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bj bretzke (lilorphanbilly) - BPL Forum Member

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1.5 inch $0.95 knife
Ben, that is the best laugh I've had all day. Great score. (both the knife and the wife conversation)

In GEAR » 1.5" Knife: 35 grams, $0.95
October 18, 2:23pm

GP topos
Check out MT Topo Finder for free 1:24000 topos. Triple Divide (Pacific, Atlantic, and Hudson Bay) is way cool but probably not easily done til late july. I also recommend Two Medicine. Early may ...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Headed to Glacier
April 15, 10:02am

How many 100 year floods does it take.........
I was just curious. If you have a 100 year event two years in a row, is it still a 100 year event? I hike in a little place called Beaver Creek Park in the Bears Paw Mountains of North Central Mo...

In Chaff » How many 100 year floods does it take.........
June 07, 7:21pm

Re: re: whoopie slings
Exactly. Sensory overload and it's a tangent I don't have time for. Knots are second nature for me so maybe that is why I don't see what all the hubbub is about.... BJ

In Hammocks » whoopie slings....
June 02, 7:02pm

Re: Weight
It is pretty hard to get lighter than the tarp, mattress, bivy system. It is also pretty hard to go back to ground after hanging for a night or two. As to the OP I like to set the height of m...

In Hammocks » Hammocks vs Tents
June 02, 6:50pm

whoopie slings....
Looking for resources on whoopie slings. What they are, how they are used, why they are used, etc. I know nothing. BJ

In Hammocks » whoopie slings....
June 02, 5:41pm

Sooty fuel
I was told that denatured alcohol has a lot of crap in it besides the alcohol to keep people from consuming it. I have had the best luck with 100% methanol. One thing to keep in mind is that 100%...

In Make Your Own Gear » Tealight Stove Problems
May 19, 9:09pm

Starting the process...........
Welcome!! As David said, this is the place to be. I live in northern Montana so I totally get the requirements for weather. Sometimes the temps can fluctuate 60 degrees F before lunch. The big...

In Make Your Own Gear » Starting the process of MYOG'ing my whole setup.
May 19, 8:39pm

Silicone spray
I work at a bike shop and we have have cases of silicone spray lube. It smells just like the expensive silicone water-proofing. Has anyone ever tried the spray lube as a water repellent for tarps...

In Make Your Own Gear » Silicone spray
May 19, 8:18pm

vaseline soaked cotton
Awesome. I never would have thought of that. BJ

In Multiple Use Gear » fire starter lip balm
April 20, 3:19pm

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