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Re: knot funny
Just use linelocs. 100% knot weight savings!!!

In Philosophy & Technique » weight of a knot
April 16, 9:08pm

Don't get Frogg Toggs
How ridiculous are you willing to look? My Frogg Toggs UL pants are only 4.1 ounces and only $20 total (including the jacket!) but they look absolutely absurd. I got the size medium and they stil...

In GEAR » Rain pants recommendations for occasional, light use?
April 16, 6:57am

Re: 2 sleeping bags
Honestly you will get similar quality with any of these high end bags. If the money isnt an issue then i say just pull the trigger on whatever one you seem to like best. If you could try some of ...

April 13, 9:57pm

I say don't get the Marmot Plasma 15. I'm sure it's a high quality piece of kit, but if you are considering spending $550 on a sleeping bag, I'd get one from Western Mountaineering...

April 13, 9:34pm

Re: Proper knife usage.
Ah, I can finally start concrete whittling around the campfire!

In Chaff » Proper knife usage.
April 13, 7:40pm

Re: Re: REI coupon/dividend - what ya got?
Buff Original and a Bison Designs Nylon Belt. Nothing too impressive. Decided against the XLite that I had my heart set on earlier this year. It's actually kind of nerve racking trying to ...

In GEAR » REI coupon/dividend - what ya got?
April 12, 10:36am

Re: Fashion
Because the more expensive something is, the more fashionable it is. Especially when it isn't even functional.

In GEAR » 'MerinoLOFT' from Icebreaker
April 09, 7:58pm

Re: reply
Depends on your budget. If you are willing to try a quilt there are some big weight savings to be had. My Enlightened Equipment 20 degree Down quilt weighs 23 oz and at the time only cost around ...

In Gear Lists » 2-3 day gear list
April 08, 8:09pm

Re: 2-3 day gear list
Drop the Katadyn Filter for a Sawyer Mini. $20 investment to save over 10 oz. Ditch camp shoes to save 10 oz. Cheapo flip flops can work if you must have camp shoes. The Esee is a nice knif...

In Gear Lists » 2-3 day gear list
April 08, 7:02pm

Bahco Laplander
My Bahco Laplander is the best folding saw I've ever used for backpacking. Cuts like a dream and only weighs 6.55 oz on my scale. For the short hike and possibility of a large family sized ca...

In GEAR » Fire wood
April 08, 5:19pm

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