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by 77Zero
Thu Feb 09, 2012 9:24 am
Forum: Packrafting Gear
Topic: Rohloff speedhub.
Replies: 5
Views: 8420

Re: Rohloff speedhub.

Good info. Manufacturers tend to be conservative on official recommendations, and I wonder how much of this is CYA on their part. Does make sense on the pressure differential though. I'm building up a Rohloff wheel for this exact purpose -- though submersion hasn't previously been an issue for me wi...
by 77Zero
Sat Oct 22, 2011 10:43 am
Forum: Packrafting Gear
Topic: Tyvek "Dry" suit
Replies: 10
Views: 6624

Re: Tyvek "Dry" suit

Generally, I think your hypothesis about the breathability/waterpoofness curve is likely to be correct within one type of fabric -- though things like eVent manage to increase both significantly (debatably sacrificing a degree of durability vs. Gore-Tex). Reading through everything it wasn't clear w...
by 77Zero
Fri Oct 21, 2011 9:36 pm
Forum: Packrafting Gear
Topic: Tyvek "Dry" suit
Replies: 10
Views: 6624

Re: Tyvek "Dry" suit

Interesting thread! ...forced me to do a bit of followup research on Kleenguard There's a product selector on the Kimberly-Clark professional apparel website . Selecting for things like "non-hazardous liquid barrier" in the selector yielded recommendations for A40 ( $5.89 ) and A60 ( $14.36 ). Both ...
by 77Zero
Thu Feb 24, 2011 1:54 pm
Forum: Packrafting Gear
Topic: Drysuit on expedition?
Replies: 3
Views: 3654

Re: Drysuit on expedition?

Not packrafting specific, but a nice gear checklist for winter paddling over at paddlinglight.com. ...and a vote for Kokatat's Meridian suit.
by 77Zero
Thu Feb 17, 2011 7:38 pm
Forum: Packrafting Gear
Topic: Drysuit on expedition?
Replies: 3
Views: 3654

Drysuit on expedition?

It is my sober expectation that the answer to the question of to drysuit or not to drysuit is "it depends." I'm curious if anyone has specific guidelines or random thoughts for bikerafting and/or packrafting expeditions (let's say... week+). Of course, there's the "dress for the water temperature" a...