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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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it might not be totally gone
more ... if your machine has just lost the function of say.. the foot control, you can nab perfectly good brand new foot controls off ebay for about zilch. the belts are quite reasonable as wel...

In Make Your Own Gear » Old sewing maching broke down. Kindly recommend me a new one please?
August 31, 9:21pm

need : more cheap bones.
so, presidents day. at least when it was Washington's birthday, we had something to celebrate. lately .. not so much. ( well, factually, nothing at all ) but can we assume that the weekend of...

In Pre-Trip Planning » Bay Area GGG Host
August 31, 8:53pm

Re: Old sewing maching broke down. Kindly recommend me a new one please?
sewing machines of the 60's kind that are made of metal and work great have no actual cash value. they are found best if asked about and normally GIVEN to you. no need to spend money. but do sp...

In Make Your Own Gear » Old sewing maching broke down. Kindly recommend me a new one please?
August 31, 8:25pm

Re: --:WANTED:-- Bay Area G.G.G. Host for 2015 event
i have been trolling the web, and i see that one can not even get a beer/wine permit at briones. so, that rather tosses the venue out of the mix. but del valle (livermore) seems more companionabl...

In Pre-Trip Planning » Bay Area GGG Host
August 31, 11:10am

Re: Re: Thread Loops on top of fabric when sewing in reverse and at low speeds
so ; then i got to thinking (after spending the last three hours inside one of my sergers ..), that perhaps it might pay to try sewing just a slip of paper. something appropriate, like a 3 x 5 card...

In Make Your Own Gear » Thread Loops on top of fabric when sewing in reverse and at low speeds
August 26, 10:59pm

Re: Thread Loops on top of fabric when sewing in reverse and at low speeds
Patrick poses a VERY nicely worded question. ---- you can ramp up the bobbin tension quite a bit, and although it will work " ok ", what thee shall reap is pulled fabric and goobers at ...

In Make Your Own Gear » Thread Loops on top of fabric when sewing in reverse and at low speeds
August 26, 7:37am

Re: Am I crazy, or does Paclite not work?
paclite is "odd stuff", is it not. my paclite parka has done some surprising things over the years. leaked, sweated, at one point accumulated thick ice Inside the hood. (yikes ! ). and...

In GEAR » Am I crazy, or does Paclite not work?
August 11, 7:14am

Re: Re: Dense calorie brick
" 113 kCal per oz, unremarkable " exactly 100% correct. am i way off base when i look at food specs and notice that if one takes out water and oil, that real food is pretty much 100...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Tiny dense calorie brick
August 11, 6:59am

Re: Options for 25" Wide Sleeping Pads
sometimes if i am on a site where i tend to roll off the pad, i'll tuck whatever odd extra clothing i have under the edge(s) , and that makes it work like the narrow mat is wider. i owned one ...

In GEAR » Options for 25" Wide Sleeping Pads
August 02, 10:06am

Re: Evaluating outdoor gear with open source hardware
" for someone like me, with no electronics background " uhhhh .. ok. (if you say so) very nice work such as yours will advance the art and raise the bar. because once one gets past i...

In Editor's Roundtable » Evaluating outdoor gear with open source hardware
August 02, 9:59am

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