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Brian Barnes (brianjbarnes) - BPL Premium Member

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RE: "DuoMid Bug Net with Floor"
Got it! I figured it would be tight while sitting. But, like you said - you've got plenty of room between the net and tent wall and also while prone.

In Make Your Own Gear » DuoMid Bug Net with Floor
February 01, 10:08am

RE: "Leather work gloves while skiing?"
Thanks for the great feedback! I was on vacation while you all replied and just now found the responses... doh!

In Winter Hiking » Leather work gloves while skiing?
February 01, 9:48am

RE: "winter layering system"
Hi Scott - I too am learning more about layering for winter trips... From the advice I've received here I would agree you going to need a much warmer parka while you are in camp. Recent...

In GEAR » winter layering system
February 01, 9:36am

RE: "DuoMid Bug Net with Floor"
Greg - Nice work! How is the headroom when you sit up in the bug net? Do you need to lean much towards the pole? Roger - Thanks! I appreciate your suggestions regarding the interior cloth.

In Make Your Own Gear » DuoMid Bug Net with Floor
February 01, 9:09am

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In Gear Deals » @ Altrec-> Kahtoola Microspikes $34 (L + XS)
February 01, 8:46am

RE: "DuoMid Bug Net with Floor" - Hey Roger!
Roger Caffin has a lot of experience with MYOG tents that have breathable inners. Roger - what fabric would you suggest?

In Make Your Own Gear » DuoMid Bug Net with Floor
January 31, 10:34am

RE: "DuoMid Bug Net with Floor"
Greg - Thanks for explaining why they were different. Makes sense now that I consider where the peak is. I hadn't noticed that one of the dimensions were for the rear slope and the other for th...

In Make Your Own Gear » DuoMid Bug Net with Floor
January 31, 9:02am

RE: "DuoMid Bug Net with Floor"
Nice work Greg! I can't wait for my DuoMid to arrive! On your next version consider increasing the bathtub floor height to 5" per leaked specs... Also, shouldn't the lengths be the sam...

In Make Your Own Gear » DuoMid Bug Net with Floor
January 30, 9:39pm

RE: "Winter tent stakes"
I picked up a 4 pack of SMC T-anchors and plan on making my own additional stakes from some thin aluminum sheet. I have a few questions: Does it matter which direction you face the SMC T-anchors...

In Winter Hiking » Winter tent stakes
January 29, 5:03pm

RE: "Best lightweight all use tent ?"
While limited reviews are yet available, Henry Shires' TarpTent Scarp seems pretty versatile to me... capable of handling snow loads, lightweight, rem...

In GEAR » Best lightweight all use tent ?
January 28, 1:02pm

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