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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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will buy the grey ones 34 x 30
will buy the grey ones 34 x 30

In Gear Swap » FS: Royal Robbins Billy Goat Mountain Performance Pants, Men's, 2011
February 28, 6:45pm

larger pots
Four Dog Stoves sells some of the anodized aluminum pots made by Open Country (O.C.). All of the O.C. pots nest as is shown in the 4 Dog video. Do not buy the 4 Dog bail handle, it is too heavy. ...

In GEAR » Help with titanium pots
February 24, 8:10am

veternarian syringe without needle
The True Value hardware store in my rural Southwestern town sells some vet supplies for cattle and horses. There are plastic syringes sold separately from the needles. The syringes are 20 and 35 ...

In GEAR » Measuring Cups
February 24, 7:35am

opinion: temps matter on condensation
My opinion is that the range of outside temperatures matters on condensation. A snug fitting bivy at 45* may have enough heat to push the wet air through the fabric before the condensation occurs....

In GEAR » waterproof hammock sock
February 05, 12:48pm

Asian Peanut Sauce
Mike Clelland has a Peanut Sauce recipe in his Backpackin' Light book. I like the flavor of peanut sauce on many different dishes. Look for Peanut Sauce recipes on the ramen forums. Bacon ...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Something to add to pasta
January 31, 9:19am

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

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