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john Tier (Peter_pan) - BPL Premium Member

My Locale Co-Owner Jacks 'R' Better, LLC, VA
About Me Co-Owner of Jacks 'R' Better LLC
Citywilliamsburg
StateVA
My Website URLhttp://www.jacksrbetter.com

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All Forum Posts by john Tier

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Lightest winter quilt
This quilt, the JRB Sierra High Sniveller, is the lightest winter quilt listed by The recent Backpacker Magazines Gear Review just released of any down bag/quilt rated at or below below 15*... And ...

In Gear Swap » Jacks R Better High Sierra Sniveler 0 degree 900 fp down quilt
March 16, 6:24pm

Bear mountain bridge Hammock
If best is defined as flatest... Hands down the best is the JRB Bear Mountain Bridge Hammock...tip zipped bug net, spreaders, tri-glides for knot free hanging...2lb 5 0z comparable to any other dou...

In GEAR » Once and For All: Best Ultralight Hammock?
March 16, 6:00pm

Recommend the TTT Switchback
Kurt, Glad that you are happy with your JRB straps and tri-glides... I've used all the hammocks you cite and the TTT Switchback is far and away the most spacous and roomy, especially for ...

In Hammocks » New guy looking to try the hammock thing
March 07, 6:59pm

Omni Tape
JRB carries Omni Tape.... available in 146 inch lengths in the Full Length Omni Tape (FLOT) kit... find it here, http://www.jacksrbetter.com/FLOT.htm Pan

In Make Your Own Gear » Omni tape
March 06, 7:51am

Relative savings
John, I used the term "relative" to relate the savings of a quilt nominally 52 inches wide over a bag nominally 62 inches wide and having a zipper when all other things, ie type mate...

In Editor's Roundtable » Katabatic Sawatch 15 Quilt and Crestone Hood Review
March 04, 4:25pm

Sierra Sniveller quilt
Jason, The No sniveller is narrow for side sleepers...Some 2 years ago, JRB intoduced the Sierra Serries of Sniveller style quilts specifically for the ground sleepers... It is wider at a full 5...

In Editor's Roundtable » Katabatic Sawatch 15 Quilt and Crestone Hood Review
February 27, 7:42am

Valentine Special
Valentine's Day Weekend Sale Valentine Weekend Special at Jacks 'R' Better 10-14 February Buy any 3 Season JRB quilt and get a FREE Quilt Liner (specify color, green or blue...

In Gear Deals » Valentine Special
February 11, 1:30pm

Don't have to choose
Vest , hood , jacket, parka, sleeves , sleep socks ....You do not have to chose...All these optiona are available by combining your favorite UL vest (montbell inner for me at 4.3 oz) and JRB Sleeve...

In GEAR » Vest or down hooded jacket?
February 06, 8:02am

Absolutely Flat
The JRB Bear Mtn Bridge Hammock lays absolutely flat and straight... No bananna...No side, asym torque. Pan

In GEAR » Sleeping Pads, Bony Hips, and Bubbles
January 19, 4:34am

Free 900 fp Down
New for 2001... Jacks 'R' Better is offering a 900fp option for all quilt models...And for a limited time the option is FREE...Like any option, this may add 2-3 days to our routine "sa...

In Gear Deals » Free 900 fp Down
January 01, 5:50am

All Reader Reviews by john Tier

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Equinox Silnylon Poncho
Agree with Richard on the mods.... all easy to do....I've had the extended length model for over 4 years and it is super through the mid season.... and yes it will cover a HH. Here is my mod......

In Clothing - Raingear
September 22, 6:10pm