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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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All Forum Posts by Jeffrey Wong

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Bridge hammock bug net version 0.1
Tim asked to see, though it may disappoint to know that I didn't use snaps to close the thing. I'll likely think about snap closure for Version 0.3 This is the bridge hammock modeled mo...

In Hammocks » Bridge hammock bug net version 0.1
July 25, 9:54pm

how sit ground, no chair, tree log etc.
I don't remember sitting on the ground much for the last 20 days out in the woods. While preparing a meal, I might sit on my 2.5" air mattress, legs in front, knees slightly bent, but soo...

In Philosophy & Technique » Technique: How do you Sit on the Ground (Comfortably)?
July 23, 6:22pm

Matching the webbing to the app
Brendan et al, Glad to see this thread from 4 yr ago. My brain, locked into "it has to be sold by a gear shop, etc" took me on a side trip to find 3/8" grosgrain to tack mitten h...

In Make Your Own Gear » Joann Fabrics Grosgrain Ribbon for tarp tie out loops
July 23, 5:57pm

I made one
Adan I did make a Sheer Voile bug net for my hammock per the video linked in my comment above, used it for a hang in Western Washington in a deep forest glen, where the air barely moved, rain fe...

In Make Your Own Gear » I have one week to figure out mosquito protection for my family
June 27, 2:18pm

Sheer: betta than tulle
Hi Adan, The WalMart product that withstands even cat claws is their sheer curtains 59" x 84" costing $4.87. That is 3.82 square yards. I bought black. I did see white, but not sure ...

In Make Your Own Gear » I have one week to figure out mosquito protection for my family
June 17, 12:20am

May be worth it
I have the first rx100. I left my old rebel xti dslr home. I haven't learned much about mine, but did miss a threaded filter mount, tho one can now buy an adapter with either a polarizer or ...

In Photography » is the sony rx100 worth it?
June 10, 6:07pm

Like it so far
"They had their own children to raise and bills to pay and lawns to mow, the price of participation in the great, immobile American dream." My career.......is ......keeping............

In Editor's Roundtable » Pick Up Your Feet
June 07, 11:36am

dreaming on the trail under poly cryo
Hi Jason, I made my tarp of the the duck brand 7x10. with several of the pullouts using the carbon fiber shafts. I used them for pullouts at the peak as well, running the ridgeline under the t...

In Make Your Own Gear » Polycro Tarp Tested!
June 04, 8:10am

Rialto Beach in between rainstorms
I found the best way to report this trip was to insert the link for the entry on the little blog I keep, rather than try to find and paste all the photos again. Copy/paste didn't transfer the ...

In Post-Trip Reports » Rialto Beach in between rainstorms
May 09, 12:37am

Love the clouds in the upper photos. Thanks. Gorgeous color in the logs, too. Any more sunrise or sunset shots you're holding back?

In Post-Trip Reports » Petrified Forest National Wilderness Area: Rainbow Forest unit
May 09, 12:26am

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