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peter vacco (fluff@inreach.com) - BPL Premium Member

My Locale no. california
About Me i walk quite a bit, and probably carry too much. up to a point though, i sort of Like carrying too much.
Citysacramento
Statecalifornia
Countryusa

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All Forum Posts by peter vacco

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Re: Is the JMT "crowded"?
" but skip the side trek to Half Dome, That's Crowded. " in some ways, the last little half dome bit, with the cables, is easier to do when it's crowded. it will seem "...

In Pre-Trip Planning » Is the JMT "crowded"?
November 15, 11:50am

Re: Variation on Daryl's theme (in c minor), Foam vests meets Fishnet concept.
oh goodness, get thee a hole punch. avail int he Osborn brand at industrial supply places and in the useless chinese caca version at harbor freight. you can punch thru foam easy as pie. use some...

In Make Your Own Gear » Variation on Daryl's theme (in c minor), Foam vests meets Fishnet concept.
November 12, 8:58am

Roger D. is interesting too !
I like having a warm house on a cold day. - i heat exclusively with electricity. my bill is NEVER over $28 a month. I like having peace of mind of never getting evicted, foreclosed or hounde...

In Chaff » I want to be a millennial when I retire...
November 08, 3:42pm

David Knows .
" a new Corolla will cost you less over 15 years than always fueling and repairing a series of 20-year-old beaters; " oh dear lord in heaven YES. as a man that ran a 1965 Internationa...

In Chaff » I want to be a millennial when I retire...
November 08, 3:27pm

Re: Metallury help needed for a MYOG Flash 30
do we really want the frame equal stiffness in all directions (as with tubing) ? or, can it be flat stock that's easy to work and fun to weld ? if not actaully needing to keep things in a har...

In Make Your Own Gear » Metallury help needed for a MYOG Flash 30
November 08, 9:21am

Re: Polartec Power dry high efficiency baselayer fabric???
balaclavas. make balaclavas for your friends and such. is easy, fun, and by the time you've sewn about 30 of them, you'll have the pattern right.

In Make Your Own Gear » Polartec Power dry high efficiency baselayer fabric???
November 08, 9:09am

Re: Best time of year to hike the Lost Coast?
i have heard the Usal beach area is/was party spot central for the younger set of that area. consider that crime and the drug mobs/gangs have overtaken much of that area of the state, and it may b...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Best time of year to hike the Lost Coast?
November 07, 6:32am

Re: Loose or regular fitting wool tshirt
+1 on Minus 33. additionally, they are the only ones making a Zip-T in a short sleeve with a proper collar.

In GEAR » Loose or regular fitting wool tshirt
November 04, 4:01pm

Re: Extreme cold weather clothing systems and other related issues
as pertains to northern alaksa trips and when to start : if you are there when it's all frozen, that's cool. if you are there when it's all melted, that's cool too. there is a very ...

In Winter Hiking » Extreme cold weather clothing systems and other related issues
November 04, 9:32am

Re: Re: Re: What else could you bring?
" Found a +20 degree quality down bag was warmer in the long run than a cheap -20 degree synthetic for multiday winter trips." oh yes. syn insulation seems to work "ok" , but...

In GEAR » Western Mountaineering on water resistant down and Pertex fabric
November 01, 7:04pm

All Reader Reviews by peter vacco

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Hilleberg Akto
all that you will read about how wonderful akto is seems to be true. also true is that for it to be habitable in all but the chillyest weather, it Desperately Needs a window in the door. the unna is i...

In Shelters - Double Wall Tents
August 17, 10:15pm