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robert v (mtnbob123) - BPL Forum Member

My Locale Upstate South Carolina
About Me Father, Backpacker, Canoeist, Special Ed Teacher
--Starting to explore the ultralight philosophy as I get older just so I can keep up with my sons on the trail!!!

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Nice Job!!!
How much does it weigh?

In Make Your Own Gear » My first MYOG Solo Tarp
July 21, 8:30am

Next on Eastern Box List
I will figure out where it is going after I go through the list! But thanks for asking!! A lot depends on who answers their email!!

In Gear Swap » New type of PIF -- the Travelling Hiker Box!
July 14, 10:05pm

Eastern Box is on its way
I was told that the Eastern Box is coming my way. When I get it I will check it out, add a few things, maybe take a few things, and send it on its way! Woooo Hooooo!!

In Gear Swap » New type of PIF -- the Travelling Hiker Box!
July 14, 5:34pm

Lightheart Gear Duo
Check out the new Lightheart Gear Duo. It is getting higher carbon struts on the side, like the SoLong6(so your husband will have plenty of room if he decides to join you), and it is now going to b...

In GEAR » So many tents!!!!!! (and Hi! I am new here)
July 08, 1:49pm

Patagonia Down Sweater
He picked up a Patagonia Down Sweater today from the local REI. The XL fit him and he got it for $119 on sale. Seemed like a good deal! Thanks for all the suggestions and offers!!!!!!

In GEAR » Looking for a down jacket for my 6'4" 240# son
June 03, 5:54pm

Long Arms
It seems that his problem is that his arms are 37" long, maybe a bit longer. I doubt that many XL Jackets are that long. We are going to try some on in person first and see what we find!!!

In GEAR » Looking for a down jacket for my 6'4" 240# son
June 03, 3:44pm

Would you recommend a XXL for him?

In GEAR » Looking for a down jacket for my 6'4" 240# son
June 01, 10:04am

Looking for a down jacket for my 6'4" 240# son
My son is moving to Cleveland to start his graduate program at the Institute of Music in a few months, and I'm trying to find him a good deal on a down jacket. Not really looking for a technica...

In GEAR » Looking for a down jacket for my 6'4" 240# son
June 01, 9:12am

MSR Missing Link
Great Tent!! Just a heads up. If you start having problems with the coating on the inside of the tent getting sticky, MSR has a liberal return policy. Mine was fine, but getting slightly tacky....

In Gear Swap » MSR Missing Link Tent - 3 lb. - Used Once - Spacious for two people
April 29, 10:51am

$160 shipped CONTUS paypal personal or add 3% to cover fees SOLD

In Gear Swap » MSR Fast Stash Tent ----Brand New in Package
April 21, 7:34pm

All Reader Reviews by robert v

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LightHeartGear Solong6 Cuben
Very nice tent, especially with the awning! Excellent reinforcement in wear areas. Sets up tight and the material lets in just the right amount of sunlight so that it is never gloomy inside, but still...

In Shelters - Single Wall Tents
September 27, 3:46am

Lawson Equipment Customer Service
I have ordered several times from Lawson. For some reason, something seems to get screwed up about every other order. I have eventually received everything, but it has taken several emails on several ...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
January 29, 10:14pm

Enlightened Equipment Revelation X
Love this Quilt! It is Huge(2.5"baffle, Wide and Long model- overstuffed ) but weighs very little(28oz in stuffsack). Very warm when cinched up tight, but still useable as a lightweight quilt in ...

In Sleeping Bags - Quilts & Top Bags
August 01, 11:35am

Lightheart Gear Tents Solong 6 Cuben Fiber with Awning
Large 1 person tent. Two friendly people can easily fit in this tent. It is very long, a...

In Shelters - Double Wall Tents
January 29, 7:09pm

Lightheart Gear
I have bought two Solong 6 tents from Judy and Mark at Lightheart Gear. I have one made of Sil-Nylon and one made of Cuben fiber. They have always been more than patient with me as I asked a thousand ...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
January 29, 6:13pm

GoLite GoLite customer service
I returned a 12 year old Golite breeze pack and was told that they would replace it with a brand new Peak pack. It is on its way!!!!

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
August 06, 6:05am