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Re: re: Montane Minimus SMOCK - 143 grams
"I recently put my hands on this and tried it on - very nice piece IMO. I do think that the Pertex Shield+ has a nice hand and despite not really breathing like the magical membranes, is a goo...

In GEAR » Montane Minimus SMOCK - 143 grams
July 21, 1:01am

Montane Minimus SMOCK - 143 grams
Noticed this on Outdoorsmagic: http://www.outdoorsmagic.com/gear-news/2013-gear-preview---montane/9862.html The stand-out item is the Montane Minimus Smock - which is claimed to weigh just 14...

In GEAR » Montane Minimus SMOCK - 143 grams
July 19, 5:58am

Around the world record - Mike Hall's gear
This was over at Road.cc - reasonably long article about the bike and gear Mike Hall used in setting his around the world record: http://road.cc/content/news/59716-interview-round-world-record...

In Bikepacking & Bicycle Touring » Around the world record - Mike Hall's gear
June 27, 8:07am

X-Trek Fabric - Japan
I was going through some Mont Bell and Ripen catalogues I picked up in Japan at Easter and noticed that both companies are using a waterproof/breathable ePTFE tent fabric called X-Trek (Miguel has ...

In GEAR » X-Trek Fabric - Japan
June 25, 4:28am

Re: Re: New Japanese gear - 43 gram windproof, Snow Peak pack etc
"The pack looks interesting, especially if it contains a framed suspension. Likely, the torso length will be miserably small, however, thus relegating it irrelevant for the stated weight, comp...

In GEAR » New Japanese gear - Snow Peak pack, 43 gram windproof etc
June 10, 2:18am

New Japanese gear - 43 gram windproof, Snow Peak pack etc
I was in Japan very briefly (too briefly) at Easter and picked up a whole heap of catalogues from my friend's bushwalking shop. This is some of the stuff that I thought might be of interest: ...

In GEAR » New Japanese gear - Snow Peak pack, 43 gram windproof etc
June 09, 5:40am

Re: Snow Peak Lago
"Snow Peak does not have it on their site yet. I would want to know the specs, dimensions, materials, etc. before making a judgment." Look here: http://www.snowpeak.co.jp/newproducts/l...

In GEAR » A couple of new winter shelters
June 09, 4:51am

Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Immature
Their other bag is called the Spit.

In Chaff » Immature.
June 08, 7:53am

Re: MB versalite
On the bright side, at least they don't leave them on the market when they find something wrong. Re the MB softshell I bought it turns out that it is actually supposed to have elastic - in f...

In GEAR » Montbell 2012 Versalite Jacket
May 27, 12:54am

Re: Super Delios Portable Water Filter
"I have read good things about this filter but can't find a supplier anywhere. Does anyone know where you can actually purchase a Super Delios Portable Water Filter? Thank you!" We...

In GEAR » Super Delios Portable Water Filter
May 26, 4:01am

All Reader Reviews by Arapiles .

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Nuwai 1 Watt (HLX-712L)
I bought this light from Battery Junction for a ridiculously cheap price, at least when compared to what retailers charge for headlights in Australia. Because CR 123 batteries are so extraordinarlily...

In Lights - Flashlights & Headlamps
August 31, 6:16pm

Montbell Versalite
I tried this pack on in the store when they first came out in Japan last year. I love the look and features but like a lot of the Mont Bell packs I found the straps rubbed on my neck/shoulder muscles...

In Backpacks - External Frame
May 02, 3:11pm

Patagonia Houdini Wind Jacket
(Actually I'd give it a 3.5 if that was an option.) I'm trying to replace a now very old Patagonia pneumatic anorak but the Houdini doesn't quite get there. Positives: it's very ...

In Clothing - Wind & Soft Shell
April 05, 2:09pm