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Nathan V (Junk) - BPL Lifetime Member

My Locale The Great Lake State
About Me I have been backpacking for about 8 1/2 years, although I thought about trying it for a few years before that. I wish that i would have started earlier, I've had a lot of fun doing it.
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ProLite 4 weight
My regular weighs 24.5 oz, can't help with the other two sizes.

In GEAR » Anyone know the true weight of the THERM-A-REST ProLite 4 Sleeping Pad in Short, Women's and Regular?
November 23, 5:36pm

Miniposa aluminum stays
I made stays for my miniposa from #1916 easton aluminum arrow shafts. They bend easily with a little heat from a plumber's torch, and the little rounded ends that came in the carbon stays even ...

In Editor's Roundtable » Gossamer Gear Mariposa Plus Backpack REVIEW
September 15, 7:28am

Re: Atmos 50 weight
I have the original model, size medium, that doesn't get much use any more. But with a lot of cutting of excess straps, loops and the hydration sleeve, it now weighs 2 lbs 11 ozs.

In GEAR » Osprey Atmos 50 weight?
August 01, 5:51pm

Re:Re: FS: Lunar Solo E made with SPINN cloth
Email sent.

In Gear Swap » FS: Lunar Solo E made with SPINN cloth
July 24, 4:41pm

Re:Re: Finished my quilt
Thanks, Todd. You're correct about the size, I put on the jacket first, then put the quilt over that. It comes up to just under my armpits. You should give it a shot, I just borrowed a s...

In Make Your Own Gear » Finished my quilt
June 16, 4:38pm

Finished my quilt
I finished it last weekend, and tried it out last night, it actually worked very good. Besides sewing a couple stuff sacks and a pack cover, this was the first big item I have ever sewn. It tur...

In Make Your Own Gear » Finished my quilt
June 16, 8:04am

Re: Sewing Spinnaker
I just made a spinnaker pack cover and some stuff sacks. I used # 9 needle, and it worked OK.

In Make Your Own Gear » Sewing Spinnaker
June 07, 4:05pm

Re:Re: Dual Pads
Well said, Ben, I agree with you 100%.

In GEAR » Foam Pads/ Supplement Prolite 3
May 27, 3:41pm

Dual Pads
Ben, good point, the main reason that I tried that combo is because I already owned both pads. So I gave it a try and was pretty happy with the results. Also, I'm actually not unhappy with ...

In GEAR » Foam Pads/ Supplement Prolite 3
May 27, 11:52am

RE: Foam Pads/ Supplement Prolite 3
I have tried exactly that, the the GG Nightlight torso on top of the Prolite 3 short, and was very happy with the results. To me it is a lot more comfortable than either one alone, and it still isn...

In GEAR » Foam Pads/ Supplement Prolite 3
May 27, 9:45am

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