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Tent vs. Tarp and Bug Shelter
What made you choose the Tarp and Bug Shelter as two separate pieces with a 2oz weight penalty over the Hexamid tent?

In GEAR » ZPacks Hexamid Solo Tarp & HexaNet Solo Bug Shelter
June 30, 11:25pm

Olympus Micro 4/3 New Lenes and Bodies
With the latest annoucements of the Olympus micro 4/3rds cameras I think it is time I stopped buying backpacking gear and switched over to the much more expensive proposition of buying camera gear....

In Photography » Olympus Micro 4/3 New Lenes and Bodies
June 30, 9:15am

Re: First hiking trip / first shot at gear list
I think that you can re-evaluate your spare clothing. Extra underwear -- At most you need 1 dry pair for sleeping Cut 1 -2.9 Exta T-shirts -- At most you need 1 dry shirt for sleeping Cut 1 -4....

In Gear Lists » First hiking trip / first shot at gear list
June 29, 9:03pm

I don't get it
I don't get this camera system. What niche does it fill? Its sensor is smaller than the XZ-1, LX-5, S95 there for quality and depth of field control is lower. The size is slightly larger t...

In Photography » Pentax Q, Q is for "Quirky"
June 28, 8:57am

Re: falsify personal information
@JohnA I am in Canada so I am not familiar with that law but when I get some time I will definately check out that law. Just to be clear what you are suggesting is that anyone on this website w...

In Gear Deals » MLD News June 2011- Goodbye Spinntex- we loved you...
June 28, 12:09am

Just don't post any personal info
There is nothing in Facebook that says you have to use it like everybody else. You can only comprimise your personal information if you post it. Just use a generic email address and a false name ...

In Gear Deals » MLD News June 2011- Goodbye Spinntex- we loved you...
June 27, 9:35am

Thicker, Lighter, Stronger
So to be clear the aluminum stake is Thicker, Lighter, Stonger and Cheaper then the titanium stake. If this is true I can't see why anyone would perfer the titanium stake other than that it ...

In GEAR » 7075-T6 Alum vs. Titanium Stakes
June 23, 2:40pm

Re: Impact of cooking with wood.
Wood vs Canister for LNT. I think the big thing with fire scared ground is that it is altering a pristine lanscape that has had minimum impact as compared to a Canister ending up in an already d...

In Editor's Roundtable » Lightweight Wood-Burning Camp Stoves - State of the Market Report 2011
June 22, 4:08pm

Hip Belt pockets
Hip belt pocket have replaced the functionality of a lid pocket for me. In my HW pack the lid detached into a day pack and was quite useful as I didn't need to carry a 5lb backpack on side tri...

In GEAR » Dysfunctional Pack Design :)
June 20, 11:14am

Re: Re: Need more lenes
That 45 1.8 would be exactly what I want. And it looks like they are talking about a 12mm 2.0 as well though the 12 sounds like it will be big and out of my price range. My only requirement o...

In Photography » Two new "mirrorless" bodies
June 16, 11:24pm

All Reader Reviews by Greg F

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WalMart
Walmart saved my trip. I was packing up the night before I was to leave and went to grab what i thought was a full butane canister and it was empty. It was 10pm and i was leaving at 5 the next morni...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
August 20, 7:27pm

Mont Bell Ultra-Light Spiral Down Hugger #3 Long
I had a chance to test out my new UL Spiral down hugger #3. This is the regular version not the super stretch. It still has the diagonal baffles so it does have a little more give than an average ba...

In Sleeping Bags - Mummy & Other
June 05, 11:33pm