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Re: "questions about esbit"
Hmmm. The weight savings and simplicity are very tempting for me, but... I don't think I'd be down with the brown sticky goo that forms on the bottom of my cooking pot that everyone seems...

In GEAR » questions about esbit
October 13, 11:09pm

questions about esbit
So after spending hundreds of dollars on multiple top of the line white gas and iso-propane stoves, I've decided that I'm now interested in trying out the good ol' esbit folding pocket ...

In GEAR » questions about esbit
October 13, 9:13pm

Re: Ridgerest
forgive me but, what's an r value? I'm assuming it's a level of insulation, but what is the scale?

In GEAR » Big Agnes sleep system
October 10, 11:54am

rectacgular tarp vs. shaped tarp
what is the advantages of a rectangular tarp vs a shaped tarp?

In Make Your Own Gear » tarptent for 1 (or possibly 2)
October 10, 10:53am

tarp/bivy combo

In Make Your Own Gear » tarptent for 1 (or possibly 2)
October 10, 10:45am

Re: Re: Legendary Nescafe Espresso?
Starbucks coffee is VERY overrated and overpriced, BUT... They make one heck of a good cup of INSTANT coffee. If you try and compare it to say, 100% blue mountain kona coffee then yes, you will b...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Starbucks instant coffee
October 09, 7:13pm

Re: Re: tarptent for 1 (or possibly 2)
Thats pretty sweet. Well, I think I'm just going to dive in head first and just attempt to make one. I'll probably mess it up, but oh well. Best way to learn I guess. Thanks for the pics!

In Make Your Own Gear » tarptent for 1 (or possibly 2)
October 09, 2:15pm

Re: Re: tarptent for 1 (or possibly 2)
Nice work there Jim! That's how I want mine to turn out. I want mine to be a little longer and a little higher to accomodate my size. Does yours have a floor? Or do you use a bivy or ground...

In Make Your Own Gear » tarptent for 1 (or possibly 2)
October 09, 12:30pm

Re: Yup...
I guess I should've also asked how insulative the CCF pads are. Anyone know?

In GEAR » Big Agnes sleep system
October 09, 12:24pm

Re: How to use a barometer
The scale ranges from about 28.00 to about 31.00 Hg, or inches of mercury. In very simplified terms, a rapid fall in pressure—bout .10 or more in less than an hour- typically means a storms-a-co...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » How to use a barometer
October 09, 8:54am

All Reader Reviews by Justin Chaussee

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GSI Dualist
This is a very cool system. It's not titanium, but it's still very light for what you get. Also, the price is right at around 30-40 bucks. There are two models, the dualist and the soloist....

In Cookware - Other
June 27, 3:50pm

Big Agnes Lost Ranger
I am a big guy (6'3, 330 lbs). My goal was to find a bag that would keep me warm but had enough room that I didn't feel like a sausage in a casing... This bag is great! I bought the long ...

In Sleeping Bags - Mummy & Other
June 23, 3:06pm

MSR Pocket Rocket
I've used the pocket rocket for a few years now. I rated it a 4 for the following reasons: Pro: -lightweight -easy to use/light -boils water fast in calm weather -small size fits easily in...

In Stoves - Canister
June 23, 2:26pm

GoLite Jam2
I bought this pack a few months ago after using a Kelty redwing 3100 for years. Not to discredit the Kelty since it is a very reliable and DURABLE pack, but I do not see myself using anything else ot...

In Backpacks - Frameless
April 26, 8:35am

Kelty backpacks redwing 3100, red cloud 6650
First off, let me say that there is NOTHING light about either one of these packs. They are not super heavy for what they are (A large daypack and an expedition/extended trip pack) but they do not fa...

In Backpacks - Internal Frame
October 18, 11:54am

Campmor .com
The reason I went with a 5 rating for Campmor had to do with their selection of merchandise and their prices. Whenever I'm in the market for a piece of gear, I always look at campmor first. 90% ...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
October 18, 11:30am