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Re: Hilleberg thread
"yes , to remain water tight the seams need to be fully sick." Doesn't it get thinner if it vomits a lot and wouldn't that be bad for the waterproofness?

In GEAR » Hilleberg thread
March 23, 4:08pm

Re: down vs synmats
I can't really say anything about Syn- or Downmats, but by the looks of it the NeoAir and the Synmat have the same R-value. Meaning if one is too cold, the other is likely to be too cold, too.

In GEAR » down vs synmats
March 22, 6:48pm

Down vs Synthetic
I prefer synthetic bags too. One more problem I've had after buying a 3 season down bag for quite a lot of money was that by the time the weather got hot I started too sweat and the down broke ...

In Philosophy & Technique » Thoughts on gear for long-distance hikers
March 22, 6:13pm

I'm not sure if the real Ziplocs are better built, but of the 10 bags I found and used here in Germany about half fell apart (as in broken beyond use or repair) on a five day trip. Luckily they...

In Make Your Own Gear » Food storage bags
March 22, 5:23pm

Re: Re: razor blade
"What happened to HYOH?" Okay, I suck at those acronyms. What's HYOH?

In GEAR » Why a knife instead of scissors?
March 22, 1:28pm

Re: Re: "Why a knife instead of scissors?"
"I'm not asking for permission. I'm wondering if there's common daily tasks (NOT related to wood) where knives work better than scissors. I'd like to bring scissors" Cu...

In GEAR » Why a knife instead of scissors?
March 22, 11:42am

Re: Why bother?
The main reason is actually a roll top closure for freezer bags because I don't really trust those ziploc like closures for longer use. I also don't mind producing less waste by not having ...

In Make Your Own Gear » Food storage bags
March 22, 10:59am

Food storage bags
Okay, so I know the usual recommended way is to prepackage everything into ziplocs and just add water. Living in Europe where backcountry means you pass a village once a day instead of 4 times, I t...

In Make Your Own Gear » Food storage bags
March 22, 9:52am

Re: Re: Re: survice
"I'm unaware of any tent on the market constructed with needle and thread that does not require seam sealing, whether it be taping or spreading a sealer over the seam." You usually...

In GEAR » Hilleberg thread
March 21, 3:42pm

Re: Waterproof cover for iPhone with lanyard connector
I'd suggest AquaPack. It's British, but then they do know wet there and make specialised cases for about every piece of equipment one might take along. Haven't used them though.

In GEAR » Waterproof cover for iPhone with lanyard connector
March 21, 7:25am

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