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peter vacco (fluff@inreach.com) - BPL Premium Member

My Locale no. california
About Me i walk quite a bit, and probably carry too much. up to a point though, i sort of Like carrying too much.
Citysacramento
Statecalifornia
Countryusa

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All Forum Posts by peter vacco

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Re: MSR white gas stove pump failure
msr o'rings. this is a subject that was hased out inteh early days of bpl. here's the deal. box store and auto shop o'rings are often caca. real industrial o'rings come from bearin...

In GEAR » MSR white gas stove pump failure
January 21, 4:20pm

Re: Lighter pack or better frame with bad back?
i am in saramento and have a reasonably sized aarn body pack. you are welccome to try it if you live nearby. that said, and having a sore back myself sometimes, it seems that the more mass you c...

In GEAR » Lighter pack or better frame with bad back?
January 21, 4:09pm

Re: Compensating for Loss in Dimensions after Stuffing the Down
ok. take a stuffed quilt, measure the length at rest, now pull the material reasonably tight in length, and the difference is how much it "shrank". so then, when you make your own quilt,...

In Make Your Own Gear » Compensating for Loss in Dimensions after Stuffing the Down
January 20, 8:55pm

Re: How do I get moisture out of my Prolite?
i own several of the prolite's. stored open and unrolled behind a shelf. valve pointed down. i think down is best for draining. it's just my op. they sit there day in and day out. week af...

In GEAR » How do I get moisture out of my Prolite?
January 20, 8:51pm

Re: general pack fit help (with bonus harness attachment question!)
bummer on the return policy, because they're both too short. sorry. but that's the way it looks from here. and that's why the hip belts are riding up too high. ya .. is a bummer v.

In GEAR » general pack fit help (with bonus harness attachment question!)
January 17, 7:26pm

Re: Re: Re: Paradox Packs Evolution pack system review
" Those who persist in seeing this as a numbers only issue will continue to not have my sympathy. " true fact, eh. --- now, on to bending those 7075 stays .. ya'll don't need...

In Editor's Roundtable » Paradox Packs Evolution pack system review
January 15, 3:42pm

Re: Re: Wind going up Garner Pass
"I bet those views were indeed fabulous, but I don't think I would have traded the more intense experience of topping the pass with the rougher weather." whoo Ya !

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Wind going up Garner Pass
January 12, 10:21pm

Re: 6th Annual G.G.G. vacancies
no vacancy my butt. what is to stop somebody from driving up there and camping at some other site, but still visiting the Big Thing ? noth'n .. that's what. it don't matter where ya...

In Hiking Partners / Group Trip Announcements » 6th Annual G.G.G. 1/24-26 2014
January 12, 10:02pm

wanted : Hilleberg Akto, in Red
peter's worn out his akto, and about to pull the trigger on a new one. so, i thought i'd start here first. this be what we're in heat for Hillberg Akto : Red. it's gott'...

In Gear Swap » wanted : Hilleberg Akto, in Red
January 12, 3:43pm

Re: How do I avoid heelslip in walking Joggers when 0,5 size bigger before feet expand
" Roger Caffin (and others) suggest wearing joggers (trainers/running shoes) which are a bit larger than your normal size for hiking: " heck, he more or less Demands it ! even if you ...

In GEAR » How do I avoid heelslip in walking Joggers when 0,5 size bigger before feet expand
January 03, 7:35am

All Reader Reviews by peter vacco

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Hilleberg Akto
all that you will read about how wonderful akto is seems to be true. also true is that for it to be habitable in all but the chillyest weather, it Desperately Needs a window in the door. the unna is i...

In Shelters - Double Wall Tents
August 17, 10:15pm