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Looks good, Thanks.
I love these type of posts. Everything looks pretty good to me. You could shave a few ounces on the groundsheet if you wanted to by using a polycro sheet at less than 2 oz. Thanks for sharing.

In Gear Lists » My ION list (w/ pics)
October 19, 7:40pm

Re: Gear Carried vs. Worn
If we are going to nitpick about whether worn gear such as sunglasses, watch, and clothing worn while hiking should be counted in our total weight since it still must be supported by our legs and f...

In Chaff » Ryan Jordan's new Gear List: Costs vs Encumberance
October 12, 11:16pm

zipka with hat
Ah true, Bob. I don't really wear hats, but I can see that being an issue.

In GEAR » I want a new headlamp
March 21, 9:52pm

Just a comment on Bob's statement that the zipka strap "is obviously uncomfortable". While I no longer use this headlamp for the same reason it doesn't fit Bob's criteria, it...

In GEAR » I want a new headlamp
March 20, 8:15pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: Bob Right on
of course 2/3 the external controls compared to your dslr.... but way more than other compact cameras. and it fits in your pocket. just depends on how much you value weight vs. performance. price...

In Photography » Canon S95 Users / Trip Advice
March 11, 11:19am

Re: Re: Saywer Inline Filter Flow issue
The 0.1 micron filter.

In GEAR » Saywer Inline Filter Flow issue
March 09, 5:26pm

Saywer Inline Filter Flow issue
So I am giving the sawyer inline filter a second chance. About 2 years ago I tried it out with a gravity system and it worked well until one day it just stopped. Tried backwashing and still could...

In GEAR » Saywer Inline Filter Flow issue
March 09, 5:03pm

Thanks for the input everyone. I don't think it is one of the coke bottles, I think they are larger. I will look into the teflon tape and o-ring possibilities though. Perhaps they will work ...

In GEAR » Any idea where to get a new one of these?
February 26, 10:51pm

Any idea where to get a new one of these?
So the bottle I use to hold fuel is perfect because it holds a decent amount and fits inside my cut down fostors can pot. However it leaks a little and I would like to get a new one to prevent los...

In GEAR » Any idea where to get a new one of these?
February 26, 3:23pm

Thanks for the ideas everyone. I look forward to exploring this new area.

In Hiking Partners / Group Trip Announcements » Anyone know any good hiking near southern alabama?
December 16, 9:28pm

All Reader Reviews by Derek Cox

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Jetboil Personal Cooking System
Easy to use. Lighter can be easily fixed if you read the troubleshooting guide. Boils water fast and uses very little fuel. Insulated and takes up relatively little space. on the heavier side, but ...

In Stoves - Canister
February 24, 9:18pm

Therm-A-Rest Pro Lite 3
Had it for a few years now. Never had any problems with leaking or holes. Comfy 1" of padding. Plenty wide and long, but a little on the heavier side.

In Sleeping Pads - Inflatable
February 24, 9:12pm

MSR Hubba
Outstanding rain protection. Plenty of room to sit up and move around a bit. Full mesh allows you to see the stars clearly on clear nights. Lightweight and perfect for nastier conditions when a tar...

In Shelters - Double Wall Tents
February 24, 9:07pm

Montbell UL Down Inner Jacket
Packs small. Very light. Fits great. Soft material. Keeps me warm down to about 40 degrees over just a t-shirt. Full zip is very handy and pockets are a great touch. Absolutely nothing but good th...

In Clothing - Insulating - Down
February 24, 8:57pm

Osprey Atmos 50
Like others have said, what really separates this pack from others is the airspeed suspension. This pack molds perfectly to my hips and shoulders since it does not contact my back air can flow freely...

In Backpacks - Internal Frame
February 24, 8:53pm

Mountain Laurel Designs Zip
Much tougher pack for just a few ounces more. Tough Mesh on back and sides is great for holding a myriad of items. Shoulder straps are comfortable and it carries a load very well. Great craftsmansh...

In Backpacks - Frameless
February 24, 8:45pm

walmart is great for those cheap generic items needed for each trip. i.e. snacks, travel toiletries, odds and ends. who cares where the money goes or how wealthy Walmart is? i get what i need at a g...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
June 12, 8:10pm