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Underwhelmingly underfilled
I hate to be the naysayer about this jacket, but the one I received and tried on (after a day of letting it loft) has some noticeably under-filled chambers of down when inspected in bright sunlight...

In GEAR » "The Finest Down Parka Ever" (Patagonia)
March 06, 9:03pm

Product released?
So much for March 1: Also see: and http://ww...

In GEAR » NEW Patagonia Encapsil ("Dry Down") Parka
February 27, 3:56pm

Re: Loft
Stephen and Richard, Thanks for your insights. I too could not reconcile the apparent lack of loft with the reported 9 oz of down. Interestingly (or not), the jacket has received a mostly positi...

In GEAR » Brooks-Range Mojave Down Jacket
February 27, 10:03am

Re: Re: Mojave
Stephen, How did you like the Mojave in the end? Any particular strengths/weaknesses? Cheers, Andrew

In GEAR » Brooks-Range Mojave Down Jacket
February 23, 10:24am

Re: Rab Xenon- Fit Question
Hi Ozzy, My experience with the Xenon is similar to Ryan's. I'm 5'9", 170, and typically wear a 15.5, 33 in dress shirts. The medium Xenon fits me well in the sleeves, neck, and...

In GEAR » Rab Xenon- Fit Question
February 07, 7:28pm

Shift LT alternative?
Not to jump on the bandwagon, but I had similar concerns about the Focus and opted to get the Shift LT instead. Yes, it's 11 oz (medium), but has better construction all-around and I'm gues...

In Editor's Roundtable » Westcomb Focus LT Hoody Review
January 23, 5:45pm

Weight, condition, shell material?
Just curious about the total weight of the bag, its overall condition (nights of use), and what shell material was used (Quantum 0.8, 1.0, or Epic)... Thanks, A

In Gear Swap » FS: Nunatak Alpinist 20-degree size small sleeping bag
January 10, 3:29pm

PM Sent
I have one. Please reply via PM.

In Gear Swap » WTB: Mont-Bell Mirage Parka Medium
December 17, 9:13pm

Jacket has been SOLD. Thanks for looking!

In Gear Swap » FS: New Montbell UL Down Jacket – Men's Medium (Sepia)
December 13, 10:29am

Price drop. Also, will ship Priority Mail to make sure it arrives before the holidays!

In Gear Swap » FS: New Montbell UL Down Jacket – Men's Medium (Sepia)
December 12, 10:34am

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