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adding good valves to a rubbish packraft
I currently have a rubbish $20 raft and its main downfall is its lack of a good valve. Is it possible to replace the valves with something similar to that of an alpacka valve? Cheers, Jeremy.

In Packrafting » adding good valves to a rubbish packraft
April 20, 12:26am

Hi Dale, There was actually quite alot of rock scraping. A couple of times I was sure it would split in two but it somehow held up! Again, this was probably largely to do with luck. Interesti...

In Gear Lists » 10 Day NZ Hike
April 19, 11:57pm

Hi Diana, Yeah I was really really surprised that this mat held up so well. My neoair which also uses a 30d fabric always seems to blow holes, but I have used this one far far more and it hasn&#...

In Gear Lists » 10 Day NZ Hike
April 18, 6:08pm

Hi Anna, Thanks a bunch for the update. Those poles looks excellent. If only they made them in a three piece model!

In GEAR » Anyone using the Locus Gear carbon fiber trekking poles?
April 18, 6:01pm

Bents Basin
Hi Sean, Glad you like the mod. It is really really simple! I was also amazed at how much it improved the performance of the boat. I got in contact with flyweight to see if they are keen to make...

In Packrafting » Cheaper Raft Options
April 18, 5:58pm

I now have a good bit of wear and tear on these poles (140 hard km's). Positives: - Have not broken yet - I put them through tough conditions - Do not slip nearly as often as Ti Goat p...

In GEAR » Anyone using the Locus Gear carbon fiber trekking poles?
April 13, 8:19pm

post gear list
Hi Guys, Thanks a bunch for the Gear advice. I have posted a quick post trip gear list for anyone interested. Cheers, ...

In Gear Lists » 10 Day NZ Hike
April 13, 8:08pm

For the sake of tourism to Australia, I would say most of the continent usually experiences reasonable - good and often predictable weather (think deserts, most valleys, most places near the coast...

In Editor's Roundtable » Tunnel Tents Tutorial and State of the Market Report - Part 1: Definition and Pitching
April 13, 5:05pm

El Cheapo
The cheapest solution I could find is a small $20 kmart raft which I cut holes in to make it self bailing. Its biggest problem is, as mentioned earlier, crappy valves which do not allow it to devel...

In Packrafting » Cheaper Raft Options
April 07, 1:09am

When you develop the folding version I am in!

In Gear Deals » New: TSS Titanium Field Scapel: Self Sharpening UL Blade: Pre-order price.
April 05, 2:40am

All Reader Reviews by Jeremy Platt

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Trail Designs Customer Service
Excellent service: very fast to reply, happy to talk about modifications/ deals and makes a great product. Who could want more?

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
April 06, 9:56pm

zpacks Company
This one is short and sweet but Joe is a pleasure to deal with. He replied quickly to my emails, got my order in on time and is happy to discuss idea. I would highly recommend zpacks to everyone.

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
August 17, 5:41am

GossamerGear Mariposa
I have had this pack for a couple of months now and I do really like it but I find for me it has just too many little problems to justify giving it a 5. I will start with some good points - it is supe...

In Backpacks - Internal Frame
August 17, 5:30am