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picking a trekking pole tent for 2 - no center pole, 2 entrances
With the fabric inner about 49oz, inc stakes (6) and guylines. You need to add 2 stakes for the apex guylines.

In GEAR » picking a trekking pole tent for 2 - no center pole, 2 entrances
September 30, 11:15pm

picking a trekking pole tent for 2 - no center pole, 2 entrances
I posted this photo before to give a somewhat better idea of the SS2 shape . It is in fact an hexagonal footprint, not all that obvious from the std ground level photos. Ok, I had the time ... U...

In GEAR » picking a trekking pole tent for 2 - no center pole, 2 entrances
September 30, 10:45pm

Failing #3 Zippers?
Under FAQ , in the TT site : http://www.tarptent.com/zipper_repair.html

In GEAR » Failing #3 Zippers?
September 30, 8:23pm

My trail runners mesh wears out before my souls
I have painted some diluted silicone on some of mine. Mind you I have done that with the bottom of backpacks, stuff sacks, stove base, carpet ends...

In GEAR » My trail runners mesh wears out before my souls
September 30, 8:21pm

Are Women's Down Jacket's Inferior to Men's Versions???
Different design and different size too. The W in m size is 24.4" long, the mens is 26.4" long. So to have a similar loft you need more down inside the mens version.

In GEAR » Are Women's Down Jacket's Inferior to Men's Versions???
September 30, 6:42pm

Do some items sold on Gear Swap come from the black market?
The topic of YOUR thread is that (some in the title changed to many within the thread)members here sell stolen goods. I am asking you to name them, if you can't then you are the troll.

In Chaff » Do some items sold on Gear Swap come from the black market?
September 30, 4:54pm

Do some items sold on Gear Swap come from the black market?
Roger, Since you don't have a problem calling a good percentage of sellers here "thieves" how about you look up the last 4 pages (well any 4 pages) and tell us the ones you think fi...

In Chaff » Do some items sold on Gear Swap come from the black market?
September 30, 3:58pm

Lightest Bomber Tent/Shelter Options?
do that inside a bivy or get changed , read a map , pee in a bottle... Matthew the problem of course is that alpine tents (like the Direkt 2 and the BD versions) are not all that good for 3 se...

In GEAR » Lightest Bomber Tent/Shelter Options?
September 29, 8:46pm

considering a new tent
Of course we all know this , but... just go to Google , type pyramid tent into the search box and click on images and you will finds loads of pyramid tents this works for any product btw...

In GEAR » considering a new tent
September 29, 4:16pm

Lightweight 3 person shelter (1 adult + 2 kids)
I don't think that you can fit three mats inside a Meta 2.

In GEAR » Lightweight 3 person shelter (1 adult + 2 kids)
September 29, 3:58pm

All Reader Reviews by Franco Darioli

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Tarptent Contrail
My rating is based on what this shelter was designed for, and not to be understood as part of the "best tent ever, for anybody ,anywhere" award. Most of the good points have already been co...

In Shelters - Single Wall Tents
November 07, 4:48pm