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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

I have no feel for grams, since pack wt is in lbs and oz. .27 oz is 7.67 g. my only point is, if you think you might like a bamboo spoon, they are cheap, readily available at chain party stor...

In GEAR » Another spoon
April 26, 9:06pm

Another spoon
Ive been looking for a longer handled, sturdy spoon for a while. Ti spoons, ridiculously heavy at 0.5 oz The Sea-to-summit aluminum one at 0.4 oz seemed to be the best thing out there. Then I ...

In GEAR » Another spoon
April 26, 8:11pm

I think the swift and the starlite, are surpsingly large . Id say swift is as large as the circuit.

In GEAR » Which ULA pack when you need more volume?
April 26, 7:41pm

I like my 2010 "The One" as well, more than my hexamid. They are working on a new version currently. It will have improvements supposedly , but it wont be as light as the previous On...

In GEAR » Gossamer Gear - The One?
April 25, 6:45pm

maybe not.....
Be careful, sometimes the only up-to-date web pages are those you click to get to from inside the vendors site. It is often possible to get to defunct web pages by clicking old links from outsid...

In Gear Deals » Sierra Trading Post - watch out
April 25, 6:37pm

I pretty much always have a calorie deficit. Its pretty hard to bring enough food to cover calories if you hike high miles in strenuous terrain. I may run 2000+ deficit I just bring about 1.75 ...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Calorie deficit to save weight. :)
April 24, 8:14pm

I can tell you the padding in my medium circuit is 2 layers, one denser than the other, and together weigh 1.92 oz. The hoop stay is on the outer edges and is not a problem. The al stay needs...

In GEAR » Removing back pad from ULA Circuit.
April 22, 5:55am

I started wearing contacts in high school, daily wear was all parents would afford back then in the early 80s. In college, I ripped one, actually I screwed the case lid onto one. So, after 2 yrs...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Contact lenses: a friendly warning (that has nothing to do with hygiene).
April 21, 7:49pm

ziplock bags make a horrible pillow. UL sandwich bags, leak air out badly in a matter of minutes Heavier freezer bags,leak as well, and are heavy. Several of them weigh several oz, and are still...

In GEAR » Pillow dilemma
April 21, 10:50am

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