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Re: Wraparound
If you imagine the base of a pack in cross-section to resemble a rectangle, the hip-belt attaches at the corners, forming sort of a semi-circle: A Wraparound hipbelt would attach closer to, but not...

In GEAR » Light Pack for Family Trips? (60L+ and 35 lbs+ capacity)
April 07, 1:51pm

Dan, I have used Gaia GPS, seems to work well, you can cache the CalTopo maps, check Caltopo.com to assess the quality for yourself. It's $10 but if you don't like it you can get a re...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Android Map App. with 1:24,000 Resolution TOPO?
March 20, 4:23am

They make a 3oz 1/4 zip longsleeve called the Desert top. At this weight it probably doesn't have much bug protection. Dave

In GEAR » pull-on sun shirt as baselayer: does it exist?
March 13, 2:19pm

It's one of these....
http://www.amazon.co.uk/gp/product/B001FYZZI2/ Dave

In GEAR » "New product that radically shifts how backpackers approach field hydration"
March 08, 11:13am

Nikon Coolpix A - Mini RX1?
Just announced 28mm equiv 2.8 fixed lens APS-C (DX) 16MP Sensor from the D7000,14-bit Raw files, with no anti-moire filter. 299g with battery. 111 x 64 x 40 mm RRP $1100, £1000. An opt...

In Photography » Nikon Coolpix A - Mini RX1?
March 05, 11:43am

Women's Ghost Whisperer Down Jkt. on SAC for $142.95
As Above - It's the non-hooded version hope this helps someone. 10 mins left. Dave

In Gear Deals » Women's Ghost Whisperer Down Jkt. on SAC for $142.95
March 04, 6:20am

Re: Re: re: trail running pack
Art, If you look on the UD website at the bottom of the page there is a link to their blog which has more info. Dave

In GEAR » Trail running pack
October 12, 1:44pm

Re: Duck Down Fill Power
Alex, Extremtextil (based in Germany so no import duty problems) sell 700 and 860 fill-power down. http://www.extremtextil.de/catalog/Insulation:::53.html Dave

In Make Your Own Gear » Duck Down Fill Power
August 29, 8:49am

Have you considered Fizan Compacts?
They weigh 158 grams apiece and adjust from 58-132cms http://www.fizan.it/?page_id=104&lang=en Dave

In GEAR » Trailstar and the Zpoles conundrum (or want the LW poles but need adjustability
August 27, 8:53am

No personal experience but...
an interesting, though unrealistic test here http://www.outdoorsmagic.com/gear-blog/hydrophobia---down-meets-hose-pipe/9321.html Dave

In GEAR » watre resistant down - any real experience???
August 02, 8:59am

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