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    Thank you. It did appear to be seeping through...

    Thank you. It did appear to be seeping through the seams that the poles were pressing against. Fortunately, it wasn't that cold and surface tension/adhesion caused the majority of the water to...
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    Thank you for your help

    Thank you for your help
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    I found a Neoair All Season last year on...

    I found a Neoair All Season last year on clearance due to a color change. I used it the last two nights and it was comfortable. I slept mostly on my sides and some on my stomach. Low was only 41F...
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    I'm pretty sure it was rain seeping in I was...

    I'm pretty sure it was rain seeping in
    I was looking at it with a flashlight. Appeared to be coming in the seams where the poles were touching. It was only 60F as well. Good question though. ...
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    Seam sealing question

    Relative newbie. I bought an REI tent about 7 years ago. Used it for about 2 years and then became a hammock camper
    It has been stored in a bedroom closet. I am going to use it in about 3 weeks...
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    Warbonnet Blackbird XL Doubled-Layer 1.1. Not...

    Warbonnet Blackbird XL Doubled-Layer 1.1. Not the lightest in the world, but the double-layer provides protection from the 'skeeters. I started with a single layer Hennessy which was OK and good to...
  7. A walk in the woods is a walk in the woods. Now,...

    A walk in the woods is a walk in the woods. Now, how does slack packing integrate into the definition of a thru hike....
  8. That's right. They are both marathoners. 3...

    That's right. They are both marathoners. 3 hours or 20 hours. Both marathoners. Thru, flip flop, etc are just terms trying to distinguish or make one better. I could debate that the section...
  9. The debate about the term implies that one has...

    The debate about the term implies that one has accomplished something that the other hasn't. They've both walked the same distance. One was just privileged to have a time window to do it one trip. ...
  10. At the end of they day, who cares? Did they/you...

    At the end of they day, who cares? Did they/you make the walk for a title or did you make the walk to enjoy the journey from Georgia to Maine? The "title" represents everything that I go out into...
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    I've tried the air pillows and I just can't get...

    I've tried the air pillows and I just can't get past the head on "pool raft" feel. I have found a solution that is very versatile that I really like. Works well for tent camping and for hammock...
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    Thanks for the feedback. Didn't know what the...

    Thanks for the feedback. Didn't know what the gas would do to the surface finish of the pot or the surface finish of my innards..
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    Cook Kit Storage Question

    I'm fairly new at formal hiking and overnight stays. Most of the commercially sold cook kits using iso and the ones people put together show storing the iso canisters inside the cook pot. Does that...
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    I'm 5'9 and I have the XLC. My son has a 10'...

    I'm 5'9 and I have the XLC. My son has a 10' hammock and I've tried it, but the 11' is so much more comfortable even at 5'9. The calf-ridge is almost non-existent in the XLC. I say non-existent...
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    Thanks. I'll give the Rainbow another look. ...

    Thanks. I'll give the Rainbow another look. Sliding the pole into the sleeve is what turned me towards the Notch instead of the Rainbow. I was concerned that in his enthusiasm he would damage the...
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    Research/reviews that I have seen on them is they...

    Research/reviews that I have seen on them is they leak in rain.
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    Because I thought it was a relative piece of...

    Because I thought it was a relative piece of information about the use/conditions the tent would experience. I guess I could have said something about a mid-experienced user who has a tendency to be...
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    Tent Recommendation Teenager

    My son (16) has been using an old Eureka Zeus 2 for the last few years. He loves the simplicity of setup with the single-wall tent. I'm looking to get him a new tent as the Zeus has seen it's...
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