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peter vacco ( - 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.

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All Forum Posts by peter vacco

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Re: GPS Advice - Recommendations
if you're just look'n for data, and not all the fallderall that they try and sell on us with extra features, then the old geko unit is what you used to want. i own both a very nice bright ...

In GEAR » GPS Advice - Recommendations
November 27, 8:47am

Re: cutting tool for heavy duty foil
shift of outlook : we might have a situation here where this person has quite disgusting scissors, and has not been made aware yet the existence of decent ones. so : you can get some Very nic...

In Make Your Own Gear » cutting tool for heavy duty foil
November 25, 1:25pm

Why all the scathe?
" Why all the scathe? " factually .. because they've earned it. he's not on some irrational rant full of untruths. it's a good example of what you can expect from people...

In GEAR » Visited the new Arcteryx store in Portland
November 23, 8:53am

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

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