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john Tier (Peter_pan) - BPL Premium Member

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Re: SUS vs SUL?
Just returned from a hike on the AT Jennings Creek to Daleville VA...Forcast was for low 30s....This means expect 20s ... so, we prepared for 10s...Carried the three quilt JRB Four Season set, HH E...

November 18, 6:47am

Bivi sack
To keep the fog from codensing on gear that should stay dry (sleeping bag/quilt) use a bivi sack or near bivi cover ... Either choice should be breathable. Pan

In Philosophy & Technique » Wet Weather Drying Techniques in Fog, etc.
September 27, 5:56am

Re: thanks
Dennis, You could probably use 1/2 elaxtic...we use 3/4....Also if you get No Snag velcro at Jo Anns it will only be 3/4 vice the 1 inch minimum size of omni tape. Our sleeves have a taper, s...

In Make Your Own Gear » adding synthetic sleeves to a vest...
September 22, 9:24am

sleeve use...
A zipper long enough to go around the arm at the shoulder weighs more than the tab system on JRB Down sleeves... Tabs let one use the sleeves w/o the vest also...This is a nice feature too. ...

In Make Your Own Gear » adding synthetic sleeves to a vest...
September 21, 1:18pm

Another repair option
Another approach is to turn the round hole into an elongated football shape about 3 to 4 times its length, pinch it shut to the inside and sew it well...easy...long lasting....does ...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » repairing Nextrec Epic
September 10, 12:32pm

O2 Rainshield
Used a set for years and about 900 miles of great...repairs easy with duct tape...Consider Dri Ducks for another color option. Pan

In GEAR » O2 Rainshield Jacket
September 05, 6:42am

Re: 7 ounce Polarguard-Delta Quilt-the fun begins
Bill, No intent to insult...In fact, I believe you to be among the most, if not the most, forward thinking of the gear creators working on ultralight ideas. While serapes have certainly been ...

In Make Your Own Gear » 7 ounce Polarguard-Delta Quilt
August 30, 9:37am

Re: 7 ounce Polarguard-Delta Quilt-the fun begins
BIll, Like the look...seem as minimal as possible....How do you plan to close the "No Sniveller" style head hole...Recommend Omni tape over regular velcro...Holds great...less scratchy...won't p...

In Make Your Own Gear » 7 ounce Polarguard-Delta Quilt
August 30, 5:55am

Balloon Bladder
A balloon in your emergency/survival kit will carry just need to be careful... remember this is a better than nothing emergency answer...not recommended for routine UL application...Som...

In Multiple Use Gear » Clever adaptations
August 27, 6:27am

Re: adhesive velcro
Dwight, Preveous attempts to uses stick on velcro resulted in failure under damp conditions and field use...personally. I recommend sewing velcro, seal the back as necessary. Pan

In Make Your Own Gear » Modifying my G4 (a tiny bit)
August 17, 10:45am

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Equinox Silnylon Poncho
Agree with Richard on the mods.... all easy to do....I've had the extended length model for over 4 years and it is super through the mid season.... and yes it will cover a HH. Here is my mod......

In Clothing - Raingear
September 22, 6:10pm