Archive for the ‘Gear Reviews’ Category

I’ve seen a few questions about which partial under quilt would be a better fit for someone. The questions have basically been coming down to HammockGear’s 3/4 Phoenix or Warbonnet’s 2/3 Yeti. Since I had both I figured I would put them head to head to help those out as to which one would be better for them based on visuals:

 

Stay Gangsta,

Water Monkey

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Wazzzupppp!!! So I really suck at DIY stuff. I’m really just limited to pot cozies, suspension swap outs and now Beer Can Ring replacements… Check it out, it aint that hard for normal people, slight difficult for Water Monkeys:

Stay Gangsta,

Water Monkey

Got some feedback from Hammock Forum.net member BlazeAway regarding the mini atomic stove being more fuel efficient than I have previously stated. OK So I figured I would give this stove its fair moment in the spotlight. And I did get very interesting results:

Always Gangsta and Always FAIR,

Water To The Monkey SON!!!!

Whats up Gangsta’s & Pranksta’s…. Water Monkey laying it down in a bit of a boring way…. lets watch water boil:

Stay Gangsta,

Water Monkey

 

Yeah you’re not seeing things. Water Monkey breaking it down with 2 gear reviews today. Since my last adventure I had to dispute a youtube video so you peeps can hear the last song on my part 4 video…. well it appears I’m being reprimanded by the Youtube punks which restrict my movies back to 15 minutes. What evs:

Stay Gangsta,

Water Monkey

Inov8 Rocklite 295 Video Review

Posted: November 23, 2011 in Gear Reviews

Water Monkey is back again making some gear reviews. Tested out the Rocklite 295 by inov8 in some good and hostile 30 mile terrain over a 3 day hike in November 2011. Here are my thoughts on how these trail runners performed based on my gangsta requirements:

OK playas…. final day with me and Gear Slug. Hangin like home boys do and making the trip conclude with some gangsta flare:

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Yo Yo Yo…. What happens when the Monkey is forced to wait for a custom design… well he starts thinking of how to present it… and idol monkeys produce ridiculous movies:

So far the only thing I’m not happy with is the stuff sack. Seems a pain to stuff back in so I’m going to be looking for a bigger stuff sack make things easier.

Other than that…. can’t wait to test this bad boy out on my next adventure in November 2011!!!

Always Gangsta and totally insane,

Water Monkey

Some peeps out there spoutin and frontin…. Water Monkey Represents… but in a nice way:

Dont Funk with the Monk.

Stay Gangsta,

Water Monkey

New Cook Pot & Case

Posted: October 9, 2011 in Gear Reviews

If there’s one thing the Water Monkey loves its new gear to fiddle with. And it’s even better when the Bumble wants to join in on the fun!

Got a new cook pot from a hammock forums member by the name of Smokeeater908 who is in the process of creating a website in cooperation with http://www.outdoortrailgear.com. (more…)