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All Forum Posts by Michael Cheifetz

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great custom work
Brian, I second the opinions above - Tom does very good work and the really good part is the customization - so indeed you should think and consult before you go into a project. Example - persona...

In GEAR » Nunatak Bags
December 17, 4:25pm

Take a close look at Terra Nova
Shane, i feel ya! Many of the guys here do tarps, tarptents, bivitarps or bivitarptents with anything betweeen 1-0.4 walls;) Sometimes you just want to be in a double wall tent - and thats that! ...

In GEAR » New ultralight 1 person tents for 2009?
December 16, 12:12am

converting down loft to synthetic loft - how does that work?
I am trying to get to grips with understanding how to guage various insulating materials temp ratings. Of course when the body is working that can be a real issue but i am more concerned about rest...

In GEAR » converting down lof to synthetic loft
December 15, 5:19pm

Food for thought..
Thanks guys! indeed there are quite a few options here. I have also noticed the 3/4 quilts....hmmm (btw nice photo steve- looks real cozy - but thats like a $700 right there!) And i also think i&...

In GEAR » Synthetic Jacket for sleep with Half bag??
December 13, 1:37pm

but how do i figure out the warmth??
Indeed there are many ways to go about this. My main concern with top bag or quilt alone is that some people say it takes more care to control drafts and you cannot sit in them - cause you either h...

In GEAR » Synthetic Jacket for sleep with Half bag??
December 13, 1:23am

Alpkit
i emalied them...wait and see. Any other value options? (the good stuff from Nunatak is just quite expensive for my limited use of this specific system...i Do have a custom Alpinist which i like al...

In GEAR » Synthetic Jacket for sleep with Half bag??
December 12, 6:42am

Synthetic Jacket for sleep with Half bag??
OK - so i'm trying to trim down my weight. I'm somwhat deterred by quilts (drafts, cant sit easily etc) so thinking about a half bag combined with a good jacket (or 2) Since i dont intend ...

In GEAR » Synthetic Jacket for sleep with Half bag??
December 12, 6:23am

other options
I also use the crocs for crosisngs and general use. i am not aware of a much better solution for the crossings. i have been looking into the neopherene surfing booties/liner but not sure if they ar...

In GEAR » Crocs
December 11, 4:52am

Quilt and side sleeping
Mike - intersting indeed.... I have never used a quilt (unless you count sleeping in my bed, spooned with the wife with our down comforter and the AC on in summer...) but my rational is quite the ...

In GEAR » WM Highlite vs. Nunatak Sub-Alpinist
December 10, 3:20pm

garbage bag or Cuben..
Eric, how often will you use that? i guess if you are like me and the answer is not often and you only want this for protecting your bag on multiday cold/wet trips then getting a full blown VB...

In GEAR » Vapor Barrier question
December 10, 1:54pm

All Reader Reviews by Michael Cheifetz

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MLD XP Quilt 21 0z. Climashield
I have older 2009 XP model (as opposed to the Spirit) with 2.5 Osy Climashield. This would correspond to the 48F model he has. I have the wide model + eVent strip at head and footbox. Carftsmenship...

In Sleeping Bags - Quilts & Top Bags
December 20, 8:49am

MLD XP Quilt 21 0z. Climashield
I have older 2009 XP model (as opposed to the Spirit) with 2.5 Osy Climashield. This would correspond to the 48F model he has. I have the wide model + eVent strip at head and footbox. Carftsmenship...

In Sleeping Bags - Quilts & Top Bags
December 20, 8:06am

Ronald Turnbull The Book of the Bivvy. Cicerone: UK 2nd. ed. 2007
Jeremy above is right in many ways - it is indeed more of a quirky idiosyncratic book that mixes poetry, psychology and anecdotal facts about bivy and the scottish highlands. In that light it could sc...

In Books and Media
January 02, 5:50am