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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.
CityABERDEEN
StateWA
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All Forum Posts by Jeffrey Wong

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1.5 cents
I used to carry an eye dropper with me when I camped with the Svea. I'd open the fuel tank, fill half the eyedropper, close the tank, put the cage back on the stove, fill the spirit cup with t...

In GEAR » Is the SVEA 123 still a viable stove option for winter?
October 16, 1:13am

20% off one item in November?
Yay. Hmm. Hmm. Eh, don't know what I need. or want.

In GEAR » REI sales
October 16, 1:01am

Re: Re: PolyCro Bathtub Floor?
"If you are seriously going to use that thing as a groundsheet, I really hope you bring earplugs. They are super noisy." Hi Justin I can't recall my poly cro groundsheet keeping...

In Make Your Own Gear » PolyCro Bathtub Floor?
October 10, 11:33pm

Ya I did a few tarps with that shrink wrap
Hey Carl, Yes I did, and I reprise my PM here for the benefit of the forum. I made a 7x10 from a Frost King 0.7 mil. . I used it for ground camping twice, pitching it as a rectangular A-f...

In Make Your Own Gear » PolyCro Bathtub Floor?
October 10, 9:27pm

Nice skirt!
Light, too! "Finished length is 19.5' waist to hem" You're really tall! Hammock camping systems? wow! Gathered end or bridge hammocks? tarps & underquilts (down or sy...

In Make Your Own Gear » Hiking Skirt DIY
October 10, 8:42pm

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

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