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Ultralight Meditation Shelter
After 18.5 years Pip is now resting ... Now , new place, I have ring tail possums running around at night. cute but they eat their own poop (not so cute)

In GEAR » Ultralight Meditation Shelter
March 21, 2:03am

Ultralight Meditation Shelter
"Problems like this (specs versus usable space), make buying shelters sight unseen over the Internet a scary process" True and that is why I encourage folk to think about usable space no...

In GEAR » Ultralight Meditation Shelter
March 20, 11:53pm

Potty Trowel.... What?
Just yesterday I was camping on soil that needed a pretty good size rock to bang a Y peg into it. Good luck using a stick or your boots there. Mind you about 50 meters away I could have camped on...

In GEAR » Potty Trowel.... What?
March 20, 11:33pm

Single Wall Tarp-Tent W/ Epic/Nanoshield Type Fabric?
I have a Lighthouse made with the original yellow Epic . it does breathe reasonably well but on a real thunderstorm it drips. (first under the poles then frm mid panels too) As they say your mil...

In GEAR » Single Wall Tarp-Tent W/ Epic/Nanoshield Type Fabric?
March 17, 2:49pm

Help decide on a shelter
Originally Henry designed the Moment as a two door/two vestibule solo shelter with the inner attached (as in the DR) but then at the last minute he must have pressed the wrong button and his CAD pr...

In GEAR » Help decide on a shelter
March 13, 9:15pm

Tent/backpack/rainpants for Torres del Paine
About the only thing you can do to reduce condensation is to increase ventilation, yet we should all know by now that even a tarp gets coated ,on the underside, with condensation including the ones...

In GEAR » Tent/backpack/rainpants for Torres del Paine
March 13, 2:42am

Help decide on a shelter
Yes true, but if you want to go that way (trekking pole supported shelter) the Solomid XL plus SMD Net tent is $330 plus two postage charges, the TT Notch is about the same weight including stakes ...

In GEAR » Help decide on a shelter
March 13, 1:44am

Batchstovez
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In GEAR » Batchstovez
March 12, 6:25pm

Modular Pack idea, anyone seen anything like this?
"Franco, you are wrong, these systems are incredibly secure, user friendly (with the right molle attachment device), easily compressed, easily balanced, and can be protective of the bag they a...

In Make Your Own Gear » Modular Pack idea, anyone seen anything like this?
March 11, 11:08pm

Try before buying?
Painter's masking tape is ideal for working out floor plans and even 3d type frames. Cheap and it does not leave a mark. ( based on a manufacturer's given dimensions so the overlapping ...

In GEAR » Try before buying?
March 11, 7:48pm

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