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Billy Ray (rosyfinch) - BPL Premium Member

My Locale the mountains
About Me Backpacker, Skier, Climber
Been doing it a while.
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Re: Re: Re: test and video -- normal operation?
VERY good point Stuart. Defenatly feels better horizontal... but as you said...

In GEAR » Snow Peak LiteMax stove malfunction? or was it the canister's fault? or maybe just my own stupidity?
October 21, 3:53pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: Down Bag rating inflation over the years?
Er.... Roger... is there any way we can 'ban' your humor ? :) billy

In GEAR » Down Bag rating inflation over the years?
October 21, 3:22pm

Re: Re: re:Re: test and video -- normal operation?
all three of my canister stoves have always puffed out a bit of gas both when screwed on and off... always... and yes, I can both hear it and smell it... I've always assumed it is normal... ...

In GEAR » Snow Peak LiteMax stove malfunction? or was it the canister's fault? or maybe just my own stupidity?
October 21, 10:22am

Down Bag rating inflation over the years?
Okay. So I went to REI to look at 0F down bags. None in stock. So I ordered a couple to try on in my living room. Ordered the Marmot Plasma 0F and the Mountain Hardware Phantom 0 Crimson So ...

In GEAR » Down Bag rating inflation over the years?
October 20, 5:48pm

Re: Re: Re: zpacks vs hmg
I have the Ohm 2.0 newer version. I found it a bit uncomfortable at 26.0 lbs. I have a zPacks Arc Blast. I find it starts to get uncomfortable at 25 lbs I would not want to carry more in eit...

In GEAR » zpacks versus hyperlite mountain gear backpacks
October 20, 4:23pm

Re: Re: canister
"3) Modify/shorten the pin yourself. With a Dremel or similar, take a whisker off the tip of the pin and retry it on a full canister. Repeat as necessary until the O-ring seal precedes the ope...

In GEAR » Snow Peak LiteMax stove malfunction? or was it the canister's fault? or maybe just my own stupidity?
October 19, 10:01pm

Re: Re: Re: wad
"When I'm out backpacking I get people asking me about my gear and wishing they had less to carry. Never is it the other way around where they wish they had more to carry." But s...

In GEAR » Hey, this is about us
October 18, 11:34am

Re: Re: Hey, this is about us
Well said Doug I. Billy

In GEAR » Hey, this is about us
October 18, 10:27am

Re: Noise, leaks & Freeboard
Wow Bob... your bamboo chopstick freeboard invention is very creative... had not thought of that. Billy

In Make Your Own Gear » Tyvek bathtub floor?
October 18, 8:57am

Re: Re: Tyvek bathtub floor?
I'm interested in if you actually get a bathtub floor. Or will the center sides droop so low to only give you a slight amount of freeboard. Ken, I'm trying to copy what zPacks does with...

In Make Your Own Gear » Tyvek bathtub floor?
October 17, 10:08pm

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