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Tad Englund (bestbuilder) - BPL Professional Member

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WTB something- just don't know what
I want to buy something but as of right know I don't know what. I have pretty much everything I need, but my "wants" are as of yet not totally filled. I want something that is r...

In Gear Swap » WTB something- just don't know what
February 20, 5:22pm

Re: Lost in blizzard, facing death, couple finds love
Eric, can you rework the link, I can't copy it because it goes into my boarder. I wouldn't mind reading it. Of course when I went to type this the URL was usable in the reply section.

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Lost in blizzard, facing death, couple finds love
February 14, 2:08pm

Re: Building snow arches
Alpo, this is a novel concept. Please do some testing on the thing and let us know how it goes. The arch will need to have some length to give it some torsional strength kind of like a tunnel. ...

In Winter Hiking » Building snow arches
February 13, 1:27pm

Re: Promblems with getting the thread tension right
I think it might not be your tension but the thick coating on the fabric interfering with the thread and needle movement. You might try and draw a stitch line with some tailors caulk (its more lik...

In Make Your Own Gear » Promblems with getting the thread tension right
February 12, 3:59pm

Re: Carbon fiber poles at Costco
Somebody weigh a pair and post it.

In Gear Deals » Carbon fiber poles at Costco
February 12, 2:57pm

Re: Sewing machine problems
I would first replace the needle then check the needle alignment with the pick up hook to see if you knock it out of timing (happens more than I'd like).

In Make Your Own Gear » Sewing machine problems
February 12, 11:48am

Re: Details
David, I use a damp rag for my cord fusing, it seems to "set" the melted material faster in a smooth longer taper. With the leather glove you have much better feel and control though.

In Chaff » Who else is hording for Nemo?
February 08, 4:15pm

Re: Re: Ummm
I think she missed on some of her research- what happen to the 200 ft away from a water source? Also, what a pain to try and dig a cat hole in the exact spot below where your back aligns with th...

In GEAR » Strap and Cr@p
February 08, 1:35pm

Re: Re: re: The Yellowstone
Richard, you hit the nail on the head.

In Editor's Roundtable » Yellowstone River Packrafting
February 06, 12:08pm

Re: BPL Montana Winter Rendezvous
Looks like I'm out on this one- too much going on, too little time and not enough leg power this early in the season (or late as the case may be). I really wanted to do this one! Hey, maybe I...

In Hiking Partners / Group Trip Announcements » BPL Montana Winter Rendezvous
February 05, 10:58pm

All Reader Reviews by Tad Englund

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Big Agnes Insulated Air Core Pad
The mattress totally sucked the heat out of me. See this thread for more info about this mattress.

In Sleeping Pads - Inflatable
November 11, 6:39pm