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Ballon air mattress
Someone has made one: http://ultraliteskunkworks.blogspot.com/2005/11/poly-tube-down-air-mattress-dam-part-1.html

In GEAR » Negative weight camp pillow
December 12, 2:16pm

Same time, clothes, etc.
Make sure you weight yourself at the same time, with the same clothes and "conditions". Most people are the lightest in the morning after their first "bathroom break" and befor...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Gaining weight from sleeping in the cold?
December 11, 6:33pm

weight
Not exactly light at 356 grams (12.5 oz), but it is robust.

In Make Your Own Gear » $7 Waist Belt
December 06, 10:36pm

Re: Re: $14 and a bit more robust...
I will weight when I get home (already have it). I wasn't concerned with its weight when i bought it as it is for my heavy load pack. But, it didn't seem overly heavy, but looks can be de...

In Make Your Own Gear » $7 Waist Belt
December 06, 4:22pm

$14 and a bit more robust...
I ordered one of these and plan to use it to upgrade the waist belt on my heavy pack: http://www.rei.com/product/798143/rei-xt-85-hipbelt

In Make Your Own Gear » $7 Waist Belt
December 06, 3:40pm

Spouses in 40" wide tents
I haven't used any of the mentioned tents, but I have sleep several ( 10 or so) nights in 40" wide tents with my wife (and kids before that). They all had single front entries. It is sma...

In GEAR » Occasional two person tent - Stratospire 1 or Double Rainbow?
December 05, 6:40pm

My buddy Les
"What would Les Stroud do?" "I had noted this predicted front when I started the route, but there it was hours early and coming my way." Based on what I know about Les, no...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » 'Caught In A Storm, Near-Hypothermic, A Piece Of Gear Saved My Life'
December 05, 6:29pm

Re: +1 on Eric's reports also
"What did they do wrong? What did they do right (if anything)? What could they have done differently?" I try to learn from other people's mistakes as much as possible. It is much ...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Man ties legs together, crawls for help
December 05, 6:09pm

Shipping
If anyone is interested, shipping is $16.36 bringing the price to $4 per cartridge, but you have to purchase 12. Added: BTW, I did not order them. Shipping made them too close to the cost of l...

In Philosophy & Technique » cold weather performance upright canister
December 05, 2:14pm

Canisters...
Alas, I have none. :^( I do have the adapter to allow it to use the current threaded canisters. :^) I haven't installed it yet (it requires a little filing).

In Philosophy & Technique » Your "stupid light" moments.
December 05, 11:51am

All Reader Reviews by Larry De La Briandais

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Campsaver.com Retailer
I purchased the Vargo canister stove from them at a GREAT price. They had such a run on sales because of the low price that is was sold out. They left me a personal phone message letting me know tha...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
December 07, 3:07pm