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Frank Perkins (fperkins) - BPL Guest

My Locale North East
About Me Click on my website to my gear list: http://www.fperkins.com/backpacking/my-ultralight-backpacking-gear-list.php
StateConnecticut
CountryUSA
My Website URLhttp://tinyurl.com/67xjoa
My PDF Gear List3 season gear list.

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All Forum Posts by Frank Perkins

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Re: Golite Jam2 vs. ULA Conduit
I bought a Jam2 for my brother for 80 bucks, free shipping and also a Conduit for myself, for 125+shipping. The cost difference is about 50 bucks, which is not small, but not 100's of dollars ...

In GEAR » Golite Jam2 vs. ULA Conduit
February 22, 1:55pm

Re: 2008 AT NOBO List
Welcome to BPL Travis. How do you feel about using the GG Nightlight torso as your sleep pad? I have only tried pairing it with a 1/8 pad and I'm tempted to go back to my POE pad. Although...

In Gear Lists » 2008 AT NOBO List
February 22, 1:49pm

Re: How light is light enough?
Of the 9 posters, only 3 have gear lists posted. Come on guys, let me see this 6-7lb gear lists! [Thanks Steve!]

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » How light is light enough?
February 22, 12:56pm

Topo! Explorer
Anyone a beta tester? This looks like something I have been looking for: http://www.topo.com/

In On the Web » Topo! Explorer
February 22, 8:13am

Re: wait for the TiGoat poles
My TiGoat AGP just came today. They are very light and appear very strong. I can't wait until I can try them out on the trail. Without baskets, 6.6 ounces on my scale. My soon to be dusty...

In GEAR » Adjustable carbon fiber poles?
February 19, 4:19pm

Re: Custom Size Tri-Ti Calderas has arrived
My custom Tri-ti for my Brasslite 600ml has arrived. I look forward to testing it out in alcohol fuel mode and wood burning mode in the coming days. Here are the weights in ounces: alcohol s...

In Multiple Use Gear » Custom Size Tri-Ti Calderas are Coming!
February 17, 3:18pm

Re: Re: Frank
Hrm... I have been using this hulking size plastic wrap that I got from Costco for about 2 years now.... Ill have to look into it. I didn't even know they had microwave wrap! I always wond...

In GEAR » Plastic water bottles: safe or not?
February 15, 2:44pm

Re: Plastic water bottles: safe or not?
Hell of a third post. I think getting some energy out by hiking will do you some good. Anyways, if plastic is a health concern, then we are *all* F'd because it's everywhere. I w...

In GEAR » Plastic water bottles: safe or not?
February 15, 2:34pm

Re: Backpacker
Like most, I scoff at the gear guide for not naming all our faves [mld, oware, tarptent, ula, mld, gg, etc] as their favorites. However, I do think the article on half the weight, twice the fun wa...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » devastaded
February 14, 7:22am

Re: FS - 2 packs - Sold Out
Both packs are sold.

In Gear Swap » FS - 2 packs
February 13, 6:22pm

All Reader Reviews by Frank Perkins

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Patagonia
My R1 hoody stitching started to fall apart and they took back the old one and sent me a brand new one. I also had a rip in my micropuff vest when my waist cinch cord ripped out. Again, no proble...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
January 15, 7:53pm

Backcountry.com
Never had an issue with them so they get a 5

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
January 08, 1:08pm

Taco Bell Spork
I recently used the TacoHell spork on a recent 3 person trip. I had titanium spoon, but my brother and cousin did not and this was a free and light alternative. Unfortunately, two of the sporks brok...

In Cookware - Other
January 08, 12:41pm