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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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Consumables?? for SUL
I only ask the question, so those that want to, will all be on the same "sheet of music" so to speak. I defir to Ryan to answer the question. It is after all his challenge to those of us who ...

In Gear Lists » Extreme Light Gear List... Try to make even lighter!
June 27, 12:19pm

Define "Consumables" for SUL
You are talking about "Consumables" and they don't count toward the "SUL-Pack Weight". I didn't remove them or move them but would not inclide them if it was my gear list. Consumables: Food ...

In Gear Lists » Extreme Light Gear List... Try to make even lighter!
June 27, 10:06am

Extreme Light Gear List
Hi Alan, Good idea. I read your post but didn't make the change. I changed my list to include the "Alan Shaver Fosters Cook Pot at .85oz. I have seen the large beer can used for a cook pot but ...

In Gear Lists » Extreme Light Gear List... Try to make even lighter!
June 27, 6:02am

Extremely Light Gear Material
The material I have started using comes from Cuben Fiber. It is very light but strong sail material http://www.cubenfiber.com It is their product # CTO.6k.08 and costs $13.40 a yard. It is ...

In Gear Lists » Extreme Light Gear List... Try to make even lighter!
June 25, 3:14pm

"Extreamely" Light Gear List
Questions from Jorden: I have a few questions about some of your gear: Q1 - What is a balloon bed and where could I find one? A1 - A Balloon Bed thing is sold by a UK company. Mark Veber ...

In Gear Lists » Extreme Light Gear List... Try to make even lighter!
June 25, 12:55pm

I made it a lot lighter
Jordan wrote: "This is far beyond insane!!! Can this list possibly get any lighter? Subject: Newly Revised Extremely Light Gear List Posted: 06/24/2005 14:32:27 MDT by Jordan Calicott (ShortmanC...

In Gear Lists » Extreme Light Gear List... Try to make even lighter!
June 24, 7:13pm

SUL Hiking Efficiency - Carrying your water and How to drink it?
Ryan wrote a great article called "Hiking Efficiency: A Day in the Life of an Ultrlight Hiker". "Slow Joe" has a question? For a long continuous hike such as an AT Thru-Hike: 1. Where is the...

In Editor's Roundtable » SuperUltraLight: For the Masses?
June 21, 2:40pm

Hat Project
Hi Amy, Thanks for the suggestion. I got some stuff called Timtex from Thru-Hiker.com. It looks like it would work well as a stiffener for the hat brim. It however suffers from the "H" word - h...

In Make Your Own Gear » Super Light Weight - Make Your Own for an AT Thru-Hike
June 16, 9:13am

G6 Problem??Really
I got my G6 about 3 weeks ago. It is one of the best made pieces of gear I have ever bought. I checked the construction of the pack inside and out. I had to marvel at the craftsmanship. My pack...

In GEAR » Gossamer Gear G6 backpack
June 16, 6:03am

AT1 pack(G6 inspired) 2.10oz
I finished the 10" collar for my SUL pack. I even found a way around the velcro issue. I didn't see how I was going to sew the velcro inside the mesh pocket easy and was tired. I did a cop out a...

In Make Your Own Gear » Super Light Weight - Make Your Own for an AT Thru-Hike
June 15, 8:05pm

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