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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.
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new 10 oz. beer can for stove builders
Coors Light is selling Summer Breeze beer in 10 ounce cans. The relative diameters are: Bud Light stadium bottle slides into 10 oz. Coors can but with no room for folded wick. Coors can slides...

In Make Your Own Gear » new 10 oz. beer can for stove builders
September 01, 10:57am

Reflectrix is a brand name for the shiny bubble wrap. At the national home improvement stores, you have to buy the whole roll. At a hardware store, you may be able to buy it by the linear foot.

In Make Your Own Gear » Large Stand-Up Cozy Ideas?
September 01, 10:11am

SPF: Nunatak Sub-Alpinist Sleeping Bag 15.3 oz. Quantum fabric 35 degrees sz medium
SOLD PENDING FUNDS For Sale: A Nunatak Sub-Alpinist Sleeping Bag, 15.3 ounces, size medium to 6', green Quantum fabric, 35 degree rated, light use due to my using quilts in my hammocks. ...

In Gear Swap » FS: Nunatak Sub-Alpinist Sleeping Bag 15.3 oz. Quantum fabric 35 degrees sz medium
August 07, 12:31pm

bag yes, event fabric no
Have a Nunatak Sub-Alpinist sleeping bag in Quantum fabric, sz medium, 15.3 ounces, 35 degree rated, $310 shipped in North America. Low mileage due to being a hammock user, I'm carrying quilts...

In Gear Swap » WTB: Nunatak Sub-Alpinist bag
August 07, 12:21pm

Montbell Thermawrap sz med.
My black, size medium Montbell Thermawrap jacket has never been in my pack. I bought it intending to backpack in wetter climates and have since lost interest in that. It is a true size medium, ...

In Gear Swap » WTB montbell thermawrap, nano puff, rab xenon,etc, etc - synthetic fill hooded or not
July 27, 9:24pm

SOLD: Black Rock Down hat for sale, grey, size medium
Sold: Size medium, grey Black Rock down hat. $45 free shipping to almost anywhere due to the light weight. Catch and release from FS: plethora of UL gear---very, very nice http://www....

In Gear Swap » FS: Black Rock Down hat for sale, grey, size medium
July 24, 8:48pm

balck rock hat
I will buy the black Rock down hat.

In Gear Swap » FS: plethora of UL gear---very, very nice
July 20, 10:06pm

second source
Arrowhead Equipment makes Flame Thrower brand, down insulated socks in Idaho. He has an annual sale on them, possibly on Black Friday after Thanksgiving Thursday in the US. Try these suggestion...

In GEAR » Cold sleeper gets FROZEN toes at night looking for UL but warm socks
July 14, 8:28pm

happy to be up off the ground
I like the comfort of sitting in my hammock to cook, instead of sitting on a slightly padded rock or log. At night, I can lay in my hammock for 12-14 hours in a snow storm without any discomfort f...

In GEAR » What gear makes you happy?
July 14, 6:28pm

trip length
All of these suggestions use a Caldera cone: For weekend trips, go small and light (Esbit) with no cooked food but hot beverages in a Fosters beer pot. On longer trips, take freezer bags for re...

In GEAR » Best size UL caldera cone for solo?
July 14, 4:54pm

All Reader Reviews by Joe L

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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