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peter vacco ( - BPL Guest

My Locale no. california
About Me i walk quite a bit, and probably carry too much. up to a point though, i sort of Like carrying too much.

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Re: Got the EB Karakoram o Storm Down bag
i doubled down (a pun) on Eric's new bag. we'll see how they look. i will side to side this thing against my wm apache dryloft. cheers, v. ... but i was not clever enough to go f...

In GEAR » Winter down bag decision
December 09, 7:20pm

Re: Volumetrically Dense Food?
you can regain a lot of bear can volume if you just pour the granola in last, unbagged. it's low tech, but i tried it, and it takes a honk'n Lot of granola to fill the gaps. v.

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Volumetrically Dense Food?
December 09, 6:34pm

Neoair x-lite long $96 @ Eddy Bauer 3 hrs left

In Gear Swap » GoLite Evergreen Shangri-La 2 Tarp
December 08, 7:16pm

Re: fit
as explained by eric " a jacket that fits you properly and fairly snugly with no dead air gaps is just as important as 900+ fill power if not more so ", so true. and so also explained be ...

In GEAR » Not impressed with Mountain Hardware Ghost Whisperer down hoody. Alternatives?
December 07, 12:15am

Re: material question
as Jerry says, supplex. it's great stuff for pants.

In Make Your Own Gear » material question
December 06, 11:53pm

Re: Re: Becoming disoriented in the woods
D. Chenault : said "I had almost no evidence to support my decision to walk that direction, but stuck with it out of laziness and haste." well folks, that about covers it. so if it...

In Philosophy & Technique » Becoming disoriented in the woods
December 06, 11:51pm

Re: How to score thin foam
so : if perhaps you made a little sliding foot device that holds the soldering iron to a set depth, then it could only cut xyz deep. or : you could push a single edge razor blade thru a stiff pi...

In Make Your Own Gear » How to score thin foam
December 04, 2:30pm

Re: GPS Advice - Recommendations
if you're just look'n for data, and not all the fallderall that they try and sell on us with extra features, then the old geko unit is what you used to want. i own both a very nice bright ...

In GEAR » GPS Advice - Recommendations
November 27, 8:47am

Re: cutting tool for heavy duty foil
shift of outlook : we might have a situation here where this person has quite disgusting scissors, and has not been made aware yet the existence of decent ones. so : you can get some Very nic...

In Make Your Own Gear » cutting tool for heavy duty foil
November 25, 1:25pm

Why all the scathe?
" Why all the scathe? " factually .. because they've earned it. he's not on some irrational rant full of untruths. it's a good example of what you can expect from people...

In GEAR » Visited the new Arcteryx store in Portland
November 23, 8:53am

All Reader Reviews by peter vacco

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Hilleberg Akto
all that you will read about how wonderful akto is seems to be true. also true is that for it to be habitable in all but the chillyest weather, it Desperately Needs a window in the door. the unna is i...

In Shelters - Double Wall Tents
August 17, 10:15pm