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All Forum Posts by Franco Darioli

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Alcohol fuel - ethanol
Well it can't be pure Ethanol otherwise it would be taxed as such ( called Intoxicant Excise Duty in the UK). A quick search revealed this composition : Ethanol >50%, Propanol 1-5%, Butan...

In GEAR » Alcohol fuel - ethanol
July 11, 4:59pm

Tarptent Thread
Todd, If you have set it up taut once you then know that it can be done. Three major reason for a non optimal set up are : 1) ends too far apart 2) poles not perpendicular to the ground 3) pol...

In GEAR » Tarptent Thread
July 06, 4:53pm

ideas on alternate ways for quick and easy inflation of air matress please
I am guessing you tape inside and outside of the plastic bag in the same area then you cut a round hole and mark it. Yeah? Yes Tape is to stop plastic tearing at the hole? Yes

In GEAR » ideas on alternate ways for quick and easy inflation of air matrass please
July 06, 4:26pm

Tarptent Thread
Regarding Tipi's photos, from top to bottom : Rainbow Contrail Squall 2 Cloudburst 2 and a very badly set up Contrail* (if your TT shelter set up looks somewhat like that, please contact ...

In GEAR » Tarptent Thread
July 06, 2:35am

ideas on alternate ways for quick and easy inflation of air matress please
I have an Instaflator. Less fuss than "my" rubber band/trash bag version but a bit of a pain ,in some areas, to buy.

In GEAR » ideas on alternate ways for quick and easy inflation of air matrass please
July 05, 8:38pm

"ideas on alternate ways for quick and easy inflation of air matrass please
Here you are. A plastic bag and a rubber band : No cost inflation bag sorry about taking 6 minutes for the demo, takes a lot less to do it.

In GEAR » ideas on alternate ways for quick and easy inflation of air matrass please
July 05, 4:46pm

Why few freestanding Cuben Tents?
Ben, Easton have the SI2 with internal sleeves now, the one above was the early version. The Terra Nova models are the Voyager Ultra (already mentioned) the other is the Solar Ultra 2 (TN also m...

In GEAR » Why few freestanding Cuben Tents?
July 03, 9:11pm

Tarptent Thread
I see.. Still, if after a few years you find a problem with your tent most likely it wasn't a manufacturing fault. BTW, regarding the Enan /Moment similarities I meant that both have the tape...

In GEAR » Tarptent Thread
July 03, 8:47pm

Why few freestanding Cuben Tents?
"KC wrote that there are only two cuben freestanding tent makers. I believe Big Sky is one. Which is the other?" Alex , a few posts above, posted a photo of 5 different "freestandin...

In GEAR » Why few freestanding Cuben Tents?
July 03, 8:32pm

Tarptent Thread
The Enan is closer in design to the Moment than it is to the Akto but as for brand longevity what difference does it make to a tent you buy now ?

In GEAR » Tarptent Thread
July 03, 8:24pm

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