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    He used to make inners but not anylonger . to...

    He used to make inners but not anylonger .
    to quote the site " Absolutely no nests. Don't bother asking."
    I suggest reading that page first anyway.
    http://oookworks.com/
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    just spotted this... There is no reason why the...

    just spotted this...
    There is no reason why the SS Li should not go up in less than 5 minutes but I have seen others that have had similar problems with the sil version too.
    I think it is just a...
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    Given that this thread started in 2007, years ago...

    Given that this thread started in 2007, years ago I made this one :


    still safer than most and almost free to make.

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C37N142UlUA
  4. Thread: Trowel test

    by Franco
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    The bucket of sand is partly because I have a...

    The bucket of sand is partly because I have a bucket of sand and partly to have a consistent matrix to repeat with each trowel. I have plenty of back yard but then one could argue the soil isn't...
  5. Thread: Trowel test

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    I would imagine that most of the time on the...

    I would imagine that most of the time on the trail you would not use a trowel on sand, that is if making a cat hole.
    (I don't know why you would have one otherwise)
    So to get a good idea of how...
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    "I think it was before MH was doing there own...

    "I think it was before MH was doing there own manufacturing.'
    Maybe their own designs, not manufacturing.
  7. One of the problems with "freestanding", I think,...

    One of the problems with "freestanding", I think, has to do with the term " tent " as used in the US compared to the rest of the world. In the US tent is the name for the inner, so if the inner does...
  8. or Hilleberg for that matter. The OP was...

    or Hilleberg for that matter.
    The OP was originally looking at a $200 tent then A REI at $230 .
  9. Where can you buy a budget hillenburg...

    Where can you buy a budget hillenburg freestanding tent ?
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    From S2S Comfort The temperature at which a...

    From S2S
    Comfort The temperature at which a standard woman can expect to sleep comfortably in a relaxed position. If you are female or consider yourself a cold sleeper, use this rating to decide the...
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    46097
    size
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    Nemo advertise that mat as R3.5. That is a value...

    Nemo advertise that mat as R3.5. That is a value that would be OK for me down to around 35f but not lower. At 10 F I would not use anything lower than R 5 and in fact given that an R5 mat is what I...
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    or you might just freeze and crap yourself when...

    or you might just freeze and crap yourself when confronted with an agressor with a knife or a gun.
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    how many people drive their car without a spare...

    how many people drive their car without a spare tire ?
    One in one hundred ?
    How many people hike with a gun ?
    One in one hundred ?
    See if you can spot the difference.
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    Totally false analogy but don't worry about it.

    Totally false analogy but don't worry about it.
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    There is a song by Crowded House that has these...

    There is a song by Crowded House that has these lyrics " everywhere you go, you take the weather with you "

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ag8XcMG1EX4
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    To make it a bit clearer, my comment was about...

    To make it a bit clearer, my comment was about this :
    I carry a knife as well as a firearm at all times
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    Maybe that is not the aspect I was referring to...

    Maybe that is not the aspect I was referring to...
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    If I felt I needed to do that I would probably...

    If I felt I needed to do that I would probably move to another country.
    What a life !
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    At around 30 lbs (just for the tent/cot) I would...

    At around 30 lbs (just for the tent/cot) I would think that you are not going to walk all that far from the car , particularly given the stored size too
    (around 40"x12")
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    The inner with 2 x 20" m size mats 45726

    The inner with 2 x 20" m size mats
    45726
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    If in a tight space, you can set the SS 1 or 2 up...

    If in a tight space, you can set the SS 1 or 2 up without one of the vestibules as long as you guyout the apex on that side.
    For example close to a wall/tree/shrubs.
    Same as with the Notch :
    45708
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    For those who care......

    For those who care...
    http://www.lisabronner.com/liquid-vs-bar-in-dr-bronners-pure-castile-soap/
    from Lisa Bronner "daughter to those who run Dr. Bronner’s Magic Soaps; and granddaughter to the...
  24. Thread: Alpaca wool

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    I suspect that there are at least two variables...

    I suspect that there are at least two variables when judging alpaca wool.
    The first is that very little of what is sold as alpaca is 100% (or close to it) alpaca. So it will depend on the mix . ...
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    BTW, sagging with silnylon , depending on the...

    BTW, sagging with silnylon , depending on the design, can ne well minimised IF the tent is put in tension once the fabric has cooled down (so after sunset) and it is in TENSION. By that I mean not...
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