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    The Black Tenacious tape has worked for me (down...

    The Black Tenacious tape has worked for me (down jacket) but not the clear version. For some reason that did not stick well (down vest).
    Maybe it was the vest material, anyone else has had the...
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    OK, so it does not look like a faulty batch or...

    OK, so it does not look like a faulty batch or poor cord used by one manufacturer but something more common to several brands.
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    Maybe I should have not asked such a difficult or...

    Maybe I should have not asked such a difficult or controversial question. I am not sure why but who knows ?
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    In case it is still not clear, I am just curious...

    In case it is still not clear, I am just curious to know.
    All of the top brands use poles made by either Easton, DAC or Yunan .
    The poles are branded , some tent brands change from one supplier...
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    My question was related to this line : I had the...

    My question was related to this line : I had the shock cord go slack in both my tents, an Exped and a MSR.


    Both brands have sold tents with DAC aluminium poles but use other brands too . I...
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    Did those two tents have DAC poles ?

    Did those two tents have DAC poles ?
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    You may want to try immersing those tips in...

    You may want to try immersing those tips in boiling water just in case some glue was used and that might soften it up.
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    Do take a good look at the options available with...

    Do take a good look at the options available with the ULA Circuit , sort of 60l , good for me up to around 30LBS, or the Catalyst if you need something a bit larger that can carry (comfortably)...
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    If you do go ahead using your washing machine, I...

    If you do go ahead using your washing machine, I suggest you run one cycle without any detergent first because most often there is some residue in the tub.
    And do make sure you are using soap not...
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    The floor width on the SS Li has to do with the...

    The floor width on the SS Li has to do with the width of the DCF rolls. However the factory in China has a way of bonding the fabric so this limit has been overcome in the DR Li version. ( 50" wide)
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    Out of curiosity I had a look at Queen...

    Out of curiosity I had a look at Queen Margherita's eyes.
    I found two paintings with some good details, this one in particular does show she had blue eyes (very similar to the colour of her dress)...
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    The war surplus paint sounds the more likely to...

    The war surplus paint sounds the more likely to me...
    https://www.bianchi.com/celeste/
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    I know that many DRs have been sold to solo...

    I know that many DRs have been sold to solo hikers but the Rainbow is larger than many solo tents.
    The 88"x40" floor is fully usable , you can put two std 20" mats on it and the footprint is a bit...
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    The Bowfin is pretty much a two wall freestanding...

    The Bowfin is pretty much a two wall freestanding Rainbow.
    Depending where you are , a single wall tent may have too much condensation on the inside walls for your taste. I have camped in some very...
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    Every so often I get "into trouble" for some of...

    Every so often I get "into trouble" for some of my comments. A memerable one was when I pointed out to an Aussie hiker that his new tent matched , in colour, his down jacket and sleeping bag. Three...
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    Il Pirata, sad memories.

    Il Pirata, sad memories.
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    I was thinking about the similar colours......

    I was thinking about the similar colours...
    46651
    46652
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    Do you have the steel blue version by any chance ?

    Do you have the steel blue version by any chance ?
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    The problem is that with the SS (1/2/Li) for some...

    The problem is that with the SS (1/2/Li) for some people the set up is very easy/intuitive with others it's not at all. I still think that if folk that have problems setting it up as done by TT tried...
  20. No one type of food diet is ever going to work....

    No one type of food diet is ever going to work. Even if it did nutritionaly , you would eventualy get bored/tired/sick of it (that is excluding those very few that only eat because they have to but...
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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
  24. Thread: Trowel test

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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...
  25. 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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