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Ryan "Rudy" Oury (ohdogg79) - BPL Premium Member

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OMG
Can't believe the deal you just got!! Congrats on being in the right place at the right time... 2 caldera cones (one TI!), a Ti windscreen, 3 stoves, a Ti stand, a ridged Fosters can, an alumi...

In Gear Swap » FS: Trail designs Fosters cook kit with extras galore!!
April 14, 2:25pm

Re: Re: line for lashing
Certainly agree that the nylon mason's line can be a little slick so choose your knots accordingly, but I'm a bit surprised to hear you say its "hard" to find the BRAIDED at HD. ...

In Make Your Own Gear » Bamboo External Frame Backpack
March 18, 9:19am

Re: Re: Re: Re: ESBIT -- Fumes?
I've started dabbling in solid fuel tablets recently. I ended up purchasing a cheapo fold-out "tin-stove" on REI-outlet that came w/ 6 Bleuet tabs for like $3. The couple times I...

In GEAR » Esbit Corrosive?
March 14, 5:32pm

Re: Shock cord tieouts
Brian, glad to have you onboard! 1) not sure how the tie-out water testing is going but for the question of whether the 2120 has good enough water resistance, my simply answer is pitch the tarp...

In Make Your Own Gear » Polycro Tarp Tested!
March 06, 8:30am

received stoves
Just quick note to say I received the stoves (took a bit from Spain, but they got here) and they were packaged better than just about anything I've ever received! Could have been made of fine ...

In Gear Swap » FS: Stoves, socks, cap, harness, nalgene bottles
March 06, 8:10am

Re: Re: indicator
As a couple have noted, If the device tests the temp on the outside of the filter (ie a tape applied to case or mechanical device that wraps around or sits next to the filter in a ziploc), I don...

In GEAR » Sawyer Filter Freeze Indicator
February 26, 8:19am

Re: thanks guys -
Sweet. I'm sure the extra material at the bottom helped its durability. the shaft alone would have probably gotten beat up or "crinkled" pretty quickly without the extra meat around ...

In Make Your Own Gear » 6.6 ounce, $1.075 trekking pole
February 25, 12:42pm

Re: Dividend on sale items
Stephen - I'm definitely going to have to revisit this then... I hope you're right! i've been under the impression for years that there is no dividend for sale items, even if you purch...

In GEAR » REI Claus is Coming to Town!!!
February 25, 12:33pm

shoes!
I find purchasing shoes at REI is one of the best things. You can't make your own, the cottage guys don't make much, and the specialty stores are pretty expensive. Past that, there really...

In GEAR » REI Claus is Coming to Town!!!
February 25, 8:30am

Re: Re: read my mind
One other thing to note... have you thought about doing "vertical" ventilation slots as well? Again, not sure which side would make the most sense, but probably the same side as you star...

In Make Your Own Gear » creating holes in ccf pad
February 25, 7:59am

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