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Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Rumour mongers
Aye, Franco -- every other inch a gentleman!

In GEAR » TT Rainbow Modification
May 11, 11:41pm

Re: TT Rainbow Modification
Unless it's really cold, I think covering yourself with a big piece of non-breathable nylon can be uncomfortable, and can actually trap your body perspiration as well. More often than not, my Ra...

In GEAR » TT Rainbow Modification
May 11, 12:12am

Re: Big Agnes Sarvis SL1 eVENT - first impressions
Steven: Good write up! I own a Seedhouse 2 SL, so I know what you mean by the small vestibule that can let in the rain whenever opened. Two things to keep in mind: 1. Nylon stretches (esp....

In GEAR » Big Agnes Sarvis SL1 eVENT - first impressions
May 10, 4:27pm

Re: What about the Hubba?
Jeff: Curious... can you explain what you mean by "issues" with the Rainbow in the rain? I find the Hubba too narrow for my liking (only 26 inches in width!). Maybe OK if this means much lig...

In GEAR » Sierra Designs Baku
May 06, 11:35am

Re: good insight
Jordan: I've always liked MontBell products and have been intrigued by their tents. I like the design overall and especially the light weight. I didn't buy the tent because I wanted a tent wit...

In GEAR » Which DW tent would you choose?
April 29, 11:57am

Re: Towards a Zero Footprint Environmental Responsibility for BPL
One thought comes to mind. Per bpl website: "Backpacking Light is a quarterly print magazine for the lightweight enthusiast that offers completely different editorial content than that of the B...

In Philosophy & Technique » Towards a Zero Footprint Environmental Responsibility for BPL
April 22, 6:10pm

Re: Quick survey -donating gear
Yes, why not?

In Gear Swap » Quick survey -donating gear
April 22, 2:55pm

Re: Will I wake up, in sealed tents?
Hmmm... my next tent, I'm going to look for one with a protected ceiling vent or two...

In GEAR » Will I wake up, in sealed tents?
April 21, 7:37am

Re: Rainbow Tent
People, seasons and other things are all flip-flopped "down under". :)

In GEAR » TT Rainbow in action
April 19, 1:29pm

Re: Re: Rainbow Tent Poles
Bob: I like to attach my tent horizontally on the outside of my pack. I got a second set of poles with shorter sections so nothing will protrude out to the sides. The weight increase is pret...

In GEAR » TT Rainbow in action
April 18, 9:17am

All Reader Reviews by Ben 2 World

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Big Sky Ultra C Aluminum Tent Stakes
I've been using titanium shepherd hook stakes for years now -- loving their ultralight weight but disappointed with their suboptimal ground penetration and holding power. These stakes can be bent...

In Miscellaneous Products
January 09, 8:02pm

Titanium Goat Adjustable CF Trekking Poles
I received my pair and went on a moderate 2-hour hike today (approx. 2,000 ft. elevation gain over 2.7 miles -- then returning back down). I find the specs to be accurate, and the poles a beauty to...

In Trekking Poles
July 06, 11:33pm

MontBell Versalite 20
This is a no-thrills but well-constructed frameless day pack. You can see photo and specs here. You can also see BPL...

In Backpacks - Frameless
June 04, 7:18pm

Coleman F1 Ultralight
The first review touched on the F1's performance. This post will describe and critique the set up process. Prior to buying the F1, I have used the MSR PocketRocket (PR). With the PR, all you ...

In Stoves - Canister
January 28, 11:03am

Micropur MP 1 Chlorine Dioxide Water Purifier Tablet
Comparison to Potable Aqua above is incorrect. For bacteria and viruses, Micropur is just as effective and easy to use (15 minutes treatment time). It is only for protozoa (e.g. cryptosporidium) t...

In Hydration - Water Treatment
January 06, 9:28am