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Joe L (heyyou) - BPL Lifetime Member

My Locale Cutting brush off of the Arizona Tr
About Me Returned to BPing after retiring. If I don't go light weight, I won't be able to go.
CountryYes, I live in the country.

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All Forum Posts by Joe L

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buyer
I will buy them, PM incoming. Payment sent.

In Gear Swap » FS: Men's Merrell Moab Ventilator low hikers
January 25, 7:54pm

Have one
I have one with very light use. Selling because I've been using a hammock for several years. PM headed your way.

In Gear Swap » WTB: Oware Hot Weather Bivysack
January 18, 10:26am

DIY Bail Handles
"The only way to get a HA version with a bail is to have Don at FourDog make you one or buy the bail kit and install it yourself." In response: (1)An alternative is to make your own...

In GEAR » Hard Anodized (HA) Aluminum Pots
January 15, 7:40pm

Hard Anodized (HA) Aluminum Pots
Hard Anodized (HA) Aluminum Pots: AGG 3 cup made by Open Country, sold by Trail Designs in the past, currently at Four Dog Stoves, weighs 2.7 oz with my DIY bail handle, holds 28 fluid ounces, a...

In GEAR » Hard Anodized (HA) Aluminum Pots
January 13, 7:27pm

Retirees rule
Using a hammock, I'm as comfortable laying there on the 14th hour as I am on the first hour. Try that lying on the ground. That was done in a snow storm on a trip that was planned with a cale...

In GEAR » Old Guys Backpacking
January 05, 7:35pm

Some Caldera Cones at Campsaver, 20%off
Campsaver.com has some Caldera Cones, and they are all 20% off until 12-29. Note that on the aluminum two quart pot kits, one is the heavier non-stick, and the other, lighter one, is anodized. Us...

In Gear Deals » Some Caldera Cones at Campsaver, 20%off
December 28, 9:47pm

nesting
I do not have the Sidewinder cone so this is just speculation. The Snow Peak bowl has sloped sides, so it will nest, but with its more narrow bottom, it will likely not accept the Sidewinder winds...

In Multiple Use Gear » Same Caldera Cone, 3 pots, AGG 3 cup=Toaks .9L wide
December 01, 9:25am

ex-Army scoutmasters
I remember those military veteran scoutmasters. No further comment.

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Hiking with USFS Maps Only
November 30, 8:05pm

x2
"Right now, my plan is to incorporate my shoulder season bag with my summer quilt." Me too. Plan B is to beef up your wearable sleep insulation with military surplus grid fleece lon...

In GEAR » cheap and light winter sleeping systems
November 30, 6:53pm

REI Sahara pants
I will buy the REI Sahara pants if D. Cramton doesn't.

In Gear Swap » FS: Men's Pants sale in asst. sizes
November 30, 6:05pm

All Reader Reviews by Joe L

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Trail designs SideWinder
Trail Designs offers two models of Open Country two liter pots with an aluminum Sidewinder cone. Pay attention to the pot weight. The bail handle pot is heavy due to the handle and the non-stick coa...

In Cookware - Other
November 03, 6:28pm

2.7 oz 700ml Stainless Steel mug 10 cm
This no-name, thin stainless steel, single wall mug weighs 2.7 oz (75 grams) empty. Full to the brim, it holds 23 oz. The thin non-folding handle sticks out an inch but is spot welded on, so it coul...

In Cookware - Other
July 18, 8:22pm

Trail Designs Caldera Keg
Foster's beer can with 6 gram Foster's lid, cozy with lid, cone, stove, and 6 grams of heavy, durable reflective foil for under stove (I think it helps it heat) weighs 104 grams, 3 5/8 oz on m...

In Cookware - Other
April 25, 7:18pm

Gossamer Gear ThinLight insulation pad 1/8" approx. 2 oz.
It was a dark night, cold and windy at my poorly chosen campsite. Woke up cold so I moved the 1/8 GG pad from under the Torsolite to cover me inside the bivy--instant warmth. Maybe the exertion from...

In Sleeping Pads - Foam
March 24, 6:22am