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Re: follow up
> He was able to adjust the sleeves where the poles insert so they no longer slip out while setting up. Just FYI, the CB3 pole sleeve straps are now manufactured that way with the strap comin...

In GEAR » CB3/Cloudburst 3 Initial impressions
July 16, 8:11am

Re: Poles
> As far as "following the money", well, it doesn't make much sense considering Hilleberg charges $600 or $800 for their tents and still uses DAC poles. Are we being duped? The...

In GEAR » Cracked alloy tent pole - what to do?
June 11, 9:32am

Re: Re: Cracked alloy tent pole - what to do?
"The DAC poles are clearly lighter than Easton, but at a cost of durability (IMHO)." They're cheaper and sourced in Asia closer to where most tents are made. Follow the money... ...

In GEAR » Cracked alloy tent pole - what to do?
June 10, 10:52pm

Re: shelters
> Two Hexamid twins, would weigh 34.6 oz with the cuben groundsheets. Not including stakes. Add some stakes and then empty the wallet... 2 x ( $350 [Hexamid twin] + $120 [cuben groundshee...

In GEAR » Lightest 3 person shelter for two adults and a child?
May 26, 10:42am

Re: re:
> When will the poles be available to buy separately from the shelters? Troy, I'm sending you order links for the Moment carbon poles. -H

In GEAR » Tarptent Double Rainbow Carbon or Al pole?
May 21, 1:20pm

Re: Tarptent Double Rainbow Carbon or Al pole?
The carbon pole option is a recent addition. We're now offering Easton 6.3 carbon poles for the Rainbow/Double Rainbow and Moment DW. The carbon pole saves 2 ounces and no one can feel the dif...

In GEAR » Tarptent Double Rainbow Carbon or Al pole?
May 21, 8:54am

Re: Cinching up the fly at the foot
".. you'll need to guy it out... aside from the door, four corners, the sides, and the rear. 8 total stakes" According to the manufacturer and to Backpacker, the Imogene 2 is "...

In GEAR » New 2013 Golite Gear
May 14, 10:16am

Re: Arrrrghh...
> Any chance of a "long" version of this for us taller folk? How tall are you? Unless you are a 7-footer, long really shouldn't be an issue for sleeping length. The floor length...

In GEAR » CB3/Cloudburst 3 Initial impressions
May 09, 12:37pm

Re: Weight for extra pole ?
Same as the other two: about 5 /12 ounces. -H'

In GEAR » CB3/Cloudburst 3 Initial impressions
May 09, 7:05am

Re: Re: tarptent notch?
> Are there any plans to offer the Notch fly as a separate item, as Henry has recently done with the Stratospires? You are welcome to email us a request and I can send you a order link. -H

In GEAR » tarptent notch?
May 07, 2:10pm

All Reader Reviews by Henry Shires

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I have never done this before but in this case I feel that we need to respond publicly to Demetri's complaint. Here is a copy of the letter we sent him today and a link to photos of the destroyed...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
March 11, 3:54pm