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Tad Englund (bestbuilder) - BPL Professional Member

My Locale Pacific Northwest
About Me I like to be outside
CitySeattle Area
StateWashington
CountryUSA
My Website URLhttp://englundhomes.com

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All Forum Posts by Tad Englund

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Steripen Usage- I love this website!
Boy am I glad I read this yesterday.... I went to a REI garage sale this morning and there was a new Steripen Adventure that was marked "won't turn on" @ $29.00. I figured that it ...

In GEAR » Steripen Usage
October 25, 7:46pm

Re: Novice bivyer needs bivy advice
Eric, I carry a light Bivy (6 oz.), it has a DWR top and waterproof bottom. and a tarp. I only employ the tarp if the weather looks like rain. Which even this year in the Cascades (around Seattle...

In GEAR » Novice bivyer needs bivy advice
October 17, 11:58pm

Re: Learning to sew...
Here are a couple http://thru-hiker.com/kits/ go to the bottom of the page http://www.tarptent.com/projects/tarpdesign.html http://www.rayjardine.com/ray-way/Tarp-Kit/index.htm http://...

In Make Your Own Gear » Learning to sew...
October 17, 11:37pm

Re: How to persuade a guy from using army boots?
When I was a kid one of the worst insults you could give someone was "Your mother wears army boots". Tell him he is just a step above that!- LOL I would try and get him out of a boot al...

In GEAR » How to persuade a guy from using army boots?
October 16, 10:45am

Stake Holding power
Will, great article. Question, if I cut down my MSR "Y" stakes to 5 inches, this would reduce the weight and therefor increase the holding-power:weight ratio. Would it be worth cutting ...

In Editor's Roundtable » Tent Stake Holding Power: Comparative Evaluation of Various Designs and Lengths
October 14, 8:34pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: question for Richard...
Richard, Thanks- BTW is that a "Hickey Freeman" wool suit or a "Men's warehouse" wool suit? There is a difference. Just kidding. What does the initials "clo" sta...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Question of the day?
October 14, 10:45am

Re: Re: Re: question for Richard...
Richard, it has been too long since I was in school and I think I went skiing the week/semester they discussed thermodynamics. Maybe it’s too early in the morning for me but what is clo (I proba...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Question of the day?
October 14, 9:29am

Question of the day? - Answer of the day
Richard, I inflated it by mouth, as far as I know that is the only way to inflate this B/A pad. I also recall that I had an excessive amount of moisture around my lips and mouth piece of the pad. ...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Question of the day?
October 12, 6:52pm

Re: Re: Question of the day? - Answer of the day
Thanks for the continued responses- Roger- I never thought of putting the clothes under me. I don't know If I could have laid them out and stay exactly over the pattern made, it would have be...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Question of the day?
October 12, 4:06pm

Question of the day?- My answer...
A couple of things I need to explain before I give my answer (that I forgot to in the question): Roger- the you/I part was so I could look a little obscure (meaning to hide how inept I was in this...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Question of the day?
October 12, 10:46am

All Reader Reviews by Tad Englund

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Big Agnes Insulated Air Core Pad
The mattress totally sucked the heat out of me. See this thread for more info about this mattress.

In Sleeping Pads - Inflatable
November 11, 6:39pm