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Franco Darioli (Franco) - BPL Premium Member

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All Forum Posts by Franco Darioli

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mountaineering tents
"Tunnel tent is similar, although it would be good to have a pole along ridgeline connecting the hoops". There are tents like that, sort of an hybrid between a tunnel and a dome tent. T...

In GEAR » mountaineering tents
June 17, 7:09pm

Advice for a 45L/2800 ci backpack - packload never above 26 lbs/12kg
Bob , is that you ?

In GEAR » Advice for a 45L/2800 ci backpack - packload never above 26 lbs/12kg
June 17, 6:38pm

BG and the Demise of BPL
Donkeys are too heavy, get a goat.

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » BG and the Demise of BPL
June 17, 5:48pm

Prolite Gear
I thought that they closed the retail store but still operate as an internet business ? http://www.prolitegear.com/

In GEAR » Prolite Gear
June 17, 4:35pm

mountaineering tents
The standard 2/3 man Scott Tent (made by several manufacturers including one here in Melbourne) is of a pyramid design with 4 1" poles supporting it. I have used this photo several times to i...

In GEAR » mountaineering tents
June 17, 4:28pm

Anyone Following the Greek Crisis?
A somewhat accepted figure for the Greek debt to GDP ratio is around 170% now, however I have seen sources quoting from 18 to 177%. No wonder we are confused.. http://www.forbes.com/sites/panosmo...

In Chaff » Anyone Following the Greek Crisis?
June 16, 10:24pm

Better Late Than Never
Still legal in Australia but we are behind the US in coronary heart disease rates, so we need to catch up. http://www.worldlifeexpectancy.com/cause-of-death/coronary-heart-disease/by-country/

In Chaff » Better Late Than Never...
June 16, 8:38pm

In honor of Bob Gross, buy a foam pad and get 10% off
"That includes the unsensored views of BG, Ken, Eric" Yes, sometime those guys don't make any sense to me either. Added bold and quotation marks to make it a bit more obvious that...

In Gear Deals » In honor of Bob Gross, buy a foam pad and get 10% off
June 16, 7:31pm

Faux-dini": 2.3 oz. Windshirt, <$15 - Initial Review and Sourcing
Lotto is a sportswear manufacturer, mostly clothing but started as a sport shoes (tennis first) manufacturer. Yes the name and logo are somewhat similar but if nothing else not the same . (they ...

In GEAR » "Faux-dini": 2.3 oz. Windshirt, <$15 - Initial Review and Sourcing
June 16, 6:46pm

In honor of Bob Gross, buy a foam pad and get 10% off
Apparently Bob has been sent to the naughty corner till he sees the error of his ways. Odd for someone that knows a lot about GPS's. I propose a 5% discount for the keep Bob Captive coupon. ...

In Gear Deals » In honor of Bob Gross, buy a foam pad and get 10% off
June 16, 6:15pm

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