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Re: Re: SuperUltraLight Backpacks REVIEW SUMMARY
30 L is about as small as I can go for a two or three day trip. I've adopted a bit of a different viewpoint on my pack sizing .... My summer Bag takes up about 8 L, my Clothes take up about...

In Editor's Roundtable » SuperUltraLight Backpacks REVIEW SUMMARY
August 03, 1:01pm

Re: Re: seychelle vs sawyer vs hiker
I just recieved my Sawyer inline filter ... ordered from Just Drink ... It weighed in right at 2oz .... my 2 L platy Hoser with the filter in line is right at 5.5 oz. The flow rate is excell...

In GEAR » Sawyer SP120 inline filter
August 03, 11:32am

Looks good
What a great idea for a grill Bill ... Another innovation !

In Make Your Own Gear » Wood/Xtreme Stove - Multi-Fuel
July 12, 8:15pm

That's really great of you Ron! I've looked everywhere for that mesh to no avail .. By the way: When can we expect the new line of packs to be up on your website?

In Make Your Own Gear » Homemade Prophet Type Pack
July 12, 8:13pm

Re: Re: Pictures of the "I wish I were real Prophet packs"
No design template or pattern ... I just winged it as I went. e-mail me at if you want other details.

In Make Your Own Gear » Homemade Prophet Type Pack
July 11, 10:02am

Pictures of the "I wish I were real Prophet packs"
Ron's grab bag enabled me to make a version of the 30L ... The 20L weighs in at about 4 oz with cheap $1 a yard nylon. The 30L weighs in at about 4.5 oz with Ron's grab bag material. I lo...

In Make Your Own Gear » Homemade Prophet Type Pack
July 11, 7:59am

Recieved grab bag today!
Thanks Ron! The huge grab bag of material and odds and ends will keep me in DYI heaven for some time! Go Mountain Laurel Designs!

In Make Your Own Gear » Homemade Prophet Type Pack
June 30, 4:42pm

Re: Panel Loader Theory and Ideas
I love my Nimbus Lattitude panel loader ... so much so, in fact, that I don't mind the weight penalty of half a pound for the convienence. I have a G pack as well and would much prefer the panel...

In GEAR » Panel Loader Theory and Ideas
June 29, 11:41am

Re: Insulmat Max-Thermo with GG Mariposa
How do you fold it?

In GEAR » InsulMat Max Tropics
June 28, 1:31pm

Re: Re: Homemade Prophet Type Pack
DYI can't possibly match one of your designs, Ron ... You make some great stuff! By the way ... any thoughts on a XXL Devotion bag for us guys with wide shoulders? (there are at least a few ...

In Make Your Own Gear » Homemade Prophet Type Pack
June 27, 10:56am

All Reader Reviews by mark henley

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Snow Peak 600
This cup is big enough to cook in for a solo person, a huge cup of java, or it's great for just boiling water. I use a piece of simple foil for a lid and it works amazingly well on a Snowpeak Giga...

In Cookware - Titanium
February 22, 8:34am

Thru-hiker Liberty Ridge Shell
I have made a few sewing projects, several quilts, and about a zillion stuff sacks, but this was the first time I attempted a piece of clothing. The pattern that AYCE provides is very well thought ...

In Clothing - Wind & Soft Shell
February 22, 8:29am

White Box Alcohol Stove
This little stove ROCKS! I'm in agreement that it needs a primer pan, but other than that, I actually melted my windscreen when it got too close to the cup. It's like firing up a blowto...

In Stoves - Alcohol
February 22, 8:23am

Muscle Milk Cookies and Cream
For years I've heard hikers talk about carrying a protein suplement along on trips to ensure that they don't sacrifice muscle while hiking. Most people who have ever tried a protein powdere...

In Foods - Energy Bars, Gels, and Drinks
February 21, 2:51pm

Pacific Outdoor Products Insul Mat Max-Thermo
15 ounces of pure, 2.5 inch thick, heavenly sleeping bliss. I have a Max Compact, several thermarests, a Full length Max thermo, and several types of closed cell pads in my gear closet. This is withou...

In Sleeping Pads - Inflatable
February 21, 2:41pm

Gregory G pack
I bought two of these packs, one for myself and one for my wife. After two years of use the packs have held up well, but we have both found that the load rating is VERY optimistic ... The pack beco...

In Backpacks - Internal Frame
January 03, 2:27pm

Montbell Super Stretch Down Hugger #3
I've been backpacking seriously for about 4 years now, not including my Scouting days of yesteryear. This is my first Down bag as I've always used synthetics in the past. I've used the bag...

In Sleeping Bags - Mummy & Other
January 03, 2:21pm

Sawyer In-Line Filter
This Filter weighs in at 2 oz and once installed it has a very small impact on flow rate from the hydration tube/bite valve. I'm using it in conjunction with a Platypus hydration setup and you get...

In Hydration - Water Treatment
January 03, 2:12pm

Ray Way quilt one person - standard
Fantastic instructions ... I had never used a sewing machine before. I ordered the Ray Way stow bag kit and made it as my first project. The Quilt was a great second project. The instructions were ...

In Sleeping Bags - Quilts & Top Bags
January 04, 3:09pm