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All Forum Posts by Franco Darioli

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Extending my 3-season gear for snow camping
I have no experience with the SS2 on snow but I have used it under heavy rain and used the somewhat similar Notch on and under snow. It is very important to be able to set it taut. The strength...

In Winter Hiking » Extending my 3-season gear for snow camping
July 04, 5:31pm

Decision to make: Fly Creek UL3 vs Nemo Meta 2p
Well I don't know but if one wants something like a Meta 2 but double wall ,larger sleeping area and two large vestibule, that is a good description of the Tarptent Strato Spire 2. Not that I ...

In GEAR » Decision to make: Fly Creek UL3 vs Nemo Meta 2p
July 02, 11:25pm

OookWorks - caution advised
http://www.outdoorsmagic.com/forum/gear/oookworks/60542.html

In GEAR » OookWorks - caution advised
July 02, 4:21pm

Baking Soda
Works well as a deodorant too. At home put some in a bowl to absorb fridge smells. On the trail sprinkle some in your shoes.

In Multiple Use Gear » Baking Soda
June 30, 4:12pm

stored ESBIT "odour
NM

In GEAR » stored ESBIT "odour"
June 29, 10:19pm

Cold B/A pad, adding insulation?"
You should be able to fit in that Ranger sleeve either the Exped DM 7 or maybe even the DM 9. The 7 is rated at R5.8 so it may or may not feel warmer to you but the R8 Exped 9 should be. Combine...

In Make Your Own Gear » Cold B/A pad, adding insulation?
June 28, 7:59pm

Best watch with thermometer and altimeter?
I'm happy with my Casio Pathfinder too. I have used the built in light at around 20f but as Chad pointed out you need to remove it from your wrist to get the right temp. This summer I managed...

In GEAR » Best watch with thermometer and altimeter?
June 27, 6:28am

What is everyone's favorite UL solo, three-season shelter?
"I really like my tarptent notch but for someone large I would recommend stepping up to a larger shelter. I'm 5'6" and fit well but can't imagine being much taller or larger a...

In GEAR » What is everyone's favorite UL solo, three-season shelter?
June 25, 5:45pm

TartpTent Stratospire 2 on wooden platforms
Try at home to set the SS2 the way I do. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RyQT9JHloQM So you stake out the 4 floor corners first (you will need some extra guylines * maybe some hooks for the pla...

In GEAR » TartpTent Stratospire 2 on wooden platforms (New England)
June 24, 4:26pm

best way to repair netting
Easiest way : https://www.mcnett.com/gearaid/bug-mesh-patch#10660 However sewing a patch will of course work. Slicone is a bit messy but Tenacious tape isn't (the main reason for posting ...

In Make Your Own Gear » best way to repair netting
June 22, 8:32pm

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