Sublite Sil
>What kind of weight are we talking about Henry? Heavier than the prior Sublite Sil but lighter than the Contrail. I'll know more in a few days when I get the pre-production sample.

In GEAR » MLD Solomid
February 21, 9:39am

Re: Contrail
>.. the Silnylon version of the Sublite has not been available for months (and months)... ...and not available for another month or so but then it's coming back with some nice improvement...

In GEAR » MLD Solomid
February 21, 9:21am

Re: re: moment
> Someone posted a pic here a little while ago of their TT Moment under a significant snow load. IIRC Henry popped up on the forum and didn't recommend it. The pole was likely THIS CLOSE to ...

In GEAR » Tent Decision...
February 11, 10:51am

Re: Ben's temptation...
>BTW, I know the AKTO has more interior room (cu. Ft.)... Not sure that's true. The Moment floor is 18 sq ft vs 18.3 sq ft for the Atko. The Moment vestibule is 6.5 sq ft vs 8.6 for the...

In GEAR » Moment vs Akto Interior Room
February 10, 4:14pm

Re: Interesting
> I have often wondered what the cottage makers think about some of us knocking off their designs in cuben or sil, (perhaps slightly modified), and then sharing our experience and photos on the ...

In GEAR » SMD Lunar Solo E misinformation/copyright infringement
February 10, 11:26am

Re: Tarptent Moment vs Sublite Sil
> Henry - I assume you mean total volume including the vestibule as even according to your specifications, there is more floorspace in the Sublite. Yes, floorspace and peak height are two mea...

In GEAR » Taptent Moment vs Sublite Sil
January 11, 10:14pm

Re: Sublite/Moment
>Ideally what I would want, I suppose, is a Sublite/Moment crossbreed- the general dimensions of the Moment and only using the two stakes, but using trekking poles for support. But, of course, I...

In GEAR » Taptent Moment vs Sublite Sil
January 11, 9:25pm

Re: Re: Lighter tents
>I think what Henry was saying is that there won't be a huge difference in his shelters if he made them in cuben, and he didn't think most people would really notice the difference in a ...

In GEAR » Cuben contrail
January 09, 1:24pm

Re: Refuge
> The cuben version of the old SMD Refuge tent (16oz) shaved 11oz off the silnylon version (27oz) which IMO is a significant amount of weight. I think we went through this before too but the...

In GEAR » Cuben contrail
January 08, 10:08am

Re: cuben
I've said this before but the reason I haven't jumped on the cuben bandwagon is because of price. Not my cost but the end user price of a finished shelter. I try hard to keep shelters affo...

In GEAR » Cuben contrail
January 07, 11:22pm

All Reader Reviews by Henry Shires

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I have never done this before but in this case I feel that we need to respond publicly to Demetri's complaint. Here is a copy of the letter we sent him today and a link to photos of the destroyed...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
March 11, 3:54pm