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filter
sounds like a normal filter to me. replace the element and it will improve, for a very short period of time. Not being sarcastic, just blunt. You are citing the exact reason why so many av...

In GEAR » MSR Miniworks filters very slow
May 05, 3:39pm

not like
Well, I did wake up one night recently and felt like I had a flashlight shining in my face. It was a full moon. The inside of my tent was almost like daylight. Aside from that, the no-stretch i...

In GEAR » Cuben Fiber - what's not to like?
May 04, 3:35pm

hex
I would do without the netting under me, before I would do without the netting around me. I agree it reduces ventillation a bit. But the point is, you have it and do not pitch it tight to groun...

In GEAR » ZPacks Hexamid questions
May 04, 3:31pm

fbc
Freezer bag weights DO add up. A dedicated lightwt plastic dish and cozy is weight-competitive with it. But you still have to wash it So FBC wins. Some people will take a mountainhouse meal, ...

In GEAR » Freezer bag cooking vs. pot cooking - weight of boil-in-bag bags?
May 04, 3:24pm

hex
It wont block wind, that would compromise ventilation and lead to condensation. It will be prone to rain splatter and spray intruding on your sleeping area, especially near the front corners whe...

In GEAR » ZPacks Hexamid questions
May 03, 1:29pm

quilt
no different from a sleeping bag in my experience. I generally have a short length of CCF pad I put under my legs. Preferring to just hang my pack up. I have found I really like having the s...

In GEAR » Quilts and short sleeping pads
May 03, 1:20pm

cuben
I fold my hexamid over lengthwise so that the screen is on the outside, and the cuben on the inside, about the height of the sack Then roll up Then cram into the stuffsak Nothing meticulous...

In GEAR » Cuben Fiber - what's not to like?
May 03, 1:16pm

stuff
All down shifts unless overstuffed, Ive never found its much of a problem. I have a quilt from EE, a WM bag, and Montbell bag. They all do it. Yes , you are supposed to have 2" loft,...

In GEAR » Overstuff?
May 03, 7:40am

hex
The hexamid is a minimal shelter, not a tent. One thing I do like about it, is that the pole is inside the sleeping are, not outside. Thats because I actually can hang my pack from it, with m...

In GEAR » ZPacks Hexamid questions
May 03, 7:31am

wt
I sanded it not to reduce wt, but because the original is too wide, and the edges are too sharp. Making it narrower and rounded edges improves it a lot.

In GEAR » Another spoon
April 27, 2:15pm

All Reader Reviews by M B

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Melanzana micro grid hoody
very light, very warm, very comfortable. great design. A bit pricey, but worth it for the use I get out of it.

In Clothing - Baselayer & Fleece - SYNTHETIC
March 19, 9:27pm

Western Mountaineering Megalite
Roomy, warm, true to rating , or better if shift down to top to maximize loft when sleeping on good R value pad. I sleep cold with a pretty low bodyfat percentage. After shifting most down to to...

In Sleeping Bags - Mummy & Other
December 09, 2:50pm