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Re: Fabric for winter shell pants?
The first decision is whether you want soft shell or hard shell pants. Assuming winter conditions, where it's below freezing, I find a soft shell is the best compromise. It breathes well, sti...

In GEAR » Fabric for winter shell pants?
January 26, 8:54pm

Re: Fabrics
"PLEASE! someone make a convincing argument for the best 3-season New England tent for me!" I'd actually suggest a hammock. Given the plethora of rocks and roots in New England, a...

In GEAR » New shelter
January 26, 8:47pm

Re: Serenity Shelter with the Cuben Grace Tarp.
I'd trust Ron's recommendation from the web site. More length means more protection from slanting rain. What about a Cuben Grace Tarp - size Duo? That's 8.4 X 7.4 X 9 feet, and 7.3...

In GEAR » 3 Shelter Options. Would Like Your Opinion
January 25, 3:34pm

Re: 3 Shelter Options. Would Like Your Opinion
How about this as an option: - Mountain Laurel Designs Grace Solo Spinntex EXP Tarp: 7.5oz - Mountain Laurel Designs Serenity Shelter: 8.0oz - Mountain Laurel Designs Soul Bivy: 7.5oz You c...

In GEAR » 3 Shelter Options. Would Like Your Opinion
January 24, 8:05pm

Re: Powermax Canisters For Coleman "X" Stoves
"You can also buy them on eBay, but they're quite expensive. I've also seen them on other internet sites, but again a bit pricey." I've seen them on various Internet sites,...

In GEAR » Cartridges For Coleman Exponent
January 23, 6:46pm

Re: New shelter
"Misting is not the same as condensation falling from the inside of a silnylon wall. Fact: Most silnylon has a hydrostatic head of only 1000 to 1200mm. Under hard rain pressure the fabric will...

In GEAR » New shelter
January 23, 8:18am

Re: Cartridges For Coleman Exponent
I've been able to find the cartridges locally at REI, and I believe that Coleman is committed to continue making the cartridges at least for the foreseeable future. And, as a last resort, Cole...

In GEAR » Cartridges For Coleman Exponent
January 23, 8:12am

Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: TT Moment
"Is there a seam on the tarp? Do you use one of those ridgeline setups where the line is strung between two trees and the tarp attached to it, and if so, was the line below the tarp? The only ...

In GEAR » New shelter
January 22, 1:20am

Re: Scarp
"So what do you guys think of the scarp? How does it compare to the moment?" Don't have a Moment, but I do have the Scarp 1 with the new fly. It's a very nice four season tent...

In GEAR » New shelter
January 21, 7:40pm

Re: New Shelter
"My experience is that in a major downpour, water will find its way through if there is a way through, even when the way is not apparent to the naked eye. This can occur at a seam, as noted by...

In GEAR » New shelter
January 21, 7:35pm

All Reader Reviews by Don Selesky

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Montbell Super Stretch Down Hugger #3
I've had my 30F #3 bag down to 12F on a winter camping trip, wearing a mid-weight synthetic parka and pants, under a tarp and bivy combination. I was comfortable up to the 12F temps, although I w...

In Sleeping Bags - Mummy & Other
May 04, 2:45am

Big Sky International
I ordered a tent about mid-December of last year also, and would be stunned at this point if it ever showed up. I suspect that you'll never get a refund simply because Big Sky doesn't have it - the f...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
December 05, 2:02pm