In this article, I present a DIY testing device (and test results for 30 fabrics) that allows me to measure the hydrostatic head of “waterproof’ fabrics at home.
This article attempts to determine how a heat exchanger welded to the bottom of a pot actually affects fuel consumption.
The ThruNite Ti3 is a diminutive but rugged little flashlight that can produce as much as 120 Lumens of brightness on a single AAA battery.
This Tritensil Review features a knife/fork/spoon set done in hard plastic. You can reassemble to make a long-handled spoon or fork.
This Topo Athletic Terraventure review features shoes that have narrow heels, a wide toebox, and minimal drop.
This article presents the results of some cursory material construction tests using the newer Dimension-Polyant (DP) fabrics from the LS, VX, and WX families, as well as seam-taping using DP-supplied seam tapes. The context here is MYOG/DIY backpack construction.
This Hanchor Marble backpack review addresses how well Hanchor succeeded at rethinking several key components of a traditional backpack.
The newly released New Balance 1080v5 shoes have “fresh foam” technology to minimize running wear on the body without compromising stability.
In part 5, Roger Caffin shares his design for a pot support for the vortex burner as a solution for an ultralight winter DIY backpacking stove system.
In part 4, Roger Caffin tests the vortex burner in the lab and in the field as a solution for an ultralight winter DIY backpacking stove system.