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Re: Re: Tarp with bug netting
Dirk, you're talking about the original tarptent. Take a look here: Henry and the market moved towards more tent like tarp tents and I don't...

In Gear Deals » Start-up Tarp Business
June 17, 1:15am

Re: CHEAP. stealth solomid w/inner
SOLD. Sending PM now.

In Gear Swap » FS: MLD stealth cuben solo mid and Inner net
June 15, 2:53pm

Re: Re: Down Source
800 fill for $6.50 per oz at

In Make Your Own Gear » pillow project
June 15, 10:02am

Re: Re: Re: Giardia
@bcrowell I was in Mammoth when I first started getting symptoms so the incubation period would likely put it somewhere between crabtree meadow and VVR, but it could have been as far back as ken...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Giardia
June 09, 9:38pm

Re: Re: GiardiaMyth-Buster article
"Taking the highest concentration measured in the Sierra (0.108), we can make some calculations. The probability of finding 10 or more cysts in a liter of water—to have at least a one-third...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Giardia
June 09, 9:28pm

Re: Giardia
"I don't mean to get gross but as you said you get some serious diarrhea. In addition that that I have been low on energy, have cramp like symptoms from time to time, lots of gas, burping,...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Giardia
June 08, 9:39pm

Re: Down Deal
Perfect Trees has 800-fill down for $6.50/oz shipped or $91 for the same amount of down.

In Gear Deals » Down Deal
June 04, 8:31pm

Re: Re: water infiltration
Lynn, when you did the weight calculation for a bonded quilt, what bonding method were you considering? I was thinking of doing a quilt using 1/4" hysol seams.

In GEAR » Cuben sleep system
June 02, 3:39pm

Re: Do you filter your water?
I too tried to select water from clean mountain streams, where I could clearly see the source and upstream from any crossings or grazing areas. But clearly my ability to see microscopic baddies an...

In GEAR » Do you filter your water?
June 02, 12:26am

Re: Tarp without bivy?
You'll be fine. Even if your down does get a little damp, the sun will come out and you can dry everything. The only issue is mosquitoes in june and july. I use a nettent (homemade serenity ...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Tarp without bivy?
May 31, 3:07pm

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