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All Forum Posts by Steven Evans

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Re: Re: UL Titanium Hatchet
Well, the light weight definitely doesn't help splitting wood. You definitely have to swing it. The majority of the weight is in the head of the axe so it has that going for it. I can split a 2...

In Make Your Own Gear » UL Titanium Hatchet
November 20, 7:01pm

UL Titanium Hatchet
Thought you guys would get a kick out of this one. I cut it on the waterjet the other day, sharpened the blade with a benchgrinder, and was surprised at how well it worked. Big hook on the back for...

In Make Your Own Gear » UL Titanium Hatchet
November 20, 6:25pm

Re: Re: Re: Dimensions of 14 gram Esbit tab?
Bob, I don't use Esbit (anymore) because it is expensive and very hard to get compared to Coughlans Fuel tablets - that is the case here in Canada...however, I want my stove to have the ability...

In GEAR » Dimensions of 14 gram Esbit tab?
November 13, 6:31pm

Re: Dimensions of 14 gram Esbit tab?
Guys, just what I needed, thanks a bunch!

In GEAR » Dimensions of 14 gram Esbit tab?
November 13, 5:34pm

Dimensions of 14 gram Esbit tab?
Anybody have the dimensions (H X W X L) of a 14 gram (1/2 oz.) esbit tab? I'm designing a stove and Esbit is not "readily" available up here. Any help would be great. Thanks!

In GEAR » Dimensions of 14 gram Esbit tab?
November 13, 4:10pm

Re: Platypus to warm Sleeping Bag?
James, I'm late to reply but I fill a wide mouth platypus every night straight from a boiling pot of water, into the water bladder, and then into my bag. The bottle will be scorching hot for ho...

In Winter Hiking » Platypus to warm Sleeping Bag?
November 13, 11:17am

Re: Re: Re: bag baffles - lingerie?
Ahh, the stretchy stuff. Good idea. Is tulle stretchy? I have no idea. What about hacking up a bunch of sheer nylons? That stuff is seriously light and definitely stretchy. Keep us posted.

In Make Your Own Gear » bag baffles - lingerie?
November 07, 9:46pm

Re: bag baffles - lingerie?
Might want to check out "tulle", used on wedding veils (sp?). I know some people have used it as a mosquito net in the past. Fragile but very light weight. I have no experience with it ot...

In Make Your Own Gear » bag baffles - lingerie?
November 06, 6:57pm

Re: Re: Re: Fosters Ridgeline Cans
Dan, those little ones look sweet. I'd be interested in a 2 cup version (or maybe just a tad more so I could actually boil 2 cups: 550ml?). Post the link when you got 'em up in the site :)

In Gear Deals » Fosters Ridgeline Cans
October 25, 6:15pm

Re: Re: Buttons
I had a vest years ago that used buttons on the front. They worked well and were quite large so mitt and gloved use wasn't a problem. If I were to use buttons, I would look for some with a very...

In Make Your Own Gear » Buttons
October 23, 10:01am

All Reader Reviews by Steven Evans

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Forty Below Light Energy TR Overboots/Simple Slippers
First off, here is the system I currently use: 1st: Thin liner sock, 2nd: Vapour Barrier Liner, 3rd: Montrail Hardrocks, 4th: 40 Below TR Overboot Why did I purchase the 40 Below Overboot?...

In Footwear - Boots, Shoes, Gaiters
May 14, 8:29am

Nunatak Arc AT
If you are thinking about this quilt, go for it. This system is the best I have used...just make sure you are ready for it. Paired with my Nunatak Skaha Plus, this is my 3 season sleep setup. I hav...

In Sleeping Bags - Quilts & Top Bags
December 19, 12:03pm

TarpTent Double Rainbow
With only one review for the rainbow, I had to put my 2 cents in here. Adding on the above post. Straight out of the box (tent, stuff sack, stakes etc.) and thrown on a scale, mine comes in at 4...

In Shelters - Single Wall Tents
February 20, 7:02am

Patagonia Ready Mix Softshell Jacket
I bought this on a whim just over a year ago after reading some reviews on it. This has turned out to be my go-to jacket for all my winter activities. From snowboarding to snowshoeing, there is no rea...

In Clothing - Wind & Soft Shell
February 20, 6:39am

Feathered Friends Customer Service
While the products are great, I purchased a 2 sets of Down Booties (which were in stock) on Jan-15th. Credit Card was charged same day and product was to be shipped next day. 3 weeks later I started t...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
February 19, 10:35pm

Six Moon Designs Essence '07
Simply put, this pack had everything I was looking for - in order of importance: 1)Panel Loading for easy organization 2)Hip belt pockets for regularly accessed items 3)Mesh side pockets for dryi...

In Backpacks - Frameless
February 19, 10:25pm