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Down warmth
Thomas & Ben, There seems to be some confusion about down fill ratings vs warmth... Warmth for a down bag boils down to warmth per inch of loft only because the feathers used in all down ba...

In GEAR » Climashield vs. Polarguard
March 15, 2:10pm

TT Rainshadow vs SMD Lunar Duo
Can someone familiar with the Tarptent Rainshadow and Six Moon Designs Lunar Duo answer some questions for me ? 1. Which has more interior room for 2 adults to move around when changing cloths, ...

In GEAR » TT Rainshadow vs SMD Lunar Duo
March 12, 10:56am

From a legal stand-point, I can assure you that even if the military funded the development of a material, there is no possible way for them to take part of the revenues from sales of a civilian pr...

In GEAR » Climashield vs. Polarguard
March 11, 6:51pm

1st Single Wall Shelter
I need advise on which shelter to buy as my 1st single wall shelter. I'll be using it for 3 season + shoulder season use for 2 adults along the AT and at State/National Parks in the Southern...

In GEAR » 1st Single Wall Shelter
March 11, 3:48pm

Sun Hat
My experience is that a mesh baseball style cap is much hotter than a large brimmed "fedora-style" hat with mesh sides since the Fedora-style hat only touches at the sweatband and has a l...

In GEAR » UPF fabrics vs. other fabrics...
March 07, 6:34pm

Adirondacks - 3 season bag
I used a 20 degree bag with a little extra room for wearing clothing for many years in the Adirondacks. I was often too cold in May and September. From mid-July through August I was usually ...

In GEAR » What constitutes an ideal three season bag?
March 07, 6:11pm

I sent an email to Shenandoah National Park main desk asking about woodstoves like the Bushbuddy, Nimbelwill Nomad, Hobo can stoves, Sierra Zip and Coglan's portable fire bowl versus their &quo...

In GEAR » Definitive Bushbuddy National Park List
March 06, 2:21pm

Re: Re: Clo Values
Richard, Do you have any CLO values for other down fill powers used like 600, 650, 700, 750 ? Thanks. ps: Here's some additional info for MYOG people: The new Climashield "comba...

In GEAR » Primaloft improves - press release
March 06, 5:48am

Virtual Frame
Which way of using a foam sleeping pad as a virtual frame gives the best weight transfer ? (Assuming side compression straps are used to cinch the load tight, etc) Option 1. Pad rolled into a lo...

In GEAR » Virtual Frame
March 05, 8:23am

I think using the decibels (sound volume) to rate a whistle's performance is misleading without considering the frequency (tone) most of those decibels are produced in. For instance, I don'...

In GEAR » Whistles
March 04, 6:46am

All Reader Reviews by John G

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Wenger Esquire
I was looking for something a little bigger than my Victorinox Classic (2.25") knife. The Wenger Esquire has essentially the same tools, but is 1/3 of an inch longer, about 3/32" wider and ...

In Miscellaneous Products
March 07, 7:05pm