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Billy Ray (rosyfinch) - BPL Premium Member

My Locale the mountains
About Me Backpacker, Skier, Climber
Been doing it a while.
StateCA

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Re: Re: Brass spoon?
Max, I don't know about your brass spoon, but... I have done quite a bit of plumbing work and I seem to remember a big deal about brass alloy water faucets containing lead. I believe laws w...

In GEAR » Brass spoon?
December 19, 10:00am

Re: Live dummies at Tarptent
Live Dummies at Tarptent? Ha... what's the big deal? We've had live dummies here at BPL for years! Billy

In GEAR » Live dummies at Tarptent
December 18, 9:57pm

Re: Trade
they're nice... but VERY expensive day pack...

In Gear Swap » Custom Zpacks Zero Small Backpack
December 18, 8:40pm

Re: we could certainly do the experiment ourselves....
Jen... I think it would be best if one technically skilled person did all the testing in one location... I suggest you order a dozen or so bags, do the testing, and return the bags for a refund.....

In GEAR » Winter down bag decision
December 18, 3:22pm

Re: Re: Deschutes tarp
"And I guess it might have been hard to pitch a Hexamid in the space pictured above (?)." A Cuben Hexamid would be no harder to pitch in the pictured situation and would have the advan...

In GEAR » Quest for perfect shelter system for 3 week solo JMT starting in late July
December 18, 3:04pm

Re: Re: perfect shelter
" it rarely rains, and if you get a little wet, no big deal, you will dry out instantly the next day. " Well.. that could give someone the wrong impression. Certainly rain is much les...

In GEAR » Quest for perfect shelter system for 3 week solo JMT starting in late July
December 18, 2:17pm

Re: how to dry?
oh... you meant while outdoors! ? well, if you don't have a fire.... and if it's a very dry cold, just empty them and put them inside your sleeping bag at night... the warmth and dryness...

In GEAR » Help! How do you dry your shoes overnight in winter?
December 17, 10:02pm

Re: Help! How do you dry your shoes overnight in winter?
I turn mine upside down over one of the floor heater vents... works every time. billy

In GEAR » Help! How do you dry your shoes overnight in winter?
December 17, 9:57pm

Re: WM and down DWR
"...down DWR treatments wash off fairly quickly and that is why they do not use a down DWR yet." Somehow that doesn't bother me as I can go 10 years without washing a bag... and th...

In GEAR » Winter down bag decision
December 17, 3:32pm

Re: jmt
I'm sure the weather conditions can be severe at times, though." Indeed. Though it is possible to do the JMT with little or no rain, it is also possible for it to rain for a week. Billy

In GEAR » Quest for perfect shelter system for 3 week solo JMT starting in late July
December 17, 9:28am

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