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Tent guylines?
Ok The mid panel guylines just go straight out (at 90 degree to the fabric) the two on the front pole I would guy them out following the same line as the pole (looks somewhat familiar...)

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Tent guylines?
May 11, 1:46am

Gentrified?
But beyond the whole REI thing I have been thinking for the last few weeks about where this site has been going the last 8 years I have been on. My wife last year bought a Toyota Corolla. It&...

In GEAR » Gentrified?
May 10, 10:27pm

14 oz. 2-person cuben bivy tent for under $200?
Matt, I suggest you make a full scale model just using some string, two poles ans some stakes. or just some masking tape on a wall. Insert your mat and sleeping bag and see how it will fit. 104...

In Make Your Own Gear » 14 oz. 2-person cuben bivy tent for under $200?
May 10, 5:30pm

Tent guylines?
BTW, the angle you set the guylines also does make the difference and that does change also with tent design. If you tell us what tent you are using maybe we can help.

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Tent guylines?
May 10, 2:58am

is the sony rx100 worth it?
Great photos Jennifer ! Proves that the RX III can do the job.

In Photography » is the sony rx100 worth it?
May 08, 8:32pm

14 oz. 2-person cuben bivy tent for under $200?
Maybe if you make a 3d paper model it will be easier to understand. (I did not get it either...)

In Make Your Own Gear » 14 oz. 2-person cuben bivy tent for under $200?
May 08, 8:28pm

single vs double wall tent confusion
Good point... Temporary amnesia since I have seam sealed several of those tents... Some of those 2 pole freestanding tent do have a mesh door but are mostly targeted for alpine/winter conditions...

In GEAR » single vs double wall tent confusion
May 08, 5:56pm

Pack Lids as fanny packs
BTW, fanny in the UK is not the bum...., so Fat Fanny is not an expression to be used there.

In Multiple Use Gear » Pack Lids as fanny packs
May 08, 12:32am

single vs double wall tent confusion
With the traditional single wall tents, say the typical freestanding mountaineering tents like the Bibler, when you open the door bugs get in. That is why at Tarptent we call our non double-wall t...

In GEAR » single vs double wall tent confusion
May 07, 4:48pm

Gentrified?
At Backpackers (the forum) someone commented that I must be filthy rich because of some gear item I have (can't remember what...) So I replied that I was fully employed, have no children, don&...

In GEAR » Gentrified?
May 07, 4:02pm

All Reader Reviews by Franco Darioli

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Tarptent Contrail
My rating is based on what this shelter was designed for, and not to be understood as part of the "best tent ever, for anybody ,anywhere" award. Most of the good points have already been co...

In Shelters - Single Wall Tents
November 07, 4:48pm