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All Forum Posts by Franco Darioli

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Seam sealing Waterproof overmitts - use Seamgrip or tape?
you can use PVA with Tyvek. (Seam Grip with Gore-Tex)

In Make Your Own Gear » Seam sealing Waterproof overmitts - use Seamgrip or tape?
July 13, 6:44pm

Reply from Fuel4
Geko Industries , makers of that bio-fuel, sent this comment : "Our spirit fuel is primarily Bio-ethanol and is denatured with small amounts of Isopropanol and MEK in accordance with denaturi...

In GEAR » Alcohol fuel - ethanol
July 13, 4:24pm

Tarptent Thread
Beautiful pitch , Ken. The RS had some really nice lines but the 2nd version (RS2) offers more headroom and an easier entry point , so not a good example of difficult front entry, as can be seen...

In GEAR » Tarptent Thread
July 12, 7:48pm

Alcohol fuel - ethanol
"The pure stuff is about 10 times more expensive than denatured. Yet it is totally safe, can be used for other purposes - disinfecting, cleaning, emergency "pick me up" " Go ...

In GEAR » Alcohol fuel - ethanol
July 12, 7:11pm

Rain and mesh tents, and flies - perplexed by new generation of freestanding tents
Jimmy, All ot the Tarptent models are designed to be set up fly first or fly and inner together. You have 14 versions to chose from : http://www.tarptent.com/index.html franco@tarptent

In GEAR » Rain and mesh tents, and flies - perplexed by new generation of freestanding tents...
July 12, 5:10pm

Tarptent Thread
Hi Mark, Yes thanks, I see now (reading the heading of his post)

In GEAR » Tarptent Thread
July 11, 10:53pm

The most boring and annoying store in Portland is Snow Peak
Sounded interesting enough for me to have a look. Here are some photos of that store : Found this comment from ,I would think, a non paid "reviewer" : "Store is fun to vis...

In GEAR » The most boring and annoying store in Portland is Snow Peak
July 11, 5:50pm

Tarptent Thread
Steofan, I had a look at my own photos of the first version of the Contrail and yes it looks like that.. Sorry about the confusion I just forgot how that first version was designed.

In GEAR » Tarptent Thread
July 11, 5:26pm

Alcohol fuel - ethanol
Well it can't be pure Ethanol otherwise it would be taxed as such ( called Intoxicant Excise Duty in the UK). A quick search revealed this composition : Ethanol >50%, Propanol 1-5%, Butan...

In GEAR » Alcohol fuel - ethanol
July 11, 4:59pm

Tarptent Thread
Todd, If you have set it up taut once you then know that it can be done. Three major reason for a non optimal set up are : 1) ends too far apart 2) poles not perpendicular to the ground 3) pol...

In GEAR » Tarptent Thread
July 06, 4:53pm

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