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Frank Perkins (fperkins) - BPL Guest

My Locale North East
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My PDF Gear List3 season gear list.

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All Forum Posts by Frank Perkins

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re: PCT pack choice
You want to consider sixmoondesigns.com gossamergear.com ula-equipment.com golite.com mountainlaureldesigns.com I have been wrestling with a new pack and almost change daily between GG Ma...

In GEAR » PCT pack choice
January 15, 6:33pm

Re: WM Summerlite vs Nunatak Specialist
So if were to go with a bag, it's the Summerlite. However, I was researching quilts and I can't find the benefit in weight savings of a quilt WM Summerlite: Size: 6' Rating: 32 S...

In GEAR » WM Highlite vs Summerlite
January 15, 6:20pm

Re: WM Highlite vs Summerlite
Thanks for the advice everyone. I'm still not ready to go with a quilt and really need to know myself more before I take my UL to another step. Draft protection and a full length zipper are t...

In GEAR » WM Highlite vs Summerlite
January 14, 6:48pm

WM Highlite vs Summerlite
Looking at the specs for the 6' bags on WM website, shouldn't the weight difference be 1 ounce? What am I missing? Why is the Summerlite 3 ounces heavier if it only has 1 ounce more ...

In GEAR » WM Highlite vs Summerlite
January 14, 1:56pm

"I did not know how to stay warm when it was cold"
I recently read through just about every page on Andrew Skurka's website and that quote really stuck in my head. I started to think of ways that I knew how to stay warm when I was cold: Whi...

In Philosophy & Technique » "I did not know how to stay warm when it was cold"
January 12, 8:56pm

Re: Re: Re: everclear - to drink?
"Everclear wine: Add 1 ounce of EC to 7 ounces of grape Koolaid. For sparkling wine, blow in the bottle. For authentic aged taste, steep the EC over an oak leaf first." LOL!

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Alcohol fuel resupply
January 10, 7:00pm

Re: Hex 3
I'm going with a Tarptent since I don't camp in the winter and don't need a 4 season shelter.

In Gear Swap » Go-Lite Hex 3 Shelter with Nest
January 09, 4:46pm

Go-Lite Hex 3 Shelter with Nest
1/11 Update: Sold! Thanks for looking!

In Gear Swap » Go-Lite Hex 3 Shelter with Nest
January 09, 11:42am

Re: FS: Patagonia Spraymaster M's L
If there is no interest, I'm going to try eBay. Thanks for looking though.

In Gear Swap » FS: Patagonia Spraymaster M's L
January 08, 12:26pm

Re: 3 season Gear List
Nice gear list. The only item I didn't see you had listed was a light.

In Gear Lists » 3 season Gear List
January 05, 10:02pm

All Reader Reviews by Frank Perkins

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My R1 hoody stitching started to fall apart and they took back the old one and sent me a brand new one. I also had a rip in my micropuff vest when my waist cinch cord ripped out. Again, no proble...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
January 15, 7:53pm

Never had an issue with them so they get a 5

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
January 08, 1:08pm

Taco Bell Spork
I recently used the TacoHell spork on a recent 3 person trip. I had titanium spoon, but my brother and cousin did not and this was a free and light alternative. Unfortunately, two of the sporks brok...

In Cookware - Other
January 08, 12:41pm