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Bill Fornshell (bfornshell) - BPL Lifetime Member

My Locale Southern Texas
About Me I have been a member here since 24 August, 2003.

I believe in SUL and Lighter, Backpacking, and make most of my own gear. If you have a question about something I have made you can read about most of it here or on my Blog.

http://ultraliteskunkworks.blogspot.com/

Please Note:

I don't make things for other people. Thanks for asking but the answer to all, is NO.
CitySan Antonio
StateTexas
CountryUSA

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All Forum Posts by Bill Fornshell

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Re: rubber seal
Hi Matt, I also thought about some type of gasket material. I am sure something like that would work even a cut piece of paper as a gasket. I would expect to change it out for a new piece of p...

In GEAR » Bob Lane collapsible cup
September 01, 8:41pm

Re: Bob Lane Collapsible Cup - MYOG Project
I have been playing with the "Styrene" Cup Clone #1 and have refined the edge to reduce "most to all" of the leaking problem. Most of the time now when I open it, it doesn'...

In GEAR » Bob Lane collapsible cup
September 01, 6:00pm

Bob Lane collapsible cup - MYOG Project
I have now made a Bob Lane Cup - Clone out of two different materials. I made the first one out of some of my thin aluminum. It was however, 1/32" thick and after attaching the two pieces to...

In GEAR » Bob Lane collapsible cup
August 30, 1:17pm

Re: Re: Re: Bob Lane collapsible cup - MYOG Project
Here is the cup I usually carry: I have several of them and they only weigh 1.31 ounces. I also thought about using some of this material but I don't have a piece large enough for the s...

In GEAR » Bob Lane collapsible cup
August 29, 10:56pm

Re: Bob Lane collapsible cup - MYOG Project
I printed out the Patent Drawing in a couple different sizes and made a few card stock mockups. The photos show three different sizes. The largest one is just under 5" wide. I am still twea...

In GEAR » Bob Lane collapsible cup
August 29, 6:01pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Bob Lane collapsible cup
Matt, Cell Phone, what is a cell phone? Kidding, I don't have a cell phone and have never even talked on one. How about an email address? I will PM it to you if that will work. Have a ...

In GEAR » Bob Lane collapsible cup
August 27, 11:11pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Bob Lane collapsible cup
I made a copy of the Patent drawing using 5.5 inches as the width. I am getting ready to print it out both pieces on card stock for the pattern. I assume you have a real one? What does the riv...

In GEAR » Bob Lane collapsible cup
August 27, 10:15pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: Bob Lane collapsible cup
Thanks Phil, That makes things easier.

In GEAR » Bob Lane collapsible cup
August 27, 9:56pm

Re: Re: Bob Lane collapsible cup
Hi, I printed out the patent drawings and using the photos with the ebay sale as a reference they look to be somewhere around 4" long before folding into a cup. ebay listing: ebay cup ...

In GEAR » Bob Lane collapsible cup
August 27, 9:42pm

Re: Bob Lane collapsible cup
Hi, Thanks Matt for posting this. I love clever and this is clever. I found where one sold on ebay for $50. I also found the Patent information. I might try and make one out of some of...

In GEAR » Bob Lane collapsible cup
August 27, 8:01pm

All Reader Reviews by Bill Fornshell

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BMW (BPL) UL 60 Balaclava
Cocoon UL 60 Balaclava - Multi-Purpose - 5/5 I have had my Cocoon Balaclava since they first shipped. When I got it I was in the middle of several things and just looked it over, put it on, bless...

In Clothing - Headwear, Handwear
July 08, 10:08pm

OR (Outdoor Research)
During the planning for my AT Hike this coming January I got out my old OR Advanced Bivy. I had used it only a few times after I bought it about 10 years ago and wanted to have a good look at it set ...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
December 29, 4:41pm

BackpackingLight.com Premium Membership
1. Being able to have a picture and a little information about us all and a possible way to send a private email to other members. 2. A list of all our replies to threads in date order. This alone ...

In Books and Media
October 27, 8:16pm

Patagonia Dragonfly pullover
I have to agree with everyone about the Patagonia DragonFly. I bought 2 on a close-out sale for $29.95 each. You can't hardly beat that for a really great piece of gear.

In Clothing - Wind & Soft Shell
December 19, 9:22am