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Re: Printing Quality?
"If I print on an inkjet printer, I'll get the resolution, but it's not water resistant at all." REI carries waterproof inkjet paper.

In GEAR » Delorme Topo USA 8.0?
October 29, 9:47pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: Zipper location still a ?
"I have an MLD Soul Sidezip bivy. It can be made in either momentum or eVent. You could even have 0.6oz cuben fiber for the underside, if you wanted that. This, to me, is one of, if not THE, b...

In GEAR » Bivy bag advice
October 22, 1:34am

Re: Re: Re: Duomid
I've spent a rather unpleasant three hours in a hammock under a Cuben tarp, getting my face splashed on because of water penetration through the tarp. Granted. it was a classic horrendous Verm...

In GEAR » Which fabric for DuoMid for my expected conditions?
October 22, 1:25am

Re: Thinking about a 2 quilt system for winter
"Secondly, has anyone layered multiple quilts for winter use? I was thinking of either a JRB stealth used as a liner, or a summer-weight synthetic quilt used over the Sierra. I've read a l...

In GEAR » Thinking about a 2 quilt system for winter
October 21, 12:02am

Re: Down jacket for winter (<20F)?
"I'd like to get an insulation layer for daytime highs below 20F." If we're talking just day hiking, I don't ever use down insulation when I'm moving during the day. T...

In GEAR » Down jacket for winter (<20F)?
October 15, 4:42am

Re: Trolls & Zombies
"the Pakrifle is made for small game hunting - and not for self defense against bears and the like" I'm reminded of the comment from Blazing Saddles - "never shoot Mongo, it j...

In GEAR » Ultralight Rifle
October 09, 7:30am

Re: Re: Ashley
"and some people on this forum waited over a year before they got theirs" ... more like 2 years 3 months. :-(

In GEAR » Big Sky Revolution 2P or 3P?
September 25, 5:04pm

Re: combine it with a CCF pad for safety
"You wouldn't want to be out in very cold weather and have your pad deflate on you." Was out on a 4 day trip one winter where my Thermarest deflated on the first night, and I didn&...

In GEAR » Exped DownMat for Winter?
September 15, 5:33am

Re: Re: Single-wall winter tent?
I did an overnight in Vermont a year ago March, where I tried to get the pack weight down to an absolute minimum - 14 pounds total. To do that I used an MLD tarp and bivy combo. It sleeted that n...

In GEAR » Best solo winter tent
September 15, 5:29am

Re: Montbell U.L. Wind Parka
I've had good luck with their Mistral parka. It's a couple of ounces more but seems to be a better performer. I used it last month on a week long hike in Colorado for lounging around camp...

In GEAR » Montbell U.L. Wind Parka
September 13, 7:58pm

All Reader Reviews by Don Selesky

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Montbell Super Stretch Down Hugger #3
I've had my 30F #3 bag down to 12F on a winter camping trip, wearing a mid-weight synthetic parka and pants, under a tarp and bivy combination. I was comfortable up to the 12F temps, although I w...

In Sleeping Bags - Mummy & Other
May 04, 2:45am

Big Sky International
I ordered a tent about mid-December of last year also, and would be stunned at this point if it ever showed up. I suspect that you'll never get a refund simply because Big Sky doesn't have it - the f...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
December 05, 2:02pm