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J Dos Antos (Damager) - BPL Premium Member

My Locale Redwoods of Santa Cruz Mts
About Me I've carried too much and I've carried too little. I've learned a lot from both scenarios. Now I like to think I carry just enough ...
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Solo
Based off Nick's criteria, I'm mostly a #1. I will occasionally hike with another person or two as long as they can keep moving. For instance, last year my ex, her brother, and I went on...

In Philosophy & Technique » Backpacking solo
April 13, 8:04pm

Cheap Gear
Here's a thread I started a few months ago. I received 4-5 pages worth of great ideas. It's definitely worth reading. http://www.backpackinglight.com/cgi-bin/backpackinglight/forums/thr...

In GEAR » Cheapest possible gear lilst
April 13, 3:32pm

Re: Purchase
Pack is sold!

In Gear Swap » F.S. MYOG frameless pack (Xpac and Dyneema)
April 12, 4:28pm

F.S. MYOG frameless pack (Xpac and Dyneema) PACK IS SOLD!
PACK IS SOLD! Greetings BPL, I just bought this MYOG pack from BPLer Kaleb. It has no signs of wear; no stains; no rips or tears. The construction is top notch. The pack has an awesome desi...

In Gear Swap » F.S. MYOG frameless pack (Xpac and Dyneema)
April 12, 3:20pm

Updates
Jenny (Adam's wife and I believe the co-owner of HG) sent me several lengths of shockcord free of charge. She didn't even let me pay for shipping. I have a couple of mini-cordlocks in a dra...

In GEAR » HammockGear Burrow 20* quilt - initial review/impressions
April 04, 8:53pm

HG Burrow and EE
Marcelo, Appropriately enough, Link already included a link to a preliminary review I wrote in regards to sizing and build quality of the HG Burrow 20*. I want to stress mine is still a very...

In GEAR » HG burrow or EE enigma
April 04, 8:43pm

Sweet looking pack!
Kaleb, Thanks for posting the link to your pack. That's very close to what I have in mind. BTW, I'm taking the MYOG pack I recently bought from you on a 20-mile dayhike this upcoming...

In Make Your Own Gear » Anybody willing to make me a pack with a frame?
April 03, 10:12pm

Cuben concerns
MG, I'm with you; I don't like babying my gear. I am no gear abuser and actually consider myself somewhat compulsive when it comes to keeping my gear in impeccable condition, but still, ...

In Make Your Own Gear » Anybody willing to make me a pack with a frame?
April 01, 8:25pm

HMG Southwest in black cuben
It is identical to the one on the website, but black instead of white. And yes, it looks pretty darn cool. I mean, if you're into that sorta thing :) Pics:

In Make Your Own Gear » Anybody willing to make me a pack with a frame?
April 01, 1:21am

Anybody willing to make me a pack with a frame?
This description is long, but should include most details. I have experimented with enough packs over the years to finally know what I’m looking for in a pack. The problem is no cottage manuf...

In Make Your Own Gear » Anybody willing to make me a pack with a frame?
April 01, 1:11am

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