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peter vacco ( - BPL Guest

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.

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All Forum Posts by peter vacco

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Re: Help Me Get Better @ Site Selection
- Don't select top of ridge, due to wind and possibly lightning. unless it's going to get ugly, ohh goodness .. go for the views. - Don't select hollows or low areas, as they'...

In Philosophy & Technique » Help Me Get Better @ Site Selection
March 11, 7:47pm

Re: Do you unbuckle your hip belt when hiking down hill?
sure. it needs to be buckled on the uphills so the weight is off the shoulders and i can breath deep, so that leaves downhills as the place to loosen it so the leg muscles can "get some air&...

In Philosophy & Technique » Do you unbuckle your hip belt when hiking down hill?
March 11, 6:11am

Re: Down more expensive?
" Other than normal inflation, anyone know the reasons for such drastic price increases? " what's wrong with 10% a year ? isn't that "normal " ? because when you ...

In GEAR » Down more expensive?
March 09, 7:05pm

Re: well, not quite the only
i stand corrected, there are others. had i been more exact, i would have said that they (minus 33) has the only short sleeve zip-t with a Real Collar. i rather missed including that bit. my bad. ...

In GEAR » Cheaper wool gear: Minus33
March 05, 5:21pm

heck, but more !
lots and lots of the things i have acquired in the name of trekking see multiple uses. need a new multi tool ? no problemo, the old one goes into the glove box (which needs one anyway). new boots ?...

In GEAR » Can't stop changing gear?
March 05, 12:34pm

Minus 33
is good stuff. i use it all the time. and .. they are the ONLY folks that make a zip-t, womens version or not, they have the only one.

In GEAR » Cheaper wool gear: Minus33
March 05, 12:21pm

" But a balaclave with a face covering THAT STAYS PUT is just as essential. " Eric is so right about this (and the womens T-rest trick). a good/easy place to start nity-nite warmth is ...

In GEAR » EN 13537 and LOFT
February 25, 6:16am

Re: First MYOG project
if you make a tarp out of silnylon. for one, it won't cost catastrophically a lot. and for two, when you devise a better idea about 15 minutes after you finish the first one (and the second .. ...

In Make Your Own Gear » First MYOG project
February 25, 5:58am

Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Quick and dirty bear perimeter alarm
" You have to decide the purpose of the alarm sound. Is it to wake up the human inside the tent, or to scare the bear outside of the tent? " no need to decide. if loud enough, it will ...

In GEAR » Quick and dirty bear perimeter alarm
February 24, 8:53pm

Re: Re: Re: Quick and dirty bear perimeter alarm this looks good, but t'is not loud enough. by a Lot it's not loud enough. like Bob, i built my own. 18vdc x 3 sirens = way hella loud. othe...

In GEAR » Quick and dirty bear perimeter alarm
February 24, 6:44pm

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