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Hoot Filsinger (filsinger) - BPL Lifetime Member

My Locale Pacific Northwest
About Me Started backpacking in 1968 with my first and only Kelty Pack. Have enjoyed many adventures in Los Padres, Sierra Nevada, Cascades, and coastal hiking in the Pacific Northwest.Colin Fletcher was my mentor in my youth and I now enjoy the kind and knowledgeable folks at BPL.
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All Forum Posts by Hoot Filsinger

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FS cord Nacrabineers
I have made up 50 Kohlhoff style (Nacrabiners) cord carabineers. Made from bright orange 3/32 military tether nylon cord. The cord is a nice diameter and stiffness which makes it easy to open and c...

In Gear Swap » FS cord Nacrabineers
January 01, 3:48pm

Re: FS: NEW Merino LS Shirt XL $25
I will take it. PM sent

In Gear Swap » FS: NEW Merino LS Shirt XL $25
January 01, 3:39pm

Re: FC BPL TorsoLite Sleep Pad
WELL DONE RON! Thank you for your contributions to BPL and your efforts to provide quality gear to those that seek an outdoor lifestyle. Bill

In Gear Swap » FC BPL TorsoLite Sleep Pad
December 23, 7:36pm

Re: Tenkara and barbed or barbless hooks
Hey Jeff, It depends where you are fishing in the Sierras. Cottonwoods Lakes and the John Muir Wilderness are catch and release and require barbless hooks. If you want to eat your fish you will ...

In Fishing » Tenkara and barbed or barbless hooks
December 07, 8:05pm

Re: Camping on Catalina Island
Hey Jon, You may want to consider Santa Cruz Island instead. It is cheaper and a far better wilderness experience. http://www.nps.gov/chis/planyourvisit/backcountry-beach-camping-on-santa-cr...

In GEAR » Camping on Catalina Island
December 07, 7:36pm

Re: Tenkara USA series 1 sale
Great Deal. If you want a deal on flies this is a super website. http://streamflies.com/index.html Bill

In Gear Deals » Tenkara USA series 1 sale
December 07, 7:05pm

Re: WTB : bushbuddy ultra lite / ULA catalyst medium/small
Hey Matt, I have a Bushbuddy Ultra used for only one burn in excellent condition. Comes with original wooden box, $95 shipped USPS with tracking #. Bill

In Gear Swap » WTB : bushbuddy ultra lite / ULA catalyst medium/small
November 13, 4:41pm

Re: FS: Inov-8 roclite 315
PM sent

In Gear Swap » FS: Inov-8 roclite 315
November 11, 12:18pm

Re: Sawyer Squeeze Water Filter
Hey Dale, The fix is a neoprene washer as stated above. It will allow your Platy threads to seat deeper into the female Sawyer threads and it will grab the Platy threads with no leaks. Cost = 39...

In GEAR » Sawyer Squeeze Water Filter
October 22, 8:36pm

Re: squeeze
I replaced the hose washer with the same diameter thin black neoprene washers and platys and other bottles seal nicely.

In GEAR » Sawyer Squeeze Water Filter
October 21, 7:27pm

All Reader Reviews by Hoot Filsinger

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Bearpaw Wilderness Designs company
John at Bearpaw was terrific to work with. He listened to my needs and designed a cuben fiber structure similar to the cub den but with slight mods to fit my big boy size. He backs his warranty, send...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
March 27, 12:23am

Saywer Squeeze Filtration System
SP131- Sawyer Squeeze Filter – multiple capacity The NEW Sawyer Squeeze Filter is the lightest and most versatile filtration system on the market. With a total field weight of 3 ounces, it is extr...

In Hydration - Water Treatment
June 03, 7:58pm

Tarptent Contrail
I used the Contrail in the Cascades and was impressed with the design and weight. The bug net paid for itself the first two nights. I stayed dry in light rain and moderate wind and had very little con...

In Shelters - Single Wall Tents
March 11, 11:48pm