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John Taylor (jtaylor) - BPL Premium Member

My Locale Shenandoah
About Me "Many go fishing all their lives without knowing that it is not fish they are after." - Henry David Thoreau
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Sub 5 pound - does it really matter?
Having followed with interest the SUL trend since reading a chapter in Ryan's book years ago, I'm struck with a question. Does it really matter? Not being immune to the thrill of the chase...

In Philosophy & Technique » Sub 5 pound - does it really matter?
March 29, 2:48pm

Didn't think to measure it
You know, I didn't think to measure the water temp before starting. Something forgotten.

In Philosophy & Technique » Stove experiments
March 13, 5:01pm

Bummer
Went to perform another experiment and realized I'd used an Evernew Ti stove and not the Trangia. Should have had the lights on in the garage. Oh well, back to carrying the pot support.

In Philosophy & Technique » Stove experiments
March 12, 9:19pm

Done with bivy sacks
I have used a number of bivy sacks over the years starting with the OR bivy in the late 80's early 90's and going progressively lighter. I'm done with bivy sacks at this time in life. M...

In GEAR » Gatewood cape or something else?
March 12, 8:25pm

Stove experiments
I have an affinity for brass stoves. Going back to the 70's with the indestructible Svea 123, a stove of beauty, though not quiet. The Trangia brass burner has been the go to stove of choice si...

In Philosophy & Technique » Stove experiments
March 12, 8:15pm

Length should be good best I can figure
Length shouldn't be a problem for me at 5'11. Side sleeper too, so even less room is needed.

In GEAR » Gatewood cape or something else?
March 11, 8:22pm

Gatewood cape or something else?
Find myself pondering the Gatewood Cape lately. Simplicity in spades and dual use for sure. Still, the weight of the cape and nest together equal some 1 person tents on the market these days. The o...

In GEAR » Gatewood cape or something else?
March 11, 7:29pm

Sold
Virga is sold, thanks.

In Gear Swap » FS: Granite Gear Virga Size Regular
July 01, 6:16pm

PM sent
Hi Scott, sent you a PM.

In Gear Swap » FS: Granite Gear Virga Size Regular
June 30, 6:50pm

Well no, not really
Russia had no choice but to end the Cold War. The USSR was broke, their people wer starving.

In On the Web » Headline: "Why does America lose its head over 'terror' but ignore its daily gun deaths?"
June 30, 6:48pm

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