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Fred eric (Fre49) - BPL Lifetime Member

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I first tried some cord i got with nite ize figure 9, it was supposed to be 2.8 mm but it was sliding with difficulty when i wanted to tighten, this seems to be because of the reflective braid, bec...

In GEAR » trailstar linelocs
September 04, 12:24pm

I own 4 but use 3 : Golite ion , week end hikes. Butchered Osprey stratos 32 ( removed one zip, didnt remove the other one because i couldnt sew it... remove bladder pocket and the 2 interior...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » How many packs do you own?
August 26, 1:30am

This is the kind of review i really like. Great info to be found nowhere else.

In Editor's Roundtable » Lightweight Inflatable Sleeping Mats - State of the Market Report 2011 Part 2: Test Results and Mini-Reviews
August 24, 12:38am

osprey warranty
I had some problem with my exos 58 frame (exos bought to Moontrail i couldnt wait for it to be available in Europe...) after contacting Osprey France they told me to sent the backpack. I recieved ...

In GEAR » Broken Zipper on osprey bag
August 22, 4:01am

I already got an answer :)
thanks Frederic

In Gear Swap » WTB last TGO magazine
August 21, 5:32am

(WTB) last TGO magazine : done
I know its not an UK based forum, but ill try my luck. I would like to buy the last TGO magazine issue ( the one with the TGO challenge application form ). I would of course pay now for the mag...

In Gear Swap » WTB last TGO magazine
August 20, 11:43pm

Thanks Ron for the proposal. But i already have both types of linelocs so that wont be necessary. I have made up my mind, i will use the thick guyline provided first (anyway i need to use the...

In GEAR » trailstar linelocs
August 13, 12:24am

cord diameter
Thanks for the answers. I checked the diameter of my so called 2mm polyamid one, its slightly under 2mm thats would explain the problem. From doing a few google on linelocs 3 and cord brand li...

In GEAR » trailstar linelocs
August 12, 2:13pm

I like the trailstar too, and i plan to use it as a solo shelter for harsh conditions hikes, and as back up shelter for family day hikes ( in case of rain when we eat etc.. ). In fact i tend tow...

In GEAR » trailstar linelocs
August 12, 9:24am

trailstar linelocs
I just recieved my trailstar ( TGO 2012 in mind ) As i have read elsewhere so that wasnt a surprise it weights 532g without guyline without bag and before seam sealing, thats 18,7 oz for the 16 ...

In GEAR » trailstar linelocs
August 12, 8:15am

All Reader Reviews by Fred eric

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Mountain Laurel Design FS exodus
After a few overnight with this pack ( he was too big , but i wanted to try it asap, planning for 2013 TGO ), i just did my first one week snowshoeing hike with it. - first as i have complained on ...

In Backpacks - Internal Frame
March 03, 3:09am

Black Rock Gear Hadron
I ordered an XL Hadron, because the previous blackrock hat i had was a slightly tight fit in L. Evan questionned me by mail to check if i really needed an XL. I ended with a slightly larger than nor...

In Clothing - Headwear, Handwear
September 15, 12:30pm

MLD Trailstar
After some week end uses ill give it a 5 as a 2 adults plus 4 year old son shelter. With a ground cloth and stakes i am at about 550+150+100= 800g for 2 1/2 people. I like the simplicity , no ve...

In Shelters - Tarps & Floorless
September 04, 8:03am
I wanted some dry bags for packrafting and to try shipito I bought 2 POE pneumo ltw 50l the last model with rounded bottom They sent me the 2009 model with square bottom that was on sale on their w...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
October 13, 12:52am

PHD minimus down socks
sizing is strange, my wife feet are 5/38 so i ordered Small in fact i can use them and my feets are 10 /44. The loft is impressing, but due to the construction you have a lot below the feet and b...

In Clothing - Insulating - Down
April 01, 6:18am

Watchful Eye Designs Aloksak
i usualy use a ziploc for my money, visa card and id card while hiking this time when i left for 3 weeks in Greenland i decided to use the small aloksak that was given me with some other purchase o...

In Miscellaneous Products
August 09, 2:16pm
Had after thought and sent a mail to change order. 30 min after it i recieved answer and refund so i could redo order : Hello Frederic- No problem at all with regards to the order changes. I&#...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
March 10, 2:01pm

TarpTent Double Rainbow
DR in the snow! Its a great lightweight 2 persons tent. First i like the headroom and 2 larges entries . My wife and i...

In Shelters - Single Wall Tents
February 20, 9:36am

Garmin eTrex Legend
I bought one and only use it for snow hiking out of trails. Otherwise as i cannot hike close to my home, i dont hike often in the same place, so i wouldnt buy a 100€ map for only 5-6 days of use. ...

In Navigation Gear & Accessories
December 11, 11:40pm