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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.

Please Note:

I don't make things for other people. Thanks for asking but the answer to all, is NO.
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All Forum Posts by Bill Fornshell

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Ultra-Light External Frame Pack
You are correct. This was the first External Frame I made. It weighed 20oz and used the Army Ruck Frame as a model. The Army Frame weighed 32oz. All my frames are the same size as the Army Ruck...

In Make Your Own Gear » Ultra-Light External Frame Pack
April 22, 9:42pm

Ultra-Light External Frame Pack
I posted this when the "Forums" first started. I tried to post a picture but could not make it work. Now that I have it figured out here is the post. The Ultra-Light External Frame i...

In Make Your Own Gear » Ultra-Light External Frame Pack
April 20, 8:35pm

Snow Peak Cozy - Clone
This Thread has 'timed-out".

In Make Your Own Gear » Snow Peak Cozy - Clone
April 20, 8:01pm

Where to buy silnylonin the UK?
Try this website. They are in North Yorks, Via Lancaster,LA2 7LF what ever this means. They have a large line of fabric to include "Pertex Qu...

In Make Your Own Gear » Where to buy silnylon in the UK?
April 02, 4:38pm

Orikaso - Fold Flat - Bowl, Cup and Dish
I just love cleaver things. I just received a set of the Orikaso Flat "Origami" like Bowls, Cups and Dish. This has to be one of the mo...

In Photo Gallery » How to use photo posting features in the forums
March 25, 11:03pm

Ultra-Light External Frame Pack
The Ultra-Light External Frame is made of Titanium and Carbon Fiber and weighs 6.6oz stripped. The Pack Bag was a "first draft" and made out of scrap material and with the shoulder strap...

In Photo Gallery » How to use photo posting features in the forums
December 10, 9:42pm

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 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