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Lightest AAA rechargeable batteries
If someone was asking if you can fill your car with water instead of gas , my answer would be "no you cannot" however someone could argue that you can. The Li Ion (rechargeable)3.7v ...

In GEAR » Lightest AAA rechargeable batteries
June 18, 8:17pm

Lightest AAA rechargeable batteries
There are no rechargeable lithium AAA batteries.

In GEAR » Lightest AAA rechargeable batteries
June 18, 7:54pm

Creative way you dropped 1oz
"Well, water higher up in the digestive system has a better chance of being useful than the water that's trying to exit the digestive system" In that case you might as well take some...

In SuperUltraLight (SUL) Backpacking Discussion » Creative way you dropped 1oz
June 18, 7:13pm

Creative way you dropped 1oz
I find it amusing that several suggested having a pee or a dump before taking off , to lighten the load, yet it is then suggested taking a drink as if that water weight magically disappears once ...

In SuperUltraLight (SUL) Backpacking Discussion » Creative way you dropped 1oz
June 17, 5:14pm

MYOG version of Exos/Arc Blast frame?
3 D printing You may want to read this article first : http://gizmodo.com/why-3d-printing-is-overhyped-i-should-know-i-do-it-fo-508176750

In Make Your Own Gear » MYOG version of Exos/Arc Blast frame?
June 14, 8:24pm

Staked out trekking pole "tripod"
Take a look at the TrailPix https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/1312251870/trailpix-ultralight-tripod discussed here in the photo section some time ago. Sorry , I posted the wrong link, I had...

In Make Your Own Gear » Staked out trekking pole "tripod"
June 12, 5:56pm

"Staked out trekking pole "tripod"
Any computer drawing is better than what I can do , I only mentioned the stake thing because I do see folk pushing in stakes like that and then sometime complain that they pop out !! (stoopid tents)

In Make Your Own Gear » Staked out trekking pole "tripod"
June 11, 7:11pm

Shot at a tent
Yes good suggestion. Much faster to see if it will not work and or if it can work , by doing the string mock up. Do that then shove your mat/sleeping bag and gear under it and if it looks tight...

In Make Your Own Gear » Shot at a tent
June 11, 6:12pm

I don't have goats
In NZ we purchased a house perched on top of a steep section . The previous owners left us their pet goat for a few weeks whilst settling into their new property. That goat had A LOT of personali...

In Chaff » I don't have goats...
June 11, 5:12pm

Shot at a tent
"I want to make a mockup out of cheap hardware store tarp" Even less expensive is to use painter's drop sheet. The best part with this is that cheap tape (wide clear or brown packin...

In Make Your Own Gear » Shot at a tent
June 11, 4:48pm

All Reader Reviews by Franco Darioli

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Tarptent Contrail
My rating is based on what this shelter was designed for, and not to be understood as part of the "best tent ever, for anybody ,anywhere" award. Most of the good points have already been co...

In Shelters - Single Wall Tents
November 07, 4:48pm