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Re: Tent Tech
Somehow, this just looks like it would be a "dripless" entry. I must be missing something...

In GEAR » Tent Tech
April 21, 5:45pm

Tarptent Moment
I want a Tarptent Moment that will fit two 20" full length pads. And I'd be happy enough with the single wall version. This would then make a great single person tent and a great two per...

In GEAR » Tent Tech
April 21, 4:21pm

Microburst
I also love mine. When I first used it I thought it was taking way to long to fill my BA IAC. I didn't remember it taking that long at home and was concerned that the altitude was affecting i...

In GEAR » The lost "jet engine" ground pad inflator?
April 19, 6:22pm

Thanks
Thanks for the ideas. My first thought of a pillow to try is something like this: http://www.campmor.com/klymit-pillow-x.shtml?source=CI&ci_sku=98136&ci_gpa=pla&ci_kw= But with a...

In Make Your Own Gear » What valve, where to purchase and how to attach for a pillow
April 18, 5:27pm

What valve, where to purchase and how to attach for a pillow
I am going to attempt to make my own pillow so I can see what will really work for me without having to buy pillows until I stumble on what works. I am going to use "seal-a-meal" bags to...

In Make Your Own Gear » What valve, where to purchase and how to attach for a pillow
April 17, 5:09pm

Re: Alternate Framesheet Questions
"If the vertical stiffness is the important one, then simply adding one or two flat aluminum stays, oriented vertically, to the existing framesheet, might stiffen the Crown VC for heavier load...

In GEAR » Granite Gear Crown V.C. 60 Arrived!
April 03, 12:36pm

URSACK
Considering what I have read here (no personal experiences with the areas you mentioned) I would probably use a bear canister, based on my personal risk assessment. If you are certain that you wil...

In Philosophy & Technique » Sleeping Wth Your Food in Black Bear Country
April 02, 9:16pm

Re: Re: Re: hole..
I poke a pin hold in each bag, but that is mostly so I can compress them in the bear can.

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Bear can misery
April 02, 3:56pm

Re: Permission weight
This falls in the category of permission weight: as in "Honey I'll carry this useless tracking device to make you feel reassured nothing will happen to me if you let me got on this backpac...

In GEAR » Whats the point of Spot Gen 3? Same weight after batteries?
March 31, 11:21am

Re: XXL Sleeve Length
I measured the sleeve lenght and the underside seam is 20 1.2 inches. For comparison my dress shirt labeled 15 1/5 33/34 the underside seam is 21 inches. This is for the green one.

In GEAR » "Faux-dini": 2.3 oz. Windshirt, <$15 - Initial Review and Sourcing
March 29, 4:45pm

All Reader Reviews by Larry De La Briandais

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Campsaver.com Retailer
I purchased the Vargo canister stove from them at a GREAT price. They had such a run on sales because of the low price that is was sold out. They left me a personal phone message letting me know tha...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
December 07, 3:07pm