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Tony Wong (Valshar) - BPL Lifetime Member

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All Forum Posts by Tony Wong

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Re: Where have all the Close Cell Foam Pads Gone?
Jim, Okay....I am officially an idiot...I mean more than the usual "male" idiot. I did not realize that ALL of Gossamer Gear's Pad are now lumped together in the category of &qu...

In GEAR » Where have all the Close Cell Foam Pads Gone?
October 03, 6:25pm

Re: Where have all the Close Cell Foam Pads Gone?
Bily, I was thinking that the ones at REI might be heavier and bulker than the Gossamer Gear one that I am trying to replace. I know, I know....crazy BPL people! Tony

In GEAR » Where have all the Close Cell Foam Pads Gone?
October 03, 2:26pm

Re: Are Women's Down Jacket's Inferior to Men's Versions???
Hummmm, mixed bag of opinions, which is always a good thing. I see the point about women's jackets being lighter and maybe less down due to being smaller than their male counter points. G...

In GEAR » Are Women's Down Jacket's Inferior to Men's Versions???
October 03, 10:16am

Re: Where have all the Close Cell Foam Pads Gone?
To everyone who replied, Thanks for pointing me in the right direction. Yeah, relatively slim pickings for options. Agree that it is likely that there is more profit to be made selling the...

In GEAR » Where have all the Close Cell Foam Pads Gone?
October 03, 10:09am

Where have all the Close Cell Foam Pads Gone?
I was looking for a close cell foam pad as a future replacement for the one that I have had for a few years, but it looks like many of the places I used to go no longer sell them. Specifically, ...

In GEAR » Where have all the Close Cell Foam Pads Gone?
October 01, 2:25pm

Re: Backpack options for gf with injured shoulder
Jane, Thanks for comments and offer. (Always puts a smile on my face about how wonderful BPL people can be). Yes, the PT that she has been doing for the past few weeks or a month has reall...

In GEAR » Backpack Options for Injured Shoulder: Lumbar Packs or Luxurylite Pack???
October 01, 2:14pm

Are Women's Down Jacket's Inferior to Men's Versions???
I have been looking at Down Jackets for my girl friend for getting her outfitted for backpacking. I have been noticing that the Women's Version of Down Jackets from Montbell seem to have les...

In GEAR » Are Women's Down Jacket's Inferior to Men's Versions???
September 30, 5:19pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: Backpack Options for Injured Shoulder: Lumbar Packs or Luxurylite Pack???
Katherine, Larry, and Aaron, Thanks for the encouragement and advice. I am feeling pretty lucky and optimistic about sharing adventures with her. Larry, I am not much of a MYOG, but knowin...

In GEAR » Backpack Options for Injured Shoulder: Lumbar Packs or Luxurylite Pack???
September 17, 12:55pm

Re: Flash Reviews (No. 1): ZPacks Challenger Raingear, JepPaks Custom Packs, Zebralight H52Fw Headlamp
Ryan, Thrilled to see this new edition to BPL. Great way to let people know about new gear so they can jump on doing their own research and to spark discussions on the forum. Also, it mean...

In Editor's Roundtable » Flash Reviews (No. 1): ZPacks Challenger Raingear, JepPaks Custom Packs, Zebralight H52Fw Headlamp
September 17, 12:41pm

Re: Backpack Options for Injured Shoulder: Lumbar Packs or Luxurylite Pack???
Once again, the love of the BPL community comes through! Really appreciate the advice and different options to consider that I did not know about. Yes, I am definitely going to the Sherpa for...

In GEAR » Backpack Options for Injured Shoulder: Lumbar Packs or Luxurylite Pack???
September 16, 12:16pm

All Reader Reviews by Tony Wong

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Platypus Hoser 1.8 Liter Reservoir
For those of us who enjoy the convenience of of having a sip of water on demand, this is an easy way to save some weight with few negatives. The only negatives for me is the bite valve that comes w...

In Hydration - Water Storage Containers
June 29, 6:09pm

Marmot Helium (long)
I have the 2007 Model of the Marmot Helium EQ, which differs from the regular Helium in two ways. It has a full length zipper and the shell is waterproof. Weight is listed as 2 lbs 2 oz vs. 1 lb...

In Sleeping Bags - Mummy & Other
June 29, 5:29pm

Sunday Afternoon Adventure hat
How can I count the ways that I love this hat? I have been using this hat for 7 years from completely re-landscaping my yard for 2.5 yrs as well as for backpacking trips. I love that it provides...

In Clothing - Headwear, Handwear
June 29, 5:12pm

Mountain Laurel Designs Soul Bivy Side Zip (eVent Top)
Mountain Laurel Designs Soul Bivy Side Zip with eVent top, Silnylon 2.0 bottom, built in hoop wire, regular size, but in the wide option, which allows for a sleeping pad thicker than 1". Weig...

In Shelters - Bivy Sacks
June 01, 10:39pm

Sawyer In-Line Filter
Pros: Light Weight, Field Cleanable by backwashing, No Chemicals, No Pumping Cons: Setup time longer than traditional filter. Speed of filtration can vary based on conditions. Like traditional filt...

In Hydration - Water Treatment
February 07, 11:20pm