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Daryl Daryl (lyrad1) - BPL Lifetime Member

My Locale Pacific Northwest, USA, Earth
About Me I like to solve problems, organize the disorganized,simplify the complex, experiment with and build things for backpacking and gardening.....and laugh whenever I can. Retired.
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Re: Nice find!
Jeremy, Thanks for the added info.

In Make Your Own Gear » Flat Carbon Rods
April 14, 9:07am

Update-Flexible tent pole connector
How time flies. I see that I posted this a couple of years ago. We've used tents with this pole connector a couple dozen times over the last two years. No problems. The flexibility of t...

In Make Your Own Gear » Flexible tent pole connector
April 13, 1:42pm

Flat Carbon Rods
here Kites and Fun Things recently added some flat carbon rods.

In Make Your Own Gear » Flat Carbon Rods
April 12, 3:13pm

Line Testing
This guy might be the Richard Nisley of line testing. test

In Make Your Own Gear » Line Testing
April 12, 9:19am

Re: Re: White works.
Rick, "colors that.... AGITATE insects" Makes sense to me. I wear a large black backpack every day going to and from the gym and grocery store. I've noticed that dogs also get...

In GEAR » Colors that repel insects?
April 10, 8:34pm

Taller Tent plus Chair
Previous posts from others clarified it for me: chair plus a tent I can stand up in Good idea for a post. Thought provoking. Thanks.

In GEAR » If you had 2 more lbs for free, what gear would you add?
April 10, 8:24pm

Re: fitness...
Kevin, "going to do a writeup for the forum on how to easily trim up" I'd like that. I could use some info and motivation.

In GEAR » If you had 2 more lbs for free, what gear would you add?
April 10, 8:20pm

Re: Scrap pack
Very cool. Reminds me of this song. CADILLACSONG

In Make Your Own Gear » Scrap pack
April 07, 12:51pm

contrasting View
No right or wrong answers here but, for comparison, my strategy is a bit different. I make my packs out of uncoated nylon. Water runs through the fabric easily and the fabric dries quickly when...

In GEAR » wow moment (pack cover)
April 07, 9:04am

Re: Critical measurements for a custom-fit pack?
I 2nd your inclusion of "contour of back". I have a curved (hunched?) back and my wife has a very straight back. So her straight framed pack works fine for her. When I put it on th...

In Make Your Own Gear » Critical measurements for a custom-fit pack?
April 06, 3:15pm

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