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John Martin (snapyjohn) - BPL Premium Member

My Locale Pacific NW
About Me I have just seen the light.

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X Marks the spot
I have been to twenty or so garage sales in the last six months and you will always find plenty of Neoair and exped syn and down mats. Still waiting for the new ul or nemo pads to start showing up....

In Make Your Own Gear » De-long-a-fying A Therm-a-Rest
June 26, 8:54pm

De-long-a-fying A Therm-a-Rest
I successfully made a custom 48' Therm-a-rest Neoair It started it's life a a regular neoair I found at a REI garage sale for $27.73. Tag said used a few times won't hold air can'...

In Make Your Own Gear » De-long-a-fying A Therm-a-Rest
June 26, 8:25pm

Can you dig it.
I got two big digs to day one for me and the other for a fathers day gift. Nothing says I love you pop like a light weight doo shovel. It comes with instructions and everything. Seriously light tr...

In Gear Deals » They're back again: The lightest cathole trowels on the planet ! Titanium, two sizes
May 21, 6:56pm

ULA Circuit XL
Never used XL torso and Xl hipbelt. $160 shipped lower 48.

In Gear Swap » ULA Circuit XL
May 18, 10:51pm

I logged in an got mine

In Gear Deals » $35 off GG Gorilla
May 06, 12:03am

Gregory Z65 Backpack - $86
Steep and cheap Small size Gregory Z65 Backpack - 3600-4332cu in:

In Gear Deals » Gregory Z65 Backpack - $86
May 05, 9:20pm

I researched all the looking last year and came up with the Big Agnes Copper Spur 3. I have been to 6 REI garage sales have purchased a myriad of tents. I clean them properly and sell them on crai...

In GEAR » Please help recommend a double-wall, 2-3 person, freestanding tent.
April 14, 10:58pm

Look at for deals on Patagonia Capilene baselayers. You can get them for $20 for the 1 and 2. I really like them. The wool is softer but it is much more. A nano puff or down sweater is nice...

In GEAR » New to Backpacking need Clothing
April 14, 11:28am

I am a 24 1/2 inch torso. I purchased large and a week later I purchases an Xl. The fit on the Xl seemed ok. I have a large torso and short legs. They both work for me but I decided to keep the lar...

In Gear Swap » ULA Circuit XL
April 14, 11:09am

Daddy Daughter Thru Hikers
I am so impressed and a little envious. I also have two girls Allison five and Aimee 3. Alli has Aspergers a form of autism. I found that hiking is a great form of therapy for her. We hike together...

In Editor's Roundtable » Eleven Years Old on the PCT
April 14, 12:19am

All Reader Reviews by John Martin

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Big Agnes Copper Spur UL4
I have a Copper Spur UL3 and now a UL4. I thought the 4 would be a wider 3. It has some differences. There are a couple of differences. The vestibules there are two and they are big. The vestibules ha...

In Shelters - Double Wall Tents
April 21, 9:21pm

Exped Synmat 7 DLX
Exped has Amazing customer service and inovative products. My brother got a Synmat 7 DLX he got at REI. The pad had a defect. He called Kaj at Exped. Kaj asked him to take a picture and then cut off o...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
March 02, 9:57pm