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Jack Elliott (JackElliott) - BPL Forum Member

My Locale Bend, Oregon, USA
About Me Born in 1950, male, married, two kids. Been backpacking -- on and off -- since I was a teenager.
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My Website URLhttp://socal2bend.blogspot.com/

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No problem here
I had a total knee replacement done in '98. I've hiked plenty since then, in the Sierra and other places. I experience no pain or weakness in the leg. Just last September I did an eight-nig...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Anyone with experience with recovery from knee replacement surgery?
April 11, 7:26am

The Kindle sure gets sluggish in the cold
"My understanding is that the e-ink display won't work in below freezing conditions but should work normally once the temperature rises to above freezing. All batteries tend to loose power...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Books on the trail
October 17, 8:02am

Looking good
The project seems to be coming along swimmingly, and looks like you'll have something to take on your GC trip. Once I get my copy of the board I'll set it with the rest of the backpacking g...

In Make Your Own Gear » Project: 4oz 1A USB Charger
October 16, 4:48pm

RC guys face the same issues
This might give some ideas for weatherproofing. http://www.rccrawler.com/forum/electronics/26785-water-proofing-electronics-14.html

In Make Your Own Gear » Project: 4oz 1A USB Charger
October 15, 11:06pm

Ain't it nice
Ain't it nice to get your board back from the house, and start putting parts on it? After staring at the board design on the monitor, holding the real thing in your hand is quite rewarding. Eve...

In Make Your Own Gear » Project: 4oz 1A USB Charger
October 15, 7:20am

Wait, wait -- I want one, too!
P-mail sent.

In Make Your Own Gear » Project: 4oz 1A USB Charger
October 11, 4:57am

Of or or?
Wiz, you wrote, "And if anyones wants to buy a board off me (bare of assembled), [...] Is that "bare of assembled" or "bare or assembled"? 'Cause I'd buy an a...

In Make Your Own Gear » Project: 4oz 1A USB Charger
October 09, 5:18am

Source for that 1/8th inch thick CCF?
My son wants to add a bit of warmth under his Thermarest and down where his feetsies hang off the bottom end. This stuff might fill the bill -- where does one usually find this stuff?

In GEAR » Source for that 1/8th inch thick CCF?
October 01, 8:48pm

Taste ain't everything
Sarah writes, "It might have given more taste if left in ;-)" Well, lack of any savory flavor is just one of the faults with that meal. The slimy texture and creepily uniform bits of m...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Mountain House Beef Stew -- not impressed
October 01, 5:35pm

I'm not /that/ simple!
David wrote, "I assume you took out the chemical freshness packet before boiling." LOL -- yeah, we did.

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Mountain House Beef Stew -- not impressed
October 01, 3:16pm

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