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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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StateWashington
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Re: Overuse of the prefix "Due to global climate change..."
Roger, Good point in your initial post.

In Chaff » Overuse of the prefix "Due to global climate change..."
September 17, 5:20pm

Z Packs Duplex Modification
I added a cross pole to my recently purchased Z Packs Duplex Tarp. I just threw the parts together to make sure it works but the final version should be pretty close to an ounce in weight. No bac...

In Make Your Own Gear » Z Packs Duplex Modification
September 17, 10:55am

Re: Re: Re: Ice Axe Question
+3 to what David said.

In GEAR » Ice Axe Question
September 16, 2:37pm

Re: Seattle second hand
The basement of the REI Flagship store in Seattle has used and returned items. Value Village has a pretty good assortment of used clothing that might meet your backpacking wants/needs. Craigs...

In Chaff » Seattle second hand
September 15, 5:19pm

Bill Rogers Running Pants
I just bought a couple pair of Bill Rogers Running Pants for $9.95. Only had ex large in black but they fit my 36" waist perfectly. They are long on me but I like them that way. They weigh ...

In GEAR » Bill Rogers Running Pants
September 14, 12:36pm

Re: MLD Duomid
Randy, Someone else already mentioned this but one thing I don't like about pointy topped flys is that rain comes in when the door is unzipped. I prefer tents with a cross pole (like Big ...

In GEAR » MLD Duomid
September 14, 11:54am

Re: Pesky pole in the middle Duomid issue
Thomas, Here's a similar idea using a piece of flexible tubing. I've primarily used it with a three pole set up but I don't see why it wouldn't work with a two pole pyramid. ...

In GEAR » MLD Duomid
September 14, 11:41am

Re: Pesky pole in the middle Duomid issue
One could look at the single pole in a positive way. (1) When sharing a tent it clearly shows the mid point and helps with arguments over who is on who's side. (2) It could discourage sex...

In GEAR » MLD Duomid
September 13, 11:15am

Down-Loft Reduction
I think (but am not sure) that untreated (i.e. no water resistant coating) down with higher fill counts tends to lose loft more quickly than down with lower fill counts (and maybe even feathers) wh...

In GEAR » Down-Loft Reduction
September 11, 8:43am

Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Never going to win
+1 for "Well spoken Jeremy."

In Chaff » The Question of Militarism/Empire
September 03, 10:04pm

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