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All Forum Posts by Michael Cheifetz

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run long shockcord in zigxzag
My MLd has the grosgrain ribbon + flat buckles as shown above... but another method i have used is tie shockcord to lowest (footbox) loop and run criss cross up to the top where I put the cordlo...

In GEAR » Revelation X quilt - recommended way to use shock cord.
December 12, 8:54am

replaced them
well - got the new pair today....when in the store we played with the old one - it really was ridiculous - you could easily rip off the sole..the glue was that dry/old. I too hope its a fluke/lemo...

In GEAR » Keen targhee2 mids - experiences?
December 12, 8:28am

arrrgh#$%$#% - delamination
well...cant say i was not warned.. my new (2 weeks) Keen Targhee mids have started to seriously delaminate on the sides - where the rubber rand is glued to the leather. The store will of cour...

In GEAR » Keen targhee2 mids - experiences?
December 11, 10:16am

Nunatak, FF
no experience here as well...but FWIW: Nunatak have their dual arc alpinist. I have 2 of their bags and its top notch. FF also have double sleeping bag. M

In GEAR » double sleeping bag/quilt
December 10, 12:04pm

hmm
thanks Max re temp rating - im just confused RE do they test it for 1 person or two. If the former then it should easily be good for lower than 20F i assume (or the flip side of that - be warm e...

In GEAR » TNF Twin peaks for car camping - anyone use it ever?
December 07, 3:09pm

TNF Twin peaks for car camping - anyone use it ever?
I know i know...this bag weighs more than Ueli Steck's complete gear to ascend Shisha Pangma....but you buddies are all i have for advice :) So im looking for a cheap and cheerful solution t...

In GEAR » TNF Twin peaks for car camping - anyone use it ever?
December 07, 3:41am

@David Ure - apropo
here you go...i swear i didnt plan this http://venturebeat.com/2012/12/06/apple-to-spend-over-100m-to-bring-some-u-s-mac-production-back-in-2013/

In GEAR » FF website came out of the 90's
December 06, 7:06am

OMG - you're MAKING THEM
i missed that somehow...wow - i wish i had an uncle like you ;)

In GEAR » How important is a 3D hood?
December 06, 7:02am

age/discipline/temps
to each his own - but I think I would consider the factors i mention above. if its intended for mild weather (above 40~45) then maybe flat=cheaper+easy to use if however you want them to go ...

In GEAR » How important is a 3D hood?
December 06, 5:14am

Fishy
At least you received a reply... I tried several times to contact their CSR to ask about their CCF pad (which boasts miraculously high R value according to their website) no reply at all s...

In GEAR » Pacific Outdoor Equipment Website??
December 06, 2:27am

All Reader Reviews by Michael Cheifetz

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MLD XP Quilt 21 0z. Climashield
I have older 2009 XP model (as opposed to the Spirit) with 2.5 Osy Climashield. This would correspond to the 48F model he has. I have the wide model + eVent strip at head and footbox. Carftsmenship...

In Sleeping Bags - Quilts & Top Bags
December 20, 8:49am

MLD XP Quilt 21 0z. Climashield
I have older 2009 XP model (as opposed to the Spirit) with 2.5 Osy Climashield. This would correspond to the 48F model he has. I have the wide model + eVent strip at head and footbox. Carftsmenship...

In Sleeping Bags - Quilts & Top Bags
December 20, 8:06am

Ronald Turnbull The Book of the Bivvy. Cicerone: UK 2nd. ed. 2007
Jeremy above is right in many ways - it is indeed more of a quirky idiosyncratic book that mixes poetry, psychology and anecdotal facts about bivy and the scottish highlands. In that light it could sc...

In Books and Media
January 02, 5:50am