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Kristofer McKenna (KryoShift) - BPL Guest

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About Me When not writing or playing an instrument, I do things outside :P

I've also just started the long process of making my own gear with a Singer 401A I picked up off eBay for a nice price.
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throwing the Sony Ericsson XPeria Active into the mix
Well, Sony Ericsson is no more, so it's up to Sony Mobile to provide 4.0 support (supposedly this month... right). Here's the details: Toughness - 1M of water resistance (I submerge i...

In GEAR » Best smartphone for backcountry use
May 25, 2:05pm

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I have a 10.8' x 8.6' MacCat Deluxe and it packs down to smaller than a 1L Nalgene in a stuff sack (it can go a lot smaller than the one supplied). While rolled up, I just bent it in half ...

In GEAR » which size tarp should I get?
May 11, 7:29pm

I had to try...
After reading all this, I picked up a little 3oz bottle of peppermint flavor, and brushed with two drops last night. It definitely tasted like soap, but it was easily bearable (for me) and it on...

In Multiple Use Gear » Dr. Bronners as Toothpaste?
May 04, 10:58am

Tarp is gone
It's being donated to a scout interested in hammock camping :)

In Gear Swap » FS: Klymit Inertia XL 3/4 (torso-sized mod), Hennessy Snakeskins, Hennessy Hex Tarp (Polyester)
May 03, 1:04pm

Bump :P
the tarp may be going as a donation to a scout over on Hammock Forums, but the pad is still available.

In Gear Swap » FS: Klymit Inertia XL 3/4 (torso-sized mod), Hennessy Snakeskins, Hennessy Hex Tarp (Polyester)
May 03, 7:26am

sure
When I had an iPhone 4 I used it as my only camera on a trip to Sweden/Denmark. I use my Xperia Active on hikes a lot, too, if I leave my Nikon AW100 at home. The pictures come out nicely, imo.

In Photography » iPhone 4S as only camera while backpacking?
May 01, 8:52am

FS: Klymit Inertia XL 3/4 (torso-sized mod)
Shipping included to CONUS only. Inertia XL 3/4: $90 shipped This Inertia XL was modified by Klymit and weighs 10.68oz in the sack iirc, also Matt added valves to the lower piece, so you can ha...

In Gear Swap » FS: Klymit Inertia XL 3/4 (torso-sized mod), Hennessy Snakeskins, Hennessy Hex Tarp (Polyester)
May 01, 8:44am

Not quite...
What is the warranty for Exped products? Exped UL products carry a 2 year limited warranty. All other products carry a 5 year warranty on defects in materials and workmanship. At our discretio...

In Gear Swap » FS: Exped Downmat 7 DLX for $30.00
May 01, 8:26am

Hmm
a Micra @ 1.2 ounces? Did you weigh it and get surprised? REI says it's 1.75oz Dean, the TSA-friendly tool is the Style PS. And sometimes an ignorant TSA "officer" will take it ...

In GEAR » UL multi tool of choice
May 01, 8:13am

second arrowhead
I got my whoopie sling setup from arrowhead, speedy service. and I love how light/strong the amsteel stuff is, too :) My little Grand Trunk Nano 7 weighs 6 oz with the slings installed.

In Hammocks » Material for Hammock Strap
April 27, 8:10am

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