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Barry P (BarryP) - BPL Forum Member

My Locale Eastern Idaho (moved from Midwest)
About Me Electrical Engineer by trade. Hobbies include recumbent bike riding, magic, piano, music compostion and of course backpacking.

Backpack monthly with scouts or other small group. Love the exercise and alertness it brings. Ray Way caught my eye in 2001. My load lightened. Because of that, able to go faster, farther, AND still smell the roses. Love the lightweight insight on this forum. I'm also a Teva sandal backpacker. My feet love them.
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Re: imogene 3
MB. I didn’t get your PM. Let me unsubscribe from this thread and see if that will unblock PMs. Would you try again? Thanx, -Barry

In Gear Swap » FS: GoLite Imogene UL3 tent
May 15, 4:31pm

FS: GoLite Imogene UL3 tent
-SOLD- Brand new. I bought it for $240 and I will sell it for the same plus paypal costs. I will cover shipping. I’m just offering this price in case someone missed out on the 20% coupon last m...

In Gear Swap » FS: GoLite Imogene UL3 tent
May 15, 3:13pm

Re: imogene UL3
I also purchased one with that 20% coupon. It took me about 30 minutes with the first setup. It was weird. I’m not a big fan of pole and hub connections. It becomes unwieldy in straightening ...

In GEAR » New 2013 Golite Gear
May 14, 3:28pm

Re: me too
Mwgillenwater, “and you can wrap it around our pad or whatever…” That would leave dead air space-- which I don’t think will be as warm as wrapping it around your body. The first thing...

In GEAR » Quilts and short sleeping pads
May 03, 12:53pm

Re: Overstuffing for down stability
“ i just dont see why more bags just dont have chambers in their baffles or the karo baffles without the opened space at the 4 corners, in both cases, to keep the down inplace.” Very good qu...

In GEAR » Overstuff?
May 03, 12:15pm

Re: Cuben Fiber - what's not to like?
“You must fold it and roll it as tight as possible to make it fit into tiny included stuff sacks. It leaves wear marks where it is folded each time, and takes two people to get it right.” Oh...

In GEAR » Cuben Fiber - what's not to like?
May 03, 11:53am

Re: boggy soil in Idaho?
“Barry, where did you find boggy soil in Idaho?” Right now- April & May, the East Idaho mountain soil is soaked. Even in August 2010 in the Sawtooths, it rained all night. Several tents ...

In GEAR » Tarptent and Groundsheets
May 01, 3:56pm

Re: Caps
“… I would like to have a nice cap with a better seal than the original HEET bottle. Maybe all that means is the original cap with a better seal than the paper disk?” That sounds very conv...

In GEAR » How to Get a Good Seal on Alcohol Fuel Bottles
May 01, 1:50pm

Re: Favorite wide pot?
+1 Titan Kettle +1 AGG Anodized pot (this is my loaners; I have 3) +1 for Evernew 1.3L (when I’m boiling for 2-4 people) -Barry

In GEAR » Favorite wide pot?
May 01, 12:48pm

Re: How to Get a Good Seal on Alcohol Fuel Bottles
I love flip tops. One bottle- I’ve been using constantly for 6 years. They allow me to control very nicely the dispensing of alcohol without a need for an extra item (measuring cup). +1 on the La...

In GEAR » How to Get a Good Seal on Alcohol Fuel Bottles
May 01, 10:06am

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