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Strong Volt Solar Panel
> Please let me know if you find something cheaper, or more watts per oz! Hi Jay, I too have a 5W Powerfilm panel, and look forward to upgrading it with your board. While looking on Amaz...

In Make Your Own Gear » Project: 4oz 1A USB Charger
October 23, 3:18pm

Re: site being hacked - restore an invisible thread
Can someone in admin bump the thread under Philmont called "Freezer bag cooking" It has become invisible. thanks Al

In Community Support Forum » site being hacked
October 23, 2:42pm

Square flat tarp can turn into a shaped tarp
Ray doesn't mention it, but another advantage of using a square flat tarp is that you can set it up as a tetrahedron to shed wind from any direction if the weather requires it. Just stake out t...

In Editor's Roundtable » Tarp Camping Techniques for Inclement Conditions
October 18, 7:50pm

Re: Philmont is not "Leave no Trace"
> From what I've seen, Philmont practice of LNT is certainly not as strong or as consistent as it could be. When our crew went to Philmont in 2009, we went prepared to do LNT cooking, usi...

In Philmont » freezer bag cooking
October 18, 7:00pm

Re: Who else!
> I can definitely assemble an extra one for you. > I'll just ask for the cost of PCB and parts, which is about $30. > I hope to have mine done early next week > Who else! 1 i...

In Make Your Own Gear » Project: 4oz 1A USB Charger
October 10, 12:25pm

Roger's Lanyard kit
Hi Roger, I find it pretty funny that you make a big deal about people carrying a few items around your neck and claim: "Easy. I don't carry one. Never have, and never needed one in ...

In GEAR » How the he$$%#% do you manage your lanyard kit
October 04, 10:47pm

Re: 2012 mariposa-GG customer service
> But on the new large pack the shoulder straps are sewn closer together by almost a full inch and they rub my neck. Hi Sandy, Yes, I discovered the same problem. I ordered a medium marip...

In GEAR » 2012 mariposa-GG customer service
October 02, 10:04am

Re: Another attempt to standardize r-values of sleeping pads
Hi Nick, Did you and Kevin miss the article that Roger and Will did last Fall? https://www.backpackinglight.com/cgi-bin/backpackinglight/airmat_sotmr_part2_2011.html This article gives a big...

In GEAR » Another attempt to standardize r-values of sleeping pads
September 13, 4:11pm

Re: Creating 1" slots/gaps in blue cell foam to allow down to expand under you?
Hi Kevin, From a thermodynamics standpoint, the solid mat of blue CCF provides a better insulating barrier under you than going and cutting a bunch of holes in it hoping that your sleeping bag d...

In GEAR » Creating 1" slots/gaps in blue cell foam to allow down to expand under you?
August 17, 9:48am

Re: Re: New lighter cheaper Downmat
> The older Warmlite DAMs did not have down in the two outside baffles either but then it was made for use inside their special sleeping bag. In case anyone is wondering what Warmlite does to...

In GEAR » New lighter cheaper Downmat
August 12, 8:24pm

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