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All Forum Posts by Richard Sullivan

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Re: Guess on a temp rating ??
The equivalent total loft is 3.35 inches which gives this combo bag a rating of exactly 0F or -18C.

In GEAR » Guess on a temp rating ??
April 15, 10:34pm

Re: FS: Granite Gear Packs, ID Tent, assorted bivys , tarps and clothing.
I will take the chair kit.

In Gear Swap » FS: Granite Gear Packs, ID Tent, assorted bivys , tarps and clothing.
April 15, 12:46pm

Re: I think I'm a lot more likely to die in a car wreck
Canada's famous paddler/filmmaker Bill Mason died from liver cancer. He lived outdoors 6 months a year, and seeing him with his extensive Nalgene collection only makes me wonder...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Cooking in Quart ziplocs and BPAs
April 15, 11:01am

Re: Leaching polypro?
Thanks, Dondo, but DARN! Well hopefully it will only make me sleepy as opposed to giving me testicular cancer :grimace: Does anyone know if PE might be safer than PP? I just hate the taste of pl...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Cooking in Quart ziplocs and BPAs
April 15, 12:07am

Re: Cooking With Ziplocs
I think that I am going to start using the Ziploc containers. They are polypropylene which is the purest and most stable plastic in common use. Should have no BPA's and no plasticizers ...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Cooking in Quart ziplocs and BPAs
April 14, 4:16pm

Can't the Gear Swap forum be actively managed?
Can't the Gear Swap forum be actively managed? It would be so much better if inactive listings could be deleted. As it is, I have no idea how far back to browse.

In Gear Swap » Can't the Gear Swap forum be actively managed?
April 13, 3:47pm

Re: Integral Designs Sil Wing vs Gossamer Gear Spinn Twinn
I think I am going to be returning my SilWing. It is only 60" wide at the rear which seems to small for two people. The rear width on the SpinnTwinn is 86" which is much more reasonable. ...

In GEAR » Integral Designs Sil Wing vs Gossamer Gear Spinn Twinn
April 12, 4:06pm

Re: Just got an ACR PLB
Thanks, Greg, I didn't see that one. So the revised FF Plus was fine. And I guess we could assume that the tested ACR prototype is the TerraFix. I will still wait for testing on the 200 ...

In Editor's Roundtable » Personal Locator Beacons & Other Wireless Technologies for Backcountry Travel?
April 09, 8:59pm

Re: Just got an ACR PLB
Yes, it looks like McMurdo's reputation pretty much went down the tubes with that testing. Seems that if I am injured then I have to climb to the top of the nearest mountain to use the FF Plus ...

In Editor's Roundtable » Personal Locator Beacons & Other Wireless Technologies for Backcountry Travel?
April 09, 8:45pm

Salomon Amphibians for wading
I got these Salomon Amphibians for wading, and will possibly glue some synthetic felt on the soles. http://www.salomonsports.com/others/#/footwear/footwear/sandals/sport-amphibian-2 There is ...

In Fishing » Lightweight Waders and Boots
April 09, 8:36pm

All Reader Reviews by Richard Sullivan

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Mountain Equipment Co-op (Canada)
I totally agree with the reviewers above. MEC is now the REI of Canada, but greener I think. You can buy all the heavy gear you want and return it for whatever reason, and most of the profit goes to e...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
February 01, 11:34pm

Big Agnes Insulated Air Core Pad
With 25 reviews already, not much more to say except to add a few comments. Certainly interesting that in terms of the sheer number of reviews and the high average score, this is a very popular produc...

In Sleeping Pads - Inflatable
February 01, 10:56pm

Petzl e+LITE
This light is real beauty. At one ounce even, it's kinda like having a one pound sleeping bag. This is clearly the Western Mountaineering Hilite of headlights. Not perfect, but perfectly good and ...

In Lights - Flashlights & Headlamps
February 01, 9:38pm

Osprey Atmos 50
I'm with you Brett, I always carry some good wine in my Atmos 50, usually a Fetzer Zinfandel. I also carry some single malt scotch in case the temps go lower than my bag rating. Anyway, the Atm...

In Backpacks - Internal Frame
February 01, 9:07pm

Osprey Packs Customer Service
Unfortunately a beach dwelling rodent totally destroyed the top pocket of my Osprey Atmos 50 pack. Boy, was I mad. Later I made peace with him: after all I was camped in his home. Later that year I in...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
February 01, 8:37pm

Big Sky Products Evolution 2P
At 0 lb 0 oz, the Big Sky Evolution is unquestionably the worlds lightest tent. How can they make this tent so light? Simple. They don't use any fabric or notions. Just air and promises. And to make i...

In Shelters - Double Wall Tents
June 28, 9:47pm

Big Sky Products Evolution 2P
At 0 lb 0 oz, the Big Sky Evolution is unquestionably the worlds lightest tent. How can they make this tent so light? Simple. They don't use any fabric or notions. Just air and promises. And to make i...

In Shelters - Double Wall Tents
June 28, 7:46am