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Fire in your mid ??????
Tipis (tepees) were peculiar to the plain tribes. Apart from those tribes, the others used very different type shelters . See here : http://www.native-languages.org/houses.htm However fires we...

In GEAR » Fire in your mid ??????
December 11, 1:35pm

Fire in your mid ??????
One "open fire" stove I would consider using (if I really had to) inside a large tipi is the Bio Lite. It was designed to minimise smoke emission for the reasons Colin has already outlin...

In GEAR » Fire in your mid ??????
December 10, 6:33pm

Fire in your mid ??????
This is the size of one of those tipi :

In GEAR » Fire in your mid ??????
December 10, 5:05pm

Moving to UK: I will take all the advice you can spare
APD is not charged if transiting through the UK and not stopping for more than 24 hours. here is the explanation on how it works : http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Air_Passenger_Duty

In GEAR » Moving to UK: I will take all the advice you can spare
December 07, 7:30pm

Credit or Criticism?
it's all about sharing and don't forget that scratching it just makes it worse.

In Chaff » Credit or Criticism?
December 05, 4:21pm

Credit or Criticism?
Here is another one. Many years ago I worked out that bears are afraid or disturbed by loud snoring. So dutifully , with enthusiasm and free of charge I snore every night I spend in the bush. N...

In Chaff » Credit or Criticism?
December 05, 2:40pm

Credit or Criticism?
We all know that rocks make good anchors on non stake friendly grounds. now, try to put some of those anchors inside a friend's pack and see if you get any credit for that. This world is SOOO...

In Chaff » Credit or Criticism?
December 05, 2:15pm

How to score thin foam
If you cat/saw a thin line into it ,when you then fold it (concertina style) the cut will become deeper and eventually completely separate.

In Make Your Own Gear » How to score thin foam
December 04, 7:49pm

How to score thin foam
You may want to try something like this : I heated two pole sections (no cord inside...) and then placed them over the mat putting some pressure there with a brick. The scoring is about 2-3 mm ...

In Make Your Own Gear » How to score thin foam
December 04, 4:50pm

Tarptent Protrail
What I am saying is that the 2015 ProTrail is the continuation of a design that started in 1999 with a the tent* Henry made for himself to do the PCT, the one that became the Virga, then the Contra...

In GEAR » Tarptent Protrail
December 04, 3:32pm

All Reader Reviews by Franco Darioli

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Tarptent Contrail
My rating is based on what this shelter was designed for, and not to be understood as part of the "best tent ever, for anybody ,anywhere" award. Most of the good points have already been co...

In Shelters - Single Wall Tents
November 07, 4:48pm