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b willi jones (mrjones) - BPL Forum Member

My Locale NZ,,, best place in the world !?
About Me kia ora, i was born in '74 in the 'shadow of Aoraki' (Mt Cook) in a town called Twizel, in the South Island of New Zealand. i havnt lived there for quite some time, but i still call it home. im not getting any younger, but i love getting outdoors and acting the goat.

favorite quote - "less is more, more or less"
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Re: Dreads
this guy is tumeke. i like the way he rolls, & especially like the anti ipod. i think the dreads are for when he goes HSXUL, he can just take em off and leave em at the place he calls hom...

In GEAR » ULTIMATE Gear Review
July 07, 8:10pm

what stove?
hi Tim, it might help to let us know what stove you have, maybe if its a new stove you might like to experiment first, check out some different options for windscreens etc, theres a lot things that...

In GEAR » help with amount of alcohol??
June 26, 11:16pm

Re: Lightest boxers?
go commando, get that little bit closer to nature

In GEAR » Lightest boxers?
May 04, 11:56pm

Re: Fastpacking Gear
i dont give a f*#@ what you call it, what the gear manufacturers would like you to call it, or what weight bracket you are trying to fit into as long as you are out there gettin amongst it

In GEAR » Fastpacking Gear
May 01, 6:29pm

you should check out brians backpacking blog, he does a head to head test with a few different whistles, includes a bit of a mo...

In GEAR » Whistles
March 19, 3:16am

Re: Merino for everyday?
kia ora Dennis, i have a few Icebreaker items that get frequent wear. my singlet has just had its second birthday & is goin strong. it gets worn hiking, under my work shirt & to bed if my w...

In GEAR » Merino for everyday?
January 17, 12:06pm

Re: Gloves, liners, gauntlets, mitts, muffs, etc. What are you wearing and when?
hey Eugene, if you are doin wood burning you may be better off with a wool liner glove, i think wool itself is naturally semi fire proof/ harder to catch fire. maybe check out some silkbody liner g...

In GEAR » Gloves, liners, gauntlets, mitts, muffs, etc. What are you wearing and when?
January 09, 4:45pm

about 6am christmas morning
merry christmas everyone. my wife and i just got back from our christmas morning walk at Sandfly Bay on the Otago Peninsula. we got up at 4.45am, didnt see santa though. still tryn to get some phot...

In Post-Trip Reports » about 6am christmas morning
December 24, 3:57pm

trail designs sidewinder - wood burner
does anyone have any feedback, reviews or details on the trail designs sidewinder when burning wood? i plan on using the 600ml evernew pot. thanks for any input

In GEAR » trail designs sidewinder - wood burner
December 19, 8:40pm

Re: Advice from 1974
hey, i was born in '74. maybe it was dads bib overalls & turtleneck sweater that caught mums eye on the trail. next thing you knows, hes cooking her up a dehydrated breakfast... i dont thin...

In GEAR » Advice from 1974
December 06, 4:50pm

All Reader Reviews by b willi jones

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Mountain Laurel Designs Spirit Quilt 30
i have the MLD Spirit 38 and find it to be a very versatile bit of equipment. the weather here in NZ can get a tad wet and having a synthetic quilt can be a good option. i also have a down quilt, but ...

In Sleeping Bags - Quilts & Top Bags
July 15, 5:13am

Mountain Laurel Designs SoloMid Cuben
another fantastic product from MLD. ive had a 2 person tunnel tent from fairydown, and an MSR Hubba, but this cuben Solomid from MLD is something else... i use hiking poles from Leki, so didnt see...

In Shelters - Tarps & Floorless
July 15, 4:41am

MLD Super Prophet
getting a new pack was a tough decision for me. being in NZ, you dont get a lot of choice at the local outdoor stores, and getting one made from MLD was going to take time and money, so it had to be r...

In Backpacks - Frameless
July 15, 4:06am