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Rob E (eatSleepFish) - BPL Guest

My Locale Canada
About Me Fly fisherman turned ultra-lighter to access remote lakes and streams.
StateOntario
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Re: Opsack fail
"Just try putting an esbit in an opsack! FAIL!" Over two years ago I put 96 esbit cubes in an opsack (8 of the 12 pack boxes). They're still in there, except my supply has dwindle...

In GEAR » My scumbag opsack is now putting out an odor! :-P
August 01, 7:58pm

Re: Re: Windscreen with esbit
What is the height of your pot above your esbit?

In SuperUltraLight (SUL) Backpacking Discussion » 22 Gram Esbit Kit
July 31, 5:06pm

Re: First trip for the wife
When we go out for a couple of nights I like to bring enough fuel for the stove so that there is essentially unlimited hot water. Want 3 hot meals per day? Hot water to wash your face at night? ...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » First trip for the wife
July 30, 12:56pm

Re: 3400/4400
The 4400 is actually wider around than the 3400, as well as taller. From the HMG website the 3400 bottom circumference is 33.5 inches, 40 inches top circumference and 34 inches tall, while the 440...

In Packrafting » Advice on pack size
July 25, 6:24pm

Re: Which packraft paddle?
I have the Sawyer packraft paddle and the inexpensive Aqua bound manta ray fiber glass (4 pieces, purhcased from Alpacka). I've used both in moving water and still water, and much prefer the A...

In Packrafting » Which packraft paddle?
July 23, 8:07am

Re: Pepper Spray lacking when wolf attacking
I think your title should be edited to read, "Pepper Spray lacking when wolf attacking and you are spraying from a moving platform at a moving target". From reading the story it is not...

In GEAR » Pepper Spray lacking when wolf attacking
July 09, 5:20pm

Re: Seam sealing shelter pitched inside out
> and seam seal Sistine Chapel style painting them on one's back Just wear your safety glasses... a drop of silicon and paint thinner into your eye could be nasty. It seems that workin...

In GEAR » Seam sealing shelter pitched inside out
July 08, 8:58pm

Re: Count on one hand
Hello Dan, I have a one of the classic Ti cones, and I really like to take advantage of the "tri" fuel nature of the cone. Though, I don't usually use wood for my goto fuel, b...

In GEAR » Caldera Cone and Wood Fires
July 08, 7:45pm

Re: caliber
I also am wondering what type and caliber of gun was used, primarily because handgun possession laws are much stricter in Canada, so much so that the statistical chances of a hiker being able to le...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » bear spray AND gun used in bear encounter
July 05, 10:21am

Re: Re: Nothing always works: some comments in the defence of the SPOT
Dave, was your experience with the original Spot messenger, or the second revision? One aspect about the PLBs that are often touted, and that I find quite interesting, is the directional radio...

In GEAR » Personal Locator Beacons...
July 02, 10:27pm

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