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scott Nelson (nlsscott) - BPL Lifetime Member

My Locale So. Calif.
About Me I've been hiking since the 70's. Spent about 20 years in the outdoor retail end of things. I now help teach an outdoor training class with the Sierra Club. I'm a docent at a nearby Nature Center and a volunteer diver at the Aquarium of the Pacific. I like making my own gear.
CitySouth Pasadena
StateCa
CountryUSA

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In Gear Swap » FS Down Quilt
October 13, 1:51pm

FS Down Quilt-Sold
I made this quilt with materials from Thru-Hiker: 1.1 oz Ripstop, 800+ down. Weight is 20 oz. and I have had it down to 15 degrees. 2 1/2 to 3 inches of loft. It has a draft collar at neck to seal...

In Gear Swap » FS Down Quilt
October 13, 1:49pm

Keep it wide enough
My only advice would be to add extra width for the quilt. I am always surprised by how much the quilt "narrows" after you stuff it. And on a cold an windy night, I am always wanting mor...

In Make Your Own Gear » MYOG Down Quilt
October 07, 6:17pm

Stay tuned..
I grabbed some fabric today, and I'm thinking of making a couple of shaped tarps-like the BPL MYOG project tarp. Maybe a little longer. I'm also thinking of a big three person tarp. I...

In Gear Swap » FS One Person Tarp
October 07, 6:10pm

MOre Tarps
I'm thinking it over. I'll decide tomorrow and post it here. -Scott

In Gear Swap » FS One Person Tarp
October 06, 6:36pm

Bivy Sold
Dave-"on the couchagain" has claimed the bivy. Waiting on payment.

In Gear Swap » FS Meteor Bivy
October 05, 9:54pm

Dimensions
The Length of the bottom is 6'10". The girth where the mesh meets the breathable nylon ripstop is 70" around. I threw my NeoAir inside it and there are about 5 inches on each side o...

In Gear Swap » FS Meteor Bivy
October 05, 8:48pm

Tarp is Sold
The tarp is made with Silnylon and is brand new condition. Maybe I should make a couple more tarps...

In Gear Swap » FS One Person Tarp
October 05, 8:29pm

Meteor Bivy
The pictures are with my beefiest winter down bag, which makes the bivy look small. It is actually quite roomy and has a zipper that goes around the upper half of the bivy at the floor level.

In Gear Swap » FS Meteor Bivy
October 05, 5:26pm

FS One Person Tarp
One Person Tarp with Beaks. 107" long 85" wide. Packs to 8x7x3 Weight 13.3 oz. Catanary cut ridge. Seams sealed. $45 including shipping CONUS

In Gear Swap » FS One Person Tarp
October 05, 5:22pm

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