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Material and shape
Yeah - my concern is that te new materials have been reported to be thinner... And of course te tapered shape..

In Make Your Own Gear » Cutting down the NeoAir Xtherm?
January 23, 1:22pm

WTB Xtherm REG
Looking for an Xtherm regular Mike

In Gear Swap » WTB Xtherm REG
January 23, 7:56am

baffle weight and heat transfer
Bard Sure looks like a nice bag :) and the hood seems snug like a bug A couple of things stand out though: 1) color - a bag that aint dark means to me that someone preferred fashion over f...

In Editor's Roundtable » Sierra Designs Cloud 15 Review
January 23, 2:40am

any reports?
anything? @Javan - did you end up doing it?

In Make Your Own Gear » Cutting down the NeoAir Xtherm?
January 19, 3:50pm

Ben@goosefeetgear
I was looking at similar thing a while ago (didnt follow through with the project due to $$$ restraints) but Ben Smith @goosefeet gear was up for the task - making it from SilNyl or cuben..... Mike

In GEAR » VB shirt
January 16, 11:51am

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

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