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Re: FS Down Quilt Kit
If you're willing to sell the extra M90 mr by itself let me know, I need some for a bivy project... Either way, bump for a good kit!

In Gear Swap » Down Quilt Kit
June 08, 8:48pm

just a thought...
If you're not sure where you'll be doing your backpacking, it will be difficult not only to select an insulation type, but also a temperature rating. If you're looking to hike in the A...

In GEAR » Down vs. synthetic sleeping bag
June 08, 8:02pm

Not sure M50 is really necessary, my summer quilt with around 7-7.25 oz of down, made with DWR ripstop from OWF (same specs as M90) weighs a little over 14 oz, and is made to fit me at 5' 10&qu...

In GEAR » Quote for custom quilt
June 06, 9:04pm

china mfg
Perhaps this is why the siltarp I bought a few months back was less waterproof than a piece of momentum DWR. It was promptly returned. Misting is one thing, leaking like a sieve over its entire...

In GEAR » Integral Designs Gear now made in...China
May 26, 6:18pm

FWIW, I wouldn't use ANY detergent or soap other than one specifically formulated to cleanse down. Revivex makes such a product, Nikwax makes one as well, they can generally be found at most b...

In GEAR » Wm Summerlite cold spots
May 25, 6:36pm

12 people
2 slow heavy pump filters between 12 people reeks of slow days and annoyingly long stops to me, but maybe that's just the inevitable nature of big masses of people hiking together...something I...

In GEAR » Water Filter
May 25, 6:30pm

Re: Re: New Balance MT101 vs MT 10
I agree with the above. I will add as well, that the MT10 fit me best in a 10, and the MT101 in a 10.5, so you might give the 101s another shot in a larger size. I don't really think I'...

In GEAR » New Balance MT101 vs MT 10
May 25, 6:20pm

vulture circling
Michael, Are you keeping your old Tigoat bivy around, or looking for a new home for it?

In GEAR » Pinon/Bristlecone Katabatic Bivy fits 2.5" Pad and WM Antelope?
May 22, 7:00pm

we really need to get you a period button, these posts are mind numbing to read...I generally give up after 1 or 2 lines.

In GEAR » What quilt ?
May 22, 4:39pm

Campsaver has, in my experience and from what others have said, a very liberal return policy, and in this case would definitely take care of you. You might even call their customer service and see...

In GEAR » New Montbell UL Down Inner Jacket with a little hole in it. What should I do?
May 22, 11:59am

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e-OMC (Oregon Mountain Community) Customer Service
Bought a pair of shoes from them (Montrail Mountain Masochists) and got them quickly, as advertised, for a good price. Ordered an Integral Designs Siltarp which leaked terribly out of the box (not ...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
March 26, 1:32pm