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scott Nelson (nlsscott) - BPL Lifetime Member

My Locale So. Calif.
About Me I've been hiking since the 70's. Spent about 20 years in the outdoor retail end of things. I now help teach an outdoor training class with the Sierra Club. I'm a docent at a nearby Nature Center and a volunteer diver at the Aquarium of the Pacific. I like making my own gear.
CitySouth Pasadena
StateCa
CountryUSA

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FS MYOG Thru Hker Down Quilt
SOLD TO KELLY I guess I found the right price.. I'm selling a Down Quilt that I made using the Kit from Thru-Hiker. Nylon is M90 inside and out with 12 oz of top quality down. Weighs 20 o...

In Gear Swap » FS MYOG Thru Hker Down Quilt
March 31, 6:58pm

Air beam
Pm sent

In Gear Swap » FS: Gossamer Gear Airbeam Pack Frame size Large
March 21, 6:58pm

What are the "stays" like?
Reading the frame description, I wonder what the stays are like. Ron writes that the stay is for "stabilization" not weight transfer. He also states that when you bend stays to fit the ...

In GEAR » new SMD packs
February 27, 9:50am

FS MYOG Pack Lightened Jam
SOLD pending funds to Ben This pack is project to see how light I could make a frameless pack that had the dimensions of a Golite Jam 50. The answer? Just under a pound. All the dimensions are e...

In Gear Swap » FS MYOG Pack Lightened Jam
February 17, 6:47pm

FS: Pack: Cloned Love Child of a Jam and a Gorrilla
Sold pending funds to Myles This pack is a MYOG project to take a Jam 50 lt pack and add a GG alum frame while making the rest of the pack body with lighter materials. New condition. Finished wt...

In Gear Swap » FS: Pack: Cloned Love Child of a Jam and a Gorrilla
February 17, 6:28pm

FS Spot 2 Satellite Messenger
SOLD TO NATE I'm selling this Spot 2 Satellite Messenger for $45 includes shipping in CONUS. It includes the owner's manual and replacement buttons and bumper/gasket. It has worked fine as...

In Gear Swap » FS Spot 2 Satellite Messenger
January 21, 10:02am

Price lowered
Bump lower price

In Gear Swap » FS Silnylon Flat Tarp
January 05, 8:16pm

Eric's pm
Eric bought my pack. I could make another simple pack if you wanted one...

In Gear Swap » looking for kids pack
January 04, 10:19pm

I might have something for you
PM Sent 9.7 oz kids pack based on gossamer gear frameless pack plans on their website. $50 shipped?

In Gear Swap » looking for kids pack
January 04, 5:57pm

Start with a Thru-Hiker kit?
I wonder if you could start with a Whitney Down Jacket kit from Thru-Hiker and baffle the torso? The challenge would be in figuring out the sizing. Would the torso fit loose after you use baffles i...

In Make Your Own Gear » MYOG Down Jacket with Box Baffles.
January 04, 4:12pm

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