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Christopher Chupka (FatTexan) - BPL Premium Member

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All Forum Posts by Christopher Chupka

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How did you make the hole? Just curious.

In GEAR » Any way to fix a hole in a titanium pot?
January 13, 12:17pm

Hilleberg Bivanorak
Hilleberg has their Bivanorak

In Make Your Own Gear » Knee length Mountain Cagoule
January 10, 11:13am

Dang it
Can't get a hold of Kookabay and wanted something lighter than the Exped. May have to go with the Stephenson Down Mat. You would think they would want to get the winter mat out during the w...

In GEAR » Thermarest NeoAir XTherm..R5.7..15oz?
January 09, 4:32pm

Lightest Weight Possible
I've always used the lightest weight undies as possible. It's much easier to control body temps in cold weather removing outer layers than it is to take off your next to skin layer. I use...

In GEAR » Winter baselayer
January 09, 7:19am

I think down was invented for the temperate climes of the Rockies. The only issue would be the fit, Patagonia regular fit can be kind of baggy where as the Arcteryx is nice and slim cut.

In GEAR » Atom SV or Patagonia Down Sweater Hoody?
January 06, 9:47pm

Found out not to long ago that my family has some McNabb in it. Apparently were the ones involved in selling out Mel Gibson in that movie where he runs around all blue faced yelling "FREEDOM&...

In Chaff » Scottish only terms : kilt
January 06, 10:15am
Using as a currency converter the Khufu eVent Shelter comes to $596.81. Ain't cheap but she sure is pretty!

In GEAR » Khufu eVent Shelter from Locus Gear, Japan
January 06, 9:49am

They fit like a 12 and 3/4. I can wear my 13s in this shoe sans socks and do but my feet smell like the devil. I'm currently searching for the thinnest sock possible to wear with these. Fa...

In Gear Swap » FS: New Balance Men's MT101 Trail Runners Size 13
January 03, 5:16pm

I'll second the RBH mitts. I have a pair of the older BPL RBH mitts. I use them with an old pair of Outdoor Research Windstopper Airfoil gloves. Lots of warmth without bulk. I can take off ...

In GEAR » winter gloves system
January 03, 2:27pm

Patagonia Black Hole
My Patagonia 120L Black Hole Duffel swallows up my 4500 cu in pack, boots, ice axe, you name it. Has survived several flights onboard American and Southwest airlines unscathed. The black is...

In GEAR » Whats a good large duffel bag for airports?
December 30, 2:14pm

All Reader Reviews by Christopher Chupka

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Every emailed question was answered within hours. UPS shipping is free over $50. When I questioned whether an item that I ordered would be to my residence on my time schedule, they shipped it via US...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
June 01, 9:56pm

Rab Summit 300 1/2 Zip
I give the bag 4 stars only due to its weight of 28 ounces for a 28 degree bag. The Pertex Microlght lining is very soft and not clammy feeling at all. The Pertex Endurance outer is extremely we...

In Sleeping Bags - Mummy & Other
July 10, 8:51pm