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Re: New Door Fasteners?
Roger, Do you find the D-rings and Carabiner arrangement easy to deal with? Also, I notice that the fabric loop on the LL3 is very much shorter than the loop on the accessory version they sell ...

In GEAR » Review: ZPacks Duplex
April 18, 7:53am

Re: Privacy in a Zpacks Duplex - see through?
Lisa and Katherine, Privacy is something I never even considered, but then I only backpack with 2-3 close friends and none of us is interested in peeping the others. I have the .74 "gree...

In GEAR » Review: ZPacks Duplex
April 16, 1:07pm

Re: Re: Re: Pockets
-PJ K If this is your first Duplex, prepare to be ruined for any other tent :)

In GEAR » Review: ZPacks Duplex
April 14, 3:07pm

Re: Re: Scales for weighing gear
so...yeah...*many* options :)

In GEAR » Scales for weighing gear
April 13, 2:09pm

Re: These might work
>>Why is everyone swapping out the Zline for glowire? Can only speak for myself, but got *really* tired of tripping over the guylines. Glowire shines like crazy at night.

In GEAR » Review: ZPacks Duplex
April 13, 10:49am

Re: Re: Simplification (and maybe a little innovation?)
Bob, As John A and I discussed, I (we) prefer not to close all 4 doors unless absolutely necessary. I've found it rather easy to leave at least one door open, except in heavy rain w/swirling...

In GEAR » Review: ZPacks Duplex
April 13, 5:32am

Re: Review: ZPacks Duplex
For John Abela as requested: Tac toggle replacing the square toggle: Holding the door open: John, If you can use these photos, feel free to reproduce them.

In GEAR » Review: ZPacks Duplex
April 12, 4:18pm

Simplification (and maybe a little innovation?)
Simplification: As I’m sitting here marveling at Bob Moulder’s “distillation” of his door closure system, inspiration hits me. Now that I've added the Tac toggles to my door closure p...

In GEAR » Review: ZPacks Duplex
April 12, 4:12pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Review: ZPacks Duplex
>>I would recommend having them change out the cordage for webbing on the bottom compression straps Awsome! I didn't even notice that design "feature". It's been added t...

In GEAR » Review: ZPacks Duplex
April 11, 7:46pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Review: ZPacks Duplex
@Abela Actually...the closeup in my OP showing the tac toggle *is* the one that holds the door open. Doors rolled up and held open look exactly like they do with the square toggle. I replaced ...

In GEAR » Review: ZPacks Duplex
April 11, 7:24pm

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Java Juice Coffee Extract
I love coffee. Let me rephrase that. I *LOVE* coffee. I own just about every coffee making appliance for backpacking imaginable...MSR MugMate, GSI one cup espresso maker, french press, etc. etc. T...

In Foods - Energy Bars, Gels, and Drinks
April 28, 5:12pm