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peter vacco (fluff@inreach.com) - BPL Premium Member

My Locale no. california
About Me i walk quite a bit, and probably carry too much. up to a point though, i sort of Like carrying too much.

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All Forum Posts by peter vacco

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Re: Do You Trust a Handheld Piezo Igniter?
it is interesting to note that many of those who know what they are doing carry two mini bics, and backup matches. hmmm .. not saying that's right or wrong ... but, if listening to the voice...

In GEAR » Do You Trust a Handheld Piezo Igniter?
May 12, 9:06am

Re: Washing M90 and synthetic insulation
having blown apart a bag (or two), i suspect that most of the damage is caused by the spin cycle, where because of the high rpm, lots of pressure develops behind membranes that can't let water ...

In Make Your Own Gear » Washing M90 and synthetic insulation
May 10, 8:56am

Re: Re: Poopy
" Butt..HYOH or.... " and that dear, is a pun.

May 08, 2:16pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: Tarptent Moment DW 2P
when constrcting something 3D like a tent, each panel will have 3 to perhaps 6 edges. each edge will have a length, and worse, most lengths will have a curve. any change of either results in change...

In GEAR » Tarptent Moment DW 2P
May 08, 2:14pm

Re: I need some schooling on batteries....
in our world, rechargeable will always have less overall capacity than the best lithiums. on the other hand, lilion's are the devil to properly test, so you pretty much "need new" eve...

In GEAR » I need some schooling on batteries....
May 08, 7:45am

Re: Has UL backpacking changed the way you live?
" Has this changed your perspective on how you live in "everyday, normal" life? " i suspect thee may be look'n at this backwards for some of us. if you lead a simple an...

In Philosophy & Technique » Has UL backpacking changed the way you live?
May 06, 8:22pm

Re: Osprey beyond the pack
" Osprey packs were made in Colorado. Now they are made in Asia, but I think that reputation has carried on " i think i read somewhere that when osprey moved it's production to vi...

In GEAR » why are osprey packs so popular?
May 05, 11:40am

which kind of tree is this ??
so: i found this awesome tree on my last trip. is this fantastic life form a giant Ponderosa, or a giant Sequoia ? or am i confused ? i know.. it's a cs thread drift. but .. humor me .... ...

In Photography » Got my mountain lion pictures!!! I did it!!
May 04, 11:28pm

Re: Re: McMaster-Carr
" Viton might be better." compatibility aside, viton (which i prefer for some things), can be overly sticky in occasional applications. just a thought. and yes, a McMaster Carr acc...

In Make Your Own Gear » Found a bottle that fits; now need gasket material for lid!
May 04, 8:52pm

Re: 12\80 probably okay
" The European metric sizing system for sewing machine needles is numbered from 60 to 110. The American sizing system is numbered from 8 to 18. For both sizing systems, the lower the number th...

In Make Your Own Gear » Thread, Needles, the details
April 24, 7:30am

All Reader Reviews by peter vacco

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Hilleberg Akto
all that you will read about how wonderful akto is seems to be true. also true is that for it to be habitable in all but the chillyest weather, it Desperately Needs a window in the door. the unna is i...

In Shelters - Double Wall Tents
August 17, 10:15pm