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Re: Seek Outside LBO vs. MLD Duomid XL vs. TT Stratospire 2
Nice job, Dan. Dave, you made a comment that the LBO and DoMid would be more weatherproof than the SS2. Can you explain why? With the dual pole set up and end struts, with the ability to pitch...

In GEAR » Seek Outside LBO vs. MLD Dumid XL vs. TT Stratospire 2
December 18, 9:53am

Re: Jetboil MiniMo & MSR WindBoiler
I appreciate this comparison - kudos to you and Jim. It would be interesting now to compare the WindBoiler with the Reactor 1.0. Almost identical weights. Identical wind performance? You ...

In GEAR » Jetboil MiniMo & MSR WindBoiler
December 13, 8:44am

Re: Awesome quilt smelly down
Mine smells like top sirloin when dry and rib eye when wet.

In GEAR » awesome quilt, smelly down.
December 11, 7:26pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: re Complaints
"no grizzly bears in oz" No Sh&t

In Pre-Trip Planning » Backpacking Solo?
December 10, 4:51pm

Re: Re: re Complaints
Stays away from them in his ;)

In Pre-Trip Planning » Backpacking Solo?
December 10, 4:08pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: Hybrid Cuben
Ryan, I think you hit the nail on the head....stitching through cuben is definitely the weakest link and anyone with these packs should probably inspect where the shoulder straps meet the main bag ...

In Gear Lists » pct thru hike
December 09, 7:41pm

Re: Re: Hybrid Cuben
Ryan - have you used the 150D version? I have found it worlds better in terms of abrasion resistance. I believe that is what Mchale is now using as well on cuben spec'd packs.

In Gear Lists » pct thru hike
December 09, 1:31pm

Re: Hybrid Cuben
I have used both the 70D and 150D fabrics for packs. The 150D is a completely different animal and the durability has been better than 210D dyneema gridstop that I have used. It has proven to me ...

In Gear Lists » pct thru hike
December 09, 12:09pm

Re: Agreed Rather than guess, these guys actually test and wouldn't agree with you (they tested the jackets you mentioned). Might be worth a look.

In GEAR » Not impressed with Mountain Hardware Ghost Whisperer down hoody. Alternatives?
December 06, 8:05pm

Re: Contrail & Protrail
Question is....when can we order????

In GEAR » Tarptent Protrail
December 06, 4:11pm

All Reader Reviews by Dave U

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Frogg Toggs Rain Suit
Well, the jacket did keep me dry for two hours while hiking on groomed trails...after which the left arm pit blew out and I got a tear behind the hood. I did not expect these to last more than one ...

In Clothing - Raingear
June 06, 8:34pm