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Re: Re: Our Lightest Cozy Yet
> Re: Our Lightest Cozy Yet on 05/08/2009 > I will have the new cozy up on the website tonight - Any progress yet? [Taps foot, waiting impatiently] ... or did I miss it?

In GEAR » Our Lightest Cozy Yet
May 11, 7:39pm

Re: Cozies Save Fuel
> I always had to drink my coffee quickly on cold days, or it got cold. I don't have that issue either, using a beer can with the ULO Beercan Esbit stove. The wind screen turns it into a ...

In GEAR » Our Lightest Cozy Yet
May 10, 6:26am

Re: Do mineral spirits go bad??
Yes, mineral spirits will go bad. The good thing is, if you are asking the question, its probably fine. There will be no question what-so-ever, if you ever open and smell mineral spirits that have...

In Philosophy & Technique » Seam Sealing a TarpTent
May 09, 8:52pm

Re: Re: Our Lightest Cozy Yet
> In practice, because we like to watch our hygiene and because cheese, sausage etc does leave fats/oils on plates and knives, I warm up a little water, add maybe 5 drops of bio-degradable deter...

In GEAR » Our Lightest Cozy Yet
May 09, 7:32pm

Re: Re: Re: The 212s just arrived
> Any idea/experiences with how these might perform on wet rocks/slabs and when rock hoping across streams? The rubber is extremely soft and sticky, and they perform exceedingly well on wet r...

In GEAR » Inov-8 Talon 212 Is the weight a worthy trade-off?
May 09, 5:12pm

Re: What socks do you prefer?
> Should I stick with my thicker Smartwools I've always used in boots or go thinner? I would go thinner. I use Fox River X-Static liner socks as my primary sock. Very light, quick dryin...

In GEAR » What socks do you prefer?
May 09, 6:06am

Re: Gaiters strictly for debris protection?
Dirty Girl Gaiters Cheap, light, cool colors, no instep cord.

In GEAR » Gaiters strictly for debris protection?
May 08, 4:24am

Re: Prescription Sunglasses
I get RX lenses in Costa Del Mar frames. Cheapest place ever is Zenni Optical if you can find some no name frames you like there. I ordered 2 more pairs of RX shades from them yesterday for...

In GEAR » Prescription Sunglasses
May 07, 9:05pm

Re: GG Murmur
> why is GG so skimpy on the waistbelt length? I figured it was a subtle hint.

In GEAR » GG Murmur
May 06, 6:43pm

Re: Steripen batteries/Clean Stream
> All - has anyone tried out the Platy Clean Stream gravity filter that goes down to 0.2 microns? Using it with a lighter weight bag and my own water container for the clean water would cut the ...

In GEAR » water treatment
May 06, 2:50pm

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Dirty Girl Gaiters
Dirty Girl Gaiters are cheap, light, breathable, simple and dang cool looking. What else could you ask for in the way of general usage ultralight backpacking gaiters? Only one thing... I wish they wo...

In Footwear - Boots, Shoes, Gaiters
October 27, 10:07pm