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Daniel Pittman (pitsy) - BPL Premium Member

My Locale Central Texas
About Me Born: Mississippi. Raised: Houston. Boy Scouts, BMX, camping. Navy: Great Lakes, Orlando, Norfolk, Guantanamo, San Diego. Hitch-hiked from S.D. to NYC. Bike shops. Moved to: Austin, then Round Rock. Made a baby with: Melissa McChristian. Favorite place: Grand Teton. Favorite animal: Black Bear.
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All Forum Posts by Daniel Pittman

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Yeah, what she said. I'll take a good massage therapist over a chiropractor any day. Subluxations? STFU! I've been known to throw my back out on occasion, or get a wicked pinched nerve u...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Herniated disc :-( whinging
August 26, 10:08pm

Re: Re: dairy crates
You can buy legit crates on Amazon. Four bucks each if I remember correctly. Shipping might be a wasteful issue.

In GEAR » Ultralight Furniture/Appliances?
August 26, 9:39pm

Re: Flash 22
It does not have a tab specific to that purpose, but it does have two vertical daisy chains made of thin webbing. I was able to get two of my blinky lights (niterider cherry bomb and Blackburn flea...

In Gear Swap » FS - REI Flash 22, Patagonia (cap 4, R1)
August 24, 9:13pm

Re: Re: Fitted sheet?
Oh, I've seen those. Dumb people say they're hard to fold. I'm thinking a regular sheet would be better for building forts. Multi-use. BTW, milk crates are 13"x13"x11&qu...

In GEAR » Ultralight Furniture/Appliances?
August 22, 11:05pm

Rain cover
To be fair, the book does later reveal the rain cover to be utterly useless. I thought it was great how he did so much research and still messed up in so many ways. It really inspires me to quit p...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Hollywood producer discovers brown bears on AT!!
August 22, 3:27pm

Buy Jen's stuff!
You don't use your flash 22? Dang, I use mine all the time! I find it to be the perfect daypack for my needs. I just got an R1 hoody. Just waiting for the weather to get cold enough!

In Gear Swap » FS - REI Flash 22, Patagonia (cap 4, R1)
August 22, 3:08pm

Tents got lighter. The rest of our gear got light enough that a lightweight good quality tent became a more attractive option. A lot of folks are hanging in hammocks now and don't participate...

In GEAR » Tarp and Bivy Users (Past and Present)
August 22, 2:59pm

Fitted sheet?
"You would have to custom sew the fitted sheet from a flat sheet because the thickness of the mattress was only 3.5 inches, but easy enough to do." What the hell is a fitted sheet?

In GEAR » Ultralight Furniture/Appliances?
August 16, 12:29pm

UL furniture
Milk crates for storage, laid out one layer high, 3 deep and six or seven long. Top with plywood and a thin mattress from IKEA. Dorm fridge, toaster oven, crock pot, no microwave. Washer, no ...

In GEAR » Ultralight Furniture/Appliances?
August 13, 9:04pm

Wet feet
Those look like they would dry out pretty well overnight. Clean them thoroughly and maybe apply some balm. Grease them up with something viscous before hitting the trail. All basic stuff. One th...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Wet feet – should I worry about this? (Fugly foot pictures)
August 06, 10:45pm

All Reader Reviews by Daniel Pittman

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MSR Titan Kettle
Use it with a fancy feast stove. Cut a wind-screen as tall as will fit inside the kettle. Store your stove, matches, mini bic, fuel, bandana, olive oil, s&p, Dr. Bronner's, etc. inside it. ...

In Cookware - Titanium
May 26, 10:37pm