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Jon Fong (jonfong) - BPL Premium 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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All Forum Posts by Jon Fong

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Idea for the Spider + Titan + Windscreen users
Here is a free idea for you. For it to work, you will need to bend the legs of the Kovea Spider out until they are vertical. Here is the pattern. The resolution didn't transfer well, b...

In Make Your Own Gear » Spider + Titan + Windscreen: Height and Storage Issues
May 22, 6:55pm

Hand grip replacement
You might consider using a heat shrink PTFE tubing. It is a little thin, but it should slip on easily. You will need a heat source to shrink it. You can find heat shrink PTFE at McMaster Carr an...

In GEAR » re-coating handles on Evernew pot
May 20, 9:04pm

Re: Cheap 1-1.3L ti or ss bowl?
There lots of stainless steel kitchen utensils holders that are cheap http://www.containerstore.com/shop/?productId=10030871

In Gear Swap » Cheap 1-1.3L ti or ss bowl?
May 12, 10:35pm

Re: Base camp?
Brian, Thanks, I tend to agree with you. We will be hiking the Laugavegur trail from Landmannalaugar to Skogar. None of the legs are over 10 miles, I am in no hurry (why rush through the Smith...

In Philosophy & Technique » Better techniques or skills for the rain?
May 09, 10:22pm

Re: BCR pot
The BCR pot is also anodized so you don't have to worry about leaching of the plastic liner.

In Editor's Roundtable » BRS-3000T stove Spotlite Review
May 09, 10:09pm

Re: Trail Birthdays. How do you celebrate?
For us, the birthday present IS the backpacking trip. I will also dry bake her a brownie.

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Trail Birthdays. How do you celebrate?
May 09, 10:07pm

Re: Advice on Zion Narrows in June?
Permits are not issued if the water flowrate is too high , there is a website that tracks this so you should know well in advance. We missed an opportunity in June to do this and circled back in J...

In Pre-Trip Planning » Advice on Zion Narrows in June?
May 08, 6:55pm

Re: Shift expectations
Brian, Thanks for your insight as that gave me a lot of answers. I asked my questions in order to develop my expectations. The one thing that seems common is that people are typically either...

In Philosophy & Technique » Better techniques or skills for the rain?
May 08, 9:06am

Re: Re: Re: Evernew 1.3 Titanium Pot – ok for light cooking?
Bob, I just use alcohol and Esbit stoves that will simmer (~100 watts) and they don't tend to burn. With canister stoves (even on low) a plain can lid seems to work well for me (cheap and l...

In GEAR » Evernew 1.3 Titanium Pot – ok for light cooking?
May 07, 2:33pm

Re: Evernew 1.3 Titanium Pot – ok for light cooking?
Again, you may find that a diffuser between your stove and pot can help out quite a bit. You can use the lid off a 28 oz. can. Simple, basically free and can work very well.

In GEAR » Evernew 1.3 Titanium Pot – ok for light cooking?
May 07, 1:40pm

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