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Dale Wambaugh (dwambaugh) - BPL Lifetime Member

My Locale Pacific Northwest
About Me Native Seattlite, hiking and biking in the woods since I was a kid. Returned to backpacking a couple years ago and discovered the pleasures ultralight hiking-- it appeals to my gadgeteering nature and my aging body parts :)
CitySeattle
StateWashington
CountryUSA
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Re: BPA Again -
But what if we are vaccinated with meds in packaging that has BPA? Does BPA cause measles?

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » BPA Again -
February 16, 2:23pm

PIF CLAIMED: Lands End Polartec Aircore Fleece LS Crew Neck Top, Men's Large, Blue
Pay if Forward claimed by Ben Wortman: Lands End Polartec Aircore Fleece Long sleeve crew neck top. Men's large, measuring 25" across the armpits, 27" back length, 36" from the ...

In Gear Swap » PIF: Lands End Polartec Aircore Fleece LS Crew Neck Top, Men's Large, Blue
February 16, 12:29pm

Re: wicking
Wicking is a contact thing--- think of a lamp wick. The idea is to get the moisture away from your skin and continue to move it out through your BREATHABLE shell. That's where a little airflow ...

In GEAR » New Zpacks hooded windshirt
February 16, 12:09pm

Re: Need some advice on gloves and mitts.
Hunter's style gloves or mittens with tops that fold back are good for photography. I have some 300w fleece mittens with shells that are good. In the old days when cameras were made of metal, I...

In GEAR » Need some advice on gloves and mitts.
February 16, 10:03am

Re: Re: Re: Re: Windshirt Experts
Vapor barrier clothing is used to keep sweat from migrating into lofted insulation and freezing there. That only happens in very cold temperatures. If you are wearinga base layer and wind shell...

In GEAR » New Zpacks hooded windshirt
February 16, 9:45am

Re: Windshirt Experts
"What would you all recommend if not the Zpacks?" An older Houdini, but the Squamish is an excellent choice. Weight is meaningless if it doesn't work. It is a dangerous path to add...

In GEAR » New Zpacks hooded windshirt
February 15, 11:31pm

Re: New Zpacks hooded windshirt
I don't get these barely-breathable windshirts. You might as well your rain shell for use in camp. Given the 0.5cfm rating for this fabric, I think it is a poor choice for active use on the tra...

In GEAR » New Zpacks hooded windshirt
February 15, 12:43pm

Re: Re: Re: "Gear weight vs safety and preparedness"
Hey folks, He posted that he has brain damage and PTSD. I really don't need to know any more than that to understand his behavior. I can't see where anyone did anything out of the ordina...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Gear weight vs safety and preparedness
February 15, 12:31pm

Re: How do you organize your gear?
Stacks of labeled file boxes and an improvised closet rod in my basement. A rope wth loops and carabiners hangs my packs.

In GEAR » How do you organize your gear?
February 14, 1:00pm

Re: Re: The weight you you hope for versus the weight you take
A workaround is to just get on the bathroom scales with your pack and deduct your weight. The handheld airline scales don't impress me.

In GEAR » But the way you you hope for versus the weight you take
February 13, 2:24pm

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