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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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Wing Things Frame & Hot Weather Testing.
I loaned my 2.10oz pack bag to someone to look at and haven't gotten it back yet. So I haven't had a pack bag for my latest frame. I am making another pack bag out of the Cuben Material today so ...

In Make Your Own Gear » Ultra-Light External Frame Pack
July 06, 3:54am

Fosters Can as a Cook Pot
Ditto on the Corn Pasta idea. I have Ray's PCT Book but have to say that by the time I tore all the pages out that I didn't need (being polite) only about half was left. I did enjoy the part that...

In Make Your Own Gear » Super Light Weight - Make Your Own for an AT Thru-Hike
July 04, 12:59pm

Fosters as a Cook Pot
Corn Pasta, I have a box of that. I have eaten a lot of it, mostly the elbow type. I need a good sauce with mine. Seems I read about using it in some book many years ago. I had always thought a...

In Make Your Own Gear » Super Light Weight - Make Your Own for an AT Thru-Hike
July 03, 8:50pm

Fosters Pot Cozy
Hi Paul, I used the 1/4" all foam neoprene ($0.35 per inch- item #1303 at Quest Outfitters) vs the 2 something like you have on your wet suit. I can get that kind in red and black at 3mm/which I ...

In Make Your Own Gear » Super Light Weight - Make Your Own for an AT Thru-Hike
July 03, 1:38pm

Part 2 Cozy-Fosters Beer Can Cook Pot
The Cozy for the Fosters Beer Can Cook Pot is finished. It took maybe 1 hour to complete and was very easy to make. The neoprene Cozy weighs 1.09oz. I guess if I was cooking food in my Cook P...

In Make Your Own Gear » Super Light Weight - Make Your Own for an AT Thru-Hike
July 02, 1:04pm

Sled/Pack for a winter CC Ski/Hike
Hi Paul, Most things I make are very easy. I almost got in over my head on this one. A lot of "first" time things here. 1st Pack, 1st Sled etc. I had to take a step back and break it down into...

In Make Your Own Gear » Super Light Weight - Make Your Own for an AT Thru-Hike
July 02, 8:27am

Bill and Jays "MYOG" Shop
Bill and Jay after a long day in the workshop.

In Make Your Own Gear » Super Light Weight - Make Your Own for an AT Thru-Hike
July 02, 6:25am

cheap 0.5 material in use
Paul, Not sure I understand the question. I just tie it to my trees. I don't do anything special. It had been raining and I was sitting under it to see how waterproof it was. The rain got very ...

In Make Your Own Gear » cheap 0.5ounce material
July 02, 6:11am

Part 1 Cozy-Fosters Beer Can Cook Pot
In the thread from: "Forum Index >> Gear Lists >> Extreme Light Gear List... Try to make even lighter!" Alan Shaver suggested that about .75oz could be saved over the weight of a SP Ti Bowl if...

In Make Your Own Gear » Super Light Weight - Make Your Own for an AT Thru-Hike
July 01, 11:22pm

cheap 0.5oz material
I have some of this. The "as delivered" real weight is a little over 1oz per square yard. Some closer to 1.13oz or so per square yard. I have a MAC Cat Tarp made out of some as well as several ...

In Make Your Own Gear » cheap 0.5ounce material
July 01, 9:09pm

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