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All Forum Posts by Derek Cox

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Re: Sawyer inline filter problems
Tony- Thanks for responding. Water does come out the other end when backwashing, but requires a fair amount of pressure. With pressure I can also get it to go through the correct way, but wi...

In GEAR » Sawyer inline filter problems
July 20, 5:03pm

Sawyer inline filter problems
So I made a gravity filter using the sawyer inline filter purchased from REI. At first the system worked great, pumping out about a liter a minute as advertised. After about 20 L however the pump...

In GEAR » Sawyer inline filter problems
July 20, 4:13pm

Re: BPL Pro 90 or UL 60 quilt, any experience?
UL 60 pros - very light, packs small, takes me down to about 50-55* without additional clothing cons - bottom half is sewn shut (some may like but I am not a fan), cord in the middle is frus...

In GEAR » BPL Pro 90 or UL 60 quilt, any experience?
July 16, 11:49am

Re: gravity filter?
These are the materials I used: Nylon Tube And Hose Fitting 1/4" x 1/4" http://www.usplastic.com/catalog/product.asp?catalog_name=USPlastic&category_name=6914&product_id=7957 Fe...

In Post-Trip Reports » GSMNP Trip/Mostly Gear Report
July 13, 3:53pm

GSMNP Trip/Mostly Gear Report
Did a fairly short 25 mile weekend in the GSMNP near Deep Creek. Highs in the 80s and lows hitting about 50 I think. Major gear taken: MLD Zip Tarptent Contrail Neoair BPL UL 60 Quilt A...

In Post-Trip Reports » GSMNP Trip/Mostly Gear Report
July 08, 10:51pm

Re: Volume
It can take up a lot of volume or none. If your pack is pretty full the need for air to form a frame is less than if it has very little gear in it, so the absence of air in the pad is not really d...

In GEAR » Neo Air as Frame
July 06, 7:56pm

Re: Neo Air as Frame
I recently used my neoair as a frame for my mld zip and it worked great. Wrap around to form tube, possibly inflate a little to take up desired amount of space, insert gear, if necessary inflate a...

In GEAR » Neo Air as Frame
July 06, 6:09pm

Re: Thanks Mark....
Looks cool. I'm hoping someone will follow these directions and post some more pictures up of the process and finished product. Thanks Mark!

In Make Your Own Gear » one ounce pack
July 06, 10:09am

Re: SUL Gear List
1 L of water? That's it? Unless you are going to be on a stream or river the whole time and aren't purifying your water this seems like it would be too little. I typically drink 4 a day o...

In Gear Lists » SUL Gear List
July 01, 10:20am

Re: Re: how did it go?
I personally find it way better when the pillow can move around as I toss and turn quite a bit when I sleep... Also if my pillow was attached to my pad via toggles my head would be at about the sa...

In GEAR » Sore Back after NeoAir Use? v. stiffer self-inflating pad?
June 26, 11:17am

All Reader Reviews by Derek Cox

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Jetboil Personal Cooking System
Easy to use. Lighter can be easily fixed if you read the troubleshooting guide. Boils water fast and uses very little fuel. Insulated and takes up relatively little space. on the heavier side, but ...

In Stoves - Canister
February 24, 9:18pm

Therm-A-Rest Pro Lite 3
Had it for a few years now. Never had any problems with leaking or holes. Comfy 1" of padding. Plenty wide and long, but a little on the heavier side.

In Sleeping Pads - Inflatable
February 24, 9:12pm

MSR Hubba
Outstanding rain protection. Plenty of room to sit up and move around a bit. Full mesh allows you to see the stars clearly on clear nights. Lightweight and perfect for nastier conditions when a tar...

In Shelters - Double Wall Tents
February 24, 9:07pm

Montbell UL Down Inner Jacket
Packs small. Very light. Fits great. Soft material. Keeps me warm down to about 40 degrees over just a t-shirt. Full zip is very handy and pockets are a great touch. Absolutely nothing but good th...

In Clothing - Insulating - Down
February 24, 8:57pm

Osprey Atmos 50
Like others have said, what really separates this pack from others is the airspeed suspension. This pack molds perfectly to my hips and shoulders since it does not contact my back air can flow freely...

In Backpacks - Internal Frame
February 24, 8:53pm

Mountain Laurel Designs Zip
Much tougher pack for just a few ounces more. Tough Mesh on back and sides is great for holding a myriad of items. Shoulder straps are comfortable and it carries a load very well. Great craftsmansh...

In Backpacks - Frameless
February 24, 8:45pm

WalMart
walmart is great for those cheap generic items needed for each trip. i.e. snacks, travel toiletries, odds and ends. who cares where the money goes or how wealthy Walmart is? i get what i need at a g...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
June 12, 8:10pm