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All Forum Posts by Richard Scruggs

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Re: Help finding specific flat tarp size
Oware makes a flat tarp that is 8' 10" square, with plenty of tie-outs. Here's a link to Oware's website page describing that tarp, which also contains another link to an owner...

In GEAR » Help finding specific flat tarp size
January 03, 12:19am

Re: temporary shelter for day hiking in PNW
I've never used a bothy, but I've researched them -- here are some reviews, mostly covering (pun alert) the Terra Nova bothies: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EHmfxOBB3Ug http://...

In GEAR » temporary shelter for day hiking in PNW
December 17, 8:07pm

Re: Tarp Camping Techniques for Inclement Conditions
Excellent article bringing the evolution of Ryan's tarp experience up-to-date. Appreciate it very much, but have found the following "problem" paragraph (from the section on rigging ...

In Editor's Roundtable » Tarp Camping Techniques for Inclement Conditions
December 08, 10:34pm

Re: Best UL 2 person Shelter
Big Sky Evolution 2P (website below) appears to meet your specs -- 1. holds 2 people up to 6' 6" (see diagram linked at website below) 2. 3-season use 3. double-wall shelter 4....

In GEAR » Best UL 2 person Shelter
December 08, 5:50pm

Re: BPL Cocoon Vest comments sought
The 52" chest for size medium in the Cocoon may be designed that "huge" with the expectation that the Cocoon will be worn over other clothes (e.g., a base layer and a shirt). So the...

In GEAR » BPL Cocoon Vest comments sought
December 01, 11:51pm

Re: BPL Cocoon Vest comments sought
Here's the link for BPL Cocoon sizing charts -- http://www.backpackinglight.com/cgi-bin/backpackinglight/cocoon_sizing_chart.html I usually get size XL in shirts and jackets, and...

In GEAR » BPL Cocoon Vest comments sought
December 01, 6:20pm

Re: Tarp for car camping
Re these requirements of "suspended above our gear for ventilation to keep it cooler. Can be pitched very low on the northern side as well as reasonably low on the eastern and western sides to...

In GEAR » Tarp for car camping
December 01, 1:28pm

Re: Quilt, Sleeping Bag, Loft-I have questions
I'm not an expert, and have no experience with the bags and quilts you describe, but here are my thoughts after checking websites for some of the bags/quilts you describe, and also based on my ...

In GEAR » Quilt, Sleeping Bag, Loft-I have questions
November 12, 6:32pm

Patagonia Time Lapse Video
Came across this time lapse video while searching something else. Spectacular!!! http://vimeo.com/21081887

In Photography » Patagonia Time Lapse Video
November 11, 4:24pm

Re: Cleaning the Sawyer Inline Filter
The Sawyer website recommends "sanitizing" the filter before storing it -- "Q. If I backwash it, will the bacteria in the city water grow in the filter? "A. We recommend s...

In GEAR » Cleaning the Sawyer Inline Filter
November 11, 3:49pm

All Reader Reviews by Richard Scruggs

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Aloksak O.P 12.5 x 20"
They do last a looooooooooooong time when used as a map case, though. JRS

In Miscellaneous Products
August 29, 2:18pm

Base Designs 1000ml Titanium Pot
Just received one of the 1000 ml Base Designs titanium pots from ProLite. At $19 plus shipping (and shipping is free within USA if order exceeds $50), this pot appears to be a bargain for what appear...

In Cookware - Titanium
March 07, 10:50pm

Backcountrygear.com
Have had many, many on-line orders at Backcountry Gear over several years, and experienced only a single error in all those transactions when they sent the wrong color of an item. As it turned out, I...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
March 03, 1:52pm

National Geographic TOPO! Outdoor Recreation Mapping Software - California
Several years ago, I purchased mapping software for a few of the "regional" areas produced by National Geographic. For example, the software included the North Cascades on one disk, the Sout...

In Navigation Gear & Accessories
February 06, 5:38pm