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Re: really close
Derrick and Daniel, Great info and exactly what I hoped to find out. Just one more example of how my experiences, viewpoints, hiking locations, and requirements lead to conclusions that others ...

In GEAR » ZPacks Altaplex - Experienced Users
July 29, 11:06am

Re: ZPacks Altaplex - Experienced Users
I'm really interested in why you are favoring the Altaplex vs the Duplex? The Duplex seems much more versatile at only 3oz and $30 more? By accepting that small penalty and the fact that it ...

In GEAR » ZPacks Altaplex - Experienced Users
July 29, 10:40am

Re: Arc Haul vertical frame piece
Bri, Regardless of how, or with what, you loaded the pack I will argue those stays should never come out of the retaining pockets, and I'm pretty sure Joe would agree. At the very least he ...

In GEAR » ZPacks Arc Haul
July 29, 8:33am

Re: Re: Peak Vents on Pyramids
>>If you don't put them in at the start, you will after the first condensation shower. HA! Voice of experience me thinks.

In Make Your Own Gear » Peak Vents on Pyramids
July 29, 6:14am

Re: Re: Hubba Hubba NX vs Double Rainbow vs ? - Which to choose?
If structural strength is your primary concern then I would agree that a "traditional" free standing tent with separate poles in sleeves/clips is likely to be the strongest...see mountain...

In GEAR » Hubba Hubba NX vs Double Rainbow vs ? - Which to choose?
July 29, 6:10am

Re: Re: Re: Arc Haul vertical frame: flat or round ?
>>I can't see how they would pop out of mine either as you describe, the stitching of that webbing piece is complete, except for the very bottom where the stay normally enters Likewise...

In GEAR » ZPacks Arc Haul
July 29, 4:46am

Re: Arc Haul vertical frame: flat or round ?
Just double checked my ~4 week old Arc Haul. All stays, vertical and horizontal, are rectangular although the horizontal are broader and thinner (more flat in cross section) while the vertical are ...

In GEAR » ZPacks Arc Haul
July 28, 7:13pm

Re: Duplex and bad mesh stretch
Have you tried shortening the corner guys? The longer they are the higher off the ground the tarp corners will be and thus will stretch the mesh more. With my poles set at 45"/115cm the mesh...

In GEAR » Duplex and bad mesh stretch
July 27, 7:29pm

+1 Photon Freedom
I use a Princeton Tec Vizz as my main light, but carry a Photon Freedom as a backup. I've had to use it once or twice and it worked great.

In GEAR » Best backup light source
July 27, 6:07am

Re: Pitching *plex tents closer to the ground - Altaplex vs Duplex
I have no experience with the Altaplex, but bought the Duplex when it was first released and have quite a bit of experience with it. I prefer to use poles set at 45" rather than the 48" t...

In GEAR » Pitching *plex tents closer to the ground - Altaplex vs Duplex
July 27, 6:01am

All Reader Reviews by John H

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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