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Gene . (Tracker) - BPL Guest

My Locale New England
About Me I have backpacked since 1968, across America twice 1986 & 1990; bicycled across America 4 times, rdtrip East Coast USA; built and sailed my own sailboats from New England to SA/CA/transited Panama Canal;canoed & sea kayaked New England/Florida/Bahamas; I grew up working as an organic vegetable farmer on a dairy farm in New England. Lived in Hawaii on both Oahu & Kauai.
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Re: A wine cork
Ti stake pusher in hard ground, fishing float,keep buddy from snoring, pin cushion during gear repair, place to store duct tape, Platy cap if original is lost!

In Multiple Use Gear » A wine cork
March 08, 1:50pm

Re: Cuben Fiber Hammock
Bill, You look well, which in of itself is a great thing; keep at it! I don't recieve PMs from here since I'm not a member, but you can PM me over at the other place. I'm wondering i...

In Make Your Own Gear » Cuben Fiber Hammock
March 08, 1:44pm

Re: BB Wood stove prototype
Dang Lance! That was way faster than I was able to put mine together, I cordially defer further questions on the 1 QT Paint can WoodStove. What did you use to punch the holes in the paint can? ...

In Make Your Own Gear » wood stove
March 08, 1:30pm

Re: Esbit Stoves as Winter Heat Source
How much water will you carry? What is your ease of getting out if injured?(fire road, trail)How much cooking or how many meals do you intend to prepare? Bring a bit of Alky in a mini dropper bottl...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Esbit Stoves as Winter Heat Source
March 08, 1:14pm

Re: Handline + Spinners
Yes, the caution is that if you have'nt fished like this before there is the chance of injury from getting a line wrap on a finger or wrist. Use care, and start out fishing for small fish until...

In Fishing » Handline + Spinners
March 08, 1:09pm

Re: answers;re:Nimbus vs.Quantum
Brett, Most excellent reveiw post on those three packs for the Team! Nice covert pic! I can see where a full length opening zipper on the pack back could be of benefit on a larger 3500cu+ pack. ...

In GEAR » 1kg 60l pack;GG Nimbus vs. "Quantum"
March 08, 12:20pm

Re: Re: Bacpacker Magazine award to Big Sky
Robert Ebel, in reference to your post above; you won't catch me buying a 'DeLoren tent' either! LOL I edited this post after reading your post Eric; you are correct, this thread nee...

In GEAR » Bacpacker Magazine award to Big Sky
March 08, 11:42am

Bug & rain protection?
Ok, now for the bug protection Bill. What's your rainfly going to be?; your kilt or poncho?

In Make Your Own Gear » Cuben Fiber Hammock
March 07, 12:08pm

Re: 1kg 60l pack;GG Nimbus vs. "Quantum"
Brett, Like yourself I prefer the upside down teardrop shape, and top loading features in a pack. My favorite pack to date is from MountainSmith's, 'MountainLight Series' of packs. It&#...

In GEAR » 1kg 60l pack;GG Nimbus vs. "Quantum"
March 07, 11:25am

Re: Re: BP and Big Sky
Kristen, Let's see Backpacker magazine do a couple of exposes' on the likes of Ron Moak, Henry Shires, ULA packs; these folks make gear, and deliver above and beyond in the areas of quality...

In GEAR » Bacpacker Magazine award to Big Sky
March 07, 10:49am

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