BPL Community Profile

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

You cannot send this user a personal message (PM) because they have not specified a PM email address yet.

All Forum Posts by Bill Fornshell

Showing 1691 - 1700 of 1794 | Page: 1 ...161 162 163 164 165 166 167 168 169 170 171 172 173 174 175 176 177 178 179 180
 

Post

Forum » Thread

UltraLight Outfitters "Beer Can" Stove
David: I would think of your weight savings as a percentage. You have come up with a way to save around 33% over the Alcohol option. That is a very high percentage, My SUL philosophy is "by wh...

In GEAR » Ultralight Outfitters Beer Can Stove System for Esbit Fuel
August 14, 4:16pm

UltraLight Outfitters "Beer Can" Stove
I copied this from the Ultralight Outfitters web site. I hope this answers some questions and is how it turns out. =================O============= (start") Ultralight Beercan Cook Pot & Stove ...

In GEAR » Ultralight Outfitters Beer Can Stove System for Esbit Fuel
August 14, 2:01pm

UltraLight Outfitters Beer Can Cook pot Stove.
When I first read about this stove I thought I read that the windscreen was made of Stainless Steel and I thought something else should be lighter. Now it seems the windscreen might be made out of...

In GEAR » Ultralight Outfitters Beer Can Stove System for Esbit Fuel
August 13, 9:45am

UltraLight Outfitters Beer Can Cook pot Stove.
Ben, Have you looked at Wal Mart. I got my Fosters Beer Can at my local Wal Mart. I got my can opener at Walgreens. It is the "good cook" Safe Cut and worked perfect.

In GEAR » Ultralight Outfitters Beer Can Stove System for Esbit Fuel
August 13, 12:13am

Fosters Beer Can Cook Pot
I weighed my Fosters Beer Can Cook Pot and it weighs .9oz. From the web site it looks like the 3.8oz is for: 1 - the stove (my guess is that the wire used for the stove is stainless steel). 2 ...

In Make Your Own Gear » Super Light Weight - Make Your Own for an AT Thru-Hike
August 12, 7:46pm

Fosters Beer Can Cook Pot
I have ordered one of the UltraLight Outfitters Ebsit Stoves for a Fosters Beer Can Cook Pot from BPL.com. I am also glad I waited to cut the lid off. I hope I am high enough up on the list to ...

In Make Your Own Gear » Super Light Weight - Make Your Own for an AT Thru-Hike
August 12, 6:37pm

UltraLight Outfitters Beer Can Cook pot Stove.
I have mine on order. It should work well with my Fosters Beer Can Cook Pot cozy. Ryan, do you think the Titanium Foil stuff you sell?? would make a lighter wind screen? I will check the SS w...

In GEAR » Ultralight Outfitters Beer Can Stove System for Esbit Fuel
August 12, 1:11pm

Please Look At "List" for the - Aug05 Outdoor Show
Would someone going to the Aug05 Outdoor Show look at the new Jansport "Helios" Pack. Jansport is bring out a few new things for there 40th (I think) Anniversary that is coming up in a year or so....

In Website & Forum Admin/Support » Please Look At "List" for the - Aug05 Outdoor Show
August 10, 2:33pm

Working With Cuben Fabric
How good are your normal material sewing skills? My suggestion is to buy a yard or two and practice with it. You will need to try sewing it using different stitch length and widths and see what s...

In Gear Lists » 13 oz Gear List
August 06, 2:30pm

Kilts "R" us
I don't like the Utilikilt products. I am to much a traditionalist to like what they sell. I looked at the Bear Kilt site and do like them. The plaid ones that is. I have a slight family co...

In GEAR » skirt vs. pants
July 31, 9:17pm

All Reader Reviews by Bill Fornshell

Showing 1 - 4 of 4 | Page: 1
 

Review

Category

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