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Rob Daly (rdaly) - BPL Premium Member

My Locale Midwest
About Me My wife and I are originally from MI. We love to travel and hike. I've been an avid backpacker for over 20 years. After my first week long trip carrying #60 I started down the lightweight road. I like to make some of my own gear when I can. I've been a designer all my adult life, primarily in the automotive industry but also 6 years in aerospace.
CityAllen Park
StateMI
CountryUSA

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I bet that's a real nice tent. Sorry you have to sell it.

In Gear Swap » Light heart Gear Cuben Solo
January 02, 7:20am

nice
That pack looks great, very clean. How is the fit. Is it broken in yet? How do you like it so far?

In Make Your Own Gear » Awesome New Chris Zimmer Pack
December 27, 8:04am

not me
I prefer to have the best setup for each situation. For a dayhike or even a weekend I don't need a framed backpack. In fact I use my good old G4 (no frame)for any week long trips. For #30 or...

In Make Your Own Gear » One Pack Frame-Multiple Pack Bags
December 27, 7:57am

yikes!
I suggest that you have soneone fix it that is familiar with cuben fiber, MLD, ZPacks, etc. I would NOT send it back to your vendor. He obviously doesn't know how to work with CF. Good luck!

In GEAR » How do I repair this Cuben Fiber Shelter?
December 12, 8:03am

what I think?
I think they look very professional and very heavy. What do they weigh and what materials did you use?

In Make Your Own Gear » MYOG in Israel backpack !!!!
December 06, 9:25am

Some ideas about pot handles replacement? CORK
I read about adding cork pad to strategic areas of your pot on the forum. Sorry, I can't remember who to give credit to. I use a SnowPeak Ti bowl that gets filled up almost to the top for coo...

In Multiple Use Gear » Some ideas about pot handles replacement?
December 06, 8:30am

my opinion
I think it looks like a good design. I like the vestibule idea. Although with the entrance to the tent the way it is you'll be quite exposed to rain, etc. getting in & out. IMO, it needs...

In GEAR » New Big Sky Soul - double wall freestanding tent...18 ounces
December 06, 6:01am

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deleted, wrong company

In GEAR » Recent Big Sky interactions?
November 23, 6:58am

nice tarp
I really like your tarp. Very nicely built. Why are you selling it?

In Gear Swap » FS: Cuben cat tarp, Arcteryx Phase SL baselayer, Patagonia Merino 1 LS
November 19, 8:44am

i use
I use a homemade Pepsi can stove with a homemade pot stand/windscreen. Both pieces together weigh an ounce. :)

In GEAR » Alcohol Stoves: What do you use?
October 10, 4:40pm

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