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Re: Re: Neos Trekker over FB overboots?: Winter Footwear Solutions
Would over boots like the Neos with CCF insole combined with a big puffy down slippers not work? You may need to hack together some extra ground insulation but I imagine it could work out pretty de...

In Winter Hiking » Winter Footwear Solutions
October 24, 4:02pm

Re: Down jackets
I'm going to argue with Dan on terminology. A baffle is simply anything used to restrain the down. Sewn thru indicates there is no additional fabric strip to allow and promote full lofting. Box...

In GEAR » Help with Puffy design
October 24, 10:02am

Re: Price
Dryloft always have a steep premium. You could probably reasonably ask for $200 on geartrade or ebay. Given the quality of down, the like new state, and the weather resistant fabric "feature.&...

In GEAR » How much should this sale for:
October 24, 9:51am

Re: Re: high loft wool
Only the russians would look at that pullover and think, "Yep, that's sexy alright"

In GEAR » high loft wool sweater
October 24, 9:46am

Re: Re: Re: Pics/observations
Latok extremes are meant for high volume footwear, like giant plastic double boots. It's stated in almost all of their marketing material. I just ordered a pair myself and they are comically la...

In GEAR » eVent Shortie gaiters replaced by Neo(shell) Shortie gaiters
October 24, 9:31am

Re: Re: Re: REI sales
In Phoenix our two stores are doing two day sales. They also get shipped all the summer gear from the rest of the nation as our hiking starts in October. If it weren't for the REI garage sale I...

In GEAR » REI sales
October 15, 12:01am

Re: Re: Re: Re: Top Coverings
Daryl, you just need to move to the desert. Fixes heavy sweating instantly! Seriously though, between the rapid evaporation and your body's adaptation to minimize moisture loss, desert folks do...

In GEAR » Perceived Warmth Experiment
October 14, 10:27am

Re: Thu-hiker Pertex
Haven't tried it for MYOG but I have the OR Helium II (shield+, better breathability but similar) and a down jacket with endurance that work well. Shield is basically just a PU coated waterp...

In Make Your Own Gear » Thu-hiker Pertex
October 12, 10:28am

Re: coil or toothed zippers
I've always preferred toothed over coiled, which pretty much leaves me with #5 tooth as the best all around. This isn't based off outdoor gear but in my entire life with all my gear incl...

In Make Your Own Gear » coil or toothed zippers
October 12, 10:15am

Re: Re: Re: Re: Campsaver Warehouse Sale
It's working for me again, woe is me... I live in PHX, do I really need more winter clothes?! Yes, yes I do. Maybe now I'll actually visit my dad and sister up in Boulder!

In Gear Deals » Campsaver Warehouse Sale
October 11, 11:23am

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