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Bob Gross (--B.G.--) - BPL Guest

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About Me I was backpacking ultralight before Ray ever published!

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Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: OOooo! Ooooo! More efficiency testing
Is that good for 100,000 miles? It appears that you are still looking for that hand model. --B.G.--

In SuperUltraLight (SUL) Backpacking Discussion » UL winter cook kit
June 07, 7:14pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: OOooo! Ooooo! More efficiency testing
Do you know of many water boiling vessels that weigh less for that much volume? As has been stated, the very rounded shape of that bowl makes it very strong for its weight. For a lid, I have one...

In SuperUltraLight (SUL) Backpacking Discussion » UL winter cook kit
June 07, 6:22pm

Re: Storage Options for a PCT start from Sea-Tac ?
I don't know if this is practical for you, but I had the same problem one time. I solved it with a super lightweight duffle bag that would fit over my backpack for the air flight. Once I got wh...

In Pre-Trip Planning » Storage Options for a PCT start from Sea-Tac ?
June 07, 6:15pm

Re: Re: OOooo! Ooooo! More efficiency testing
Dan, I use a Snow Peak titanium bowl like in Aaron's photo except that I use a stainless steel bail wire. That metal handle looks good though. I wonder what kind of metal it is. It looks to be ...

In SuperUltraLight (SUL) Backpacking Discussion » UL winter cook kit
June 07, 4:30pm

Re: Belt pack
A good camera is one thing that I do not want to submit for a three-foot drop test. --B.G.--

In GEAR » camera cases...how minimal are you comfortable going?
June 07, 2:18pm

Re: DSLR Straps?"
"Might not work so well with your 500 f/5" Whose 500 f/5 is that? One lens weighs 13 pounds soaking wet, and I'll be damned if that is going to be hanging off some shoulder stra...

In Photography » DSLR Straps?
June 07, 8:51am

Re: Re: Re: DSLR Straps?
Something else to think about. If you attach a camera pack on your chest, supported between two shoulder straps, it may block your view of your feet. For me, it starts me stumbling over trail ro...

In Photography » DSLR Straps?
June 06, 7:29pm

Re: DSLR Straps?
What you want will depend a lot on the weight and length of the DSLR gear and also on what kind of shooting you do. When I am going light, I have only a small 1.5-pound camera in a padded case. ...

In Photography » DSLR Straps?
June 06, 4:47pm

Re: Your pot heats faster than your water
If you are simply boiling water like a lot of us do, then the type of metal in the cook pot doesn't matter too much. The flame heat will get into the water one way or the other. So, titanium, s...

In SuperUltraLight (SUL) Backpacking Discussion » UL winter cook kit
June 06, 4:39pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: canisters at night
Bearikade suggests that you do not try to secure it in place. It used to be that people put a bear canister inside a sack (which is a bad idea) or tried to tie it to a tree (another bad idea). Bear...

In Philosophy & Technique » Where to Put Bear Canister at Night
June 05, 11:18pm

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