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Tad Englund (bestbuilder) - BPL Professional Member

My Locale Pacific Northwest
About Me I like to be outside
CitySeattle Area
StateWashington
CountryUSA
My Website URLhttp://englundhomes.com

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All Forum Posts by Tad Englund

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Re: Re: creating holes in ccf pad
Rather than a metal rod you could use a metal/plastic/ABS/PVC pipe and cut your holes. Roughen up the end and it will cut great. Also, if you melt the holes they may have a hard edge (uncomfort...

In Make Your Own Gear » creating holes in ccf pad
February 23, 4:33pm

Re: alternate to grommets
David, great idea, I never thought of that.

In Make Your Own Gear » 210d Dyneema X Gridstop-Question
February 18, 12:33pm

Re: Re: question for Tad
Bob, Doug beat me to the post. It is much smaller than the Idaho version, but spectacular none the less, and some good fishing too.

In Backpacking Light with Scouts » what trips does your troop have planned for this year?
February 18, 10:39am

Biathlon at winter camp
Bob, given the recent Olympic events, your activity sounds like a lot of fun for the boys (BB Guns and skis). You probably had everything covered, but for others reading this, please be aware of t...

In Backpacking Light with Scouts » Looking for help with Winter Sierra Nevada Snow Camping Survival Skill for Scouts
February 18, 10:32am

Re: what trips does your troop have planned for this year?
We formed a new troop this year so this year the big trip is to Camp Parsons on the Olympic Penisula (2 year wait list). We have a young group of boys so a Scout Camp will be perfect to get them s...

In Backpacking Light with Scouts » what trips does your troop have planned for this year?
February 17, 3:42pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: Return dilemma
Doug your failing is just your opinion. Its a fact that you were a lemon from the beginning. Your poor mum, she wasn't given a good return policy! When I fail, I keep telling my wife "...

In GEAR » Return dilemma
February 14, 1:33pm

Re: "Return Dilemma"
I have a couple thoughts; 1. The OP asked for an opinion about an “issue”. Thus the opinions given can’t be argued- they are an opinion. Though discussion can happen, opinions are based on...

In GEAR » Return dilemma
February 14, 12:56pm

Re: Return dilemma
Please do not return it. You will become one of those stories we see here all the time about how something was returned 20 years later (for whatever reason). Then again, given the new...

In GEAR » Return dilemma
February 13, 5:52pm

Re: How to calculate the costs for a long-distance hike in Western Europe
Excellent information, Thank you Christine

In Pre-Trip Planning » How to calculate the costs for a long-distance hike in Western Europe
February 11, 3:00pm

Backpackable Wood Stoves: Theory and Ultralight Application
Dave, another excellent article. I have been entertaining this subject for some time now but as yet I haven't taken the plunge. This article gives me more to think about. One thing that ...

In Editor's Roundtable » Backpackable Wood Stoves: Theory and Ultralight Application
February 05, 3:20pm

All Reader Reviews by Tad Englund

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Big Agnes Insulated Air Core Pad
The mattress totally sucked the heat out of me. See this thread for more info about this mattress.

In Sleeping Pads - Inflatable
November 11, 6:39pm