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Konrad . (Konrad1013) - BPL Lifetime Member

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About Me Originally from Huntington Beach, CA. Currently residing in Boston, MA. I enjoy backpacking, car camping, and mountaineering. My style is ultralight (sub-10lb) while remaining extremely comfortable.

JMT - Sept 2011
CityBoston
StateMA
CountryUnited States
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All Forum Posts by Konrad .

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breathability
The quick and dirty.... Nylon thats been treated w/ DWR (as seen in windshirts) are the most breathable, but at the cost of being not truly water proof. eVent has been rated at 30,000 breathability...

In GEAR » What's your favorite rain jacket?
February 02, 12:18pm

DWR
I presume youve tried nikwax products? If not, do that first. I've never used the spray on products, but have used the wash-in ones. I've heard the spray on is more effective....maybe a com...

In GEAR » Refurbishing DWR on Jacket
February 02, 9:48am

big sky
Yeah, the Big Sky tents are awesome, but to get the weight down to their advertised specs, you have to order it with the ultra lite body, and composite poles, which they don't include in the ba...

In GEAR » 2 Person Lightweight double wall tent
February 02, 8:55am

ultra 20
51% off MSRP, dont remember actual number though. Only size shorts

In Gear Deals » goliteultra 2o hurry!
February 02, 8:41am

Re: 2 Person Lightweight double wall tent
Good point Joe, i actually emailed Henry the other night, b/c i noticed the Scarp 1 got 2010 updates (click the photos link for the scarp 1 on his website, then click the link about 2010 revisions)...

In GEAR » 2 Person Lightweight double wall tent
February 01, 9:44pm

new essence already for sale?
Whoa, that link by Douglas looks to be the brand new 2010 essence. Still has membrain strata fabric, and same configuration as last years essence...visually it looks the same, except for colors...b...

In Gear Swap » WTB: Marmot Essence
February 01, 9:14pm

copper spur vs scarp 2
Im actually in the same boat as ben, and looking to replace my current 2 person tent. Im deciding between a scarp 2 and a copper spur 2, but leaning towards the copper spur, b/c based on the BPL re...

In GEAR » 2 Person Lightweight double wall tent
February 01, 9:01pm

essence
word on the street is that for 2010 there will be the mica at 7oz, which incorporates the pit vents of the essence, and the super-mica, which is a whole different beast. Check out Benjamin Tang'...

In Gear Swap » WTB: Marmot Essence
February 01, 5:26pm

When is REI's next 20% off Members Coupon?
Just curious if anyones got some insider info regarding when REI will be having their next 20% off coupon. Traditionally, they usually release them around end of Feb, beginning of March. I'm in...

In GEAR » When is REI's next 20% off Members Coupon?
February 01, 5:03pm

PEAK XV
Its worth noting, the PEAK XV is on sale right now for 188.30 online, and code Jantra2 knocks off another 20%. At ~ $150, this is a hell of a bargain for a jacket this warm. Its heavier than a lot ...

In GEAR » WARM + Durable Down Puffy Parka?
January 31, 4:07pm

All Reader Reviews by Konrad .

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Sunnysports Sunnysports.com
I've had about 3 orders with sunnysports. I can sum up my experiences by saying they are an excellent retailer with jaw dropping prices on previous season gear. There was a small mistake with my ...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
April 09, 10:59am