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Bill Fornshell (bfornshell) - BPL Lifetime Member

My Locale Southern Texas
About Me I have been a member here since 24 August, 2003.

I believe in SUL and Lighter, Backpacking, and make most of my own gear. If you have a question about something I have made you can read about most of it here or on my Blog.

http://ultraliteskunkworks.blogspot.com/

Please Note:

I don't make things for other people. Thanks for asking but the answer to all, is NO.
CitySan Antonio
StateTexas
CountryUSA

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All Forum Posts by Bill Fornshell

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Option for lifting a hot pot
David, I really like your pot handle. I may see if I can make one like it out of one of my Titanium bike spokes.

In GEAR » Ultralight Outfitters Beer Can Stove System for Esbit Fuel
August 27, 10:06pm

Japanese influenced (JSB) alcohol stove
Paul, Sitting requres a lot of practice. Sometimes it gets easier by doing it a lot, sometimes it never gets easy. I used the small bench as I was doing the demo on a concrete floor and was sched...

In Make Your Own Gear » Japanese influenced (JSB) alcohol stove
August 27, 5:54pm

Japanese influenced (JSB) alcohol stove
Hideaki-san, When I refer to the word "fun" I mean fun learning new things or new ways of doing things. To better understand and make the "cyclone" style stove I have taken a step back in time...

In Make Your Own Gear » Japanese influenced (JSB) alcohol stove
August 27, 5:40pm

Japanese influenced (JSB) alcohol stove
Hi Paul, Funny you would mention Chanoyu and other traditional Japanese Art forms. I have studied Chanoyu (Japanese Tea Ceremony) for about 11 years. I am building a Tea House in my home. It is ...

In Make Your Own Gear » Japanese influenced (JSB) alcohol stove
August 27, 6:23am

Japanese influenced (JSB) alcohol stove
Hi Paul, I didn't notice the angle of the holes on the pictures of the stove I used as an example. After Hideaki-san's comment about the hole angle I went back for a closer look. Yes, I do see it...

In Make Your Own Gear » Japanese influenced (JSB) alcohol stove
August 27, 12:30am

Japanese influenced (JSB) alcohol stove
I just looked at the post from Yukio on the Ultralight Outfitter Stove thread. He has added a short video that shows the "cyclone flame". It is amazing. I have to figure out how to do that. I ...

In Make Your Own Gear » Japanese influenced (JSB) alcohol stove
August 26, 11:39pm

Japanese influenced (JSB) alcohol stove
Hideaki-san, Thank you for your reply and the information on the JSB stove. I am trying to understand how the JSB stoves work. It is hard to tell from the pictures and the internet translation pr...

In Make Your Own Gear » Japanese influenced (JSB) alcohol stove
August 26, 11:24pm

Lightest Material
Jacob, Do you know where silk comes from and how it is processed. I only ask since you state that you want to "do my best not to use animal products etc." Silk comes from silk worms. I helped...

In Make Your Own Gear » Lightest material?
August 26, 11:04pm

Japanese influenced (JSB) alcohol stove
Daniel, I think the idea of the spikes is that they would support a cook pot. I think if I fold them in a different way they might be strong enough to support a Fosters or Heineken cook pots. Th...

In Make Your Own Gear » Japanese influenced (JSB) alcohol stove
August 26, 9:49pm

Japanese influenced (JSB) alcohol stov
Joshua: Your question "So, why the "spikes"?? I am into Heavy Metal music? No, I Just tried to copy the pictures. I haven't figured out the Japanese comments with the pictures yet. I ...

In Make Your Own Gear » Japanese influenced (JSB) alcohol stove
August 26, 7:31pm

All Reader Reviews by Bill Fornshell

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BMW (BPL) UL 60 Balaclava
Cocoon UL 60 Balaclava - Multi-Purpose - 5/5 I have had my Cocoon Balaclava since they first shipped. When I got it I was in the middle of several things and just looked it over, put it on, bless...

In Clothing - Headwear, Handwear
July 08, 10:08pm

OR (Outdoor Research)
During the planning for my AT Hike this coming January I got out my old OR Advanced Bivy. I had used it only a few times after I bought it about 10 years ago and wanted to have a good look at it set ...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
December 29, 4:41pm

BackpackingLight.com Premium Membership
1. Being able to have a picture and a little information about us all and a possible way to send a private email to other members. 2. A list of all our replies to threads in date order. This alone ...

In Books and Media
October 27, 8:16pm

Patagonia Dragonfly pullover
I have to agree with everyone about the Patagonia DragonFly. I bought 2 on a close-out sale for $29.95 each. You can't hardly beat that for a really great piece of gear.

In Clothing - Wind & Soft Shell
December 19, 9:22am