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Re: Montbell bag stretchiness
Agree with everything said above. Totally envious of anybody that scored a #2 back when they were being made! >>> What's the experience like? Like any other sleeping bag, exce...

In GEAR » Montbell bag stretchiness
February 12, 8:04am

Re: Re: Re: Re: 6th Annual Gathering of Gear Geeks 2014: Henry Coe State Park, California
#0 Unknown Wood Burning Stove, unknown manufacture That is the Suluk46 LCT Stove and the Suluk46 TDW Stove Zpacks Hexamid Solo with inner netting and bathtub floor or Hexamid Soloplex Tent ...

In Photo Gallery » 6th Annual Gathering of Gear Geeks 2014: Henry Coe State Park, California
February 12, 6:13am

Re: Lab Test - Zpacks Waterproof Breathable Cuben & Event Fabric
Hey Richard, One of the statements I made in my article when this fabric was first announced was this: These three companies are some of the few small cottage companies that are investing t...

In GEAR » Lab Test - Zpacks Waterproof Breathable Event Fabric
February 07, 8:42am

mini-squeeze chunkies
Hey Dave... err, I mean Dale... What kind of flow restriction are you getting when you shove in foam the mouth of the bottle like this? Does it drastically reduce the flow-rate into the ...

In GEAR » Sawyer Mini Backflushing
February 06, 1:11am

Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: skyscape
@Roger, Thanks for the clarification. It was something you wrote a long while back that I remember reading about SN/PU that I guess my brain stored the data backwards on. So, PU does better a...

In GEAR » Skyscape X -minor mods.
February 06, 12:38am

Re: Re: Re: Re: skyscape
Sam: I agree with your last post, though, up until the 70D polyester. Is that because you just do not like SMD, or because of the use of PU? I thought I remember reading something here at BPL...

In GEAR » Skyscape X -minor mods.
February 05, 10:46pm

Re: Re: Re: skyscape
Christopher: I personally will never get an attached cuben floor again. Yeah, I hear ya. I am within the small but growing crowd that believe that CF has no place being used as a bathtub of a sh...

In GEAR » Skyscape X -minor mods.
February 05, 10:14pm

Re: Skyscape X
As Jim said above... it does not have attachment points for guylines. However, with the next generation of the Skyscape X using an external support system, it might be possible to attach some co...

In GEAR » Skyscape X -minor mods.
February 05, 10:06pm

Re: skyscape
Samuel C. Farrington: So Richard tests the stuff to death, posts the results at enormous length right here, showing ~3000HH for best quality silnylon that is much less expensive than the cuben that...

In GEAR » Skyscape X -minor mods.
February 05, 9:44pm

Re: Re:trail health forum
+1 for a "trail health" forum. Last year when I suffered an injury I could have really used a resource such as what the BPL community could offer in regards to recovery. Yes, I sought ...

In Website & Forum Admin/Support » Injury forum
February 04, 7:10pm

All Reader Reviews by John Abela

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Black Rock Gear Hadron

In Clothing - Headwear, Handwear
August 02, 6:44pm

ZPacks ZPacks Hexamid Solo Tarp & HexaNet Solo Bug Shelter
ZPacks Hexamid Solo Tarp ZPacks HexaNet Solo Bug Shelter h...

In Shelters - Tarps & Floorless
June 27, 10:34pm

Jetboil Sol Ti
Hello Everybody, I was able to acquire the new Jetboil Sol Ti recently and I have now had a chance to use it in the field - inclu...

In Backpacks - Frameless
April 11, 3:00pm