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Steven Hanlon (asciibaron) - BPL Forum Member

My Locale Mid Atlantic
About Me father of two great boys, electronic musician, and avid cyclist. i also backpack. ;)
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All Forum Posts by Steven Hanlon

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cigar tubes
the only use i have found for the tubes is in model railroading to make a refinery... i wouldn't put food in them. i'm moving away from cigars over to pipe tobacco. much less waste and a...

In Multiple Use Gear » Who does not love a cigar in the woods?
March 16, 6:26am

Rivets? how much weight are they going to add? just get the small JB Weld or some RTV at Autozone - under $5.00 for the little tube. i printed out the templates for the exact stove from ZenStove...

In Make Your Own Gear » What glue for alcohol stoves? Or rivets?
March 16, 5:55am

Super Cat stove musings
so i decided to make a Super Cat stove and picked up a 3 oz can of cat food (for my cat) and a quart of denatured alcohol. got home, removed the food, cleaned the can, and poked the holes in it. ...

In Make Your Own Gear » Super Cat stove musings
March 16, 5:50am

i bought two pair of running shorts at Target (Champion C9 branded) that almost fit your bill. i think they had some with a zip pocket. they were on-sale for $17.99 each.

In GEAR » let's take the (technical) outta technical shorts?
March 15, 8:38am

i wonder if they are aluminum wrapped in a carbon fiber veneer.

In GEAR » 2 Carbon Fiber poles at Costco for $27
March 13, 9:54am

nice hats :)

In Photo Gallery » Post a picture of your hat
March 12, 10:35am

wet in May
early May it will be wet, no matter where you go - there is no escaping that sinking sloshing of the Sods. nothing to worry about, just give in and accept your feet will be damp. it's part of...

In Photo Gallery » Dollys Sods fall panoramic
March 12, 10:32am

tarp, tent, bivy, now hammock?
i love this forum - great discussion and then in comes hammock the curve ball just to keep things interesting. :) to sum it all up, personal preference, bugs, level of comfort, bugs and weather...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » tarp, bivy, ground cloth vs. UL tent weight/cost analysis
March 12, 5:54am

Re: Re: McHale dyed cuben packs.
"What are the side loops on the top lid used for?" the top lid turns into a fanny pack.

In GEAR » McHale dyed cuben packs.
March 12, 5:30am

Copper Spur UL1
i have the Copper Spur UL1 and have never used a footprint with it. i layout the tent and then use my hand to feel the ground for any pointy sticks or sharp objects that might cause me grief.

In GEAR » Copper Spur Durability
March 12, 5:28am

All Reader Reviews by Steven Hanlon

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Marmot Precip Jacket Mens
i picked up my Marmot Precip in 2005 from REI for $42.83 - i figured i couldn't go wrong at that price. if it didn't work well for backpacking, i could wear it as a casual jacket. it has b...

In Clothing - Raingear
November 11, 8:13am

McHale 0-Sarc UL
I have the SARC Chasm version and would recommend this pack to anyone who has suffered with ill fitting mass produced packs. It's a tad on the heavy side, but for me, that's not a problem sin...

In Backpacks - Internal Frame
April 27, 5:34pm