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Re: Re: air gap
I will try to explain it a little better. I was on my phone so I was farly brief. There are 3 methods of heat transfer - Convection - heated air moving and escaping and being replaced with ...

In GEAR » Space Blankets- Do You Carry One?
October 16, 12:53pm

air gap
The air gap does not affect radiative heat loss as air essentially has an emissivity of 0 and the emissivity of a material is determined by surface finish and what it is. Air Gaps will general...

In GEAR » Space Blankets- Do You Carry One?
October 15, 6:35pm

mec degree jacket
Mec has a light degree hoodie. It is cut fairly large and is not too poofy. Slighly more loft than a patty down sweater but much warmer. 180 grams of down. Edit: this is not a downtek down ja...

In GEAR » is a Downtek hooded jacket the new insualtion layer?
October 15, 6:05pm

I found the rs2 to be very pitch dependant. Under tree cover I never had any problems. Out in the open, near freezing, near a lake, surrounded by mountains I did get significant condensation but th...

In GEAR » Rainshadow 2 pitching/ advice
October 15, 5:52pm

Re: heel-toe drop on trail runners?
If you have never used zero drop or even 4mm drop low support shoes it will take a good year to build up the leg and foot muscles to the same point they were with the high support shoes. Even then...

In GEAR » heel-toe drop on trail runners?
October 09, 7:58pm

Re: elitist?
I disagree with who buys an arc blast. The zpacks arc blast is really comparabe with the ULA ohm/ohm2 or the mariposa or other lightly framed packs. People who buy these packs generally are lookin...

In GEAR » HipBelt Pockets
October 09, 7:45pm

Re: Tyvek or Laminated "Chemical Coveralls" as VBL???
The Tyvek Coveralls are surprisingly durable and make a great, cheap storm worthy rain suit. You just have to tape the seams and then cut the coat to length and then make chaps out of the pants. ...

In GEAR » Tyvek or Laminated "Chemical Coveralls" as VBL???
October 09, 1:28pm

Re: Bugging Out
If society really went down and your life becomes being in an armed militia fighting for resources against other armed militias in a daily struggle to survive I am not sure if I am interested. I...

In GEAR » Bug Out Bag / Prepper Setup / Survival-based UL kit and philosophy
October 09, 1:02pm

Re: Re: Dream PCT shelter set up
If we are dreaming, A tarp tent notch, 4-6 inches longer, in Cuban. To me its almost the perfect tent layout, for ease of set up, and livability. Being tall it is a little bit short when...

In GEAR » Dream PCT shelter set up
October 06, 5:05pm

mec degree jacket
www.mec.ca/product/5025-759/mec-storm-degree-jacket-mens/?h=10+50089+50020+50122+50021&f=10+50089+50800 It is a little heavy and only 271g of down but it is a longer cut.

In GEAR » Lightest Expedition/Very Cold Weather jacket?
October 01, 4:36pm

All Reader Reviews by Greg F

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Walmart saved my trip. I was packing up the night before I was to leave and went to grab what i thought was a full butane canister and it was empty. It was 10pm and i was leaving at 5 the next morni...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
August 20, 7:27pm

Mont Bell Ultra-Light Spiral Down Hugger #3 Long
I had a chance to test out my new UL Spiral down hugger #3. This is the regular version not the super stretch. It still has the diagonal baffles so it does have a little more give than an average ba...

In Sleeping Bags - Mummy & Other
June 05, 11:33pm