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scott Nelson (nlsscott) - BPL Lifetime Member

My Locale So. Calif.
About Me I've been hiking since the 70's. Spent about 20 years in the outdoor retail end of things. I now help teach an outdoor training class with the Sierra Club. I'm a docent at a nearby Nature Center and a volunteer diver at the Aquarium of the Pacific. I like making my own gear.
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La Sportiva
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In Gear Swap » Closet Cleaning - JRB, Z-Packs, Western Mountaineering, Thermarest, Hennessy and more
January 14, 12:05am

A picture would be great
A photo of the twin tubes "frame" would be great. Thanks, Scott

In Make Your Own Gear » Frame for "frameless" pack
December 22, 8:42am


In Gear Swap » FS MLD Pro Poncho Tarp
December 09, 12:07am

FS MLD Pro Poncho Tarp
Mountain Laurel Designs Silnylon Pro Poncho Tarp. Never used. 10 oz. Catenary cut. Reg. $155. Sell for $100 incl. Shipping CONUS

In Gear Swap » FS MLD Pro Poncho Tarp
December 08, 5:18pm

Orienteering gaiters
I have not handled, or used these my self, but you might get some ideas from orienteering gaiters.

In Make Your Own Gear » the everything gaiter
November 05, 12:46pm

Half-way idea
I recently made a Meteor Bivy and replaced the netting with breathable fabric to the bottom 6 inches of the netting area as it wraps around the head end of the top. This gives me more protection f...

In Make Your Own Gear » UL Bivy Concept
October 25, 9:11pm

Pack modifications
I'm not sure what I can add, (but that hasn't stopped me in the past;) )I would think you would want a pretty strong zipper, at least a number 5, maybe a 10. One thing to consider if adding...

In Make Your Own Gear » Backpack Mods
October 06, 11:28am

DIY Conversion Project?
I bought one of these here at BPL, like many others, specifically for cold weather. I wonder if someone could create illustrated instructions and materials list to replace this fuel line with some...

In GEAR » Chinese One Road Star Fire153g remote stove WARNING
September 29, 10:39am

Karo Baffles?
I wonder what it would be like to make a similar vest, but use Karo baffles. Easier to stuff would be one advantage. Just put all the down for each large section in at once. Scott

In Editor's Roundtable » MYOG: Down Vest
September 28, 2:14pm


In Gear Swap » FS: Geko 301 GPS
July 29, 11:11am

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