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Jake D (JakeDatc) - BPL Forum Member

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Re: Trying to lighten up more
get a piece of polycro (window shrink wrap. cheap at wallyworld) and skip the mylar and tyvek for less weight and space. You have 2 quilts. you don't need mylar right? Check out GearGrams...

In Gear Lists » First published gear list - will this work with a new light pack?
December 17, 10:09pm

Re: knitting
+1 my gf tried to get me to learn but I maxed out when i worked at summer camp with those embroidery thread bracelets that were glorified braiding. She makes really nice things and I enjoy the h...

In Make Your Own Gear » warning to you myog newbies
December 16, 5:44pm

Re: most excellent survivalist RON HOOD
psssst... no one cares ;) (we do care about your gear list.. please post it) i do think we have a lovely Iron Chef Pika battle coming up though.

In Chaff » hatchet vs large survival knife?
December 12, 6:20pm

Re: tiny scissors vs. tiny knife.
Dave, i'm glad you survived with those odds stacked highly against you. i used my knife on the Long Trail only because i didn't have my scissors yet and i cut up an apple someone gave ...

In Chaff » hatchet vs large survival knife?
December 12, 2:24pm

Re: Good question, wrong forum.
Ya... Bushcraft site is that way -->>>> for defense a hatchet is damn scary.. i'd run like hell if someone that came at me with a hatchet ;) Opinel #6 and Ti sewing scissors...

In Chaff » hatchet vs large survival knife?
December 12, 1:52pm

Re: Re: Dumbest thing you ever carried
HA UL spoon is awesome.. might have to make one for my dad

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Dumbest thing you ever carried
December 10, 3:58pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: Bear Attacks AZ 2012
Trolling stopped being cool around 2003. Piss poor attempts at trolling was never cool. maybe you can find someone to talk to on Reddit but you should probably just go away. ktnx biiiii

In Pre-Trip Planning » Backpacking Solo?
December 10, 12:30pm

Re: Hiking efficiency and eating+drinking
Ed that looks a lot like what my usual day is like too. I go with either a breakfast on the go or at very most cereal and dried milk in a ziplock. not opening the main pack is a huge time sav...

In Philosophy & Technique » Hiking efficiency and eating+drinking
December 08, 10:39pm

Re: Efficiency and naps
ha. now we see where your downtime is ;) but really, eat and drink while you are looking around. take the pack off, stretch out a bit. change socks, walk around barefoot or in campshoes for...

In Philosophy & Technique » Hiking efficiency and eating+drinking
December 08, 7:18pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Hiking efficiency and eating+drinking
You may prefer no poles but suggesting that you only need them if you are feeble or have a giant pack is where you went off the rails. i use my poles on and off for different situations. it al...

In Philosophy & Technique » Hiking efficiency and eating+drinking
December 08, 5:43pm

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