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Gary Pikovsky (gosha007) - BPL Premium Member

My Locale New Hampshire White Mountains
About Me Windsurfer, mountaineer, hiker, nectarine addict.

Principal and Creative Director at Piko Design. We are a branding and user experience design studio.

www.pikovsky.org
www.twitter.com/designtimes
CityBoston
StateMA
CountryUSA
My Website URLhttp://www.pikovsky.org
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Essence
@Serge - can you add some comments on the Essence and how you like it in terms of fit, downpours, pack size, claminess... Is yours the new one with stretch? Any pics?

In GEAR » Rab Flashpoint: 6oz 3-layer rain jacket
May 21, 10:34pm

Essence vs. Flashpoint?
Has anyone compared this jacket with the 2015 Marmot Essence? Very similar specs on all fronts, Marmot also has 4way stretch.

In GEAR » Rab Flashpoint: 6oz 3-layer rain jacket
May 21, 3:29pm

Just tried it
Just tried a medium and a large on here in Boston. This thing is thinner than most windshirts! Fully featured indeed - full helmet adjustable hood, great zipper, massive pocket and a even a huge be...

In GEAR » Rab Flashpoint: 6oz 3-layer rain jacket
May 21, 3:02pm

Thanks
Thanks. Are leading competitors eVent or Gtx?

In GEAR » Neoshell MVTR, anyone?
May 21, 2:16pm

Neoshell MVTR, anyone?
Been trying to find breathability ratings for Neoshell and besides "it's amazing" don't see any numbers. Anyone?

In GEAR » Neoshell MVTR, anyone?
May 21, 1:26pm

Testing
Good point, Frank. Never thought about the standardization of the lumen run tests. The guy who makes these seems quite legit. Besides providing a veery detailed product sheet he goes way out to cre...

In GEAR » Rpal - fantastic and tiny 300lum LED
May 19, 7:40pm

Zebra goes to 4000K
Right, but the lowest Kelvin temp on Zebralights is only 4400K... More importantly, Zebra burns only 20-30min at 200+lum. Specs say 45min, but it's half that when outside. Compared to 3 hours w...

In GEAR » Rpal - fantastic and tiny 300lum LED
May 19, 4:34pm

WTB BPL Thorofare pants or sub 5oz pants in L
Looking for the old BPL pants or similar weight alternative: http://www.backpackinglight.com/cgi-bin/backpackinglight/thorofare_trekking_pant.html#.VVuwwGCVR91

In Gear Swap » WTB BPL Thorofare pants or sub 5oz pants in L
May 19, 4:06pm

It's 3000K
It is heavy, but I've never seen a more compact and powerful lantern at 3000K. I use a Zebralight that's around 1.4oz but it's 5000K - typical harsh blue light that doesn't make for...

In GEAR » Rpal - fantastic and tiny 300lum LED
May 19, 4:05pm

Rpal - fantastic and tiny 300lum LED
Just ran across this very promising LED and ordered it right away. Anybody heard of it? Variable from 20-300lumen very small 3hrs - 300 lum 200hrs - 20 lum warm 3000K Cree LED - realllllly ...

In GEAR » Rpal - fantastic and tiny 300lum LED
May 19, 12:33pm

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