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Re: Re: Re: Review: ZPacks Duplex
Negative on the shockcord... just using the lawson glowire like all the other cordage. I negate the need by not having the panels super taut when I set it up. Explained this in my other video: ...

In GEAR » Review: ZPacks Duplex
April 10, 9:53pm

Re: Re: Review: ZPacks Duplex
Hey John, >>> I do think it would be better if you had your lineloc 3s on the 4 perimeter corners be attached to the guyout loop Yeah, agreed. It would make it significantly easi...

In GEAR » Review: ZPacks Duplex
April 10, 9:13pm

Re: Review: ZPacks Duplex
Hey guys, I put together a video that shows how I have been playing around with all of this. I realize the crappy photos I posted at facebook where not all that helpful. Hope this helps. https:/...

In GEAR » Review: ZPacks Duplex
April 10, 8:06pm

Re: long rain jackets?
You can order the zpacks challenger rain jacket in an extra long.

In GEAR » long rain jackets?
March 18, 4:13am

Re: ZPacks Arc Haul
Hey all, I posted my initial thoughts about the arc haul in a different post here at bpl:

In GEAR » ZPacks Arc Haul
March 17, 2:50pm

Re: "Zpacks "Arc Haul - Zip" in Cuben first impressions"
Hey all, I just wanted to jump in on this a bit more than my above enthusiastic post. I have been rather vocal about the zpacks arc frame having a max weight load, for me, of around 16 pounds...

In GEAR » Zpacks "Arc Haul - Zip" in Cuben first impressions
March 15, 4:26pm

Re: Aluminized Cuben Shelters
oh my, so tempting!

In Gear Deals » Aluminized Cuben Shelters
March 14, 6:19pm

Re: Zpacks "Arc Haul - Zip" in Cuben first impressions
/me doing a dance that somebody has bought a ZIP!!!

In GEAR » Zpacks "Arc Haul - Zip" in Cuben first impressions
March 14, 6:15pm

re: Obnoxious MLD prices... (OT: the future of cuben fibre pricing)
This is going to be slightly off-topic, but I think the cuben fibre lovers in the hiking world had better get ready for an increase in the price of the cuben fibre. Just a feeling I have, and I cou...

In GEAR » Obnoxious MLD prices...
March 08, 6:16pm

Re: cuben
MB: he compares 1.35 silnylon to 0.51 cuben, a factor of 2.5 x lighter material. Why doesnt he compare it to 0.74 or 1.0 or 1.4 cuben? Because he would look foolish, thats why. Those materials, alt...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Ray Jardine examines Cuben Fiber
March 03, 9:45am

All Reader Reviews by John Abela

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Klymit Static V Luxe
Review of the Klymit Static V Luxe inflatable sleeping pad. My overall rating is a four (4) out of five (5). The one star reduction ...

In Sleeping Pads - Inflatable
May 03, 6:44am

Black Rock Gear Hadron

In Clothing - Headwear, Handwear
August 02, 6:44pm

ZPacks ZPacks Hexamid Solo Tarp & HexaNet Solo Bug Shelter
ZPacks Hexamid Solo Tarp ZPacks HexaNet Solo Bug Shelter h...

In Shelters - Tarps & Floorless
June 27, 10:34pm

Jetboil Sol Ti
Hello Everybody, I was able to acquire the new Jetboil Sol Ti recently and I have now had a chance to use it in the field - inclu...

In Backpacks - Frameless
April 11, 3:00pm