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All Forum Posts by Franco Darioli

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MLD Duomid
I think that apart from dirt and dust the problem with zips happen when some undue stress is put on them. One way to reduce that is to make sure the shelter is set up with the door panels zipped u...

In GEAR » MLD Duomid
September 10, 8:25pm

Who'd a thought a heron could be so stealthy!
My two cats had been fully trained in NOT eating the fish. Both would regularly drink from the pond without disturbing the inhabitants. Yet fish was disappearing... One day I looked out of my wi...

In Chaff » Who'd a thought a heron could be so stealthy!
September 10, 7:12pm

The Evolution of a Winter Stove - Part 4 - Lessons Learnt"
Finally I had the opportunity to test the FMS 116T RC version on snow. Short version :it works but be VERY careful with it. I had already tested the liquid feed bit at home and it surprised me ho...

In Editor's Roundtable » The Evolution of a Winter Stove - Part 4 - Lessons Learnt
September 10, 6:28pm

Who'd a thought a heron could be so stealthy!
Clever birds. This is his Aussie cousin : to his left there is a small pond with Bob , my goldfish, inside, about 15 years old. Bob, about 8" long, is hard to see from a couple of yards a...

In Chaff » Who'd a thought a heron could be so stealthy!
September 10, 5:10pm

Tell me about TT solid inners
I made my own bivy to be used inside the Notch but although it is larger than my purchased LW type bivy it is still too small to hold a thick mat. An advantage with the Scarps is that you can fit ...

In GEAR » Tell me about TT solid inners
September 10, 4:33pm

There is a single tear running down my face tonight
Indian, Italian ... They both start with eye. I was wondering if Doug used glycerin for his tear or did he pull a nose hair out ?

In Chaff » There is a single tear running down my face tonight...
September 09, 11:51pm

Tent vestibules and TENT VESTIBULES
John, Weber and Tarptent both made in good ol'USA. (if the those products where made here,I would buy them)

In GEAR » Tent vestibules and TENT VESTIBULES
September 09, 11:40pm

Tent vestibules and TENT VESTIBULES
Gavin, first thank you for the opportunity. The SS2 is a somewhat difficult tent to work out till you see it in person. So maybe some photos can help 1) condensation trapping You can o...

In GEAR » Tent vestibules and TENT VESTIBULES
September 09, 8:00pm

Hanging a pack inside the Notch
Part two... If you are using a basket on you poles , you connect the pack load lifter (hoop at top rear of pack) to it either directly or with an extension of some sort. If not, your pole tip pro...

In GEAR » Minor mod to the Notch
September 09, 6:07pm

Minor mod to the Notch
going back to inflating mats, this is what I had in mind : looking at the second shot you see the std vestibule size between the pole and the door panel tips . You have exactly the same size...

In GEAR » Minor mod to the Notch
September 09, 5:28pm

All Reader Reviews by Franco Darioli

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Tarptent Contrail
My rating is based on what this shelter was designed for, and not to be understood as part of the "best tent ever, for anybody ,anywhere" award. Most of the good points have already been co...

In Shelters - Single Wall Tents
November 07, 4:48pm