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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.

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All Forum Posts by peter vacco

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sweet work !
the man asked for opinions .. ohhh kaayyyy .. i might consider adding a ground-level tape on the door side, so as to take the strain when the door is open and you have everything pulled quite tigh...

In Make Your Own Gear » Freestanding winter/summit tent
September 28, 6:58pm

Re: Re: peter holds forth of foot care
the very tightly rolled up foam keeps the liquid from spilling when it gets knocked over in the tent. if you spray benzoin on your foot, goodness but it goes all over, and thence onto a very exp...

In GEAR » Foot care kit, need help.
September 28, 9:43am

Re: Big Agnes Scout UL2
i like the inside rear pole. it keeps "her" over on "her side", which, is where they belong. i go into a tent to sleep. so i'm thinking one of these tents could be a Good T...

In GEAR » Big Agnes Scout UL2
September 27, 10:19pm

peter holds forth of foot care
we all on occasion find a need to patch our or somebody else's feets. a bit of Tincture of Benzion comes much handy to help expensive tapes adhere. how to carry it is a question, and i have f...

In GEAR » Foot care kit, need help.
September 27, 10:09pm

Re: Leuko vs Transpore.
" Always curious why Leukotape is the hands-down (or is that 'foot-down') favorite? " well ... because it sticks great. and since it stretches far less in the long direction (c...

In GEAR » Foot care kit, need help.
September 27, 10:00pm

Foot Care : ALL that one needs knowing.
i found this gem during research on foot tapes. it is, in my humble op, the fullest and best resource avail on caring for feets. http://fellrnr.com/wiki/Taping tape? technique ? comparisons o...

In GEAR » Foot care kit, need help.
September 27, 9:52pm

Re: how to fix a really bad sleeping bag zipper snag
that is a nasty thing you've got there. the material is not only stuck, it is wrapped all around THRU the teeth. yikes .... if you can grip all three pieces (left/right/ and liner) in a vise...

In GEAR » how to fix a really bad sleeping bag zipper snag
September 27, 7:22am

Re: Columbia and Western: Castlegar to Christina Lake
god, i love Canada. that said, detailed signage to find their trails seems to be a cultural lackness ... no problems , eh ? you'll find it straight away. cheery bob. and good luck ! bu...

In Editor's Roundtable » Columbia and Western: Castlegar to Christina Lake
September 25, 10:11am

trekking poles and talus.
poles and rocks are indeed a poor combination. if you use poles, you will invariably commit weight to them, and then they'll slip out, and down thee whilst go. they are nice to have though, if...

In Editor's Roundtable » Techniques for Talus
September 24, 10:56pm

Re: The lightest wood burning stove on the planet
" I need to try KickStarter... " well .. uhh ... ya ... sure ! i can not help to notice that our David's built a very nice look'n rig, and sans kickstart too. why is the ks ...

In GEAR » New Wood Burning Stove that is super light.
September 21, 1:41pm

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