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James Marco (jamesdmarco) - BPL Lifetime Member

My Locale Finger Lakes
About Me Backpacker, hiker, cannoer, fisherman, since 1960 or so, now retired. I enjoy being outdoors and vary my gear to match what I am doing, where I am going, and who I am going with. I mostly head into the Adirondacks. No longer a GG Trail Ambassador.
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CityIthaca
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All Forum Posts by James Marco

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Re: Re: Mods to ULA Circuit / GG Mariposa for 35-40lbs?
Actually, I do several miles with a 43# pack at least 5 times per week, 'cept when I am out hiking.

In GEAR » Mods to ULA Circuit / GG Mariposa for 35-40lbs?
August 03, 8:07pm

Re: GG Velcro
Roughly, it is a 3.5x3.5in square.

In GEAR » Mods to ULA Circuit / GG Mariposa for 35-40lbs?
August 03, 10:58am

Re: Mods to ULA Circuit / GG Mariposa for 35-40lbs?
Well, I mentioned it in regards to the Gorilla. But establishing a solid hip belt to stay (internal frame) connection is very important to hauling heavy loads. I sort of dislike to say much about t...

In GEAR » Mods to ULA Circuit / GG Mariposa for 35-40lbs?
August 03, 7:18am

Re: Thanks!
Mike, I would agree with Jeffs Eleven. If you know the pack already, then you can eliminate most of the risk by simply upgrading to the Mariposa. While other packs are usually good, if the Gori...

In GEAR » Pack for when GG Gorilla overburdened?
August 01, 9:44pm

Re: pressure regulator marketing
Fred, Roger is correct. All the regulator can do is negatively effect pressure, they cannot add pressure. Now JB *might* be using a slightly larger jet as one of their black magic components. This ...

In Gear Deals » Ruta Locura Sale/ New stove setup
July 31, 10:54am

Peak Vents on Pyramids
Yes. Put at least a couple vents in. Derrick and Franko have it right. No, you will never eliminate condensation. but you will help to eliminate warmer moist air from the tent as you sleep. As was ...

In Make Your Own Gear » Peak Vents on Pyramids
July 31, 10:31am

Re: Re: Re: Cooking fish with UL Pot and UL Stove - Sadly no fires.
"You should bury the hat with the TP!" Ha...Nope, it is saturated with DEET after a few years of camping with it.

In Fishing » Cooking fish with UL Pot and UL Stove - Sadly no fires.
July 22, 12:46pm

Re: FS: Trangia Mini 28T Alcohol Stove and Pot Set with Extra Pot and Fuel Bottle
A really good deal, Dale. Somebody is gonna' love you.

In Gear Swap » FS: Trangia Mini 28T Alcohol Stove and Pot Set with Extra Pot and Fuel Bottle
July 22, 12:40pm

Re: Five Lessons from the John Muir Trail
I had to laugh out loud with this article...my wife thought I was nuts. I remember my first trip out with my older brother. Nope, not 70 pounds but heavy at 45. I really worked to get 7miles ba...

In Editor's Roundtable » Five Lessons from the John Muir Trail
July 22, 5:56am

Re: Cooking fish with UL Pot and UL Stove - Sadly no fires.
There is one methode you didn't mention. I simply steak out a fish (cut him into chunks) and boil him over a bed of rice...maybe 2oz of dry rice. I add whatever seasonings to the fish/rice at t...

In Fishing » Cooking fish with UL Pot and UL Stove - Sadly no fires.
July 22, 5:23am

All Reader Reviews by James Marco

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Steripen Adventurer Opti
They finally revamped the old Adventurer with the Opti. 1) Improved battery life - The old unit went through batteries at about 25-30L per set. This was primarily because of leaving the batteries ...

In Hydration - Water Treatment
June 16, 5:29am

Optimus/Primus? Svea 123R
The SVEA 123r is my standard stove for camping. I have spent about 40 years trying to replace the little beast. No such luck. I have found several different stoves that work well for 2-3 days (alcohol...

In Stoves - White Gas
April 19, 3:40am

Klymit Inertia X Frame
I picked up a Xframe (full size) a couple weeks ago. I took it out for 5 nights last weekend with my daughter, Brenda. I had a good trip but was unimpressed by the pad. I tried various techniques with...

In Sleeping Pads - Inflatable
July 07, 5:16am

gossamer murmur
I have used the old GG G5 pack for well beyond a servicable lifetime. Patching, reinforcing, and repatching...it finaly died and I replaced it with a 2012 Murmur, one of the first off the production l...

In Backpacks - Frameless
December 25, 6:06pm

Trail Designs Caldera Stove
Great little piece of gear. Light, easy to use, miserly on fuel. Keeps the heat in on the pot and does a great job of boiling water. I will complain that it does not let enough heat out sometimes......

In Stoves - Alcohol
December 07, 3:50am

Thermarest Neo-Air
The NeoAir is a good pad, with a fantisticcall price. I have a medium which just fits me at 5'9". I usually inflate this fully while setting up camp, giving it a couple of breaths before slee...

In Sleeping Pads - Inflatable
December 07, 3:22am