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    Hi guys, Thanks for the replies. I should...

    Hi guys,

    Thanks for the replies.

    I should have posted in the subject area WTB.

    I see many suggestions, and I thank you for that, but nobody that wants to sell.

    Any bags that want to get...
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    Looking for a Down 0 degree sleeping bag

    Hello,

    I do most of my section hiking in the NC, TN, GA, mountains in the fall and winter and I'm looking for a light 0 degree down bag. I already have a kelty 0 which is very warm but is 5 pounds...
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    Hello, Thank you all for your replies. I was...

    Hello,

    Thank you all for your replies. I was planning with following up with the forest service but I thought I would ask the people in the know first.

    It has been a long time since I have...
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    Getting to Max Patch

    Hello to all,

    My question is pretty straight forward I live in NC and I have hiked a pretty good section of the AT and my children keep telling me about Max Patch.

    I have gone past and...
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    Steve Sr. Do not think the two Charlotte REI...

    Steve Sr.

    Do not think the two Charlotte REI stores are any better, they are not regarding knowledgeable people, especially ones that know what they are talking about regarding feet. Don't waste...
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    Steve Sr, I know how much of a pisser it is to...

    Steve Sr,

    I know how much of a pisser it is to find a boot that you like but there is one thing wrong with it, it may be small, but over a course of miles it adds up. You already know this.
    ...
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    Stretching manually a boot with a rubber toe cap...

    Stretching manually a boot with a rubber toe cap does not work too well. Especially if that is the problem area. Leather is skin and it will revert back to the original overtime.
    Vasques are known...
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    If you need something stiff like the hiking boots...

    If you need something stiff like the hiking boots that were mentioned, and they are no longer around. You may want to try putting a steel or carbon flat insole in the bottom of your shoe. It will...
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    Here are my thoughts about compression socks....

    Here are my thoughts about compression socks. Take it for what it is worth.
    After having two surgeries on my left ankle and being a teacher who is on my feet all day, they help me.
    I received many...
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    PM sent about pack

    PM sent about pack
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    Thanks for the information. I'm very sorry to...

    Thanks for the information.
    I'm very sorry to hear about his passing.
    Floyd
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    Hiking Jim, Thank you for answering my question....

    Hiking Jim,
    Thank you for answering my question. I guess I should have asked a better question. What my question should have been, "do you use two attachment systems with two different quilts when...
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    hi guys Thanks for the recommendations....

    hi guys
    Thanks for the recommendations.
    Unfortunately, not grabbing the top as I roll might not be possible. I roll around like a rotisserie chicken.
    I'm slowly transitioning to a tarp to save...
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    quilt stacking

    Hello,

    How do you stack quilts when you have two different manufacturers?

    I have a 40 degree EE apex for the summer but want to get a down quilt to go lower. With EE I know they offer a double...
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    What is up with Titanium goats web site

    Hello,

    My question pertains to the subject title. Been trying to go to their site and it is just nothing.
    What is up?
    Thanks,
    Floyd
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    Any thoughts about the D. Dursten pack

    Hello,

    Any thoughts about the Dan Dursten Pack that is being offered at Massdrop.

    Yes, the wait is a drag.

    Yes, I hate buying a pack based on speculation.

    I would love to hear others...
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    Lightheart Gear SoLong 6 for sale

    Hello,

    I have listed my 2013 SoLong 6 on www.geartrade.com https://www.geartrade.com/item/603713/2013-lightheart-gear-solong-6-excellent-condition

    I based the price on how much it would cost...
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    Thank you all for the replies. I understand...

    Thank you all for the replies.

    I understand about a sleep system, and the many factors that are involved in that.

    I guess my fault is the question that I asked. Does 20 degrees mean 20 degrees...
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    z packs sleeping bags

    Hello,

    I'm asking if anyone has any experience with Z packs sleeping bags, the ones with the zipper in the back. not interested in their quilt

    I have a EE quilt (40 degree apex) for the summer...
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    Hey guys, Thanks for all the good info. I have...

    Hey guys,

    Thanks for all the good info. I have forgotten about the details of the area. It has been a long time. I just remember what a beautiful view it was up there.

    I read in the link that...
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    Thanks for looking. I looked at Google earth as...

    Thanks for looking. I looked at Google earth as well. May have to find a car camping place near there yuck. Either direction would not be a problem except we will be getting there late, late.
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    campsite near sams gap

    Hello to all,

    I'm going from sams gap to big bald and was wondering if there are any campsites close by. We are going up late Friday nite and lollygag up to big bald and stay the night up there...
  23. Brother, I have been where you are at and I'm...

    Brother,
    I have been where you are at and I'm still working my way through this.

    As mentioned before please give more information.

    As stated before, most medical professionals have no idea of...
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    I agree with what you are saying. Concentrated...

    I agree with what you are saying.
    Concentrated on the big three.
    one pound quilt
    24 oz SMD trekking tent
    I do not use any electronics, and my alcky stove and pot comes in at one ounce heavier...
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    Thank you all for weighing in. I'm beginning...

    Thank you all for weighing in.

    I'm beginning to hike again.... and I'm looking for a lighter pack that can handle 35lbs. My current pack is a Atmos 65 (pre AG)

    I will resume hiking on the AT...
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