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A good alternative?
I know this is an old thread, but this product is currently available and looks pretty good (though potentially a bit toxic?)

In GEAR » NeverWet superhydrophobic spray on coating
February 25, 3:12am

new drone
and now for a 16g drone that can fly at 35km/h in bad conditions and transmit video feed for 30mins. Pretty good for a modest...125000 pounds each!

In GEAR » quadcopter/drones for backpacking (the future is coming)
February 06, 1:33pm

The grand canyon now on street view
I know most of you will hate this, but here it is...

In GEAR » The grand canyon now on street view
February 04, 8:44pm

Ready Fuel
Besides the price, this looks interesting. As it burns at -30C, it may be a good substitute for a heavy expensive winter stove if like me, you don't often cook in snow.

In GEAR » Ready Fuel
February 04, 2:09am

Neat water capture fabric
I could imagine this one being super handy in arid environments or anywhere with long distances between reliable water (most of Australia!). There are also plans to put future iterations into cloth...

In GEAR » Neat water capture fabric
January 21, 3:52pm

superomniphobic coating
Much like the elusive 'neverwet', but these ones repel everything including low viscosity fluids like ethanol. The other main upside to these is that the water actually bounces off. I ha...

In GEAR » superomniphobic coating
January 17, 3:57pm

Drones for scouting
"Hmm... Wouldn't be better to develop the skills needed to read a river; the skills needed to read a topo map; the skills needed to read snow fields; etc?" Indeed the skills to rea...

In GEAR » quadcopter/drones for backpacking (the future is coming)
January 14, 4:38pm

paintball drones
If you are going to shoot them down you better get a clean shot or they may return fire:! (Skip to about 2:30) Also,...

In GEAR » quadcopter/drones for backpacking (the future is coming)
January 13, 4:09pm

Flexible tablets for maps etc
Maybe a good alternative to taking ebook readers? Not yet available and weight not stated though...

In GEAR » Flexible tablets for maps etc
January 09, 5:30pm

polymer aerogels
The next generation of aerogels may be 500 times stronger and with 100 times more tensile strength, which may fix the problems in the current generations of gels (many links on BPL). http://www....

In GEAR » polymer aerogels
January 09, 5:23pm

All Reader Reviews by Jeremy Platt

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Trail Designs Customer Service
Excellent service: very fast to reply, happy to talk about modifications/ deals and makes a great product. Who could want more?

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
April 06, 9:56pm

zpacks Company
This one is short and sweet but Joe is a pleasure to deal with. He replied quickly to my emails, got my order in on time and is happy to discuss idea. I would highly recommend zpacks to everyone.

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
August 17, 5:41am

GossamerGear Mariposa
I have had this pack for a couple of months now and I do really like it but I find for me it has just too many little problems to justify giving it a 5. I will start with some good points - it is supe...

In Backpacks - Internal Frame
August 17, 5:30am