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Stuart .
(lotuseater) - M

Locale: 40°N,-105°W-ish
Re: Re: Cricket "door" on 03/07/2013 11:16:03 MST Print View

Much appreciated, Doug. You had the cuben Cricket, didn't you? Tramplite seemed to think the silnylon versions are easier to pitch low. That's what I have on order, so my hope is I won't need anything extra. It's always good to know who might be willing to help out with a custom job, after I've used it for a while.

Doug I.
(idester) - MLife

Locale: MidAtlantic
Re: Re: Re: Cricket "door" on 03/07/2013 11:17:29 MST Print View

"You had the cuben Cricket, didn't you?"

There was a sil version? :-)

Stuart .
(lotuseater) - M

Locale: 40°N,-105°W-ish
Sil, huh?! on 03/07/2013 11:19:21 MST Print View

Touche

Stuart .
(lotuseater) - M

Locale: 40°N,-105°W-ish
Back on track on 03/07/2013 11:22:50 MST Print View

Has anyone seen our Dundonian correspondent lately? A little tease is one thing, but this thread's been in search of an update from its originator for about 10 days now. How's the shortarse TrailStar working out?

Dave U
(FamilyGuy) - F

Locale: Rockies
Re: Back on track on 03/07/2013 12:15:01 MST Print View

He's been a little busy testing the limits of his Mini:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X5-w7H5Duyw

Stuart .
(lotuseater) - M

Locale: 40°N,-105°W-ish
Re: Re: Back on track on 03/07/2013 12:33:07 MST Print View

Look Mum, no airbags.

From the title I was hoping to see a few Moggie Minors go airborne along with the minis, but I had to settle for a couple of totalled 2200s.

William Chilton
(WilliamC3) - MLife

Locale: Antakya
Re: Cricket "door" on 03/07/2013 12:53:00 MST Print View

Stuart, if you have need of a rain skirt, ZPack's cloudkilt should work as a door, providing the dimensions are suitable. Otherwise, you could probably rig up something from polycryo pretty easily and cheaply.

Stuart .
(lotuseater) - M

Locale: 40°N,-105°W-ish
Cloudkilt as a door on 03/07/2013 14:47:26 MST Print View

Hi William, many thanks for that suggestion. I checked out Joe's site and see he's set up the Cloudkilt to be used as a beak on tarps, although not for the Hexamid. I'll take some measurements once I receive the Cricket and see if it might be a fit.

Diplomatic Mike
(MikefaeDundee)

Locale: Under a bush in Scotland
Re lack of info on 03/09/2013 08:47:11 MST Print View

After my initial post, it was suggested to me that Ron didn't want too much info released until the new shelter was up on the site. As i'm a MLD fan, i don't want to step out of line.

Dave U
(FamilyGuy) - F

Locale: Rockies
Re: Re lack of info on 03/09/2013 08:48:48 MST Print View

Nuts. I was just about to order 1,856 of them.

; )

Quite frankly I am more interested in the Mini Cooper. Have you received it yet?

Stuart .
(lotuseater) - M

Locale: 40°N,-105°W-ish
Re lack of info on 03/09/2013 08:58:15 MST Print View

That's a reasonable request, Mike. I suspect Ron doesn't have the deep pockets that Patagonia has to pay off overenthusiastic bloggers :-)

I still want to see if it's possible for a Moggie Minor to muster enough speed to go airborne, though.

Diplomatic Mike
(MikefaeDundee)

Locale: Under a bush in Scotland
Re Cooper 'S' on 03/09/2013 08:59:51 MST Print View

I was quoted a delivery time of 6-8 weeks Dave. I ordered it 3 weeks ago.
Other folk have told me they were quoted the same delivery time, but received it after 4 weeks. :-)

My perfect choice of trim will probably take the full 8 weeks.