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Bob Gross (--B.G.--) - BPL Forum Member

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About Me I was backpacking ultralight before Ray ever published!

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Re: Need advice redesigning my Bivvy
I don't have any solid suggestions, but I do have some observations. I agree, keeping that cuben fiber layer around your feet is likely to severely limit foot ventilation. I understand your des...

In Make Your Own Gear » Need advice redesigning my Bivvy
March 28, 11:18pm

Re: Re: painting titanium
No titaniums were harmed in this process. --B.G.--

In Make Your Own Gear » painting titanium
March 28, 2:14pm

Re: What Method
I had to go with what I could procure locally. I sanded the metal finish a little, then sprayed self etching primer. That is drying now. Later, I will apply some International Orange spray paint...

In Make Your Own Gear » painting titanium
March 28, 12:14pm

Re: Powder Coat
Why does it need to be food-safe? No food or water will contact this. --B.G.--

In Make Your Own Gear » painting titanium
March 28, 8:53am

Re: anodizing
"Trying to signal/direct traffic/aircraft?" No. I believe a signal mirror works best for that. --B.G.--

In Make Your Own Gear » painting titanium
March 27, 10:13pm

Re: WTB Esbit Tri Wing Stove
The one pictured had a claimed weight of 11 grams. Every one that I have ever seen and every one that I own now has a weight of 14 grams. --B.G.--

In Gear Swap » WTB Esbit Tri Wing Stove
March 27, 10:12pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Tough
OK. So, your intended pack load will be from 25 to 30 pounds. Personally, I would not be one big afraid of carrying such a load in my Zpacks Blast. I think last summer my biggest load was maybe ...

In GEAR » Good lightweight pack for about 30lb?
March 27, 8:56pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Long-term water usage in California
Tom, in Kentucky the moonshine is liquid. --B.G.--

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Sierra Snowpack 2015
March 27, 8:17pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Long-term water usage in California
"Let's get working on that pipe from the Columbia River : ) " Please put the intake upstream from Hanford. --B.G.--

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Sierra Snowpack 2015
March 27, 7:56pm

Re: Re: Re: Tough
"I'm not too sure if you missed my response to that Bob, but I usually carry 4lb or so of that around my neck (or rather on my hip)." You stated that you carried something on your ...

In GEAR » Good lightweight pack for about 30lb?
March 27, 5:31pm

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