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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/

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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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UltraLight Outfitters "Beer Can" Stove
Hi Daniel, The hole for the bale is" just" large enough and the wire is spring-ee. I think that helps. The bale will stay where ever I put it at least for now it does. My first bale was made ou...

In GEAR » Ultralight Outfitters Beer Can Stove System for Esbit Fuel
August 17, 6:29pm

UltraLight Outfitters "Beer Can" Stove
Daniel Goldenburg Said: =============================== "Playing around I made a small kettle out of my Fosters can. Punched two small holes at the top just below the rim and made a wire bale fr...

In GEAR » Ultralight Outfitters Beer Can Stove System for Esbit Fuel
August 17, 3:56pm

Fosters Beer Can Subsitute
Hajime Kawasaki Asked: =============================== "Hi Ryan 1- I like the concept of this simple stove system like Jetboil. I ordered several Beer can stove systems through this site. for m...

In GEAR » Ultralight Outfitters Beer Can Stove System for Esbit Fuel
August 17, 12:45pm

UltraLight Outfitters "Beer Can" Stove
Daniel asked: =============================== "Bill, I'm wondering if you have given this any thought, I'm sure you will come up with a brilliant and light solution. Maybe a cuben fiber/polarguar...

In GEAR » Ultralight Outfitters Beer Can Stove System for Esbit Fuel
August 16, 10:44pm

UltraLight Outfitters "Beer Can" Stove
1st - The way I understood the availability of this stove from the first announcement was that Ryan had a few and they would go to the first so many that ordered them. Say 25, if you were part of ...

In GEAR » Ultralight Outfitters Beer Can Stove System for Esbit Fuel
August 16, 8:50pm

UltraLight Outfitters "Beer Can" Stove
I must have had a good number. I just got an email saying my Ultralight Outfitters Stove had shipped. I should have it in a few days. I hope everyone posting here was as lucky. I will post t...

In GEAR » Ultralight Outfitters Beer Can Stove System for Esbit Fuel
August 16, 4:11pm

Boil Your Water??
If tape worms and what ever the other thing was is that bad and unless you are using a lot of water why not just boil it? I think that kills everything living in water.

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Sweet Water Viral Stop used alone?
August 16, 4:00pm

Hammocks
I have been getting my Cuben Fiber direct from Cuben. It is a slow process but that might change in the next few weeks. If it does I will post it quick. I will not use Ricks "whipping" method....

In GEAR » Hammocks
August 15, 10:40pm

Speer Hammock/MAC Cat Tarp
My hammock alone (no fly/tarp) but complete and ready to use weighs 14oz. This weigh will be reduced soon as I will replace most of the webbing that attaches to the tree with a much lighter spectr...

In GEAR » Hammocks
August 15, 1:25pm

Hammocks
Hi, I use a custom made silk hanmmock made by Ed Speers. I sent him the silk and he made me the hammock. I have several tarps that I can use but mostly use a MAC Cat large. My hammock complete ...

In GEAR » Hammocks
August 15, 9:18am

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