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Jeff Hollis (hyperslug) - BPL Lifetime Member

My Locale Jeff Hollis hasn't told us about their geographical region yet.
About Me Been backpacking for 30+ years and have 20+ years in the outdoor industry.

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All Forum Posts by Jeff Hollis

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Shrinking Cup
I spent a lot of time trying to find a lightweight plastic cup with a mouth that would accept my MSR coffee filter. I saw this super light plastic jar looking container at Target and bought it. On ...

In Philosophy & Technique » Your "stupid light" moments.
December 05, 10:40am

Website down this morning!
I wanted to look again at LightHeart shelter but can't get on to their site this morning.

In Gear Deals » LightHeart Gear, 20% off through 12/31
December 02, 8:30am

Weekly Email
I get GoLite's weekly emails. I found a post on BPL that they offered the Bitteroot last year for $150 around Nov. 15, and hoping they do the same this year, if so it should happen tomorrow I t...

In Gear Deals » Golite Coupon?
November 13, 2:46pm

Eider Duck
The highest quality down I have ever heard of was Eider down which comes off the endangered Eider duck. They have to collect the down out of their nests once they complete nesting. Makes me think i...

In GEAR » Duck down
November 12, 2:21pm

Minimal Lure Set Ozark Highland Trail, AR
I need some advice for lures to carry for my spinning set up. This is along the Ozark Highland Trail in Arkansas and trout are not expected. The lure set needs to be minimal and for everything from...

In Fishing » Minimal Lure Set Ozark Highland Trail, AR
May 17, 12:54pm

This might be it in a 1 incher version, available in metal and plastic: Jeff

In Make Your Own Gear » Where to source the metal clips that Mountain Hardwear uses?
May 14, 9:52am

Altec Lansing iM227 Orbit MP3 Speaker
I have been using the Altec Lansing speaker as part of our group gear when I go with a few friends. I have tried various small speakers over the years and most are crap. The Altec sounds great for ...

In GEAR » Backpacking mini speaker
May 13, 7:33am

GoLite 15% Off Thru May 27
They are having their anniversary sale.

In Gear Deals » GoLite 15% Off Thru May 27
May 09, 11:27am

Thanks Bob
Thanks Bob for your quick supply. A cutting table and rotary cutter are in my future but will still need scissors and for now just want a pair to practice getting to know and use my machine. Only t...

In Make Your Own Gear » Sil Nylon Cutting
May 02, 11:10am

Sil Nylon Cutting
I'm new to sewing and want to sew tarps with sil nylon and light webbing. So if I am cutting pieces of 1.1 oz sil nylon what should I be looking for in scissors. I figure 8" or 9" ma...

In Make Your Own Gear » Sil Nylon Cutting
May 02, 10:44am

All Reader Reviews by Jeff Hollis

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Black Rock Gear Down Hat
I bought this hat a year ago and it goes on every backpacking trip and cold weather dog walks. My large weighs .9 oz. and warmer than anything close to that weight except maybe another down hat. I...

In Clothing - Headwear, Handwear
December 31, 9:31am

Equinox 8 X 10 silnylon tarp
I have had this for a long time and it has seen at least 30+ nights on the trail. Have used it as sleep shelter and a place to hang out on trail or in camp when it is raining. THE GOOD! Price Wei...

In Shelters - Tarps & Floorless
January 22, 10:49am

RailRiders Adventure Shirt
I have been using the similar RR Eco-Mesh for 10 years or more. Basically same shirt as the Adventure Shirt. It was suggested to me by the departed John O on his forum and he assured me that it was...

In Clothing - Baselayer & Fleece - SYNTHETIC
January 20, 4:48pm

Marmot Essence
I own the original version which I believe came with Precip Plus which I think was supposed to be more breathable than regular Precip. I have owned it for about 4 years. It mostly stays in my pack...

In Clothing - Raingear
January 19, 5:19pm