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whistle
My 10 year old kids have a hard time blowing hard enough to get a loud blast from the Fox 40 mini. The regular 40 requires about 2/3 the breath pressure. However I find the Acme Thunderer to need1...

In GEAR » Emergency whistles (blow out yer brainz)
May 06, 11:58am

coupon
How can I get a review coupon?

In GEAR » Anything better than a 70L Jam (older Pinnacle) for my needs?
April 20, 1:16pm

fit
Both... Small wrap if you want some weight on your shoulders (35/65 split between shoulders and waist is a classic amount). 1/2” above your shoulders if you like all the wait in your hips (...

In GEAR » Introduction ... and shoulder strap/VC Crown question
April 20, 1:05pm

Custom
Thanks. I'm hoping to find something that's available right away...

In GEAR » Jam-like pack with Lid & mesh pocket
April 17, 8:56pm

Jam-like pack with Lid & mesh pocket
Anyone seen a pack similar to the Golite Jam (ie: 210 denier ripstop body, wide hip belt wings, mesh back panel) --- but with a lid (3" pocket) and a mesh pocket covering most of the back ? A...

In GEAR » Jam-like pack with Lid & mesh pocket
April 17, 8:27pm

Jam Questions
How'd the new framesheet hold up to that much weight ? Any less torso collapse than the old foam ? What the issue was with the new straps ? Did they curve into a tube and cause pressure - ...

In GEAR » 2012 50L Golite Jam (out of the box)
April 04, 8:26pm

Need help finding a pack
I'm looking for a smaller and lighter weight version of an expedition-style pack. ie: A pack with the following features. 50 liters (ish) 210 dyneema grid fabric Framesheet, belt & s...

In GEAR » Need help finding a pack
April 04, 8:13pm

1/2 Pyramid Pitch
The front corners should be more inward compared to the rear corners. On my 8x10, this amount is about 15-18". I lay the tarp out flat, stake the rear corners directly to the ground, stake...

In GEAR » MLD monk tarp question and pics
March 30, 6:56pm

Best Insulation for Washing
What holds up better to frequent washing - Long fiber synthetics (Polarguard), or budget down (550-650 wt) ? How much worse do short fiber synthetics hold up to frequent washing ? (Assume washi...

In GEAR » Best Insulation for Washing
March 23, 7:50pm

Summer Shirts
In the humid Maryland/Virginia area, I find loose fit, thin, open weave poly t-shirts work best in the summer (80-100 degrees, 70-100% humidity). Everything else is way too hot or sticks to you to...

In GEAR » Longsleeve baselayer for hot, summertime use?
March 23, 7:42pm

All Reader Reviews by John Gilbert

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Wenger Esquire
I was looking for something a little bigger than my Victorinox Classic (2.25") knife. The Wenger Esquire has essentially the same tools, but is 1/3 of an inch longer, about 3/32" wider and ...

In Miscellaneous Products
March 07, 7:05pm