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Re: Re: Re: Carbon Fiber Poles in Thunderstorms
I don't disagree with what you've said regarding unpredictability, or 2 miles vs. 2 inches of rubber, but for the sake of discussion... I have heard that most of the time lightning won&#...

In GEAR » Carbon Fiber Poles in Thunderstorms
July 19, 6:27am

Re: Re: GoLite Poncho as hammock fly
I would love to see some pictures. All of the info I've seen recommends larger tarps, but this would be a great solution if I can make it work as well as you have.

In Multiple Use Gear » GoLite Poncho as hammock fly
July 12, 8:03pm

Re: Survival gear,- my thoughts
I'm no expert, but I've read pretty much every book there is on this subject. I'll note only things where my comments differ with those who've chimed in already. 1) trash bag(s)...

In Gear Lists » Survival gear list
July 02, 6:13am

Re: Re: Re: Re: Campmor poncho --- good, but some downsides
I have a golite poncho and a HH, but haven't used either yet. I have read up on tarps for the HH and I think the golite is too short. Even the stock tarp for the HH is longer. Maybe if there...

In GEAR » Poncho Vs. Rain Jacket
June 28, 2:15pm

Re: Scrabble and Cards
I found some plastic (Waterproof) cards in the boating section of walmart.

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Passing Time in Camp
June 26, 7:27am

Re: hahah
When you do start looking for a pack, consider Granite Gear and ULA. But first, figure out what you'll need to carry, both in size and weight. Don't forget your food/water.

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » packs
June 20, 11:05am

Re: packs
That backpack is 9 pounds! A lot of people here don't carry that much weight in their complete kit. It's also very expensive. My pack weighs 2 lb (and around $120), and many people here ...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » packs
June 20, 6:25am

Re: ...
Also remember this significantly increases the amount of fuel you will need to carry. But as you've seen there is no one right answer for this, and water treatment is practically a religious d...

In GEAR » Quick Water Question
June 19, 7:38pm

Re: Re: Gossamer Gear Pad
I have no firsthand advice, but I read that forum a lot. One option for a pad is the very thin and wide owareusa.com one. A cheap alternative to underquilts. Size 40 x 60 x 3/16" weighi...

In GEAR » Newb to hammocks - help!
June 19, 7:43am

Re: Wool in hot temps.
I wore my "tomato" red smartwool lightweight T in florida where the daytime temps were 85-90 and it was excellent. I never felt like it made me any hotter than I would have been shirtles...

In GEAR » Merino Wool L/S Zip
June 13, 5:00pm

All Reader Reviews by Jaiden .

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AntiGravityGear (AGG) Customer service
My neoprene pot cover had a bad zipper which was stuck closed. The folks at AGG sent me a replacement immediately with a prepaid return envelope so they could research what went wrong. I was very im...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
March 10, 9:35pm

Moosejaw the company
Got my gear two days after ordering exactly as it was described.

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
March 10, 9:32pm

Altrec.com
I got the gear exactly as described two days after ordering. Great price!

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
March 10, 9:30pm

C and C Outdoors
I ordered golite reed pants and a poncho tarp, and didn't hear from them for a week. I emailed and in a quick reply they said one item was backordered but would be in soon. I did get both items ...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
February 26, 7:28am