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Rocco Speranza (Mechrock) - BPL Forum Member

My Locale Western NC Mtns
About Me I go to school at ASU in Boone, NC and I'm just getting into backpacking. I really am enjoying the concept of going light.
CityBoone
StateNC
CountryUS
My Website URLhttp://www.youtube.com/mechoutdoors
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Suggestions for First Summer Quilt
I just bought a sewing machine with the intentions to start making some of my own gear. First thing I'm going to try is a summer quilt. I plan to use 2.5oz Apex for this quilt with the assumpti...

In Make Your Own Gear » Suggestions for First Summer Quilt
February 28, 1:15pm

How did you blow it up?
Did you blow up the pad by mouth?

In GEAR » NeoAir XLite reflective delamination
February 17, 6:54pm

Re: Re: Thinking about getting a tarp from Borah Gear, what extras should I get?
Thanks for all the comments, really helpful! Everyone seems to lean towards the 8x10. I do plan to use this with 2 people one day, would the 8x10 be better for that? Also for Katherine, wouldn&#...

In GEAR » Thinking about getting a tarp from Borah Gear, what extras should I get?
February 13, 5:02pm

Thinking about getting a tarp from Borah Gear, what extras should I get?
They have a 25% off sale coming up so why not? I think I'm going to go with a 9x9, I heard it has more versatility than the 8x10. Any reason to get a 8x10 over the 9x9? Also, what extra tie ...

In GEAR » Thinking about getting a tarp from Borah Gear, what extras should I get?
February 13, 1:24pm

Heck yeah!
I've been eying a bivy and tarp from them for awhile. Guess I'll have to pull the trigger when that sale comes up.

In Gear Deals » Keep an eye on Borah Gear
February 10, 5:24pm

Re: iPhone 6 ?
http://www.backpackinglight.com/cgi-bin/backpackinglight/forums/thread_display.html?forum_thread_id=98173&skip_to_post=834092#834092 I posted an update from a 4 day trip here. I have Verizon...

In GEAR » Attention all who carry iPhones while backpacking: critical info RE iPhone 5
January 22, 4:45am

Re: Re: Results are in!
I wouldn't turn your head away from the S5. Use both in store as well. I'd image you would get the normal Iphone 6 and that will have less battery life mainly due to a smaller battery. I...

In GEAR » it's been a couple of months now, feedback on iphone 6 use in the backcountry? 6 vs 6 plus?
December 31, 7:59am

Re: Re: it's been a couple of months now, feedback on iphone 6 use in the backcountry? 6 vs 6 plus?
Solid Article Doug. I read that earlier this year, even a couple more things buried in the settings that can be changed as well to further improve battery life.

In GEAR » it's been a couple of months now, feedback on iphone 6 use in the backcountry? 6 vs 6 plus?
December 30, 9:35pm

Results are in!
Thought I'd update this thread now that I'm back from my trip. Unplugged my Iphone 6+ Saturday morning and now at 28% Tuesday 4PM getting out of the woods. 9PM Saturday night was at 9...

In GEAR » it's been a couple of months now, feedback on iphone 6 use in the backcountry? 6 vs 6 plus?
December 30, 8:24pm

Re: Re: Video
You might also consider an Android phone with a removable battery. You can get extras that will be pretty light. That battery pack on my scale comes out to 6.4oz

In GEAR » it's been a couple of months now, feedback on iphone 6 use in the backcountry? 6 vs 6 plus?
December 23, 7:30pm

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