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resilience
In my experience, over the last 5 years of usage , PL1 does not retain it's loft as well as climashield xp over time (possibly due to difference in staple length/structure ). I understand ...

In Make Your Own Gear » Primaloft One vs Climashield Apex
April 16, 10:15pm

Bivi
David U I have no doubt you have a lot of bivi experience. (I have lurked these forums for years) And you talk a lot of sense as to their usage. However, you dismiss my 'Uninformed' c...

In GEAR » Most Breathable Bivy?
March 10, 5:02am

Bivi
David U I have no doubt you have a lot of bivi experience. (I have lurked these forums for years) And you talk a lot of sense as to their usage. However, you dismiss my 'Uninformed' c...

In GEAR » Most Breathable Bivy?
March 10, 5:00am

bivis still
that uber Bivi is obviously a bivi. Its basically a bag with a self supporting hood. 5of the 11 bivis currently made by Rab have mesh doors/panels. Even 2 of the 3 that do look like tents;) ...

In GEAR » Most Breathable Bivy?
March 09, 2:08am

Cricket
< I am not sure why anyone would go for the Cricket tarp over the SoloMid. Cricket has more sheltered entrance overhead? ( harder to get in and out of though...) I had a solomid for a whi...

In GEAR » New 'Compact' Trailstar
March 04, 3:01pm

Re: Entrance of Compact in common pitch method
Doh - Just seen the photo on page 1 comparing compact with original answers my question - crawl ( even lower than with the standard TS) to get inside?

In GEAR » New 'Compact' Trailstar
March 04, 1:57pm

well
I thought my answer had useful content? It appeared to me that the OP and subsequent post showed a lack of understanding about types of bivi/fabrics. I hope my post helped shed some light. Als...

In GEAR » Most Breathable Bivy?
March 04, 1:09pm

Re: I'm not fooling around!
like he said. a search on this site will give you plenty of info. That's always the first port of call IMO. But your question isn't totally clear anyhow. You're talking about ...

In GEAR » Most Breathable Bivy?
March 04, 12:19pm

Entrance of Compact in common pitch method
Something I've not seen discussed - Entrance height. In the UK photos I've seen, most seem to use the 'storm' pitch. Using a centre edge tieout on one side as an apex. This ...

In GEAR » New 'Compact' Trailstar
March 04, 12:03pm

KISS
I said: That knock off diagram seam has 5 layers leading to unequal seam allowances . 'Faux' flat felled has 4. Equal seam allowances. I know which I'll use when measuring panels...

In Make Your Own Gear » Modified Felled Seam
February 27, 12:49pm

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