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All Forum Posts by Frank Perkins

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Re: BP 101 - Washing Your Bottom W/O TP
I was wondering if there is a similar topic on brushing your teeth? Is the most efficient method Dr B's and a saw'd down tooth brush or are people using pine cones?

In Philosophy & Technique » BP 101 - Washing Your Bottom W/O TP
August 08, 7:11pm

Re: Cuben tent
wow, nice work and it sure looks like you invested a lot of time in it.

In Make Your Own Gear » Cuben tent
August 08, 6:42pm

Re: Re: defeat
Link to another thread I started on the same topic:

In GEAR » Using a Neoair short for frameless pack structure?
August 07, 7:52pm

Re: defeat
GG Nightlight Torsopad is 3.2 ounces on my scale. Sitlight pad would probably be around an ounce. I'm still trying to figure out a lighter weight system. I tried using the 1/8 pad + tors...

In GEAR » Using a Neoair short for frameless pack structure?
August 07, 7:15pm

Re: Using a Neoair short for frameless pack structure?
A lot of people are using the GG Nightlight Torso pad with the NeoAir. I'm tempted to cut it and use a 1/3 and wrap the NeoAir around it as a frame stiffener. This essentially would become th...

In GEAR » Using a Neoair short for frameless pack structure?
August 07, 11:58am

Re: Re: Re: New England hiking trips
Keep me in the loop too. I was trying to organize a NE hike, but then I decided to signup for a BPL course so now my Sept is full ;-)

In Hiking Partners / Group Trip Announcements » Looking for people in the New England area for hiking trips
August 07, 9:17am

Re: Re: montbell rocks
I just ordered the MB Inner Down Parka. This is to augment my sleep system which includes a Nunatak quilt. You could go with the jacket and the BPL Balacava. For me, I wanted it all one piece f...

In GEAR » Puffy Top Layer (Down Jackets)
August 07, 9:14am

Re: Tsk, tsk...
You purchased a 3.75lb pack and then threw on some more crap [not even titanium or carbon fiber mind you] and the...

In GEAR » Frame Sheet
August 05, 9:20am

Re: iPhone 3GS
which GPS app? I'm not aware of an official Apple GPS kit.

In GEAR » iPhone 3GS
July 30, 2:35pm

Re: Re: Base weight preferences
I agree that your "backpack base weight" should include everything in your backpack plus items your lugging along such as a camera or items in your pocket. The purpose of SUL is to light...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Base Weight poll...
July 30, 2:17pm

All Reader Reviews by Frank Perkins

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My R1 hoody stitching started to fall apart and they took back the old one and sent me a brand new one. I also had a rip in my micropuff vest when my waist cinch cord ripped out. Again, no proble...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
January 15, 7:53pm
Never had an issue with them so they get a 5

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
January 08, 1:08pm

Taco Bell Spork
I recently used the TacoHell spork on a recent 3 person trip. I had titanium spoon, but my brother and cousin did not and this was a free and light alternative. Unfortunately, two of the sporks brok...

In Cookware - Other
January 08, 12:41pm