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Re: Re: The 212s just arrived
I tried to address that a little bit in my post. I think maybe they stretch a little to conform to your feet... in addition to becoming accustomed to the sleeker fit.

In GEAR » Inov-8 Talon 212 Is the weight a worthy trade-off?
May 06, 2:43pm

Re: murmur
> I like the pack a lot but I would hate to have to use it in a shelter or hostel with sleeping people around--it has to be the noisiest pack in existance. Only while new. Mine is nice and q...

In GEAR » GG Murmur
May 06, 2:34pm

Re: GG Murmur
I love this pack, and suspect ya'll will too. It's the Whisper with all the features! No complaints at all. Hip belt is un-needed.

In GEAR » GG Murmur
May 05, 5:56pm

Re: Selecting a length
> The regular at 60" would be plenty long, but at 13oz, my baseweight would increase 5.5oz. I know a good night's sleep is priceless, but I'm having a hard time with the idea. Me...

In GEAR » Therm-a-Rest NeoAir Pads
May 03, 4:00pm

Re: Re: Re: Woah
Cushy def has it's moments. Nate just seemed extra impressed, but now looking back, I realize he was probably making a joke.

In GEAR » Therm-a-Rest NeoAir Pads
May 03, 3:21pm

Re: Benzoin and Leukotape
I always let it tack up. Only takes a few seconds.

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Benzoin and Leukotape
May 03, 1:18pm

Nate, that's great. Funniest thing I've read today. The nice thing is that fat_lazy_loser_1975 probably won't live long enough to bother anyone.

In Chaff » BREAKING NEWS: SAR Costs Money!
May 03, 1:17pm

Re: Woah
? Dude, that's 3 pads. That really doesn't sound too impressive to me. Sounds about equal to 1 short ridgrest... only no doubt it was way more cushy!

In GEAR » Therm-a-Rest NeoAir Pads
May 03, 10:22am

thinning silicone for seam sealing
> The big problem with diluting the hardware stuff (eg GE, Dow, etc) is that it does not want to mix! So true. It WILL, given enough patience (which I lack), but is not worth the $1 savings,...

In Philosophy & Technique » Seam Sealing a TarpTent
May 03, 9:59am

Re: Nice radio
Be glad to, Joe, but I suspect I won't be able to get as far from a transmitter as you can!

In GEAR » Lighter radio?
May 03, 9:44am

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Dirty Girl Gaiters
Dirty Girl Gaiters are cheap, light, breathable, simple and dang cool looking. What else could you ask for in the way of general usage ultralight backpacking gaiters? Only one thing... I wish they wo...

In Footwear - Boots, Shoes, Gaiters
October 27, 10:07pm