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All Forum Posts by John Castro-Rappl

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Re:Dug
I appreciate the advice on the clothing, and will be on the lookout for any deals on a Houdini. I sleep pretty cold, so I understand where you're coming from with the extra layers too! I ...

In Gear Lists » College student looking to go light
December 30, 1:08pm

Re:McLane
Thanks-these will definitely come in handy!

In Gear Lists » College student looking to go light
December 30, 12:56pm

Update
Will update the lists a bit in a moment, I've got a barely used Tarptent Contrail coming my way from a forum member soon. Really considering a GoLite quilt as a (relatively) cheap bag. $132 ...

In Gear Lists » College student looking to go light
December 29, 9:20am

Tarptent
Sent you an email.

In Gear Swap » Brawny Gear, Nunatak, Tarptent, Marmot, Montana, Vargo, OR,
December 28, 9:16pm

Rain/Windshell
Actually should have a shell coming soon, a medium Solstice Vidar 3L. The deal seemed too good to pass up: http://www.departmentofgoods.com/solstice-vidar-3l-shell-mens?AID=10366879&PID=4...

In Gear Lists » College student looking to go light
December 28, 8:42pm

Quilt
I'll definitely check out the Frugal Backpacker next time I'm in Asheville. Cheap is good, but I still want to stick with lightweight stuff though. I was actually just on the golite site...

In Gear Lists » College student looking to go light
December 28, 11:52am

Down Inner
The jacket, not the parka, correct?

In Gear Swap » FS Montbell UL Down Inner Men's M
December 27, 8:57pm

Re: Ken
I'm pretty sure that'll end up being what happens. That way I can just keep an eye out for sales on holes I still need to fill. MB, FF, and WM are the top few I'm considering. Poste...

In Gear Lists » College student looking to go light
December 27, 6:55pm

eBay
Just took a look at the windshirt. Looks like a good deal, but I'm not sure how the sizing/fit are on it.

In Gear Lists » College student looking to go light
December 27, 5:55pm

Re: Stephen
Gaiters: I'll wait and see if I need them. A little concerned about debris getting into my socks/shoes, but obviously this will be affected by what kind of shoes I wear. Balaclava: Not nearl...

In Gear Lists » College student looking to go light
December 27, 5:52pm

All Reader Reviews by John Castro-Rappl

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BackpackingLight.com
I ordered a backpack, then upon its arrival realized I had made a critical error; my gear was light enough, but too bulky for the bag. I sent the pack back to BPl, then sent them a message a few days ...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
February 22, 3:06pm

Driducks rainsuit
After hearing great thing about DriDucks jackets I decided to get a pack. I took members' sizing advice and purchased a size small (I'm 5'9, 35/35 arms, 40-41 inch chest) and it fit perfec...

In Clothing - Raingear
January 29, 10:08am