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David Olsen (oware) - BPL Guest

My Locale Steptoe Butte
About Me Manufacturer Tarps, Tents, Bivys, Packs and Bags
since 1985.


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All Forum Posts by David Olsen

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Does pepper spray work on beaver?
"A man in Eastern Europe has reportedly died after being attacked by a beaver he was attempting to photograph." Read more:

In On the Web » Does pepper spray work on beaver?
April 12, 1:11pm

12 ga - 3" Uranium Drone Load
"Years of research and development have gone into these highly effective 12 gauge shells that can turn even Joe Biden’s double barrel shotgun into an instant anti-aircraft platform." ...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Drones and phones
April 09, 4:16pm

Montana to be the new Napa Valley for wine?
Wine grape growing by 2050 map

In Chaff » The Carbon Flame War
April 08, 11:53pm

Cuben Fiber Alphamid in an estate sale
Don't know where to post this. A woman called me that is settling an estate. It sounds like someone who has passed, owned an alphamid made of cuben fiber and the executor/trix wants to sell it...

In Chaff » Cuben Fiber Alphamid in an estate sale
April 05, 3:08pm

young cougars posted in other thread as well

In Chaff » Cougar Safety
April 02, 10:35am

watch for coyotes
Hiking in pairs is recommended for kittens in coyote country.

In Chaff » REI launches new line of Kitten Adventure Gear.
April 02, 10:33am

flawed sil
Several yards have coating streaks on both sides. Coating is waterproof even so. 10 yards would fit in a padded flat rate for about $6. May not be a continuous piece.

In Make Your Own Gear » Scraps of Quarktex/Momentum
April 02, 10:27am

gone still have some silnylon that is flawed that people can have for the cost of shipping

In Make Your Own Gear » Scraps of Quarktex/Momentum
April 01, 5:31pm

Single piece of fabric-no center seam
Bonding the hem isn't needed, sewing a twice folded edge works fine. Taping or glueing the tie out reinforcements would be a good idea. Make sure they are large enough.

In Make Your Own Gear » Source of info for sewing a cuben tarp?
March 29, 3:16pm

Re: Dog Beds in the backcountry
I have made several for my and friends dogs. Use polyfill and silnylon to make a large insulated stuffsack. The dogs carry it along with their food and water. A dog pack helps keep enthusiastic an...

In GEAR » Dog Beds in the backcountry
March 27, 1:58pm

All Reader Reviews by David Olsen

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Botach Tactical Customer Service
Ordered several emergency bivys for Christmas presents. They sent the wrong item-an inferior space blanket bag. They did send a UPS call tag, but then called to say the item was discontinued. We wi...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
January 07, 2:54pm
They sent a match safe that was too short to hold matches. I had to pay $2 in shipping to get a $4 refund.

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
January 07, 2:48pm

Liberty Aluminum Match Safe
The match safe, purchased from Basegear, is too short for the matches (Diamond strike anywhere kitchen matches). When the lid is screwed on, the tips scrap against the bottom and top of the safe ...

In First Aid and Survival Gear & Accessories
January 04, 2:42pm