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Jon Rhoderick (hotrhoddudeguy) - BPL Professional Member

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Re: Re: Re: I don't have a CLO what this means!

In GEAR » The best clothing combinations for backpacking or hiking?
September 08, 4:25pm

Re: Re: Re: sealing silnylon seams
Is there any sort of sealant that would work. The stuff like nikwax or plain ole seal oil come to mind, but I hope theres something that could be moderately easy to do once or twice a season. A...

In Editor's Roundtable » Make Your Own Gear: Sealing Silnylon Seams
September 08, 3:56pm

Re: hoody and parka
well its a little paradox, because the pro has more venting options, but it also is using a less breathable fabric.

In GEAR » Cocoon Pro 60 warmth
September 07, 8:50pm

Re: sealing silnylon seams
Is there a way you can remove sealant? I presume its not by washing it with water... but it does interest me. For example say you need VB clothing, but only for one trip, you could seal up a wind...

In Editor's Roundtable » Make Your Own Gear: Sealing Silnylon Seams
September 07, 8:32pm

Re: Re: Custom Clothing
well the 2 garments I have owned with thumbholes, have a sort of "U" shape that is squeezed at the open part, where it meets the cuff. The problem with that is they use a very small trim...

In Gear Lists » Custom Clothing
September 07, 5:47pm

Re: Took a LOT of time!
This would make an awesome MYOG article wink wink

In Make Your Own Gear » Tested out the Cuben Hybrid Mid last week!
September 07, 5:18pm

Re: Re: Re: Sarongs, Bandannas, and 'Head tubes'
I think we should make a gear list of the craziest looking hiker on the trail. Complete with poncho, down serape, chaps, MYOG insole flipflops...... all brilliant ideas that combined could make qu...

In Multiple Use Gear » Sarongs, Bandannas, and 'Head tubes'
September 07, 4:56pm

Re: Re: Bivy with mesh all down the top... has anyone tried this?
I think to alleviate the draft idea, you could have a taller version of the "bath tub floor" with a light fabric, and maybe consider having that fit as tightly as possible. Basicly you...

In GEAR » Bivy with meash all down the top... has anyone tried this?
September 06, 4:57pm

Re: Bandana User
If you ever run out of food, or your filming a survival TV series, its great for looking real bandit like when you find some innocent heavy weight people with their extra days ration....

In Multiple Use Gear » Sarongs, Bandannas, and 'Head tubes'
September 06, 4:53pm

Re: Re: Uncooked Oatmeal
When I'm at school I practically live off of weetabix and Quakers maple and brown sugar oatmeal. I would like to try regular oatmeal cold, I have had it once or twice, adding granola and grape...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Uncooked Oatmeal
September 05, 7:38pm

All Reader Reviews by Jon Rhoderick

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Smartwool Midweight Lomgsleeve Zip
This thing is absolutely phenomenal. Between rolling the sleeves up and the zip, I'm comfy hiking from 80 to about 40 with just the base layer, and down to about 30 or 25 with a rain jacket. Use...

In Clothing - Baselayer & Fleece - WOOL
December 08, 12:55am

Patagonia Micro Puff Pullover
This, an OR Celestial jacket, smartwool mid pullover, and balaclava kept me tolerably warm down to 10* in the canyons of Utah. Packs well, feels great against your skin, and it doesn't seem to ha...

In Clothing - Insulating - Synthetic (Polarguard, Primaloft, etc.)
December 08, 12:48am

Allen and Mike's Backcountry Ski Book
This book is rad. Took it on a NOLS backcountry ski course and pretty much found that we did virtually all the cool tips in this book for 12 days and were not even close to getting uncomfortable. I ...

In Books and Media
December 08, 12:39am

Petzl Meteor III Climbing Helmet
This thing looks like its not going to last long for those who climb really head bangerlike routes. Luckily have yet to test its strength, but what I like most is its fit. I haven't gone and tri...

In Climbing Gear & Accessories
December 08, 12:29am

Trango Superfly Screwlock Carabiner
Used these on Wind River multipitches, after a belay biner or two these are awesome for filling in a bunch of lockers for security and not actually worrying about the weight. Great grippy screw, spin...

In Climbing Gear & Accessories
December 08, 12:22am

Mountain Hardwear 2-3 year old windshell
Simple halfzip, green nylon windshell that stuffs into its pocket. Lined collar drawcord hem and clip for carabiner. The nylon is a ripstop that is very comfortable on the skin, this and a base laye...

In Clothing - Wind & Soft Shell
March 17, 1:33pm

Outdoor Research Celestial
I just picked this jacket up from a closeout, still pricey at $150, but its a high quality jacket. It uses GoreTex paclite, which has average breathability but the weight is not bad at all, 10.5 oz f...

In Clothing - Raingear
March 17, 1:26pm

Golite Trail Fly and Tail Spike
I've heard they fixed some problems but the pair I had didn't last more than 1 day hike along with about 3 months as using them as my go to shoes. I got them in September and come December I ...

In Footwear - Boots, Shoes, Gaiters
January 24, 3:05pm

Outdoor Research Sequence Base Layers
For the price I think that it would be very hard to find better base layers than the Outdoor Research Sequence long sleeve or short sleeve tops. They are a mix of wool and polyester, and having owned...

In Clothing - Baselayer & Fleece - WOOL
January 24, 2:57pm

Montbell Thermawrap Action
This is a very interesting garment, Golite made a similar model a while ago, that features a 50g synthetic insulation body with 15 denier nylon along with stretch fleece sides. The fleece adds to the...

In Clothing - Insulating - Synthetic (Polarguard, Primaloft, etc.)
January 24, 2:48pm