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David Olsen (oware) - BPL Guest

My Locale Steptoe Butte
About Me Manufacturer Tarps, Tents, Bivys, Packs and Bags
since 1985.


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shade cloth is PE
";ft_shade_cloth_material" Fabrics made for shading plants from hot sun are made from polyethylene.

In GEAR » alternatives to Cuben Fabric?
August 28, 12:38pm

density of foam- warmth vs durability
The denser the pad, the more durable but heavier. A denser pad also may be warmer under compression. Different foams have slightly different R values and tear strengths for the same density. It isn...

In GEAR » favorite UL closed cell pad?
August 28, 12:30pm

a bear had broken into a dozen Garcia Bear Vault Canisters, "The bear was pushing them off drop-offs onto rocks," Toland said. "So far, only on...

In GEAR » a bear had broken into a dozen Garcia Bear Vault Canisters,
August 25, 11:15pm

open water ice skaters?
Sharpen them up.

In Chaff » The ultimate climbing gear
August 22, 4:36pm

Someone posted making super light buttons punched from the top of caps of water or pop bottle lids. Then using a bit of gross grain with hot cut slits sewn to the other side. A hot cut slit in one ...

In Make Your Own Gear » Zipper alternative
August 15, 11:27pm

Force multiplier

In Backpacking Light with Scouts » Troop Bear Hang?
August 10, 5:46pm

Re: Re: Re: Training?
"at least with the police they have to do a lot of training to minimize the chance of mis-use with private citizens with little training, there has to be a much larger chance of mis-use"...

In Chaff » Zimmerman?
August 09, 5:11pm

government/digital industrial complex
Some of the data is being shared between private and government. Say you make it on a "secret" terrorist watch list due to similarities in name and other stuff with a terrorist suspec...

In Chaff » Two Secure Email Providers Shut Down
August 09, 3:31pm

Re: Zimmerman?
"I want the gun toters to be well trained, like the police, so innocent kids aren't killed" Like this? "Narcotics officers had become suspicious of Mr. Graham as he walked th...

In Chaff » Zimmerman?
August 08, 9:19pm

Climate change map
I like this thread. Climate change has happened in the past, It appears to me to be happening at a rapid rate today. So prevention or mitigation needs to happen. For planning purposes her...

In Chaff » The Carbon Flame War
August 06, 8:21am

All Reader Reviews by David Olsen

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Botach Tactical Customer Service
Ordered several emergency bivys for Christmas presents. They sent the wrong item-an inferior space blanket bag. They did send a UPS call tag, but then called to say the item was discontinued. We wi...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
January 07, 2:54pm
They sent a match safe that was too short to hold matches. I had to pay $2 in shipping to get a $4 refund.

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
January 07, 2:48pm

Liberty Aluminum Match Safe
The match safe, purchased from Basegear, is too short for the matches (Diamond strike anywhere kitchen matches). When the lid is screwed on, the tips scrap against the bottom and top of the safe ...

In First Aid and Survival Gear & Accessories
January 04, 2:42pm