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canon s90 also an option
Canon powershot s90 recently came out and is supposed to be around the same level as the panasonic lumix lx3. weighs 6-7 ounces i think. it's a good one to check out though

In Photography » My first camera?
December 06, 11:24pm

Re: reading other posts
pretty sure the it is impregnated and thus never has to be recoated and both sides are equally waterproof... could be wrong though

In GEAR » How often does silnylon need to be recoated?
November 03, 4:53pm

Re: 1 Ounce Henley Pack-Anyone else made one?
take any pictures of the process? would love to see some documenting how you made it or of the finished product. oh and congrats! im hoping to do the same sometime in the near future.

In Make Your Own Gear » 1 Ounce Henley Pack-Anyone else made one?
October 20, 8:51pm

Re: Re: Quick input on NEOAIR . . .Big Guy Perspective
It wins in weight and price... but loses in comfort and pack size... a fair trade i would say. but if you can sleep on a CCF mat and wake up feeling good then, i agree, don't bother getting a ...

In GEAR » Quick input on NEOAIR . . .Big Guy Perspective
October 06, 4:16pm

FBC Cozy from 1/8" Foam Pad?
Anybody know if this would be any good? I have some scraps from an old Gossamer gear 1/8" pad and need a cozy for FBC... this would be free if it works.

In GEAR » FBC Cozy from 1/8" Foam Pad?
September 30, 11:40pm

Re: Re: Re: optimal height for tealight
Thanks Jason

In Make Your Own Gear » Optimal pot height for tea light stove
September 30, 4:29pm

Re: optimal height for tealight
Thanks guys. Let me know how your tests go. I have the feeling 2 inches is somewhere in the right ballpark.

In Make Your Own Gear » Optimal pot height for tea light stove
September 29, 8:48pm

Re: Re: Spare silk
I am using a Flexair dual pillow with a small piece of foam from a bed pad on top. This creates a very comfortable pillow, but I fear the foam would get gross pretty quick so i was going to make a...

In Gear Swap » Spare silk
September 29, 4:47pm

Spare silk
Anybody have any leftover silk from a project they would be willing to sell me for pretty cheap? I only need about a 2' x 2' piece...

In Gear Swap » Spare silk
September 29, 12:52am

Optimal pot height for tea light stove
What is the optimal height to have your beer can pot over the tea light stove? either from the ground or the tea light itself...

In Make Your Own Gear » Optimal pot height for tea light stove
September 29, 12:49am

All Reader Reviews by Derek Cox

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Jetboil Personal Cooking System
Easy to use. Lighter can be easily fixed if you read the troubleshooting guide. Boils water fast and uses very little fuel. Insulated and takes up relatively little space. on the heavier side, but ...

In Stoves - Canister
February 24, 9:18pm

Therm-A-Rest Pro Lite 3
Had it for a few years now. Never had any problems with leaking or holes. Comfy 1" of padding. Plenty wide and long, but a little on the heavier side.

In Sleeping Pads - Inflatable
February 24, 9:12pm

MSR Hubba
Outstanding rain protection. Plenty of room to sit up and move around a bit. Full mesh allows you to see the stars clearly on clear nights. Lightweight and perfect for nastier conditions when a tar...

In Shelters - Double Wall Tents
February 24, 9:07pm

Montbell UL Down Inner Jacket
Packs small. Very light. Fits great. Soft material. Keeps me warm down to about 40 degrees over just a t-shirt. Full zip is very handy and pockets are a great touch. Absolutely nothing but good th...

In Clothing - Insulating - Down
February 24, 8:57pm

Osprey Atmos 50
Like others have said, what really separates this pack from others is the airspeed suspension. This pack molds perfectly to my hips and shoulders since it does not contact my back air can flow freely...

In Backpacks - Internal Frame
February 24, 8:53pm

Mountain Laurel Designs Zip
Much tougher pack for just a few ounces more. Tough Mesh on back and sides is great for holding a myriad of items. Shoulder straps are comfortable and it carries a load very well. Great craftsmansh...

In Backpacks - Frameless
February 24, 8:45pm

WalMart
walmart is great for those cheap generic items needed for each trip. i.e. snacks, travel toiletries, odds and ends. who cares where the money goes or how wealthy Walmart is? i get what i need at a g...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
June 12, 8:10pm