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Don Amundson (amrowinc) - BPL Premium Member

My Locale Southern California
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All Forum Posts by Don Amundson

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Sierra chapstick
My experience has has been that anything works as long as I regularly re-apply it as Charles alluded to in his response. Maybe there something else going on in your case but since you indicate all...

In GEAR » Best Chapstick for sierras
September 30, 10:35pm

Bear Can
I don't have one to sell but I can loan you my Bearikade Weekender. I live in Pasadena. Let me know.

In Gear Swap » WTB: Bear Can in Socal
September 29, 2:38pm

Japanese backpacking grill
Have you tried contacting Moonlight Gear? Google Translate seems to work with the contact form. Hard to say how it might work at their end.

In GEAR » Japanese backpacking grill
September 28, 10:42am

ULA clips
Maybe this will explain it and maybe not. There are two openings on one side of the clip that "locking arms" snap into to hold everything together. I used a pin to push one of pins aside ...

In GEAR » ULA Circuit bottle water straps
September 26, 11:51am

"yay/nay: Toaks Ultralight Esbit Cookset"
For you REI shoppers their Tri-Wing is on sale in the outlet. REI Tri-Wing Stove

In GEAR » yay/nay: Toaks Ultralight Esbit Cookset
September 13, 2:12pm

Re: Esbit carrying question
I've always stored mine in a small zip bag that goes inside my pot. I'm not worried about any contamination but rather my need for "tidyness" in some areas of my life. There was s...

In GEAR » Esbit carrying question
September 13, 12:35pm

Re: yay/nay: Toaks Ultralight Esbit Cookset
It'll work. My current setup uses a 550ml pot (Helion brand) with an esbit system. I've used the wing esbit stove before with no complaints. I've never found a use for sporks but maybe ...

In GEAR » yay/nay: Toaks Ultralight Esbit Cookset
September 12, 1:30pm

Coghlan Fuel Tablets
My experience is the same as John's and Ian's. On a weight basis the Coghlan's are basically equivalent to the Esbit 1/2oz tabs. As Ian emphasized besides the cost the size makes sen...

In GEAR » Coghlan Fuel Tablets
September 10, 2:22pm

Re: NON TANGLE light hanging cord - coated dyneema?
The "store" has been out of business for quite a while. Somebody may know the exact date if that's important to anyone. Everything can tangle but the least tangle prone cord I...

In GEAR » NON TANGLE light hanging cord - coated dyneema?
September 10, 1:20pm

Re: Mitten clip alternatives
Dang I was going to say no to your offer Franco but you posted the video too quick. A mitten hook to cord connection is not an issue--the hexamid beak clips up on a guy line so I've had a litt...

In Make Your Own Gear » Mitten clip alternatives
September 02, 11:23pm

All Reader Reviews by Don Amundson

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Borah UL Gear
I recently contacted John at Borah Gear about repairing my Stealth Pack that I've had for a number of years and has more than 1,000 miles on it. He immediately responded and said just mail it to ...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
June 18, 2:40pm