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Re: New EE Quilt - The Convert
What would be the main differences between this and say, the Feathered Friends Flicker which is also a quilt that converts to a bag? length options EE-2, FF-2 EE's spec chart lists 5 lengths...

In GEAR » New EE Quilt - The Convert
September 01, 4:39pm

Re: Enlightened Equipment Sleeping Bag the Convert
All this innovation begs the question ... "Does Tim ever sleep?" I'll stick with using real quilts ... but I suppose I must confess that I was a committed quilt doubter at one time...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Enlightened Equipment Sleeping Bag the Convert
September 01, 3:46pm

Re: Re: reflectix stove base
Jim, you used the double-layer reflectix under the stove? That's what I was thinking -- kind of tamp the snow down a bit to firm it up, then use the reflectix. Yes, photo below. Try to ge...

In GEAR » What size pot for winter?
August 27, 6:11pm

reflectix stove base: What size pot for winter?
I made a double layer reflectix stove base last winter ... taped together at edges with aluminum tape ... all materials left over from insulating heat ducts. Not as rigid as plywood or corrugated ...

In GEAR » What size pot for winter?
August 27, 3:59pm

Re: brainless steam baking
also available from several ebay sellers

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » brainless steam baking
August 25, 9:01am

draw cord location: EE Revelation
Not to be contrarian, but ... I've used quilts about 10 years, MYOG and EE versions and prefer the draw cord in the center. I placed he draw cord well off center on my first MYOG ... for ...

In GEAR » EE Revelation
August 17, 2:58am

next in line?: GooseFeet DownSocks with Over-Booties (size Large)
PM sent in case the previous buyer changes mind.

In Gear Swap » GooseFeet DownSocks with Over-Booties (size Large)
August 09, 4:46pm

Re: While I was gone....
mom and kit go behind the camera and it really sounds like something got the little guy. Brutal out there. Weeeeelllllll, maybe more indifferent then brutal One of the "difficulties"...

In Photography » Got my mountain lion pictures!!! I did it!!
August 04, 12:45pm

Re: Backpacking the Alpstein, Appenzell. June 2015.
Wonderful ... simply wonderful.

In Post-Trip Reports » Backpacking the Alpstein, Appenzell. June 2015.
July 14, 12:43pm

Re: REI long lexan spoon
Oh .... woe is me, woe is me. Frozen by so many choices .... option paralysis ... what to do, what to do? Save me, save me! Time like these it is a good thing there's an REI store within ...

In GEAR » Spoon Comparison
July 10, 11:47am

All Reader Reviews by Jim Colten

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My entry into the world of tarping was with Hernry's orginal squall. Later that year the Cloudburst was introduced. I contacted him about an idea of converting my squall to use an arched front p...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
December 30, 11:04am
1) good products 2) friendly and useful help before ans after sale 3) great customer service I'd rate Thru-Hiker a 6 if that was an option

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
December 01, 8:10am

Minibull Designs Pocket Puck
Hector, I had similar experience .... but only the first time I lit it. Since then I've been giving the pocket puck about 15-30 seconds more warmup time and it has always stayed lit. There is a...

In Stoves - Alcohol
October 16, 6:04am