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All Forum Posts by Inaki Diaz de Etura

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Re: Re: Taping Silnylon
I assume you use the tape to waterproof/reinforce sewn seams for which the traditional method of silicone painting works well. What advantages do you find in taping for DIY, home use? I guess it tu...

In GEAR » Taping Silnylon
April 03, 10:50am

Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Canister Refiller -- WARNING
> So what would happen with a canister gas leak? first thing that would happen, I guess, is you would notice. It's hard to ignore the sound and the smell. Not a nice thing to happen, I...

In GEAR » Canister Refiller -- WARNING
March 30, 12:24pm

No compass!
Agree about not needing a compass but it seems difficult to find one of these watches without that function that's also a quality watch. It seems the compass thing sells well. I've been try...

In GEAR » Pyle PAW1 alti/baro/compass/thermometer watch
March 30, 12:18pm

Re: Asked about backpacking gear
What's important about the "it's just 2 oz" is not the weight itself but the mindset that takes you there. If you're strict about UL and do things well to build a light pack, ...

In GEAR » Asked about backpacking gear
March 30, 5:49am

Re: Pyle PAW1 alti/baro/compass/thermometer watch
Thanks for the report, I'll keep an eye on this. It's deceiving how difficult it is to find a simple watch with just those few functions (I'm also interested only in temp, altitude and ...

In GEAR » Pyle PAW1 alti/baro/compass/thermometer watch
March 30, 4:13am

Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Canister Refiller -- WARNING
> It is safe until one blows up. There are many factors, a big one is how many refills can the valve accept in a canister or cylinder? I guess a valve failure would turn into a gas leak, not ...

In GEAR » Canister Refiller -- WARNING
March 29, 5:38am

Re: Also, can you buy foil zip bags?
I guess you can re-use a Mountain House one or the like. I use the bottom part of a discarded Platypus (they usually break first somewhere around the mouth), original idea from some BPL editor. It ...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Favorite freezer bag recipes?
March 29, 5:01am

Re: Re: SUL and cheap rain mitt
I've used those as well as the dish washing gloves. Both work but I eventually went for something else (silnylon mitts). The thin plastic ones are too flimsy, and they tend to ride up. The dish...

In SuperUltraLight (SUL) Backpacking Discussion » SUL and cheap rain mitt
March 28, 3:02pm

Re: Re: Getting into bed under a minimal tarp while its raining
Jim described it well, let me just stress the (by now) probably obvious: there's no hidden trick as with mostly everything regarding rain: you get wet, you forget about a completely, pristine d...

In GEAR » Getting into bed under a minimal tarp while its raining
March 28, 1:49am

Re: HRP 2012
1. When backpacking abroad in a place where I don't have at least medical insurance, I've always used some generic travel insurance with cover for hiking activities. I've used This one ...

In Post-Trip Reports » Haute Route Pyrenees, Atlantic to Mediterranean, Summer 2010
March 27, 4:19pm

All Reader Reviews by Inaki Diaz de Etura

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Golite Hex 3
Not a full review but just a small addition on what's already been said regarding winter use. While skis make for wonderful stakes on deep snow, unfortunately the tie out loops at the end of the 6 mai...

In Shelters - Tarps & Floorless
January 18, 7:47am

Nunatak Arc Ghost
I was torn between Ghost and Alpinist before ordering and eventually ordered something in between, quite like the former X from BMW. It has the loft of the Ghost with the dimensions of the Alpinist an...

In Sleeping Bags - Quilts & Top Bags
September 05, 11:08am