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All Forum Posts by Jon Rhoderick

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Re: Climashield vs. Polarguard
A huge factor with the Pac Outdoors pad is that it uses Aerogel, which is a space age foam that basicly allows you to stand in dry ice with just a Toasty Feet insole (with Aerogel) as the barrier.

In GEAR » Climashield vs. Polarguard
March 12, 1:06am

Re: What ate my jacket?
Leaky car battery in the trunk?

In GEAR » What ate my jacket?
February 12, 5:18pm

Re: Make Your Own Gear: Titanium Snow Stakes
I'm starting to think that the BPL MYOG difficulty and tools scale must end at 8. If this is a 7 I can't imagine what project with a difficulty of 10 would be.

In Editor's Roundtable » Make Your Own Gear: Titanium Snow Stakes
February 06, 8:17am

Re: Re: re: liquid feed 'jet'boil w remote canister
so how exactly did you get it built. I recently looked at mine and I realized I needed a tiny bit more room at the bottom, is that what the ring thing at the bottom is?

In Make Your Own Gear » Liquid feed JetBoil
February 03, 4:27pm

Re: re: liquid feed 'jet'boil w remote canister[pic]
Is the jetboil's modification removable so that you can have it be a regular jetboil in the summer?

In Make Your Own Gear » Liquid feed JetBoil
February 03, 8:22am

My user name changed

In Website & Forum Admin/Support » My user name changed
January 26, 3:31pm

Help with a possible spoon modification (yes very exciting)
I'm considering getting the Jetboil Utensils (or hopefully just the Spoon) and turning the "high temperature nylon" into a spork. Does anyone know if that stuff can be filed? The end...

In Make Your Own Gear » Help with a possible spoon modification (yes very exciting)
January 24, 2:32pm

I second the vert gloves
I agree with basicly everything Christopher said about the Vert Gloves. They fit very well, and they could take a thin liner. My recommendation for a liner would be something excactly like the sm...

In GEAR » Wind resistant shell glove?
January 24, 12:57pm

CO reducing idea
Is it possible to make a pot, rather like teh bottom of a canister and concave, that would reduce CO emissions from having a smaller area of contact at the CO producing small distances? The curve c...

In Editor's Roundtable » Stoves, Tents and Carbon Monoxide - Deadly or not?
Part 6: Measurements on Liquid Fuel Stoves

January 20, 8:49pm

Re: Re: "Why Are We Even Still Here? was "A Very Thorough MYOG Site""
As a one year BPL subscriber I'd have to say I am definitely not as excited as I used to be, its just got to be that way, but I feel as if every Wednesday my hopes are a bit sullied by the lack...

In GEAR » Why Are We Even Still Here? was "A Very Thorough MYOG Site"
January 08, 5:47pm

All Reader Reviews by Jon Rhoderick

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Smartwool Midweight Lomgsleeve Zip
This thing is absolutely phenomenal. Between rolling the sleeves up and the zip, I'm comfy hiking from 80 to about 40 with just the base layer, and down to about 30 or 25 with a rain jacket. Use...

In Clothing - Baselayer & Fleece - WOOL
December 08, 12:55am

Patagonia Micro Puff Pullover
This, an OR Celestial jacket, smartwool mid pullover, and balaclava kept me tolerably warm down to 10* in the canyons of Utah. Packs well, feels great against your skin, and it doesn't seem to ha...

In Clothing - Insulating - Synthetic (Polarguard, Primaloft, etc.)
December 08, 12:48am

Allen and Mike's Backcountry Ski Book
This book is rad. Took it on a NOLS backcountry ski course and pretty much found that we did virtually all the cool tips in this book for 12 days and were not even close to getting uncomfortable. I ...

In Books and Media
December 08, 12:39am

Petzl Meteor III Climbing Helmet
This thing looks like its not going to last long for those who climb really head bangerlike routes. Luckily have yet to test its strength, but what I like most is its fit. I haven't gone and tri...

In Climbing Gear & Accessories
December 08, 12:29am

Trango Superfly Screwlock Carabiner
Used these on Wind River multipitches, after a belay biner or two these are awesome for filling in a bunch of lockers for security and not actually worrying about the weight. Great grippy screw, spin...

In Climbing Gear & Accessories
December 08, 12:22am

Mountain Hardwear 2-3 year old windshell
Simple halfzip, green nylon windshell that stuffs into its pocket. Lined collar drawcord hem and clip for carabiner. The nylon is a ripstop that is very comfortable on the skin, this and a base laye...

In Clothing - Wind & Soft Shell
March 17, 1:33pm

Outdoor Research Celestial
I just picked this jacket up from a closeout, still pricey at $150, but its a high quality jacket. It uses GoreTex paclite, which has average breathability but the weight is not bad at all, 10.5 oz f...

In Clothing - Raingear
March 17, 1:26pm

Golite Trail Fly and Tail Spike
I've heard they fixed some problems but the pair I had didn't last more than 1 day hike along with about 3 months as using them as my go to shoes. I got them in September and come December I ...

In Footwear - Boots, Shoes, Gaiters
January 24, 3:05pm

Outdoor Research Sequence Base Layers
For the price I think that it would be very hard to find better base layers than the Outdoor Research Sequence long sleeve or short sleeve tops. They are a mix of wool and polyester, and having owned...

In Clothing - Baselayer & Fleece - WOOL
January 24, 2:57pm

Montbell Thermawrap Action
This is a very interesting garment, Golite made a similar model a while ago, that features a 50g synthetic insulation body with 15 denier nylon along with stretch fleece sides. The fleece adds to the...

In Clothing - Insulating - Synthetic (Polarguard, Primaloft, etc.)
January 24, 2:48pm