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Jon Fong (jonfong) - BPL Premium Member

My Locale FLAT CAT GEAR
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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All Forum Posts by Jon Fong

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Re: PMs flying around
David, The icy trailed is far from pristine. You can count on packed in dirt, leaves and other items int he snow. The top of the trail will be slick form all of the tourist walking (and mainly...

In GEAR » Crampons for the Grand Canyon
February 28, 6:58pm

Re: Crampons for the Grand Canyon
I've hiked this trail several times in the winter. The top of the trail tends to be packed snow, icy and pretty darn slick due to all of the foot traffic. It seems like after 1- 1/2 mile in, ...

In GEAR » Crampons for the Grand Canyon
February 27, 8:35pm

Re: Candle Stoves
Excellent job, I am looking forward to seeing how this design evolves!

In Editor's Roundtable » Candle Stoves
February 25, 6:39pm

Re: Leftover Materials for Sale?
Send me a PM with your mailing address and I will send you some ti foil, enough to make a BGET

In Make Your Own Gear » Leftover Materials for Sale?
February 23, 3:54pm

Re: Help with titanium pots
If you just want to reduce weight AND you are mainly heating water then aluminum pots are a pretty nice choice. If you select aluminum, I would recommend an anodized or hard anodized surface. I...

In GEAR » Help with titanium pots
February 23, 11:12am

Re: Comparing.rocks.& Pie Pans..
Gents! 1) I measured & sorted the height for the rocks with calipers. A better option would be to uses tent stakes marked at the 2" height. 2) If you noticed the Esbit flames they w...

In SuperUltraLight (SUL) Backpacking Discussion » Whats your SUL Cook Set-Up Grams/Milliliter %
February 22, 1:01pm

Re: Rocks, shmocks...
David, I ran the test again last night, no problem getting to a boil in less than 8 minutes. Video of a Pie Pan Pot in action

In SuperUltraLight (SUL) Backpacking Discussion » Whats your SUL Cook Set-Up Grams/Milliliter %
February 22, 10:29am

Re: Re: A little heavier version..
Aaron - Nope, I don't use the 3 rock and a pie pan while backpacking (I have tested it and it works fine). I am not an SUL backpacker as I enjoy cooking on the trail. For basic water heating ...

In SuperUltraLight (SUL) Backpacking Discussion » Whats your SUL Cook Set-Up Grams/Milliliter %
February 21, 12:08pm

Re: Whats your SUL Cook Set-Up Grams/Milliliter %
A SUL cookset using Esbit 1 pie pan 1 sheet of foil 3 rocks, 2" tall (free) 1 BIC mini Lighter Windscreen? find a sheltered spot Make sure that the ground is level Handle? who needs o...

In SuperUltraLight (SUL) Backpacking Discussion » Whats your SUL Cook Set-Up Grams/Milliliter %
February 20, 12:22pm

Re: FireDragon is a waterproof and environmentally friendly fire-lighting fuel.
I think that I would like to see the MSDS before funding this project. Ethanol based, check - non-toxic, probably ok. At least it is not methanol. So they perfected a way to suspend the ethano...

In Gear Deals » FireDragon is a waterproof and environmentally friendly fire-lighting fuel.
February 19, 11:44pm

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