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Re: "How can two Bags of 10oz. 800 fill wieght- "But" one, all on top... both be rated the same???"
"But keep in mind that the weight of both bags are about the same and so is the fill weight. If the material weight of the bags is not much different then I doubt that the volume would be.&quo...

In GEAR » How can two Bags of 10oz. 800 fill wieght- "But" one, all on top... both be rated the same???
March 09, 6:50pm

Re: How can two Bags of 10oz. 800 fill wieght- "But" one, all on top... both be rated the same???
when you say "similar specs", were you only looking at the specs you listed? Because the obvious difference I'd look for is their size -- length, girth. BA bags are typically pretty...

In GEAR » How can two Bags of 10oz. 800 fill wieght- "But" one, all on top... both be rated the same???
March 09, 11:35am

Re: Backpacking stores
I currently have a women-specific pack as well as a "unisex" one (which, by default, usually means "men's".) Chris from ULA sent me pictures but the S-straps look a lot cur...

In GEAR » "J" vs "S" straps on ULA packs
March 04, 11:47am

"J" vs "S" straps on ULA packs
I'm about to buy a ULA Ohm but can't decide whether the "J" straps or the "S" straps would fit better. I realize that I could order both and return one but thought I...

In GEAR » "J" vs "S" straps on ULA packs
March 04, 11:25am

Thanks
Thanks for the feedback. Ordered some swatches!

In Make Your Own Gear » Down quilt material questions
February 08, 4:15pm

Re: Re: Down quilt material questions
>> It can't just be basic ripstop nylon, it must be calendared. OK. I've been buying fabrics from OWFI, Seattle Fabrics, Quest, etc. and all of their "1.1 oz ripstop nylon&quo...

In Make Your Own Gear » Down quilt material questions
February 07, 11:46am

Down quilt material questions
I'm looking to make my first down quilt. I'm trying to understand what all my options are for fabrics. This will be a summer quilt for moderate conditions. I'm thinking your basic 1....

In Make Your Own Gear » Down quilt material questions
February 07, 10:43am

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Your tarp walls looks really steeply pitched. Try going a little lower and wider -- then the tension will be more evenly distributed, especially if you shorten your guylines.

In GEAR » A Little Help Please
February 04, 9:20am

Re: Pack advice please!
Thanks for everyone's advice. I hadn't thought about supplementing or replacing the foam pad on my Peak. Will definitely have to consider that. The Talon is still unused and purchased...

In GEAR » Pack advice please!
February 03, 3:21pm

Pack advice please!
I'm looking for some pack advice. I have a GoLite Peak that I really like -- fits me and my gear well -- except when I have a dry camp and need to carry extra water. My typical total pack w...

In GEAR » Pack advice please!
February 03, 8:53am

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