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Eric Fredricksen (efredricksen) - BPL Lifetime Member

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All Forum Posts by Eric Fredricksen

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Size
Thanks! It's right about the size of my REI Quarter Dome tent. Maybe 3 or 4 liters. I'll mention also that it's really quick and easy to put up. Clip the top corners onto the roof r...

In Make Your Own Gear » Material for Tailgate Tent
May 20, 12:26pm

Tent complete!
Well, I've got a desert trip coming up on Friday and I finally got around to making the tent. I bought a sewing machine from Amazon and slapped it together. I was going for simplicity ...

In Make Your Own Gear » Material for Tailgate Tent
May 20, 11:08am

Olive oil
I wonder if dumping some olive oil and a cotton ball or something as a wick would work as well as wax in this one and produce a blue flame. (In the one the article is about, that is.) Zelph, tha...

In Editor's Roundtable » Candle Stoves
February 26, 12:15am

How to lose your Houdini
By the way, I recommend against sloppily bungie-cording a backpack full of your layers to the back of a motorcycle and jumping onto the freeway. Also lost a thin down jacket and a couple other item...

In GEAR » I lost my Houdini. What now?
February 24, 10:27am

So much data
Thanks, Richard! That's quite the info-blast. (And thanks, everyone!) So, Squamish owners, the PU coating inside sounds like it would be unpleasant against the skin. Is that the case? I had ...

In GEAR » I lost my Houdini. What now?
February 24, 10:23am

I lost my Houdini. What now?
I lost my much loved, heavy-breathing Patagonia Houdini, from circa 2009. My understanding is that the more recent ones breathe much less and I gotta have my CFMs. Can anyone recommend a similarly ...

In GEAR » I lost my Houdini. What now?
February 23, 9:31pm

Thanks!
Thanks everyone! I'll post here when/if I make it.

In Make Your Own Gear » Material for Tailgate Tent
April 28, 1:54pm

Material for Tailgate Tent
I'm thinking of buying a sewing machine and making something like this for my Land Cruiser: The truck's too short to stretch out in without the tailgate down. I've previously jus...

In Make Your Own Gear » Material for Tailgate Tent
April 25, 1:38pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Found item: Ultralight Ice Axe
Ha ha! The mystery is solved! Was that this year or some time in the past? Hopefully long ago since I was probably walking around on someone's cat hole. Well, if you'd like your heavily...

In GEAR » Found item: Ultralight Ice Axe
September 23, 5:35pm

Re: Re: Found item: Ultralight Ice Axe
No, it looks like it says 40cm but the writing is worn off pretty badly so it's hard to read. The length i measure is actually even shorter than that - 36.35 cm from tip to top. Well, thanks...

In GEAR » Found item: Ultralight Ice Axe
September 22, 8:57pm

All Reader Reviews by Eric Fredricksen

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Montbell UL Down Inner Jacket
Fit is a bit loose around the body for a large, I think; other than that the amount of warmth it provides for so little weight is lovely. (And there I am wearing it in my avatar picture.)

In Clothing - Insulating - Down
August 07, 1:06pm