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MYOG version of Exos/Arc Blast frame?
3 D printing You may want to read this article first : http://gizmodo.com/why-3d-printing-is-overhyped-i-should-know-i-do-it-fo-508176750

In Make Your Own Gear » MYOG version of Exos/Arc Blast frame?
June 14, 8:24pm

Staked out trekking pole "tripod"
Take a look at the TrailPix https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/1312251870/trailpix-ultralight-tripod discussed here in the photo section some time ago. Sorry , I posted the wrong link, I had...

In Make Your Own Gear » Staked out trekking pole "tripod"
June 12, 5:56pm

"Staked out trekking pole "tripod"
Any computer drawing is better than what I can do , I only mentioned the stake thing because I do see folk pushing in stakes like that and then sometime complain that they pop out !! (stoopid tents)

In Make Your Own Gear » Staked out trekking pole "tripod"
June 11, 7:11pm

Shot at a tent
Yes good suggestion. Much faster to see if it will not work and or if it can work , by doing the string mock up. Do that then shove your mat/sleeping bag and gear under it and if it looks tight...

In Make Your Own Gear » Shot at a tent
June 11, 6:12pm

I don't have goats
In NZ we purchased a house perched on top of a steep section . The previous owners left us their pet goat for a few weeks whilst settling into their new property. That goat had A LOT of personali...

In Chaff » I don't have goats...
June 11, 5:12pm

Shot at a tent
"I want to make a mockup out of cheap hardware store tarp" Even less expensive is to use painter's drop sheet. The best part with this is that cheap tape (wide clear or brown packin...

In Make Your Own Gear » Shot at a tent
June 11, 4:48pm

Staked out trekking pole "tripod"
It has been suggested and done before. See for example : http://www.suluk46.com/products%20%20-%20P16%20A%20Pod.html Still I think that most of the time ,backpacking, just lashing the "mono...

In Make Your Own Gear » Staked out trekking pole "tripod"
June 11, 4:32pm

Technique: How do you Sit on the Ground (Comfortably)?
Gordon, I had a go at making a 'chair" out of trekking poles but failed to come up with something that wasn't too fiddly . About the only practical solution that I came up with was s...

In Philosophy & Technique » Technique: How do you Sit on the Ground (Comfortably)?
June 06, 5:36pm

GoPro 3-way - tripod, arm, grip - Newly announced
The new GoPro rig looks very versatile to me if used with an action camera but not a good substitute for certain shots if not. The ZipShot is a bit short at 1.1m but good enough for group shots an...

In Photography » GoPro 3-way - tripod, arm, grip - Newly announced
June 05, 7:29pm

using a backcountry boiler and bushbuddy together
The base of the Backcountry Boiler and the rim of the BushBuddy are about the same, so it could be a tight fit or I suspect the Bushbuddy may be just a mm or so wider. (I have the Boiler not the o...

In GEAR » using a backcountry boiler and bushbuddy together
June 05, 6:44pm

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