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Re: Re: Re: One size fits all
I think this is a reading comprehension issue. The yoke slides up and down to fit a wide variety of torso sizes and is not fixed. In other words, it is fully adjustable up and down, increasin...

In GEAR » Six Moon Design Fusion Pack now on website
April 02, 2:42pm

Re: Granite Gear Nimbus Core
It is a little over 3.5 lbs, but it also has a far more robust suspension that the GG Blaze. It shares the same suspension as the previous Nimbus Meridian which is intended to carry much higher lo...

In GEAR » Granite Gear Nimbus Core with Bearikade Expedition
April 02, 2:26pm

Re: One size fits all
"One size to fit all ? Tried quite a lot, but not a good idea imho." No, it has an adjustable torso from 15 to 22". There are two yokes with different shoudler strap (padded port...

In GEAR » Six Moon Design Fusion Pack now on website
April 02, 1:13pm

Re: trekking pole straps usage.....yes or no
Forearm fatigue? I would suggest not using the straps to build up the endurance of the forearm muscles, thereby not requiring artificial assistance for weak forearms. Maybe we should use rol...

In Philosophy & Technique » How to use your trekking pole strap
April 02, 10:25am

Re: Re: re: no straps for me
I would also argue that should you catch the pole tip between two large rocks while falling to the ground, a strap prevents you from releasing the pole, possibly causing a wrist sprain or breakage....

In Philosophy & Technique » How to use your trekking pole strap
April 02, 9:32am

Re: Re: Re: Re: How to use your trekking pole strap
Yup - I am a cutter. Could not stand the straps. BD Alpine Cork poles.

In Philosophy & Technique » How to use your trekking pole strap
April 01, 10:34pm

Re: Anybody willing to make me a pack with a frame?
3 years of using a first edition Porter and there have been zero quality issues. Zero. The fabric is bomber in 50d and I suspect overkill in the 150d black. And I do not baby my gear.

In Make Your Own Gear » Anybody willing to make me a pack with a frame?
April 01, 9:42pm

Re: "Should I Buy A Hexamid Solo?"
"I think that the design will allow gusts to enter and turn the tent into a sail. But the majority of owners don't complain about this." Possibly to prevent post purchase dissonance.

In GEAR » Should I Buy A Hexamid Solo?
April 01, 12:08pm

Re: Bearpaw Wildnerness
Any issue with over spec'd weight? I ordered two items and both were 20% over. He would not permit them to be returned, either.

In GEAR » OookWorks - caution advised
April 01, 12:06pm

Re: Torso Length
Gotcha - sweet looking pack. Of course, I need another pack like I need another hole in the head....

In Gear Swap » F.S. Customized Zimmerbuilt Pack
March 31, 8:50pm

All Reader Reviews by Dave U

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Lightweight Backpacking and Camping by Ryan Jordan et al.
NM

In Books and Media
August 27, 1:10pm

Ronald Turnbull The Book of the Bivvy. Cicerone: UK 2nd. ed. 2007
NM

In Books and Media
August 27, 1:06pm

Integral Designs eVent Overbag
NM

In Shelters - Bivy Sacks
March 13, 11:26pm

GoLite Jam2
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In Backpacks - Frameless
March 13, 11:22pm

TarpTent
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In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
March 13, 11:20pm

Mountain Laurel Designs
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In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
March 13, 11:17pm

Integral Designs Event Unishelter
nm

In Shelters - Bivy Sacks
November 06, 10:23pm

Integral Design Hot Socks
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In Clothing - Insulating - Synthetic (Polarguard, Primaloft, etc.)
November 06, 10:16pm

Integral Designs Pertex Windshirt
nm

In Clothing - Wind & Soft Shell
November 05, 8:16am

C and C Outdoors
Tough company to deal with. Most of their stock they drop ship direct from the manufacturer so although you may see something and put it in your cart and order it, it will not be currently available....

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
August 18, 10:01am