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Nook
Some people have suggested the Nook... so a warning: I have a Nook Simple Touch (no backlight, but I use a headlamp) and it works great... EXCEPT on the trail. I'll bring it out fully charged, ...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Books on the trail
October 15, 10:52pm

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In Gear Swap » FS: ULA Catalyst, Zpacks Cloudcape, Patagonia Merino and Nano Puff, Possumdown Beanie
October 13, 11:22pm

RE:
Very good responses thus far. I feel obsessive is too negative a word as well. I hope that my "passion" for lightening never effects my household in a harmful manner. I am thorough and...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Is every ultralighter obsessive?
October 13, 11:20am

RE: sealer
Will do MB. Thanks for the info. I may pick up or make a Cuben drop before our thru-hike but for my last few trips in Montana I am going to use the polycro. If it proves successful I may brin...

In GEAR » Hexamid Twin size
October 13, 10:02am

Is every ultralighter obsessive?
As I woke up this morning talking to my gal about the tent "we" bought last night she asked, "is every ultralight hiker obsessive?" I answered that I thought you have to be. Ei...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Is every ultralighter obsessive?
October 13, 8:18am

Ordered
I ordered the tent last night. I also ordered some polycro from Gossamer Gear. Now I will wait for the mail. I really appreciate everyone's responses. I'll post back with my impre...

In GEAR » Hexamid Twin size
October 13, 8:10am

Re: coated
I agree Eric. If the coated is all that is available I think I would go with Cuben. In the mean time I think I will give polycro a try. Thanks

In Make Your Own Gear » Is there a source for Silnylon like SMD uses for their ultralight floor option.
October 13, 8:03am

RE: polycro
Thanks Scott, I think what I will do is order some polycro when we get the shelter and try it out. Might as well start with the cheapest lightest option. It will be great if it fills the need.

In GEAR » Hexamid Twin size
October 12, 8:19pm

Is there a source for Silnylon like SMD uses for their ultralight floor option.
I would like to find some Silnylon like my old lunar duo had when their was an ultra light floor option. I think it was around .7 in weight before coating. I've been searching the net and f...

In Make Your Own Gear » Is there a source for Silnylon like SMD uses for their ultralight floor option.
October 12, 12:28pm

Re: polycro
Chad, Do you think polycro would offer adequate protection. I see a lot of people mentioning that the bathtub design is important.

In GEAR » Hexamid Twin size
October 11, 11:07pm

All Reader Reviews by James Reilly

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Feathered Friends Customer Service
I spoke to a very helpful person on the phone. She helped me determine the proper size for the jacket I wanted. Jacket fits perfectly, was shipped quick and is of top quality.

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
July 19, 8:13pm

Sea to Summit Premium Silk Liner
We purchased a ultra-sil stuff sack as recommended by a customer service rep at a outfitter along the A.T. In using it to stuff my wife's sleeping bag I ripped the thing in half. She called up th...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
July 19, 8:08pm