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Re: Minimalist Interchangable-Lens Camera Kit
I built a micro 4/3rds system (all lenses have a crop factor of 2) Currently an epm-1 9.5 oz 14 mm 1.9 oz 20 mm 3.5 oz 45 mm 4 oz Plus the kit lens. Most of the time I take the 45 and e...

In Photography » Minimalist Interchangable-Lens Camera Kit
July 01, 6:31pm

Re: Am I being responsible?
I would say yes. Although I may not be the best person to judge as I routinely take 2 yearolds and 4 year olds into the back country in Grizzly bear territory. Since your son is 16 I think it w...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Am I being responsible?
June 25, 11:46am

Wp cameras
The first thing I look at is the lens. Two factors - Optical zoom and the lens f-stop. The smaller the f-stop the more light gatering capability and the better lowlight performance. Next is foc...

In Photography » Waterproof camera features
June 23, 8:08pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Devastation in Canmore, Calgary, and surrounding areas
Its been rain that has caused most of it. Basically the entire catchment for the bow river, elbow river, sheep river and highwood river had 3 days of heavy rain. All of dowtown Calgary is flooded...

In Chaff » Devastation in Canmore, Calgary, and surrounding areas
June 21, 11:27pm

Charlies Soap
I use Charlie's soap. It is one of these biodegradable phosphate, brightener, scent free soaps. Its designed to not leave any residue. We started using with reusable diapers that had issues ...

In GEAR » Soap for washing DWR and technical wear
June 06, 5:29pm

Re: Neoair Question
I am at about 30 nights used in a tent with a 30d floor with no groundsheet. No leaks so far. It has been a fantastic purchase. In winter I double up with a z-rest for safety purposes as a leak ...

In GEAR » Neoair Question
June 06, 7:40am

Defective Product
So will REI still warenty defective product? One of the reasons I purchase from REI are new products that may fail like the neo air. If you buy it from REI you didn't have to deal with the ...

In GEAR » REI limiting returns to one year
June 04, 7:39am

Love the Orange Cuban
I love the Orange Hybrid Cuban. I keep lusting after this pack as a replacement for my circuit which is really too big for my needs. But I keep telling myself I should spend $300 on plane tickets...

In GEAR » zpacks Arc Blast vs Blast? New packs?
June 03, 7:23pm

ULA Circuit
I love this pack but I keep lusting after the Arc Blast. The circuit is too much pack for 17lb 3day trips and 25lb week long trips.

In GEAR » What's your light or UL internal FRAMED pack?
June 01, 9:22pm

Read Zorgs First Post
"Yang screwed up. I know lots of people struggle with that, but hey - Obama got reelected so we know people aren't the brightest sometimes. Yang screwed up and he doesn't want to ad...

In GEAR » Very unpleasant experience with Six Moon Design (SMD)
June 01, 9:16pm

All Reader Reviews by Greg F

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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