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mmm
mmm wonder why you got cold feet?! would you sleep on a thin summer mat in snow? Good discussion initiated though.

In GEAR » My neoprene socks didn't work.
January 05, 2:00am

energy
Heet (100% methanol) has a lower energy density than denatured alcohol (84- 95% ethanol here in Europe) so surely there should be an difference? adventuresinstoving.blogspot.com/2011/08/alcoho...

In Make Your Own Gear » Question about fuel for my simmer stove
December 13, 10:47am

the footbox is the only fly in the ointment
According to this review http://tramplite.com/2012/11/z-packs-20-deg-down-sleeping-bagquilt.html#more I have US Size 13 feet and have 2 quilts - one MYOG climashield and a Golite ultra 20 -...

In GEAR » Flat foot box on Zpacks bags compared to other types. Thoughts?
November 26, 10:19am

Mini clamcleats slipping
I found that the 2 mini clamcleats I used on my Scarp side guylines ( 2mm ) had worn as Roger described and now slipped under fairly low tension. This with normal use - not abuse- just 18 months...

In GEAR » Which size clamcleat?
October 14, 2:45am

Base fits inside the Kettle
>>What exactly is the design theory in having the base shrink in, rather than expand out??? On pre-existing Chimney Kettle designs, the firebowl is inverted and stored inside the kettle ...

In GEAR » BackCountry Boiler
September 29, 6:34am

3mm
Mike. I found that with doubling thin line , the linelocs don't work as smoothly as with single. I want simplicity- I use 3mm on the Scarp pitchlock ends (10 linelocs in all) and 2 mm with th...

In GEAR » what lines work with the Lineloc 3 ladder?
September 18, 10:38am

they slip in less than 3 mm if wet and windy
My experience : Tarptent supplied line slips if wet and buffeting winds. This from wild nights in the UK hills. (The Scarp was fine btw). A stopper knot was needed for a stable pitch in such co...

In GEAR » what lines work with the Lineloc 3 ladder?
September 18, 12:12am

Scarp in the wind and general issues
Hiya I have used mine numerous times in high winds (with and without heavy rain) above treeline in the Scottish Highlands and the English Lake district (no crossing poles). One night in Scotland...

In GEAR » Scarp 1 High Wind Performance?
August 23, 11:24am

Drinksafe filters remove chemicals...
If you want a backpacking filter which does remove chemicals, they are available: www.drinksafe-systems.co.uk/ looks like they are trialling a product which removes radiation too.

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » What about toxic chemicals in the water?
August 01, 2:22am

Travis
Travis I think you may mean the post prior to mine? I was attempting to quote it. (this site is very basic!) The Old Jam I have fits me OK. (and I am in the UK not US....)

In GEAR » 2012 50L Golite Jam (out of the box)
July 11, 3:56pm

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