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Jon Fong (jonfong) - BPL Forum Member

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About Me Owner - FLAT CAT GEAR
Light weight cooking equipment for backpackers
CityCalabasas
StateCA
CountryUSA
My Website URLhttp://www.flatcatgear.com

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Tent for two
I had a Tarptent Rainshodow II. Excellent tent for the weight. The biggest isse for me was that it need a pretty large area to stake down. I also found it limited when pitching above treeline (h...

In GEAR » Finally! Wife wants to come with me on longer section hikes. Need a bigger tent. Recommendations please!
April 16, 9:36pm

GGG / So Cal ! Thank you Don!
My hats off to Don for organizing the GGG/SoCal edition! After attending the GGG/Henry Coe, I knew that I couldn't miss this one as it is right in my backyard. It was great meeting everyone...

In Hiking Partners / Group Trip Announcements » GGG in Southern CA
April 13, 4:08pm

Re: That did it
For the best heat transfer, keep the inner can elevated above the water level. That way, you will steam the fondue. If the inner can touchs the water, you will slow down the heat transfer rate. ...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Need BPL's help with fondue
April 08, 11:15pm

Re: 1st attempt at making biscuits for the trail
If you are going to be at GGG/SoCal next weekend, I'll bake you a loaf of bread!

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » 1st attempt at making biscuits for the trail
April 06, 10:39pm

Stove efficiency
BTW, The easiest way to measure "efficiency" is to measure and add enough water to keep the water from boiling. For example, use 15 ml and heat up 3 cups of water. Measure the final ...

In Make Your Own Gear » The Alcohol Stove “Efficiency Percentage” Test Thread
April 06, 5:50pm

Re: 1st attempt at making biscuits for the trail
I dry bake using either the Epicurean (Esbit) stove, 4 tealights or the FLAT CAT Stove -using a simmer ring with the pot elevated. I have found that alcohol stoves tend to overheat in the low posi...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » 1st attempt at making biscuits for the trail
April 06, 5:37pm

Re: 75% Alcohol Stove Efficiency?
I think to hit supper high efficiencies, someone will need to make a radically different pot. Fins yes, but I think it would help to have a donut shaped pot ssimilar to those cake pans. More surf...

In Make Your Own Gear » More Foster's Fun
April 03, 8:03am

Re: What footwear for The Narrows Zion?
In June, you will have to watch the flowrate through the Narrows. I have had to cancel a trip because the flow was too high and they will not let you hike the Narrows. Also, you may be at the ver...

In GEAR » What footwear for The Narrows Zion?
April 03, 7:54am

Re: The lightest, most efficient and compact SUL esbit stove kit may be here (with photos)
Cool Beans! I am getting ready for an ALPHA product release and it looks like I will need to make changes to the Base Plate. I'll be contacting you - Best regards, Jon

In GEAR » The lightest, most efficient and compact SUL esbit stove kit may be here (with photos)
March 31, 11:28pm

Re: JB Weld
I have heard of people trying alumiweld, I haven't tried it yet. Best wishes.

In Make Your Own Gear » Welding Blanket Under Alcohol Stove for Winter Conditions
March 29, 9:48am

All Reader Reviews by Jon Fong

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TarpTent
This is a shout out to Henry and his team. While camping on Catalina Island, a fox tore a hole in the side of my Rainshadow II. The hole was in the mesh panel on the side and was about the size of y...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
March 23, 12:21pm