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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.
CityRound Rock
StateTX
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Re: The Hilleberg House Project
You should do it. I lived on a sailboat for two years while working and attending community college. Granted, this was in San Diego so the weather worked in my favor, but there were still plenty of...

In GEAR » The Hilleberg House Project
June 01, 9:25pm

Re: TOILET PAPER
Depending on location, burning TP can be hazardous. Burying it is not ideal either. Packing out used TP is the only method I endorse. Personally, I avoid the problem all together by either using na...

In GEAR » TOILET PAPER
May 02, 11:38pm

Re: Re: tetanus
I had tetanus once. It's no joke. Went to the doctor with a sore throat and back spasms. Diagnosed with strep throat, and about to be discharged when a violent back spasm hit. The doctor said, ...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » I probably have Giardia.. and it's no fun :-(
April 21, 8:32pm

Re: Re: yet ANOTHER major tragedy on everest
It was in the 'trending news' crawl on my facebook the other day. Don't recall which news service originated the story.

In Mountaineering & Alpinism » yet ANOTHER major tragedy on everest
April 19, 8:32pm

Re: Even more thread drift
Born Mississippi, raised Houston, lived San Diego, work with Vic from New Orleans. Southern grammar with a Texan drawl, SoCal vocabulary, peppered with phrases from the yat dialect. Oh, my mothe...

In Philosophy & Technique » Wild Camping in the US - advice for an Englishman, please!
April 18, 11:15pm

Re: The down in an Exped down mat UL7
Oh that sucks! Down stuck to everything... you'll be finding it in the darndest places. We had a down duvet rupture last winter. It's no joke.

In GEAR » The down in an Exped down mat UL7
April 18, 10:55pm

Re: Yes, you can break a Lexan spoon
My MSR Titanium spoon has served me well since '98. The handle is long enough to get the last of the peanut butter out of the jar. If I ever lose it I will be seriously pissed at myself.

In GEAR » Yes, you can break a Lexan spoon
April 18, 10:45pm

weight of a knot
Probably best to knot think about it too much. It is, however, probably worth considering what system of guylines, loops, knots, stakes, etc. weighs the least at the performance level you require.

In Philosophy & Technique » weight of a knot
April 16, 7:03pm

Ziplocs in pump bag for pillow
"Do you just use regular ziploc freezer bags? I bought a box of Hefty zipper loc 2.5 gal bags after watching a youtube video of using one for a pillow. They don't hold air at all under wei...

In GEAR » REI coupon/dividend - what ya got?
April 16, 6:59pm

Re: Metabolism vs Body Fat
I really hope someone figures out an answer to this. I'm 5'10" 130 lbs. The most I ever weighed was 145 lbs after boot camp. I'm always cold. I've been eating an extra 1260-210...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Metabolism vs Body Fat
April 15, 10:57pm

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