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Re: Re: Re: Re: SS vs LS
Maybe you're typical LS Rick, but not my dead bird Phase SL! But yeah, for the most part I wear a LS year round due to either cold or dry and hot conditions. Now if I was in the midwest or s...

In GEAR » When to carry/wear a Short Sleeve shirt?
December 18, 6:50pm

Re: How much weight in clothing?
If you're worried about water, especially where submersion is a possibility, then I would bring a synthetic jacket instead of a fleece. Unless it's cold enough to wear while hiking, the fle...

In GEAR » How much weight in clothing?
December 17, 6:34pm

Re: Sewn Through
Too bad. I got a confirmation from Golite today as well. Apparently it's been sewn thru for a while but I remember them being box wall all of just 3 years ago. Anywho it's a shame. For the ...

In Gear Deals » Roan on Sale
December 17, 6:15pm

Re: WTB/Borrow: Canoe in the Southwest
Can't help you out but there is an REI garage sale coming up on Dec 28 so you may get last minute lucky! If I see anything up at the PHX stores I can email you if you want. I'm not sure on ...

In Gear Swap » WTB/Borrow: Canoe in the Southwest
December 17, 6:09pm

Roan on Sale
GoLite roan is on sale for $130 today. I may grab this as a present for my sister. Does anyone know if this year's version is still box wall construction for the womens? It doesn't mention ...

In Gear Deals » Roan on Sale
December 17, 7:06am

Patagonia Piton Hybrid
Also the Piton Hybrid from pata is less than 12oz and has a hardface wind resistant fleece on the torso with more breathable arms and sides. Not sure if it's on sale anywhere though. If it were...

In GEAR » 100 weight full zip Fleece Hoody under 13 oz?
December 14, 9:36pm

MHW Mighty Power Hoodie
Listed at/above your 13oz cut off but the discontinued MHW Mighty Power Hoodie is worth looking into. I have the heavier "Super" power version which is listed at 15.5oz but weighs 13.2 in...

In GEAR » 100 weight full zip Fleece Hoody under 13 oz?
December 14, 9:15pm

Re: Re: Follow-up
You can guesstimate but just realize "CLO" is loosely defined around the average male with average metabolism, so really you'll have to do a lot of calibration for your own circumstan...

In GEAR » A CLO question: Is it possible to estimate?
December 13, 9:25pm

Re: listening to needles
Does this advice only apply to pointed needles or do rounded tip (ball tip?) needles suffer the same problems? I use a rounded one under the advice that it pushes the fabric threads to the side ins...

In Make Your Own Gear » New needle - how frequently?
December 13, 9:28am

Re: Insulation for changing metabolisms
Dave C was referencing sub 12oz down jackets, stuff that is in the sweater weight. I loved my MB UL parka but I agree with him that it probably wasn't as warm as I wanted it. Meanwhile if you g...

In GEAR » Insulation for changing metabolisms
December 13, 9:25am

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