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Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Delta discontinued ?
William, My understanding is that while loft is important, it's really all about clo. AYCE over at discusses clo and clo values in several threads on his message board. To further...

In GEAR » Delta discontinued ?
April 15, 8:40pm

Re: Re: Re: Delta discontinued ?
I think that is the claim. Here's something I found at Ray Jardine's site: Take it for what it's worth. I also found a post at the TLB forums dated 1...

In GEAR » Delta discontinued ?
April 15, 4:32pm

Re: Re: Delta discontinued ?
Thanks, Ryan, I'm also curious about Climashield. If Richard Nisley's calculations are correct, Delta has a clo value of 1.467/oz. and 3D has .909/oz. If Climashield has a clo value of only .68/oz...

In GEAR » Delta discontinued ?
April 15, 2:02pm

Delta discontinued ?
It seems that I read somewhere that Polarguard Delta was being discontinued due to durability issues. Does anyone have more information on this?

In GEAR » Delta discontinued ?
April 15, 8:36am

Re: Re: changing my name?
Thanks, Paul. I'm trying to keep my name consistent for the different forums I visit. This ought to do it.

In Website & Forum Admin/Support » changing my name?
April 12, 7:02pm

Re: Double Wall Tents Review Summary and Gear Guide Overview
Great article, Doug. Your intro was the best defense of double wall tents I've seen in the lightweight community. The fact that it comes from the "Home of the most fanatic pound-shedders on the pla...

In GEAR » Double Wall Tents Review Summary and Gear Guide Overview
April 12, 6:28pm

Re: Re: Re: Best light synthetic 15-25F sleeping bags
Hi Paul, Good points. Just because some folks can sleep in a Fission down to 20F doesn't mean you or I can. In any case, check out this discussion of the Fission from last September: http://w...

In GEAR » Best light synthetic 15-25F sleeping bags
April 07, 6:28pm

Re: Best light synthetic 15-25F sleeping bags
Also look at TNF Fission and Orion bags. The Fission has a Delta insulation and a 1/3 zip; the Orion has Primaloft Sport and a 2/3 zip. Published weights are 2 lb. 4 oz. and 2 lb. 6oz., respective...

In GEAR » Best light synthetic 15-25F sleeping bags
April 06, 6:26pm

Re: Help me get rid of my poles...
I've recently reverted to poleless hiking and can't say I miss trekking poles too much. In the past, I relied on found sticks, fibraplex poles or flexible aluminum Easton poles to set up my silshe...

In GEAR » Help me get rid of my poles...
April 04, 7:12pm

Re: TNF Solo 12
I like the Montbell Diamond, 2.5 lb. carry weight. See the review on this site. My experience and that of the reviewer are very similar except that he found limited head space and I did not. The fa...

In GEAR » TNF Solo 12
March 31, 10:18am

All Reader Reviews by Dondo .

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Montbell U.L.AlpineBurrow Bag #3 Long
Nice review, Mitchell. After our discussion here about this bag back in April, I had a serious hankering after this bag. I really had no need of another bag and managed to resist until the Memorial ...

In Sleeping Bags - Mummy & Other
June 29, 8:38pm

Rocky Rocky GTX Socks
Mine fit well. Size 10 slips right over a thin pair of wool socks and my size 9.5 feet. They are comfortable inside my trail runners and do what they claim to do--keep my feet warm and dry in wet, col...

In Footwear - Boots, Shoes, Gaiters
February 27, 8:01pm

Pacer Poles
Here's something I just posted at the Editor's Roundtable forum. It occured to me that it belongs here as well. Heather, here's something I posted on the TLB general discussion forum a...

In Trekking Poles
December 12, 8:28pm

Lighten Up! by Don Ladigin
This is the book I recommend to friends and folks I meet on the trail who are interested in going lighter. It's fun, unpretentious, and lays out the basic ideas in ways that are easy to understand. Do...

In Books and Media
November 23, 8:15am

Eastern Mountain Sports
Craig, good news. The last EMS store in Colorado closed a few months ago so no more tax for you. It was two miles away from my home in Denver and I miss it but I'll admit that I took full advantage o...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
November 21, 9:20pm