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IPR
Jerry If there was no IPR and no enforcement then indeed RnD spend would drop, companies would only do theings they can protect through secrecy (many things cannot be protected this way) and the...

In GEAR » NEW Patagonia Encapsil ("Dry Down") Parka
January 11, 11:33am

depends on temp
@mole wouldnt that have to do with external temp - I can see how in 30~40F its not that critical cause it will boil at the end even if the heat output isnt so strong...but what about colder temp...

In GEAR » Caldera Cone and Trangia
January 11, 10:50am

WM=conservative....Nunatak=spartan
Evan First let me just say that i own two Nunatak highly customized bags (10F alpinist and 30F sub alpinist see my review here so I guess it means I really like Tom's work However...

In GEAR » WM Ultralite vs. Nunatak Arc Alpinist
January 10, 7:03am

Xtherm wide and short version??
Im considering getting an xtherm as my cold temp pad (in lieu of a prolite4+ CCF I would use the xtherm +maybe smaller CCF) My concern is that I have learned the 20" width isnt that great f...

In GEAR » Xtherm wide and short version??
January 08, 1:26pm

protection
Ron - looks really interesting to me - sort of going for a full on 2+ ppl shelter to a 1+ type of shelter. having said that, since its not a fully enclosed tent - in my standard TS part of the a...

In GEAR » New MLD Trailstar
January 08, 11:21am

+1 fizan
Also have fizan compact 4 (same as mentioned above but 4 parts instead of 3 - folds more compact and weighs 20g more No frills - just works.

In GEAR » lightweight trekking poles
January 08, 11:04am

another idea
@whalen That would work...andy kirkpatrik endorses this system as well http://andy-kirkpatrick.com/articles/view/double_up I am not a winter guru (mostly 3 season down to say 10F) but I do us...

In GEAR » Synthetic overquilt
January 07, 12:07pm

MSR Carbon core vs Easton FMJ
anyone used both and can compare these? on the face of it very similar: 6" 6g CF core +AL jacket Easton have the AL top part which looks sturdier for hammering and pulling out....but...

In GEAR » MSR Carbon core vs Easton FMJ
January 07, 5:21am

what for?
dunno - looks useless to me... what would one do with such a shelter... and no - it won be under 2Kg since you need the long strong straps and adjustment system

In GEAR » Tentsile tent/hammock
January 06, 10:59pm

yeah
Rusty Indeed as i told you in the PM - quality in the nunatak bags is high...It might have to do in part to the years of experience and to the fact that Tom is a one man show doing custom premiu...

In GEAR » Nunatak craftsmanship compared to other bag makers?
January 06, 4:05pm

All Reader Reviews by Michael Cheifetz

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MLD XP Quilt 21 0z. Climashield
I have older 2009 XP model (as opposed to the Spirit) with 2.5 Osy Climashield. This would correspond to the 48F model he has. I have the wide model + eVent strip at head and footbox. Carftsmenship...

In Sleeping Bags - Quilts & Top Bags
December 20, 8:49am

MLD XP Quilt 21 0z. Climashield
I have older 2009 XP model (as opposed to the Spirit) with 2.5 Osy Climashield. This would correspond to the 48F model he has. I have the wide model + eVent strip at head and footbox. Carftsmenship...

In Sleeping Bags - Quilts & Top Bags
December 20, 8:06am

Ronald Turnbull The Book of the Bivvy. Cicerone: UK 2nd. ed. 2007
Jeremy above is right in many ways - it is indeed more of a quirky idiosyncratic book that mixes poetry, psychology and anecdotal facts about bivy and the scottish highlands. In that light it could sc...

In Books and Media
January 02, 5:50am