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Michael Meiser (mmeiser) - BPL Forum Member

My Locale Michigan
About Me mostly into ultralight bike touring. Backpackinglight is my inspiration though.

my oft updated photo stream: http://flickr.com/photos/mmeiser2
my sometimes updated blog: http://blog.mmeiser.com/

my pet project as of late: http://www.flickr.com/groups/ultralightbiking/
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All Forum Posts by Michael Meiser

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Re: Re: RE: Aluminum
I concur. The outer can or heat shield can definitely be aluminum. Even if you could use a heavy aluminum can for the internal burn chamber (i.e. Sapporo) I would not recommend it because it coo...

In Make Your Own Gear » MYOG Inverted Downdraft Woodgas Stove - My Attempt
December 03, 5:15pm

insole flip flops
Wow, I was right. So, I'm not the first person to think of insole flip flops. Watching the video ( http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lyBvUGi2A_A&NR=1 ) It actually seems pretty practical...

In Make Your Own Gear » Reuse/Recycle Old Wool/Fleece Socks?
November 28, 4:15pm

Re: Re: Re: hack knife
Thanks roger, I handn't heard any feedback from people whom have actually tried titanium. I figured as much. I think I'll stock with custom making a splitting knife. Good excuse, good place...

In GEAR » ultralight wood cutting / chopping / splitting solutions?
November 27, 7:47pm

Re: hack knife
@james w glenn (bark-eater), regarding the hacking knife, aka. splitting knife. Yeah, I've just discovered these. Noone carries them so they have to be special ordered online. Not something ...

In GEAR » ultralight wood cutting / chopping / splitting solutions?
November 27, 6:43pm

Re: small, sturdy fixed balde
@Mike Moore (mtwarden): I'm pretty sure i'm going to be taking either the Fiskars 3.5oz retracting saw or my 21" buck saw blade (for improvising a bow saw) with me for cutting wood in...

In GEAR » ultralight wood cutting / chopping / splitting solutions?
November 27, 12:08am

Notes on my ongoing findings
Notes on my ongoing findings 1) No chopping tools, instead use a baton So far I think I've pretty much ruled out anything that chops. If it can chop then it's to heavy for ultralight ...

In GEAR » ultralight wood cutting / chopping / splitting solutions?
November 26, 11:39pm

Re: 3.35oz Woodburning Stove/Pot/Lid Combination
@JohnnyDune, I find myself say superbly done. My initial reaction was "to small", but it appears you got it right. The Can would heat much faster if the windscreen came up further a...

In Make Your Own Gear » 3.35oz Woodburning Stove/Pot/Lid Combination
November 26, 11:03pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: downdraft wood-gas illusion
There seems to be some huge dumping on the whole idea of wood gassification on this thread which I find unusual. Regarding the zip stove tests with single wall. That is not a wood-gas stove, it ...

In Make Your Own Gear » Homemade Downdraft Gassifier Wood Buring Stove
November 26, 9:31pm

Re: Re: re: pint size can
Well done Johnnydune I wish I would have discovered this thread and the Caldera Tri Tri Inferno before I spent weeks trying to design my own flat packing wood gas stove. However it did teach me ...

In Make Your Own Gear » MYOG Inverted Downdraft Woodgas Stove - My Attempt
November 26, 8:48pm

Re: Pocket Saw - Folding Saw
Wow, is it me or did you remove one entire side of that handle? P.S. I just purchased a 21" buck saw blade, a 2.5oz Coughlan's Pocket seirra saw, which may suck, but heh, it's chea...

In GEAR » ultralight wood cutting / chopping / splitting solutions?
November 25, 6:55pm

All Reader Reviews by Michael Meiser

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MSR Dragonfly Multi-fuel
I've had a Dragonfly for going on three years now. It's shortcomings are its weight and it's largish pack size. Most of the time I do use a .25oz supercat or pressurized side jet alc...

In Stoves - White Gas
February 28, 4:04pm

Light My Fire Spork
I love hate this thing. This is to say I loved to use it right up to the point where it snapped in two. I love the design with the spoon at one end and the fork at the other. I find other sporks de...

In Cookware - Other
June 26, 9:49am