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peter vacco (fluff@inreach.com) - BPL Premium Member

My Locale no. california
About Me i walk quite a bit, and probably carry too much. up to a point though, i sort of Like carrying too much.
Citysacramento
Statecalifornia
Countryusa

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All Forum Posts by peter vacco

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Ibex Wool Aire Review
ok, i bought one. actually i bought another one last year and the fit was so hideous that i tossed it back at them. how bad ? it was " there is no excuse for this ... " bad. so just...

In GEAR » Ibex Aire/wool insulation
November 22, 10:42am

Re: Re: re 900 loft down - FRAUD
" You are then saying that the IDFL is fraudulent ? " no, we are probably not actually saying exactly that. we are probably saying that the IDFL test procedure is deceptive, bogus, he...

In Make Your Own Gear » The Insulation Mess
November 15, 8:32am

Re: UL glove recommendation
by the time you keep your hands warm at 10°, you won't be able to do much with them. that is why experience is telling you to layer up. i have had good luck using manzella windstopper gloves ...

In GEAR » UL glove recommendation
November 12, 9:20pm

Re: Re: Awesome!
" The only things worse than corrupt businessmen are corrupt politicians and corrupt preachers. " so ... there's a difference. ?? ---- all good with the article. and a first pe...

In Editor's Roundtable » Can I Cook in my Tent?
November 12, 9:13pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: A new look at Kevlar textiles and fabric in terms of insulation, particularly for gloves and socks
" So, the less water the fabric absorbs, the better. " so yes, sure. but there seems to be more in play here than simple intuition is going to get us thru. one can put on a marmot...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » A new look at Kevlar textiles and fabric in terms of insulation, particularly for gloves and socks
November 11, 6:55pm

Re: Joining two pipes together?
not sure if pipes really means "pipe", but might also mean "tubing". which have altogether different outer diameters. pipe vs tubing - looks sort'a the same .. but .. it...

In Make Your Own Gear » Joining two pipes together?
November 11, 6:45pm

Re: Ex Officio boxer replacement?
i have had Very decent luck with cabelas boxers " Weatherproof Cool Last Boxer Briefs " @ 20 bucks a 3-pack. i bought 4 packs. best thing going right now for me, and no lame $26 /pair b...

In GEAR » Ex Officio boxer replacement?
November 07, 6:51pm

Re: Flash Reviews No. 3
2.8oz , and just to hold a filter ... there's Got to be a cooler way to do this. --- for 2.8 oz i could have a tiny little stove that i can run inside the tent, and have my coffee .. in be...

In Editor's Roundtable » Flash Reviews No. 3
October 29, 6:44pm

Re: Adding post to: "Super-Awesome TIP OF THE DAY!!! (warning, thread may be too awesome for some viewers)"
peter's hints and tips on better living ... " call you mother " (for younger people) because even after you'v culled thru a stack of girlfriends, you'll still be stuck wi...

In Philosophy & Technique » Super-Awesome TIP OF THE DAY!!! (warning, thread may be too awesome for some viewers)
October 29, 6:35am

Re: Re: Re: One last Sierra trip before the winter: Iceland Lake, Emigrant Wilderness, October 25-26th
i'm in. look'n at fri evening. will bring wine. can we not maybe use the top of the pass for the night ? v.

In Hiking Partners / Group Trip Announcements » One last Sierra trip before the winter: Iceland Lake, Emigrant Wilderness, October 25-26th
October 21, 9:06am

All Reader Reviews by peter vacco

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Hilleberg Akto
all that you will read about how wonderful akto is seems to be true. also true is that for it to be habitable in all but the chillyest weather, it Desperately Needs a window in the door. the unna is i...

In Shelters - Double Wall Tents
August 17, 10:15pm