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Same here, I find the R2 just too warm when moving.

In GEAR » Why the R1 over the R2?
November 12, 8:34pm

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I saw those comments at Skurka's site too and thought them a bit off. Seems like an unnecessary focus on minutia. I know my knots and use them plenty but for guylines on my tarps the LineLo...

In GEAR » Any LineLoc3 failures/trouble?
October 20, 10:59pm

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Good find James! Things to keep in mind about the Patagonia military (MARS) items: 1. They often show up for quite cheap on Patagonia's web specials clearance page. 2. The sizing is us...

In Gear Swap » WTB - Patagonia Houdini Special Edition Mars (Alpha Green with snap collar)
October 20, 8:35am

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Weight?

In Gear Swap » Zimmerbuilt Pack
October 14, 9:51pm

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Sir Mix-A-Lot called, he said you're just his type of hiker. I kid, I kid! The R1 is really warm and surprisingly heavy. Since you don't sound like a person who is naturally freezing...

In GEAR » Argh!!! R1 vs cap4 hoodies...
October 11, 9:03pm

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Excellent, thank you Tom!

In GEAR » idea: quilt / sleeping bag hybrid?
October 08, 6:44pm

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Haha, brilliant me, reinventing the wheel! Have to say though, those BA bags don't seem to have saved much weight, though their gear seems to be heavier to begin with. I've got an older...

In GEAR » idea: quilt / sleeping bag hybrid?
October 07, 11:06am

idea: quilt / sleeping bag hybrid?
I like the way a sleeping bag blocks drafts and encloses the body well when it's cold, not just mild. I like a sleeping bag's real hood (for a couple reasons). Of course I also like a qui...

In GEAR » idea: quilt / sleeping bag hybrid?
October 07, 10:38am

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Well SOMEbody's gotta be the smartest person in the room, it might as well be Roger. I think we are misreading his use of the terms HYOH and YMMV. It's more like "HYOH/YMMV... and yo...

In GEAR » How the he$$%#% do you manage your lanyard kit
October 02, 8:40pm

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I'd love to see some pics of side/belly sleepers actually in their quilts. I still don't see how my fellow belly sleepers keep their arms covered unless they get an extra long quilt. And ...

In GEAR » hesitant about buying a quilt because I toss and turn a lot
September 23, 7:32pm

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