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b willi jones (mrjones) - BPL Forum Member

My Locale best place in the world !?
About Me kia ora, i was born in '74 in the 'shadow of Aoraki' (Mt Cook) in a town called Twizel, in the South Island of New Zealand. i havnt lived there for quite some time, but i still call it home. im not getting any younger, but i love getting outdoors and acting the goat.

favorite quote - "less is more, more or less"
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Re: Re: Seam sealing weight gain?
i like when the head honchos can chip in, thanks Henry, im sure your company will be the better for it

In GEAR » Seam sealing weight gain?
March 28, 6:16pm

not just the fabric
its not just the fabric remember, the o.p got 8in stakes instead of 6in... was this just a packing mistake? or does everyone get the longer/heavier 'option' as for the fabric... for the ...

In GEAR » Seam sealing weight gain?
March 27, 4:44pm

Re: Seam sealer WEIGHT?
methinks the o.p is right to sweat the small stuff. the company he purchased from is selling goods that they know are not correct to the advertised product, and they apparently are not doing anythi...

In GEAR » Seam sealing weight gain?
March 27, 4:27am

Re: The crappiness of pit zips
if i were to get a new jacket, pit zips would not be a feature i would be looking for. i have an older jacket that has them but have never found that i needed to use them very often, if at all. ...

In GEAR » The crappiness of pit zips
February 28, 2:34pm

Re: Small 450~600ml Ti NON-STICK Mug?
she may have to go this... 640ml though... kind of a mug or maybe get her some diamonds and tell her to shoosh about the heavy ti mug... and your wall...

In GEAR » Small 450~600ml Ti Non Stick Mug?
February 01, 8:45pm

ib gt
i had that issue with some early icebreaker leggings, from memory just the standard 200 series. i then switched to the icebreaker gt stuff, which i think has a little 3% spandex in it... seems heap...

In GEAR » merino underwear stretching out.
January 30, 8:32pm

bivy options
dont forget the ol' Bristlecone from Katabatic... my favorite p.s they do a 5.6 option

In GEAR » Choosing my Bivy help
January 30, 1:03am

Re: IMUSA mug, hot handle, heat shield tape
wow, i like it, looks like something from Buck Rogers tv show back in the day. i dont have this particular pot, but am i the only one that uses a bandana/rag to lift a hot pot. am i old skool? mayb...

In GEAR » IMUSA mug, hot handle, heat shield tape
December 29, 5:02pm

Re: Ultralight grill for fish, tortillas, sausages, etc.
purcell trench stream side packer grill or a ti packer grill. great product, great service

In GEAR » Ultralight grill for fish, tortillas, sausages, etc.
December 17, 4:28pm

Re: The More You Know
the more i know... the more im thinking... what a tatua raho

In GEAR » Ultralight Hard Bottle?
November 25, 1:31am

All Reader Reviews by b willi jones

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Mountain Laurel Designs Spirit Quilt 30
i have the MLD Spirit 38 and find it to be a very versatile bit of equipment. the weather here in NZ can get a tad wet and having a synthetic quilt can be a good option. i also have a down quilt, but ...

In Sleeping Bags - Quilts & Top Bags
July 15, 5:13am

Mountain Laurel Designs SoloMid Cuben
another fantastic product from MLD. ive had a 2 person tunnel tent from fairydown, and an MSR Hubba, but this cuben Solomid from MLD is something else... i use hiking poles from Leki, so didnt see...

In Shelters - Tarps & Floorless
July 15, 4:41am

MLD Super Prophet
getting a new pack was a tough decision for me. being in NZ, you dont get a lot of choice at the local outdoor stores, and getting one made from MLD was going to take time and money, so it had to be r...

In Backpacks - Frameless
July 15, 4:06am