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Re: Loft
he said that the amount of down fill worked better ... accounting for the size of the bag of course and of course en-ratings are the "best" for RELATIVE comparison to each other ... si...

In GEAR » 30F Bag Comparisons--which to buy? (with spreadsheet!)
March 09, 9:24pm

if you want to go the cheap route this stove ive found works just fine for 12$ the build quality IME doesnt seem any worse than any other stove out there ... another BPL member has used it for a...

In GEAR » Recommend me a canister stove.
March 09, 9:20pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: alpha
No matter who published the chart, it shows the competitor "market leading synthetic insulation" to have a clo of 2.12. This is HIGHER than 800FP down and more than 2x higher than what wa...

In GEAR » North Face Thermoball technology
March 09, 8:53pm

A Simple Tree Branch Can Become a Backyard Water Filter
http://www.popularmechanics.com/science/environment/water/a-simple-tree-branch-can-become-a-backyard-water-filter-16540288 MIT researchers test an inexpensive water filter fashioned from a pine ...

In Philosophy & Technique » A Simple Tree Branch Can Become a Backyard Water Filter
March 09, 4:51pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: alpha
FWIW, the dry time value also differs from what Polartec publishes under their own site. DUDE shall you or i send an email to polartec asking if the chart i posted is correct? are we REAL...

In GEAR » North Face Thermoball technology
March 08, 5:31pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: alpha
the chart comes from the westcomb fall 2013 catalog ... the numbers are from polartec themselves they give it as "* Warmth: clo test using ASTM F1868-09 " i dont have access to the...

In GEAR » North Face Thermoball technology
March 08, 5:16pm

Re: Re: alpha
for the same weight im willing to be that the alpha has a much lower CLO value ... which is what polartec and westcombs chart above show i mean if all we wanted was "warmth" we could j...

In GEAR » North Face Thermoball technology
March 08, 4:52pm

polartec alpha is significantly less insulating than your standard insulation think of it as a fleece (its based on the thermal pro fleece) with an element resistant shell on top ... i su...

In GEAR » North Face Thermoball technology
March 08, 4:34pm

but hows the breathability ... of course im being lazy ... i should just walk into our local stores and check one out ... its not like i dont pass by at least 3 dead bird selling shops and the f...

In GEAR » Arcteryx Squamish 2014 Update
March 06, 1:46pm

Which of course brings one to the next logical question
How much has BPL cost you im money amd time going through and swapping out new shiny gear? Gear swap always seems to be really popular ;)

In GEAR » Can't stop changing gear?
March 06, 1:05pm

All Reader Reviews by eric chan

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Montbell Extremely Light Down Jacket
the key to using this jacket is to use it under a windshell or synthetic jacket like a nanopuff by itself the shell is fairly fragile, there are no pockets, there is no waist string ... however ...

In Clothing - Insulating - Down
December 30, 7:44pm