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All Forum Posts by Dan Durston

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Re: Re: Bump
"The price is maybe too low- should I raise it? Its a nice newer 4 lbs tent. I seem to be missing most of the viewers before it get pushed down the page by all the activity on the forums."...

In Gear Swap » FS- MSR Zoid 2
November 06, 11:38pm

Gear Swap
"Dan there has been over 500 posts since I posted this- 2 days ago" Not in the gear swap forum...

In Gear Swap » FS- MSR Zoid 2
November 06, 11:31pm

There should be a rule that if you're going to bump your own FS thread, it should be accompanied by at least a small price drop....especially if you feel compelled to bump it merely 7 hours aft...

In Gear Swap » FS- MSR Zoid 2
November 06, 11:27pm

Re: Re: Baselayer
"I don't want to put you on the spot, but your working for HH and being particularly enthusiastic about them makes me a little bit doubtful about your impartiality." I like to thin...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Polyester-Merino Wool Baselayer Idea
November 06, 10:31pm

Classic vids. I just love the pitch:

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Pretty funny..
November 06, 9:13pm

Sale Pending
Sale pending

In Gear Swap » FS: NeoAir Regular - $110
November 06, 7:07pm

Re: Re: Baselayer
"Polypro is the future" - Dan "Polypro is one of the oldest synthetic base fabrics...It stinks to high heaven!" - Miguel "I agree, polypro is stinker" - Mykka M...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Polyester-Merino Wool Baselayer Idea
November 06, 7:03pm

Price Drop
Price drop to $100 shipped or trade for NeoAir small.

In Gear Swap » FS: NeoAir Regular - $110
November 06, 6:41pm

Jam Mods
On the 2009 Jam (26oz) here's what you can do: 1) Remove the hydration bladder sleeve by turning the pack inside out, cutting a few stitches and the side seams will just unravel. You need to...

In GEAR » Stripping down a Jam
November 06, 10:45am

5-6oz of down is going to make for a very toasty jkt.

In GEAR » Lands End Down Jacket 14oz.?????
November 05, 11:17pm

All Reader Reviews by Dan Durston

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Mountain Laurel Designs Cuben DuoMid
The DuoMid is the best shelter for solo hikers. Don't be misled by the "Duo" in its name - you could cram two hikers in here but it's poorly suited for that (ie. no vestibule space, ...

In Shelters - Tarps & Floorless
September 22, 1:56pm

Evernew 300ml Dbl Wall Mug (ECA354)
I like the idea of a robust, double wall titanium mug that may be a bit heavier...

In Cookware - Titanium
September 22, 11:01am

Montane Minimus DT Pant
These pants are a very niche product. They're light (4.25oz Med) but the Pertex Shield+ m...

In Clothing - Raingear
September 22, 10:31am

Spark-Lite Fire Starter (Survival Gear - BPL Gear Shop)
I have this kit and the FireLite Mini kit. This sparker is a bit lighter than the FireLite Mini but I don't trust this sparker 100% like I do the FireLite. This sparker doesn't work well wh...

In First Aid and Survival Gear & Accessories
October 28, 11:21pm

BPL FireLite Firestarter
I love this FireLite Mini. It's the only thing that I 100% trust to start a fire. With a mini Bic you can run out of gas, be at too high of an altitude, get it wet or get it oily. Matches can ...

In First Aid and Survival Gear & Accessories
October 28, 11:19pm

Hyperlight Mtn Gear Echo I
I wasn't sure where to put this review as the Echo I can be used as either a tarp or a double wall tent. OVERVIEW I've given the Echo I 4 stars because it's quality construction...

In Shelters - Tarps & Floorless
October 16, 4:15pm

Golite 2006 Reed Pants
I've got the original Reed pants (4oz in a size medium) and they are prefect rain pants for UL hiking. They've been adequately durable, totally waterproof and light. I don't want ankle zip...

In Clothing - Raingear
October 15, 10:27pm

Marmot Essence
Marmot has made a number of changes to this jacket over the years so criticisms of the earlier models are no longer relevant. My Essence is the 2009 model which has all waterproof zippers and it h...

In Clothing - Raingear
October 15, 10:22pm

Baladeo 22 Grams Knife
This knife is a brilliant design. Every part of it is functional and the result is a lot of knife for just 22g (or 24.3g as mine as actually weighs). When I opened the (very nice) box and first played...

In Miscellaneous Products
October 03, 6:10pm

Nite ize S-Biner
After using another small biner that failed due to a poor design, I switched the Nite Ize Size 1 biner for bear bagging this summer. I use one of these to clip to my 1.4mm spectra cord to my food sack...

In Miscellaneous Products
October 03, 5:56pm