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Charles Jennings (vigilguy) - BPL Premium Member

My Locale Northern Utah
About Me Former Mechanical Engineer in the Aerospace Industry. Changed careers to sales and business development.

I own 8 packgoats and really enjoy their companionship and service while on the trail.
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All Forum Posts by Charles Jennings

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Draping outer Saitaris shell
It might work, but I would only try it if there was ZERO wind. I am interested to understand why you would even want to do it. The design is an exo-skeleton design by nature, so structurally ...

In GEAR » Hilleberg Tent thread
September 06, 4:47pm

FS- Hilleberg Saitaris Green
Used only 4 nights. Footprint included. Excellent condition. Retails for $1695 + $136.00 for footprint. Asking $1350 or best offer. Shipping included. Paypal preferred F and F. Charlie ...

In Gear Swap » FS- Hilleberg Saitaris Green
August 24, 1:34pm

FS-GoLite ShangriLa 5 with inner tent HAS BEEN SOLD
Cleaning out the Gear Closet. Not sure what I want/need for it yet. If interested, make me an offer. Charlie vigilguy at gmail dot com Or PM me. SOLD AS OF 8-20-15

In Gear Swap » FS-GoLite ShangriLa 5 with inner tent
August 19, 10:35pm

Hilleberg Stalon GT model - Discontinued a few years ago

In GEAR » Hilleberg Tent thread
August 17, 9:14am

There is a purpose to the slant in the Nammatj/Nallo/Anjan...
Compare the length of the Nammatj to the Keron and observe that the Nammatj takes up considerably less real estate. Not everyone feels the same way as you, Tipi. I do not and have never had a...

In GEAR » Hilleberg Tent thread
July 02, 1:54pm

Enan Footprint
I use the Akto footprint to keep the tent clean and to have coverage inside the vestibule. It fits perfectly. Bear in mind that all Hilleberg tents, including the Enan, uses a very robust fabric ...

In GEAR » Hilleberg Tent thread
May 22, 6:30am

I choked at the price of the Enan when I saw it. I asked Petra about it, and she told me that the Kerlon 600 is harder to make and harder to sew. Apparently they pay more for the Kerlon 600 from ...

In GEAR » Hilleberg Tent thread
May 14, 5:12pm

After 160 hours of rain, I am not surprised at all that you experienced dripping from either condensation or a sewn-through point in the vestibule. With that much rain, you must have had a lot of ...

In GEAR » Hilleberg Tent thread
May 04, 3:34pm

Enan thoughts
Stephen- thanks for the Enan photos. What are your impressions of this solo tent? Likes? Dislikes?

In GEAR » Hilleberg Tent thread
May 03, 7:29pm

Shipping goose down products
From what I understand, UPS and FEDEX have gone to "Dimensional Weight" when calculating shipping costs, so this may be why Moosejaw compressed the down garment, in order to save on shipp...

In GEAR » OK to leave down compressed for a long time?
March 15, 5:02am

All Reader Reviews by Charles Jennings

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Caldera F-Keg Titanium Cone
I had the opportunity to go goatpacking with Josh Leavitt of Ti Goat, who hooked me up with a Ti version of the cone that fits with the Fosters can. As I recall, I had complained about how fragile th...

In Stoves - Alcohol
December 22, 4:34pm

Valandre Bloody Mary
I have had the chance to test the Bloody Mary over the last few weeks, so this would be an INITIAL REVIEW, with more to follow. The Bloody Mary, rather than a specialized bag which some of Valandre...

In Sleeping Bags - Mummy & Other
February 21, 3:26pm

Gossamer Gear

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
February 21, 3:06pm