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All Forum Posts by Derek Cox

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Re: Cuben Fiber Down Air Pad
Looks like the idea shows promise... what do you estimate the final weight and r-value would be including the pump? are you going to start a website up like many others have done or just work excl...

In Gear Deals » Cuben Fiber Down Air Pad
August 26, 10:56am

new gear site...to me at least
came across a new UL gear site today that I was not previously aware of. Has a small but good selection of stuff and some good prices. if you haven't already check out ultralightdesigns.com t...

In GEAR » new gear site...to me at least
August 13, 5:28pm

Re: Re: Frameless without a pad?
I second what David said. I use a frameless pack with an inflatable mattress and just roll it around the inside of the pack like you would do with a CCF pad and then inflate it until it takes up h...

In GEAR » Frameless without a pad?
August 13, 12:08pm

Re: Trip report here. Lots of pictures. 20 plus miles backpacking with a 7 year old.
link doesn't work... just takes to homepage to log in

In GEAR » Help! Where to find denatured alcohol and aquamira inside Tetons or Yellowstone Park?
August 09, 11:49am

Re: GG LightTrek4 with Straps - when in stock
Sorry to change subject slightly... but also is there any word on when the next batch of The Ones will be ready? Site says same time frame as the poles.

In GEAR » GG LightTrek4 with Straps - when in stock
August 03, 4:59pm

Comfy UL Pillow
So I wanna meld some previous ideas to make an UL pillow that is also ultracomfy. I have been using the dual compartment airflex the past several trips and while it is the best UL pillow I have se...

In Make Your Own Gear » Comfy UL Pillow
July 29, 4:48pm

Re: MYOG cook pot
WHen you say fosters cans do you mean the 24 oz ones? and what height did you find was appropriate for the redbull can to hold 1 oz? Thanks.

In Make Your Own Gear » My New Cook Setup
July 22, 4:53pm

Re: What works the best for your "BIG 3" SUL?
Not sure what temperatures and weather we are considering here... but the three lightest I can think of would be similar to Steven Evans': Cuben pack by Mark Henley - 1 oz MLD Cuben Poncho/...

In GEAR » What works the best for your "BIG 3" SUL?
July 22, 4:44pm

Re: Sawyer inline filter problems
It's fine Tony, thanks for trying. I have emailed them (24 hours ago almost) and am waiting for a response now. I will keep you posted.

In GEAR » Sawyer inline filter problems
July 21, 10:13pm

Re: My New Cook Setup
Looks cool. Remarkable weight for everything. Any chance we can get some shots of it in action? Also what is the capacity of the pot you have made? Any chance on sharing how you made it?

In Make Your Own Gear » My New Cook Setup
July 21, 4:14pm

All Reader Reviews by Derek Cox

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Jetboil Personal Cooking System
Easy to use. Lighter can be easily fixed if you read the troubleshooting guide. Boils water fast and uses very little fuel. Insulated and takes up relatively little space. on the heavier side, but ...

In Stoves - Canister
February 24, 9:18pm

Therm-A-Rest Pro Lite 3
Had it for a few years now. Never had any problems with leaking or holes. Comfy 1" of padding. Plenty wide and long, but a little on the heavier side.

In Sleeping Pads - Inflatable
February 24, 9:12pm

MSR Hubba
Outstanding rain protection. Plenty of room to sit up and move around a bit. Full mesh allows you to see the stars clearly on clear nights. Lightweight and perfect for nastier conditions when a tar...

In Shelters - Double Wall Tents
February 24, 9:07pm

Montbell UL Down Inner Jacket
Packs small. Very light. Fits great. Soft material. Keeps me warm down to about 40 degrees over just a t-shirt. Full zip is very handy and pockets are a great touch. Absolutely nothing but good th...

In Clothing - Insulating - Down
February 24, 8:57pm

Osprey Atmos 50
Like others have said, what really separates this pack from others is the airspeed suspension. This pack molds perfectly to my hips and shoulders since it does not contact my back air can flow freely...

In Backpacks - Internal Frame
February 24, 8:53pm

Mountain Laurel Designs Zip
Much tougher pack for just a few ounces more. Tough Mesh on back and sides is great for holding a myriad of items. Shoulder straps are comfortable and it carries a load very well. Great craftsmansh...

In Backpacks - Frameless
February 24, 8:45pm

WalMart
walmart is great for those cheap generic items needed for each trip. i.e. snacks, travel toiletries, odds and ends. who cares where the money goes or how wealthy Walmart is? i get what i need at a g...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
June 12, 8:10pm