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James Byrnes (backfeets1) - BPL Premium Member

My Locale Midwest.... Missouri
About Me Major gram weenie. I have a 10 lb base wt. Includes ice ax, camera, tarptent. 20 deg. night range. At present I'm in the process of adding duel use items, looking for durability, ect.
CityLee's Summit
StateMO
CountryUSA

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Re: Why do A-holes drink light beer?
It's hard work being a congressman. (Just guessing why they drink)

In Philosophy & Technique » Why do A-holes drink light beer?
October 02, 3:45am

Cone ..
Is there any heat transfer from the cone material to the pot??? (Upper edge) If so, I Seem to remember that Ti does a poor job of heat conduction soooo the alu cone may be more efficient.

In GEAR » Ti-Tri Caldera Aluminum 12-10 alcohol stove
September 29, 12:44am

Thanks for the responses...
I appreciate the replies here. Weight vs warmth is problematic. Am most concerned about side sleeping coverage.

In GEAR » Quilt users...specs.
September 28, 11:53pm

Differential cut on karo quilts...How??
Any tips on how to calculate the dimension of the outer layer and inner layer and karo strips attachment points on both?

In GEAR » Differential cut on karo quilts...How??
September 28, 12:18am

Re: TT Contrail Modifications for Strong Wind
Call Tarptent and ask if they can do the mods you desire.

In Make Your Own Gear » TT Contrail Modifications for Strong Wind
September 27, 11:19pm

Quilt users...specs.
All you quilt users out there... please list the size of your quilt (54 shoulder 38 foot for example) size of foot box, fill weight, single layer loft, and experience of lowest temperature you were...

In GEAR » Quilt users...specs.
September 27, 11:07pm

Re: Gear Rental Feasibility - Help Appreciated
Most experimentation with gear tends to center around concepts like tarp vs tent , sleeping bag vs quilt, what size pot to use ect. So that being said, there is no need to rent the lightest cuben ...

In GEAR » Gear Rental Feasibility - Help Appreciated
September 19, 11:19pm

Re: sleeping pad
I use a neo short With a GG 1/4 inch pad on top (59 inches long, weights 3.5 oz). I try to find a gentle sloping site to sleep with my feet uphill. Under my feet I use my pack with the hip belt and...

In GEAR » sleeping on 2/3 pad
September 19, 11:03pm

Re: Maroon Bells list - hack away
Zip pillow ? use stuff sac instead. Or arm of day shirt. Wind screen - use foil oven liner .6 oz use foil pouch instead of bubble cozy replace head strap on headlamp with smaller/shorter siz...

In Gear Lists » Maroon Bells list - hack away
August 06, 2:16am

tealight stove..
B.G. The boil times go down when I'm at 8 to 10 thousand ft. 8.3 min to boil. I also need to insulate the bottom of the stove to prevent heat loss to ground (usually a flat rock). This year...

In Make Your Own Gear » Tealight Stove Problems
May 15, 1:28am

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