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100% Agree
Well put Brad. More government is seldom the answer to any real problem.

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Smokies considering charging for backcountry camping
August 15, 4:47pm

My nacrabiner weighs 0.3 grams.

In Make Your Own Gear » Anybody have a link to a strong micro clip ??
August 15, 4:36pm

Give-N-Go Sport Breifs
Hey Dan, My size small weigh 42.0 grams.

In SuperUltraLight (SUL) Backpacking Discussion » SUL Wt Goals
August 06, 8:25am

Up the Ante
I'm going to one up you and say that I want my next quilt to be a k-step wearable quilt made from 900 fp down and either SevenD or CT0.3K.08 depending on how light I want to go with it. If I d...

In SuperUltraLight (SUL) Backpacking Discussion » SUL Wt Goals
August 05, 1:30am

If you're leaning towards M55 from thru-hiker you should seriously consider SevenD from Titanium Goat instead. By all accounts it is softer and it is lighter.

In Make Your Own Gear » Where to get nylon?
August 04, 4:18pm

What a fantastic story! Thanks for sharing!

In SuperUltraLight (SUL) Backpacking Discussion » SUL and advancing age
August 04, 4:12pm

My zPacks zero cost me almost exactly what my Gossamer Gear Murmur did yet is a full 5 oz. lighter and every bit as functional. Cuben certainly has its place and it needn't be prohibitively ex...

In SuperUltraLight (SUL) Backpacking Discussion » SUL Wt Goals
August 04, 5:53am

Going under 3 oz. for a cuben pack is extremely easy so to me 8 oz seems like a ton. Those 5 oz are better spent elsewhere like for me adding a kitchen and 2" air mattress for full comfort SUL.

In SuperUltraLight (SUL) Backpacking Discussion » SUL Wt Goals
August 04, 12:05am

It Works
I made a pot support/windscreen combo from Steve's Ti foil for my Heine pot using 2 6" vargo Ti stakes and the whole thing is pretty darn stable. Go for it. Once you put it all together ...

In Make Your Own Gear » Titanium for windscreen, pot support.
August 03, 2:02pm

Thanks Tim
Nice explanation, it turns out I didn't properly understand this concept either until I read your explanation. I threw together a quick SketchUp model for those of us who are more visual learn...

In Make Your Own Gear » 7d Karo Step Sewn-Thru Quilt
August 01, 7:17am

All Reader Reviews by Chris Lucas

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Montbell Extremely Light Down Jacket
So Santa brought me a men's small for Christmas. The fit for me is perfect. I'm 5'6" 130 pounds and typically wear a 14.5 32-33 dress shirt. I have full range of motion in this siz...

In Clothing - Insulating - Down
December 25, 3:16pm

Patagonia Capilene 1 T-Shirt
Men's Size small: 114 grams Dries completely in a few hours and is very soft and comfortable. Of course, since it is synthetic it stinks to high heaven after two days of light use.

In Clothing - Baselayer & Fleece - SYNTHETIC
June 12, 9:39am