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All Forum Posts by Tony Wong

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Re: MLD Bug Bivy & Mids
Duane, Noooo! Don't make me think anymore.....it hurts, the pain, the pain! :) Good point about the Patrol Shelter and the bug bivy. Just a great reminder of all the wonderful optio...

In GEAR » Thinking about a bug bivy...
March 11, 10:45am

Re: Re: Re: MLD Bug Bivy & Mids
Randy, Let me know how it goes with your setup. I checked out the Borah Bug Bivy and the only concern that I have is that it would be nicer if the bathtub floor was a little higher to block o...

In GEAR » Thinking about a bug bivy...
March 10, 12:13pm

Re: MLD Bug Bivy & Mids
Chat, Thanks for getting back to me. Great to get your perspective on things. Yeah, I agree with you....the bug bivy really is meant for a tarp. I just have this fascination with the So...

In GEAR » Thinking about a bug bivy...
March 09, 8:23pm

Re: MLD Bug Bivy Top Entry with a Tarp?
Todd & Duane, Duh, OKAY! Completely makes sense to my limited brain power. Sounds like there is plenty of bath tub wall on the floor to prevent water from getting into it in a rain st...

In GEAR » Thinking about a bug bivy...
March 09, 4:43pm

Re: MLD Bug Bivy Top Entry with a Tarp?
Chad, Thanks for posting up the photos of yourself in the MLD Bug Bivy. Question for you about the bug bivy that confuses me: "If you have your tarp setup over the bug bivy, isn't...

In GEAR » Thinking about a bug bivy...
March 09, 3:58pm

Re: Showing an Afghan vet my UL gear today
Eric, I would suggest that you approach presenting UL Backpacking as simply an option for him to consider vs. "THE WAY" to do it. Tell him that it is just like technology....he can ...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Showing an Afghan vet my UL gear today
March 09, 1:12pm

Re: 48 hours with the Ancients
Kevin, Thanks for taking the time to post up the pictures with a great narrative. Was a prefect break/pleasure to read while trapped in my cube at work! Amazing to see a part of the countr...

In Post-Trip Reports » 48 hours with the Ancients
March 04, 4:35pm

Re: "Pack that doesn't lead to shoulder pain"
Jeffrey, The Luxurylite Frame and belt is 1 lb 11 oz. Three cylinders (not the expensive cuben ones) seems to be 13 oz. Total weight is 2 lbs 8 oz. Cost is $169.00 for the frame and bel...

In GEAR » Pack that doesn't lead to shoulder pain
March 04, 11:59am

Re: "Pack that doesn't lead to shoulder pain"
Jeffrey, Thanks for the tip....duh, amazingly easy! :) Nice thing about the Luxurylite is that squarely drops all the weight onto the hip belt. I just wonder if going "back to the fut...

In GEAR » Pack that doesn't lead to shoulder pain
March 03, 2:03pm

Escape Pod Cooler
Doug, This is what you are thinking of. http://www.simpleoutdoorstore.com/escape_pod_cooler.html Tony

In Philosophy & Technique » UL Refrigerator
March 02, 7:49pm

All Reader Reviews by Tony Wong

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Platypus Hoser 1.8 Liter Reservoir
For those of us who enjoy the convenience of of having a sip of water on demand, this is an easy way to save some weight with few negatives. The only negatives for me is the bite valve that comes w...

In Hydration - Water Storage Containers
June 29, 6:09pm

Marmot Helium (long)
I have the 2007 Model of the Marmot Helium EQ, which differs from the regular Helium in two ways. It has a full length zipper and the shell is waterproof. Weight is listed as 2 lbs 2 oz vs. 1 lb...

In Sleeping Bags - Mummy & Other
June 29, 5:29pm

Sunday Afternoon Adventure hat
How can I count the ways that I love this hat? I have been using this hat for 7 years from completely re-landscaping my yard for 2.5 yrs as well as for backpacking trips. I love that it provides...

In Clothing - Headwear, Handwear
June 29, 5:12pm

Mountain Laurel Designs Soul Bivy Side Zip (eVent Top)
Mountain Laurel Designs Soul Bivy Side Zip with eVent top, Silnylon 2.0 bottom, built in hoop wire, regular size, but in the wide option, which allows for a sleeping pad thicker than 1". Weig...

In Shelters - Bivy Sacks
June 01, 10:39pm

Sawyer In-Line Filter
Pros: Light Weight, Field Cleanable by backwashing, No Chemicals, No Pumping Cons: Setup time longer than traditional filter. Speed of filtration can vary based on conditions. Like traditional filt...

In Hydration - Water Treatment
February 07, 11:20pm