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Bruce Warren (Aimee) - BPL Lifetime Member

My Locale South Texas
About Me 'Retired' engineer spending my time inventing new gear for travelers, no matter how they travel... from flying to walking. Four patents on ultralight camping and hiking equipment. One sold to Cascade Designs for the LuxuryLite UltraLight Cot.
CityHouston
StateTexas
CountryUSA
My Website URLhttp://www.luxurylite.com
My PDF Gear ListTiny and Light Gear List

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Re: Re: Re: UL wheeled backpack?
For many years I flew to demos with folding travel cart with a backpack hooked on. But when you put the pack on your back, that 5lb cart is sticking out on the back of the pack and whacks people. S...

In GEAR » UL wheeled backpack?
August 26, 3:46pm

Re: UL wheeled backpack?
Victor, You describe a travel style that is precisely what I was targeting when I was designing the MetroWild pack. Being not young anymore, I want to easily alternate wheeled bag and backpack. ...

In GEAR » UL wheeled backpack?
August 26, 3:37pm

Re: Re: Re: Smell-Block food bags
Same things I'm sure. Do a test on your lawn. I have had a bag sitting with cat food in it for two weeks for my latest test. The coons, armadillos, squirrels, cats, dogs and on big Mockingbird ...

In Gear Deals » Smell-Block food bags
June 13, 9:49am

Re: Re: Smell-Block food bags
They have a good ziplock closure without that slider (those leak). I have opened/closed one bag hundreds of times. Just pull apart and slide your fingers over to close. They are about twice as ...

In Gear Deals » Smell-Block food bags
June 13, 9:45am

Smell-Block food bags
Animals eating your food is a problem... from mice to bears. Bear canisters still attract bears. I used to sell circuit boards and used anti-static bags. I have been using those anti-static bags fo...

In Gear Deals » Smell-Block food bags
June 12, 4:30pm

Re: New to backpacking: Why does my backpack already seem so light?
a. Probably 4lbs of water each. b. The clothes will be 5lbs if you are not careful. Bring no extra clothes. c. Gotta include the weight of your backpack, say 5lbs d. Raingear? say 3lbs e. water...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » New to backpacking: Why does my backpack already seem so light?
June 12, 4:20pm

Re: Cuben fiber-sewn/taped versus bonded
I have made some gear from cuben fabric and I have seen several shelters after a month on the PCT. My conclusion is that cuben cannot be sewn or bonded. Since the seams are usually the high stress ...

In GEAR » Cuben fiber-sewn/taped versus bonded
June 12, 3:22pm

Re: Where to Put Bear Canister at Night
I have another suggestion. I use static-shielding zip bags that block all smells so you can set the canister near you with no danger. They are sold at Uline.com for packaging circuit boards. The p...

In Philosophy & Technique » Where to Put Bear Canister at Night
June 11, 10:15am

Point of diminishing returns...
I love this series because it "takes it to the limit". Hikers have nothing else to do so why not make each camping task more time consuming or less comfortable to save weight. But I sugge...

In Editor's Roundtable » Mountain SuperUltraLight Backpacking – Going SUL in the Mountains with Adequate Shelter, Insulation, and Rain Protection. Part 3: M-SUL Base Weight Gear Lists
June 05, 12:11pm

Re: The SUL Wanderer (Video Series) - Episode 2: Food & Water
How come the video panel tells me... "Sorry, The creator of this video has not given you permission to embed it on this domain. This is a Vimeo Plus feature." Both episodes say this.

In Editor's Roundtable » The SUL Wanderer (Video Series) - Episode 2: Food & Water
May 30, 9:38am

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