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Joseph R (Dianoda) - BPL Lifetime Member

My Locale Chicago, IL
About Me After lugging around 45lbs+ through a Nat'l Park or two, I decided UL was the way to go and haven't looked back. URL is to my Geargrams list for most of my 3-season trips. My other hobby is photography, if the destination is worth it, then add 1 to 7lbs to my base weight for camera gear. In case you were curious, my profile avatar image is Buck (aka 9 mile) Creek of the High Sierra Trail in Seki NP.
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All Forum Posts by Joseph R

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Re: Re: Copyright
Well, it's fixed in someplaces and not others. I had a tent like that once.

In Website & Forum Admin/Support » How do you actually visit your PM's on the site?
May 12, 1:51am

Re: Lid weight?
18.7 grams, or .66oz. It's also listed in my earlier post. I recall another user noting you could replace the lid with a lid from a Philadelphia cream cheese container, which supposedly weig...

In GEAR » Jetboil Flash vs. Sol Ti cup weights
May 11, 1:24pm

Re: Different
The burners are different. I happen to own both the sol ti and the flash, so here are a few measurements: the sol's burner weighs 102.2g and the flash's weighs 145.6g. Weight of the pots ...

In GEAR » Jetboil Flash vs. Sol Ti cup weights
May 11, 12:57pm

Re: Percentage off listed weight
I like to think of it from the other side of the table: If I was a manufacturer and knew that my product had sample variation (which is a reality of manufacturing), I'd spec weight at the 95% c...

In GEAR » Percentage off listed weight
May 11, 11:28am

Re: Skurka interviews GoLite President Demetri Coupounas
Thanks for the interview, Andrew. Good to hear some explanations from the top about all the strange things we've been seeing from golite lately. Sounds like CS wasn't pulling my leg when ...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Skurka interviews GoLite President Demetri Coupounas
May 10, 11:51pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: "Boilerwerks is Back"
Don't feel bad, Ure got me good, too :)

In GEAR » Boilerwerks is Back
May 10, 11:39pm

Re: examples
Given that 30F is the lower limit of the comfort range in the bag you provided a link to, the true rating is probably closer to 40-45F. Most *cheap* synthetic bags rated to 30F weigh closer to 3 po...

In GEAR » Cheap light sleeping bag
May 10, 4:08pm

Re: Canon S100 vs Panasonic GF3 [14mm f 2.5-22] Low Light Performance Comparison ??????
The GF3 has much better low light performance compared to the S100. For an image quality comparison, I suggest using's excellent comparison tool - you can select up to four came...

In GEAR » Canon S100 vs Panasonic GF3 [14mm f 2.5-22] Low Light Performance Comparison ??????
May 10, 1:40pm

Re: Down Jacket Questions
The bitterroot is a well put together jacket with quality materials, but I can't really recommend it unequivocally due to a design flaw that was personally a dealbreaker. I ordered one during ...

In GEAR » Down Jacket Questions
May 09, 10:17am

Re: "Mistaken for Strangers"
Not sure how I missed this trip report until just now. Great work, and even better photography. A couple questions, if you don't mind: what lens did you use for your photos? As far as I ca...

In Editor's Roundtable » Mistaken for Strangers
May 08, 2:19pm

All Reader Reviews by Joseph R

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Rab Xenon Jacket
The Rab Xenon (Spring '11) is a lightweight, well-featured synthetic insulation puffy jacket - my men's medium comes in at just under 10.4oz (294.3g - this is unmodified weight less retail tag...

In Clothing - Insulating - Synthetic (Polarguard, Primaloft, etc.)
September 29, 2:55pm

Western Mountaineering Ultralight Super
Love it. I use a silk liner and wear a 200 weight merino beanie to sleep almost regardless of temperature to help keep the bag clean. Additionally, with said liner and beanie plus lightweight basela...

In Sleeping Bags - Mummy & Other
May 16, 1:07am

Rab Infinity Down Jacket
Update 3/15/2012: I found a great deal on this jacket and took the plunge once again, this time for keeps, and have also revised my score from a 4 to 5. Why the change of heart? Well, a lot can ch...

In Clothing - Insulating - Down
March 28, 4:31pm