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BAIAC
For cold weather (40 is the lowest I've been and my BAIAC was fine) the general suggestion is to supplement with a thin closed cell pad. 1/8 to 1/4 inch seems to be the norm. This adds insula...

In GEAR » How would you have done this differently (I was too cold)?
August 16, 3:16pm

Tent poles
Yes, that is what I meant. My bet is that two of those per pole would work. But, I certainly have never tried it. Here is a link to DIY tent pole parts: http://www.questoutfitters.com/tent_...

In GEAR » Can i make my diy poles by theese alloys?
August 02, 2:14pm

Re: Re: Can i make my diy poles by theese alloys?
BTW, they do make conectors that have are curved. You could use these to connect the pole sections to give the overall pole a "pre-bent" curve.

In GEAR » Can i make my diy poles by theese alloys?
August 02, 12:30pm

Lighter weight mask
For a lighter weight mask you could look into using the masks they use for CPAP machines. They only cover your nose so you have to train yourself to sleep with your mouth closed. I wouldn't t...

In Philosophy & Technique » Extreme but effective condensation prevention in a bivy or single wall shelter?
August 01, 4:10pm

walk or run
Walk thru bees, run from wasps. BTW, yellow jackets are wasps not bees.

In Philosophy & Technique » To stay as dry as possible, should you walk or run through the rain?
July 28, 12:40pm

Depends on how fast the rain droplets fall...
You need to more forward at the same speed the rain is falling at. But, it really won't make much difference either way...

In Philosophy & Technique » To stay as dry as possible, should you walk or run through the rain?
July 27, 6:08pm

Re: Really?
If you had problems with the new Easton Nano stakes you should read this thread. Easton will replace them.

In GEAR » Need a tougher tent stake
July 27, 3:58pm

His deal with gerber
If it is anything like his deal with gerber I wouldn't trust the quality. Gerber was looking for someone to just put their name on the product without any input. They went to Les Stroud (Suvi...

In GEAR » Bear Grylls / Craghopper Climaplus jacket
July 25, 3:41pm

Re: manufacturing
Did I just "hear" an educated adult say "hella"?!? The world is coming to an end! ;^)

In GEAR » New Easton Nano Stakes
July 24, 5:35pm

my mom
She already had the upper and middle lobes of the right lung removed. Anc0d unfortunately stage 4 is terminal. She also has copd. All things considered she is doing well.

In GEAR » hypoxia meter
July 23, 7:44pm

All Reader Reviews by Larry De La Briandais

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Campsaver.com Retailer
I purchased the Vargo canister stove from them at a GREAT price. They had such a run on sales because of the low price that is was sold out. They left me a personal phone message letting me know tha...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
December 07, 3:07pm