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Everett Vinzant (wn7ant) - BPL Lifetime Member

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All Forum Posts by Everett Vinzant

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Why I chose the Gerber Curve
The big thing I needed was a potholder as shown here: http://wn7ant.com/2013/04/20/gerber-curve-pot-holder/ That and the ability to dismantle a Cold Steel Shovel, improvise a handle, and stil...

In GEAR » Mini-knives: Gurber Curve Mini Tool vs. Leatherman key chair Multi-Tool
April 20, 4:53pm

The BOT
http://wn7ant.com/2013/04/20/vargo-bot/ Though this shows the Titanium version, you can now get a stainless version from Vargo.

In Multiple Use Gear » Water bottle--cook pot--water treatment vessel
April 20, 4:49pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: Who gets out more, the UL or the BC camper?
@drowning in spam You start to make a few good points, but muddy it with so much absurdity, it's hard to take this seriously. Where you fail: "Camping and hiking fundamentals are pr...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Who gets out more, the UL or the BC camper?
April 20, 1:29pm

20 lbs FSO including Gransfords and Cold Steel
Justin, Thanks for the kind words. I was trying to show that UL is about how you travel while bushcraft is about what you do at the destination. I've seen some vitriol between the two crow...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Who gets out more, the UL or the BC camper?
April 19, 9:29am

UL NOT versus BC
There are many forums that address Ultralight backpacking. A common concept you will find is reducing your pack weight to 10 pounds to achieve the moniker "ultralight." Another is not b...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Who gets out more, the UL or the BC camper?
April 18, 9:17pm

Ultralight plus Bushcraft...
Cesar, You are not the only person with this idea. http://wn7ant.com/2013/04/18/ultralight-backpacking-and-bushcraft/ I love the idea of combining UL Backpacking with Bushcraft. Then it i...

In On the Web » A hybrid lightweight/bushcraft camper's blog
April 18, 11:27am

Dakine VestPack
http://gizmodo.com/5978669/skip-the-backpack-with-this-toasty-gear+toting-vest?post=56621062 Here's a link to an article. The idea is make a vest that has a backpack and lots of zippered co...

In GEAR » Dankine VestPack
January 25, 7:36am

Re: Det
Michael, I always thought the reason that manufacturers said not to wash a down bag had to do with the oils on the down, and the damage to down that remains wet. First, washing a bag removes th...

In GEAR » question about a down bag that has been machine washed (without my consent)
September 26, 2:52pm

This is what I use daily for my backpack
http://www.rei.com/product/809170/rei-quantum-messenger-pack It has one of the best warranties ever. I can side load/unload my laptop (going through airport security), it handles my 15" Ma...

In GEAR » Suggest a backpack
September 26, 2:26pm

Re: carbide miners' lamp
I saw both your comments, so I took a look at them. I like the idea, I don't like the weight. I have a sealed light stick that works for 12 hours a .5 ounces. Two of them (for a weekend trip...

In Philosophy & Technique » Backpacking sans batteries...
September 26, 1:16pm

All Reader Reviews by Everett Vinzant

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Integral Designs Salathe bivy
I was completely satisfied with this bivy. When it rained outside, I had no worries. It was great to have the cover down at night and look out at the stars (mosquito free). My only possible complai...

In Shelters - Bivy Sacks
March 19, 3:03pm

Rollei 35 SE
I just picked up a Rollei 35 LED for $50. One KEY thing about ANY Rollei that uses a battery. They may not make the battery for it anymore (at least in the U.S.). The 35 LED uses a 5.6 volt battery...

In Photography - Hiking & Backpacking Cameras
April 23, 12:08pm

Recreational Equipment, Inc. (REI)
After my wife and I got married, we were having a conversation about going backpacking (and getting some gear). I had been brought up on REI, she had been brought up spending the least amount of mone...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
September 25, 10:13pm