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Another Instrument
I am working on a 4 string guitar stick that I was commissioned to build for another BPL member. Here is a picture of how it is coming along so far.

In Make Your Own Gear » Musical instruments for backpacking
July 30, 5:21pm

My latest two dulcimers
Sparrow: Bluebird:

In Make Your Own Gear » Musical instruments for backpacking
July 19, 12:47pm

Musical instruments for backpacking
I think the lap models are better unless you want hold and play it like a guitar. Folks who prefer the sticks usually like them because they prefer holding it like a guitar rather than in the lap ...

In Make Your Own Gear » Musical instruments for backpacking
July 15, 1:41pm

Dulcimer links
Thanks. I will give some thought to what kind of community discount makes sense for me to list on Gear Deals. My profit margin is pretty thin at the moment so I probably can't offer too much ...

In Make Your Own Gear » Musical instruments for backpacking
July 15, 4:19am

Musical instruments for backpacking
I have been building dulcimers suitable for taking along backpacking and bike touring. They range from tiny to quite small compared to "normal" mountain dulcimers. They have weighed fro...

In Make Your Own Gear » Musical instruments for backpacking
July 14, 11:26am

Too many
I only have two that I actually use, but I couldn't tell you how many I have that I generally no longer use. It is quite a few though. 95% of the time I use my Mountain Hardwear Phantom 45....

In GEAR » How many sleeping bags do you own?
July 10, 8:31am

Tough to answer...
... for someone else. I find that the range in what different folks find comfortable is huge. I use my Mountain Hardwear Phantom 45 well down into the teens F and sleep comfortably. At the same ...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Questions about cold
July 07, 7:00am

Platypus Bladders
I have used them pretty extensively with only one issue. I did manage to wear a pinhole in a 2 liter one on a 4200+ mile coast to coast bicycle tour. It was strapped on top of the rear rack and g...

In GEAR » Platypus: Durability, Repair, Technique
June 12, 9:50am

Nido
I find it in the local Chinese grocery. Our Target used to carry it, but I think they no longer do. Worst case you can find it online. I have never tried Milkman, but for backpacking and bike ...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Milkman milk powder cases now available online
June 10, 5:08pm

Dance Polyester Pants
They sound like they are probably the same ones I have. I like them quite a bit. They offer a lot of utility at a very light weight. I was hoping for some water resistance and didn't find ...

In GEAR » JMT Hike: Convertable Pants vs Shorts with built in liner
May 29, 8:02am

All Reader Reviews by Pete Staehling

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Thermarest Neo-Air
I love my NeoAir (size regular). It is light, comfy, and packs small. I agree that for the price a patch kit should be included, but I don't miss the stuff sack. I have been using a ziploc ba...

In Sleeping Pads - Inflatable
March 23, 12:04pm