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b willi jones (mrjones) - BPL Forum Member

My Locale NZ,,, 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"
My PDF Gear List3 season NZ

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All Forum Posts by b willi jones

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Re: Newbie gear list
yep, not a bad list. seems to cover most things. not that im an expert, but i agree, may be a stuff sack or two too many... it is nice to be organised though. and i dont have a poncho tarp but ju...

In Gear Lists » Newbie gear list
July 05, 4:40am

bob the boulder

In Photo Gallery » share your boulders
June 24, 1:41am

Re: Fuji
right on... Fuji here you come... yeeeeeeeeeeaha make it happen... plus a trip report and photos when you get back

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Trip to Japan
June 12, 4:16am

PHD filler bag
cool, thanks for the comment. i hope it turns up soon, its starting to get chilly

In GEAR » PHD filler bag
June 12, 12:19am

PHD filler bag anyone out there using one of these? either on its own for warmer temps or for its designed purpose as a filler/booster bag...

In GEAR » PHD filler bag
June 08, 5:10am

some vid here is a bit of vid from my last trip... sorry bout the quality, the camera took a dunking...

In Photo Gallery » Above Treeline
May 27, 1:15am

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

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