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All Forum Posts by Michael Cheifetz

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@Dave I agree in principle that these companies are for profit etc and that we would be hard pressed to buy an 800USD JKT having said that - "maximize shareholder value" is a bit 80...

In GEAR » FF website came out of the 90's
December 05, 3:36pm

slow down, think, learn
@Max apart from what was said (re UL packs not appropriate for bushwacking etc) and not to take away from the obvious 'safety first' thing: I too am wary of my xxx$ pack getting ripped ...

In GEAR » Protecting a backpack?
December 05, 6:50am

Imported
@NW - if that is indeed the case then I would (if I were FF) advertise as such. @David - I'm not trying to pick a fight with anyone. Putting politics aside (that was not my intention) MADE i...

In GEAR » FF website came out of the 90's
December 04, 11:29pm

its free
@rick as i said they are replacing an old jkt for free with obviously limited choices...the Proshell is 200CAD more. If I were BUYING a new one i would look at new Westcomb DVL eVent or Monta...

In GEAR » Arcteryx - great customer support (oh - and choices to make!!!)
December 04, 3:38pm

FF reply
here is what they said when i asked on their FB "All of our sleeping bags, expedition parkas, and comforters are made here in Seattle. However, our Daybreaks, Hyperions, Helios jackets, and...

In GEAR » FF website came out of the 90's
December 04, 3:24pm

LT=$$
@mike - yeah I get that the LT is Pro. but asking them to not only replace a 8 yr old jacket but to upgrade me 200CAD up is stretching it (+its heavier

In GEAR » Arcteryx - great customer support (oh - and choices to make!!!)
December 04, 2:31pm

Paclite vs Active
all these jkts are mostly the same....apart from this difference. So the dilemma is Pcalite with pitzips or Active without If i understand correctly the activeshell is supposed to be AS WATE...

In GEAR » Arcteryx - great customer support (oh - and choices to make!!!)
December 04, 1:34pm

Arcteryx - great customer support (oh - and choices to make!!!)
Long story short: Had a 2005 model Arcteryx Paclite jacket. It severely delaminated suddenly in the past month or so. Emailed them etc and they just wrote in that they will replace it with a new p...

In GEAR » Arcteryx - great customer support (oh - and choices to make!!!)
December 04, 1:11pm

Imported
I pinged them on their FB page... personally when i see "imported" i think china If i 'imported" from Canada i would write "handmade in canada" if i imported 10d...

In GEAR » FF website came out of the 90's
December 04, 11:57am

Pamelas
"they call these things the Pamelas......but I'm just going to say it....THEY WORK" so many layers of deep meaning:)

In GEAR » Aarn pack "Natural Balance" field report
December 04, 11:47am

All Reader Reviews by Michael Cheifetz

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MLD XP Quilt 21 0z. Climashield
I have older 2009 XP model (as opposed to the Spirit) with 2.5 Osy Climashield. This would correspond to the 48F model he has. I have the wide model + eVent strip at head and footbox. Carftsmenship...

In Sleeping Bags - Quilts & Top Bags
December 20, 8:49am

MLD XP Quilt 21 0z. Climashield
I have older 2009 XP model (as opposed to the Spirit) with 2.5 Osy Climashield. This would correspond to the 48F model he has. I have the wide model + eVent strip at head and footbox. Carftsmenship...

In Sleeping Bags - Quilts & Top Bags
December 20, 8:06am

Ronald Turnbull The Book of the Bivvy. Cicerone: UK 2nd. ed. 2007
Jeremy above is right in many ways - it is indeed more of a quirky idiosyncratic book that mixes poetry, psychology and anecdotal facts about bivy and the scottish highlands. In that light it could sc...

In Books and Media
January 02, 5:50am