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Re: Pertex quantum gl
I emailed GooseFeet about this a couple months ago. He said there is no difference between Pertex Quantum (1.03 oz/sq yd) and Pertex Quantum GL (0.74 oz/sq yd) besides the weight. http://pertex....

In GEAR » GooseFeet Gear Down Pants New explanation
November 24, 4:27pm

Re: Re: Re: Xtherm overweight
I had a Small XTherm and it came in a little under weight. The weight is within 10%. I don't think it's defective. Probably just a little bigger and/or slightly more durable than normal ...

In GEAR » Xtherm overweight
November 24, 11:13am

Re: Re: Hybrid Patches
Make a silnylon sock for your trekking pole handles. Or just use a stuff sack. That should help mitigate any abrasion.

In Make Your Own Gear » 1oz/yd2 Cuben Tarp-Shelter Prototype
November 21, 2:53pm

Re: Re: Re: wow, thanks!
Dave, I don't see where the two bear can requirement is. I just see that he wants to carry a single 2-lb bear can? Seems like the most of the packs suggested should be able to handle that.

In GEAR » 35+ LB capacity pack recommendation
November 21, 2:50pm

Re: wow, thanks!
If you look at your pack weight, how many miles do you expect to actually be carrying 35-40 lbs? Food weight goes down each day and water weight can go down quickly in a few hours (each liter of wa...

In GEAR » 35+ LB capacity pack recommendation
November 21, 12:58pm

Re: Re: seek outside
A couple packs to consider: SMD Fusion 65 (worth ordering and trying on - I think my Flight 40 would be capable of 35-40 lbs if it had a larger volume) Exped Lightning 60 (excellent weight ...

In GEAR » 35+ LB capacity pack recommendation
November 20, 8:14pm

Re: Tie outs
I think the tie-outs on the cuben Duomid should be fine: Edit: I do think that tie-outs sewn on with an "x-box" pattern are stronger th...

In GEAR » MLD Duomid
November 20, 12:47pm

Re: Re: solution
I imagine a drone is much quieter than a passenger jet flying overhead. And far less frequent.

In GEAR » Anti-Drone !
November 19, 3:05pm

Re: The inevitable Drone legalization of the JMT
Without a flying drone behind you, how could you record your FKT for mountain biking the JMT?

In GEAR » Anti-Drone !
November 18, 4:01pm

Re: FS: ZPacks Sleeping Bag (Long, 20 Degree), NeoAir XTherm (Small), REI Flash Pillow
Price dropped to $90 shipped CONUS for the small XTherm and the pillow

In Gear Swap » FS: ZPacks Sleeping Bag (Long, 20 Degree), NeoAir XTherm (Small), REI Flash Pillow
November 18, 3:26pm

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