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Lauren Hudgins
Water generosity and the 3L Vecto

Water generosity and the 3L Vecto

Before the 3L Vecto was available to the public, Nick Ferry was invited to give it a try. He rigged up two innovative methods of using the 3L Vecto during his two testing trips. One was to turn his 3L Vecto into a shower, the other was to use a trowel to guide water from a very low stream into the wide-mouth opening. Nick's impressions I took the 3L Vecto on two backpacking trips, totaling 15 days. My first impression was how durable the Vecto is. There was a stretch of the trail where I wasn't sure there would be water, so I filled up the Vecto and shoved it in...

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Lauren Hudgins
Fall 2018 Kickstarter Roundup

Fall 2018 Kickstarter Roundup

The Cnoc Vecto is a thruhiker's dream brought to reality by backers of our successful June 2017 Kickstarter campaign. In support of the outdoor equipment cottage industry, we want to highlight some excellent campaigns that we think are worth backing. Lumapod - The World's Fastest Tripod The Lumapod is already well funded, but you should still become a backer to get yours at a discounted price. It's a lightweight tripod (with a name that sounds like a Pokemon) that can be set up as quickly as four seconds (probably with practice). The Go85 is and 400g and designed for your phone or...

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Gilad Nachmani
Why We Are Phasing Out Our Poles and What Is Next?

Why We Are Phasing Out Our Poles and What Is Next?

You've probably noticed lately that our Vertex poles are being phased out and you might have asked yourself why. 

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Gilad Nachmani
Let's Talk About Threads

Let's Talk About Threads

We get so many questions about threads; it seems funny that something so simple (from the looks of it) gets so much attention, but it does. So, to clear things up, maybe it is time to talk about those seemingly "simple" threads and add a little more info about the Vecto. When talking about threads, we mean the screw-like lips on the neck of the container (in our case, the Vecto) that connects with a cap or a filter for a perfect seal to prevent leaking. To take the Wikipedia definition (for a screw cap): "A screw closure is a...

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