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Dale Wambaugh (dwambaugh) - BPL Lifetime Member

My Locale Pacific Northwest
About Me Native Seattlite, hiking and biking in the woods since I was a kid. Returned to backpacking a couple years ago and discovered the pleasures ultralight hiking-- it appeals to my gadgeteering nature and my aging body parts :)
CitySeattle
StateWashington
CountryUSA
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Re: Polish the "bowl" on ti spoon?
You need a bench style buffing wheel and compound. Easy? If you like standing at the bench for an hour or so. A cheap 6" bench buffer is about $40 and a few dollars more for compound. That and...

In GEAR » Polish the "bowl" on ti spoon?
May 08, 8:27pm

Re: Never buying from REI again
To compare, I bought my son an OR jacket years ago and the zipper broke. The jacket was heavily worn other than that. I got an RA from OR, took it into the company store in Seattle and walked out w...

In GEAR » Never buying from REI again
May 07, 10:22pm

Sold: Smartwool Mid-Weight Long Johns Bottoms, Men's Medium
Sold to Steve Martin: a pair of Smartwool mid-weight 100% Merino wool long john bottoms. Men's medium size, very stretchy, traditional cross-over fly. 7 ounces even on my scale. In good conditi...

In Gear Swap » FS: Smartwool Mid-Weight Long Johns Bottoms, Men's Medium
May 07, 11:40am

Re: The new king of windshirts (by an unlikely candidate)
Looks like a good price too--- $69 and on sale for $55.

In GEAR » The new king of windshirts (by an unlikely candidate)
May 05, 3:55pm

Re: Cooking System Question
I would go with a canister stove and pot(s) to suit the menu. That will heat lots of water quickly and everyone can carry a share of the fuel. You dont need fancy pots--- something like Open Countr...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Cooking System Question
May 05, 9:48am

Re: Overbag use?
The foot box is 20" wide and the end panel is 12" tall. A tapered pad would allow even more space. Nothing says that you must put the pad inside the bottom sleeve either.

In GEAR » Big Agnes Kings Canyon Quilt
May 04, 12:51pm

Re: Rain Gear + Insulation Layer advice
Patagonia and Outdoor Research have excellent guarantee policies, so they would be on the top of my list. The manufacturer of your failing jacket might replace it too. On hoods, I would wear yo...

In Gear Lists » Rain Gear + Insulation Layer advice
May 04, 12:43pm

Re: Re: Is it possible to paint or dye my nylon sun hat?
The Sunday Afternoons Adventure hat? I dont know about "lady like" (they do have bonnet-like features) but they are profoundly ugly and as effective for birth control as they are for UV p...

In Make Your Own Gear » Is it possible to paint or dye my nylon sun hat?
May 04, 9:59am

Re: what's the deal with upf shirts?
I think the companies listed build the shirt first, then drag the UPF rating in as an added benefit. IMHO, the nylon button down shirts are designed more with durability in mind. All my button down...

In GEAR » what's the deal with upf shirts?
May 04, 9:50am

Re: Down bag for Summer in Olympic National Park?
August is usally warm and dry. The challenge is if you get you down wet in a spate of wet weather, it will stay wet. Think days of drizzle and cold high humidity vs occasional thunder showers you g...

In GEAR » Down bag for Summer in Olympic National Park?
May 03, 10:01pm

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