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For anyone doing the same, be careful how you cut your carbon shafts... Without a 10k RPM+ rig, like a mounted dremel or a commercial carbon tube cutter (maybe a local archery shop will do it fo...

In Make Your Own Gear » DIY Carbon Trekking Poles 295g / 10,357oz
December 06, 4:52pm

Be careful in California ...
When it all boils down to that 10 seconds of "aim and pull the trigger" hunting with a pistol is no different than a shooting range. The difference is in the time leading up to that 10...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » hunting to lighten pack load by eating meat?
December 06, 12:44pm

Re: I beg to differ...
You can hunt just fine with a pellet rifle, and you can hunt just fine with a .22 short or LR. If you cannot get closer than 75 yards to a rabbit, and you need to take that shot, fine, use the h...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » hunting to lighten pack load by eating meat?
December 05, 5:52pm

Shore
Fair enough. Interesting, at least to me, the old reports of all-eVent bivvies not having the same condensation problems as other bivvies in the group had. Or the HomeWrap Tyvek bivvies report...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Breathability proposal of fabrics- looking for feedback
December 03, 4:53pm

Sale on Cabela's Down
http://www.cabelas.com/browse.cmd?categoryId=229640580&WT.tsrc=EML&WT.mc_id=email-nl&eid=20547901&cmp=EP20121203&seg=Active_Subscribers_Club&cnt=9043 Forum linking is not...

In Gear Deals » Sale on Cabela's Down
December 03, 3:51pm

Bueller....?
No one has any thoughts on this, good or bad as it relates to sleep systems?

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Breathability proposal of fabrics- looking for feedback
November 30, 3:06pm

Interesting
Odd that it gets a "recommended" rating with all the negatives and caveats. I don't know that I'm a fan of that low-hanging fuel line, the 90deg right angle, or the apparent ...

In Editor's Roundtable » Olicamp Xcelerator/Fire-Maple FMS-117V Ti Stove Review
November 28, 11:31am

All gone
Sold out. =(

In Gear Deals » 40% Neoair X-THERM at Eddie Bauer
November 27, 2:11pm

wow
http://www.eddiebauer.com/catalog/product.jsp?ensembleId=43069&catPath=&viewAll=n&pg=1&cmPathInfo=T319 MSR Whisperlite Universal for $91 shipped (+tax for me) I JUST bought on...

In Gear Deals » Eddie Bauer
November 26, 1:26pm

LI
The decreased capacity of LithiumIon is inherent to the technology and not the application of the technology. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lithium-ion_battery So, yes, like your MacBook it w...

In GEAR » Battery life of Petzl Tikka 2 Plus w/ CORE rechargeable pack?
November 24, 10:03pm

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