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All Forum Posts by ROBERT TANGEN

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Igloo
Re Will's: "Also, it would not support very much snow." Very true for a flat tarp. On Denali they use pyramid tarps for better snow shedding. However, they don't really trust them, since they sleep...

In Editor's Roundtable » Grand Shelters Icebox Igloo Building Tool REVIEW
December 01, 5:53pm

Half an igloo?
I wonder how well this machine would build half an igloo, no dome, with an UL tarp strung a foot above the top of the "snow fort"? A bit like the cook tents often used on Denali. This would breathe...

In Editor's Roundtable » Grand Shelters Icebox Igloo Building Tool REVIEW
December 01, 10:12am

Re: Stink
My Daddy used to say, "Clean mind, clean body, choose one!" I chose a clean mind.

In GEAR » Going Wool? share your knowledge
November 30, 8:40pm

Re: Forum profile
The novel "Catch 22"? Don't besmirch that masterpiece by mentioning my name in the same sentence. You're thinking of the porno flick, "Snatch 22."

In Website & Forum Admin/Support » Forum Profile
November 30, 8:48am

Re: Forum Profile
Are you saying I'm funny? Funny how, funny in the head? Funny like one big walking joke? Funny like a mobster in the movie "Good Fellas"?

In Website & Forum Admin/Support » Forum Profile
November 29, 10:11pm

WARNING
Beware of forged BPL Trading Cards! I've detected 4 already, on the "WM Megalite" thread for 11-29-2006. In order to guarantee the integrity of the partially born True Cards, it will probably be ne...

In Website & Forum Admin/Support » Forum Profile
November 29, 2:19pm

Re: Rankings
For incentives, personally I would like trading cards with pictures of various Avatars: "I'll trade you 3 PJs and 2 Verbers for 5 Fornshells."

In Website & Forum Admin/Support » Forum Profile
November 28, 8:14pm

Re: X-static
PJ: As you know, acupuncture points (also called "acupoints or tsubo") are locations on the body that are distributed along the meridians as well as numerous other "extra points" that are not assoc...

In Chaff » X-static and nanotechnology
November 25, 7:41pm

Re: Light pants
If you can't find the pants you like among the usual commercial sources, you might consider this odd-ball source: I found a silver-colored pair of jogging pants at K-Mart or WalMart with a lining. ...

In GEAR » Lightest, most breathable pants?
November 24, 9:48pm

Osama is SUL
The CIA and I learned on Thanksgiving Day, 2006, that the reason we can’t find Osama is that he has been using SUL gear for years: - Staff is a hollow titanium tube containing: - GG Polycryo Gr...

In Chaff » Osama is SUL
November 24, 8:17am

All Reader Reviews by ROBERT TANGEN

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Zpacks Arc Blast 60 liter
I received my Zpacks Arc Blast, the large 60 liter, 17.0 oz. size for winter loads, and love it. If you are worried about getting poked, don’t worry, the stays terminate at the bottom end BEHIND the ...

In Backpacks - External Frame
September 13, 6:24pm

Rab Boreas extremely thin soft shell
1. David Chenault: “I'm a huge fan. It's been a great layer for BC skiing thus far. I expect it to be fairly bug proof too.” 2. Noted mountain climber Nils Nielsen: “The last month I’ve be...

In Clothing - Wind & Soft Shell
March 06, 3:44pm

WalMart / "Starter" compression shorts
(Others have written that they like these, and I agree.) The WalMart / “Starter” compression shorts are: 1. Long enough to prevent abrasion, even if you have massively muscled, Greek God-like thighs...

In Clothing - Baselayer & Fleece - SYNTHETIC
May 02, 1:12pm

MLD 2009 Revelation
Five Stars! I love the new 2009 Revelation from Mountain Laurel Designs! I haven’t wrung it out like Ryan Jordan did for the pack he recently reviewed, so I don’t have his detailed data base, but th...

In Backpacks - Frameless
May 21, 6:12pm