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Bill Burk (bill_burk) - BPL Forum Member

My Locale California
About Me Backpacker-photographer since 70's, mostly Sierra typically holiday weekends plus a 9-day trip each year. Used to start trips at 60lbs. A few years back thought I was clever carrying a 35lb pack. Planning JMT 2008. Will probably be 35lb.
My Website URLhttp://www.beefalobill.com

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Regardless of who they are
I think the code should not use a word with negative connotations "spite". I also think the humor regarding spending too much time here fell flat.

In Website & Forum Admin/Support » BPL wants input on proposed forum code of conduct
November 03, 10:02am

Ti products
Coffee grinder, burr/mill mechanism. I tried making a MYOG version but the guts I started with were 4 oz, so it was hopeless to reduce the weight.

In Make Your Own Gear » Help Inspire; Titanium
October 23, 11:03pm

Fake flickering tea lights
For a fireless flame you might take a fake flickering tea light. Wt: 1 oz. - like Darren suggests...

In GEAR » Backpacking lantern?
April 22, 4:40pm

MYOG Coffee Grinder 4.2 oz from Traveler 2
(4.5 oz including tent skewer) For a short trip, ground coffee sealed in Dazey bags keeps perfectly. But 2 weeks stretches it, and 4 weeks intolerable. Thought of giving up coffee (fuel savings ...

In Make Your Own Gear » MYOG Coffee Grinder 4.2 oz from Traveler 2
October 06, 12:59am

Re: Mixing Alcohols
If you do add water, do it in the field and don't count it as fuel used :)

In Make Your Own Gear » Mixing Alcohols
October 06, 12:25am

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