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Harrison Carpenter (carpenh) - BPL Premium Member

My Locale St. Vrain River Valley
About Me They call me Carp-Dawg, Dr. C, The Rodent Whisperer, and/or Rat Man-- depending upon who they are and what they see me doing.
StateColorado
CountryUSA
My PDF Gear List3-day, 3-season, Solo

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All Forum Posts by Harrison Carpenter

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Re: Re: Dimensions of ULA CDT/Ohm?
Thanks for the suggestions-- I'll send out a quick email.

In GEAR » Dimensions of ULA CDT/Ohm?
October 16, 7:25pm

Dimensions of ULA CDT/Ohm?
It may seem odd for me to ask this-- but does anyone know the dimensions (LxWxH) of ULA's CDT and/or Ohm?

In GEAR » Dimensions of ULA CDT/Ohm?
October 16, 7:02pm

Re: Is every ultralighter obsessive?
Obsessive, from a psychologist's point of view, connotes a feeling/motive so powerful it blocks out all other rationale thoughts; it's a feeling so dogmatic, so powerful, that it interferes...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Is every ultralighter obsessive?
October 13, 9:42am

Re: Check this out
Borah's pack looks interesting-- and attractive.

In GEAR » What ultralight 60L pack to replace Arcteryx Bora 95?
October 13, 8:18am

My $0.02
Currently I make use of a GoLite Pinnacle (~70L, yet relatively light after some removal of excess cords/webbing), and would recommend a GoLite pack of similar dimensions-- very locatable, relative...

In GEAR » 3 Day Pack recmmendations
October 09, 2:31pm

Slopping? Guilty.
Evidently, I slopped sealant onto my Tarptent Notch-- between the seam sealing and anti-slippage stripes, I added 2.1 oz.

In GEAR » how much weight can I expect seam-sealing adds to a shelter's weight?
October 01, 4:26pm

OK
"Thin like water" makes sense... I'm buying into the whole silicone strips idea now. Perhaps I will experiment with the elastic webbing at a different time. :-)

In Make Your Own Gear » Grommet/elastic cord on a silnylon floor?
September 30, 9:05am

Old school
Except for lacking a flashlight, the no-electronics system looks like that my Boy Scout troop practiced way back in the day. Survival of the fittest, communing with nature, all that stuff...

In Philosophy & Technique » Backpacking sans batteries...
September 30, 8:29am

"Diluted" how?
James, when you say "highly diluted," what do you mean? Did you use a specific ratio of silicone:spirits? Or would you recommend eyeballing it? (Like, "make it thinner than olive oil...

In Make Your Own Gear » Grommet/elastic cord on a silnylon floor?
September 30, 7:59am

OK...
Alright then. If I am to go with the silicone stripes option, then 1) how wide should the stripes be, and 2) how necessary would it be to also coat my pad's underside?

In Make Your Own Gear » Grommet/elastic cord on a silnylon floor?
September 29, 7:39pm

All Reader Reviews by Harrison Carpenter

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TarpTent Notch
This is more of an initial test report. After sealing my Notch's seams, and doing several test-pitches in my backyard, I took it out into Colorado's Indian Peaks Wilderness Area for an overnig...

In Shelters - Double Wall Tents
September 23, 7:09pm