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Jeffrey Wong (kayak4water) - BPL Lifetime Member

My Locale Pacific NW
About Me Practically "new" to hiking the Pacific NW after slaving at a dead end job for 7 years. Retirement is nice, though I don't feel old and gray. Nice to have more time to plan trips and leave on a weekday! And yes, I like to MYOG.
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RX 100 DIY Filter adapter #2
Option #2 No double stick tape on the camera. Materials: 1. Bottom 1.5" of a plastic vitamin bottle (diameter 2.25") Free with vitamins. 2. 37-58 mm step up ring from eBay $4.00 Or...

In Photography » is the sony rx100 worth it?
September 19, 9:02pm

RX 100 DIY Filter adapter #1
Dave, Thanks, I closed the tab on that webpage weeks ago (http://mogopod.com/collections/magfilter-products). Quite spendy: MagFilter Threaded Adapter Ring $40.00 MagFilter CPL (Circular Po...

In Photography » is the sony rx100 worth it?
September 19, 9:00pm

I like my RX100 I
I like my RX100 I. You can find it for under half what I paid. I keep learning more as I use it. I learned about auto ISO and how to turn it off today. The weight severely undercuts my old Rebe...

In Photography » is the sony rx100 worth it?
September 16, 12:52am

tie out loops
From the polycro thread my take home lesson: 3M Scotch Transparent Duct Tape, 1.88-Inch by 20-Yard (2120-A) did well for the tie out loops. no washers. Gold Hat said it first in Treasure of th...

In Make Your Own Gear » PolyCro Bathtub Floor?
September 15, 11:40pm

Me, too
Alright, Andddd e, I like what you've done. I must make one too. My DIY zip leg fleece pants weigh too much (13.3 oz) This will transform a cold night in the wilderness to a toasty sleep. ...

In Make Your Own Gear » MYOG Primaloft Sport 3.0oz Insulated Pants
September 15, 12:11am

The case!
The T Rod Company case looks like carbon fiber = light! Some say the collapsed rod provides sufficient protection for the thinner rod segments, but others may counter that the rod isn't a ...

In Fishing » Which Tenkara Rod?
September 11, 6:46pm

Read, read, read
I did just that (read) and found reviews of Tenkara Rod co's two rods, see www.tenkaratalk.com written by Jason Klass. Jason liked both rods (Teton and Sawtooth) but didn't find much diffe...

In Fishing » Which Tenkara Rod?
September 11, 12:23am

Nice new gear
That gear looks pretty so new and all. I hope you and yours catch lots of fish with it. My fishing resume is very shallow. I didn't even like to handle a live fish, with all that flopping ...

In Fishing » Spin Fishing Setup
September 05, 11:35pm

Try other T rod sellers
e.g. Tenkarabum.com, which sells a terrific range of rods--not saying he has spare parts. If he has a few, surely, something will fit. Only hope the new piece doesn't adversely affect the fle...

In Fishing » Broke my BPL Hane - need 2nd segment - does anyone else have a broken BPL Hane with an intact 2nd segment?
September 05, 1:42pm

I forgot I posted here!
Yay! +1 for TUSA service. I just bought my 2nd T rod (after returning my first--too stiff to cast light level line) and I'll have it in my backpack tomorrow. I tied some flies: buggers &a...

In Fishing » WTB Iwana 9' handle
September 05, 1:33pm

All Reader Reviews by Jeffrey Wong

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MSR/Cascade Designs Customer Service
1 they replaced a leaking thermarest, no questions asked 2. they replaced a Missing Link tent (gooey coating) with its successor, the Fast Stash, even offering to send its replacement before they...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
March 01, 4:37pm

Jim Wood SuperCat
Many thanks to Jim Wood for saving me precious ounces for short trips (haven't taken any long trips) with this stove. I made a 29 hole stove that comes in at 7 gm. I paid 33 cents for the cat fo...

In Stoves - Alcohol
October 12, 8:44pm

Klymit Inertia X Frame
This weird looking pad sucked me in at its low weight and its premise that deleting tubes would allow my sleeping bag to loft in the space to insulate me from the ground. I spent two nights on this pa...

In Sleeping Pads - Inflatable
October 10, 11:40pm

Ray Way tarp kit two person
I found Ray Jardine's website link at the Pacific Crest Trail website. We bought the Ray Jardine two person kit with the long option in siliconized nylon. Our finished kit measures 106" wid...

In Shelters - Tarps & Floorless
October 10, 11:11pm

Ray Way Net Tent Kit
We got the two man net tent with zipper and with the non slip floor. Pros: 1. It's great protection from skeeters/ticks. 2. Easy to sew. Good instructions. I have sewn lots of stuff be...

In Shelters - Tarps & Floorless
October 10, 1:00am

Six Moon Designs Lunar Solo
I used the Lunar Solo to hike the 93 mi of the Wonderland Trail August 2012 & twice this year (2013) in Olympic NP and in Snoqualmie Nat'l Forest. PITCH. This compact tent fits in small ...

In Shelters - Single Wall Tents
October 10, 12:47am