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Michael Sirofchuck (mr_squishy) - BPL Lifetime Member

My Locale Great White North
About Me Avid Alaskan hiker, hunter, backpacker, x-c skier, climber who is always looking for ways to lighten his load. I snowbird in Arizona in the winter and have been exploring the Superstition Mountains, Gila National Forest, Guadalupe Mountains NP, Mojave NP, and Big Bend NP in recent years.
My Website URLhttp://yellowporcupine.blogspot.com

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All Forum Posts by Michael Sirofchuck

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Re: RapidPure Filters Review
I am using the lightest Sawyer filter at this time and have been very happy with it. I generally try to backwash clean it after every couple of sessions, depending on the water I am filtering. Wh...

In Editor's Roundtable » RapidPure Filters Review
September 24, 2:21pm


In Gear Swap » FS: Boilerwerks Backcountry Boiler
September 23, 9:13pm

Re: FS: Skyscape-X tent
Not sure from photo - single or double entry? Thanks for the reply.

In Gear Swap » FS: Skyscape-X tent
September 23, 9:12pm

SOLD: Boilerwerks Backcountry Boiler
SOLD Boilerwerks Backcountry Boiler, used once to test and it did not leak. It has some minor cosmetic dings due to my carrying it in my pack as a backup stove. I retested it and the dings do not...

In Gear Swap » FS: Boilerwerks Backcountry Boiler
September 21, 12:43pm

My boiler specs, condition, lower price
Bruce: Mine did not leak when I tested it; I suspect it's 2nd gen. Here's the weight breakdown: Boiler = 5.8 oz Cap = 0.2 oz Sleeve = 1.2 oz Pot Stand = 0.4 oz St...

In Gear Swap » WTB: Backcountry Boiler
September 20, 7:49pm

I have one for sale
I put this up a while back: FS:Boilerworks Backcountry Boiler w/stuff sack, neoprene sleeve & pot stand $100 shipped from Alaska. I'm not sure if it's first or second generation; the n...

In Gear Swap » WTB: Backcountry Boiler
September 20, 7:10pm

Re: Hunting clothing
Thanks to everyone for their insight and advice. What initiated my post was opening day stalking a buck in high, wet grass and my Red Ledge rain going swish-swish - I did get him anyway. I don...

In GEAR » Hunting clothing
September 16, 5:25pm

Re: Smell
I read the very same article which pretty much persuaded me to not pay the extra money for scent blocking clothing. However, I hunt varied terrain in the mountains of the Kodiak Archipelago and ha...

In GEAR » Hunting clothing
September 14, 2:58pm

heavy rifle
My trusty rifle has bagged 2 goats, 3 elk, and numerous Sitka black-tail deer. It is stainless steel with composite stock which is necessary for the marine environment in which I hunt. The extra w...

In GEAR » Hunting clothing
September 14, 2:55pm

carrying rifle
Nathan - I use the Kifaru Gun-bearer with my Kifaru Long Hunter pack frame. It allows me to leave the sling off if I choose and the rifle is handy for shooting. I have three times shot deer stand...

In GEAR » Hunting clothing
September 14, 2:52pm

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