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larry savage (pyeyo) - BPL Forum Member

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About Me aging 4 season mountain bum,if I'm not here I'm out there.

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I'm not concerned about recoating, I'll use a liner. I'm throwing them in the wash when I get home, let you know how it turns out.

In GEAR » Removing old coated lining
November 02, 2:17pm

Removing old coated lining
A recent theft has driven me to pull out an older piece of equipment. Most of the coated lining is peeling off inside and I have a couple of old stuff sacks in the same condition. I'm curious ...

In GEAR » Removing old coated lining
November 02, 9:19am

stoic hadron line
While looking for something else I noticed Stoic has a new line called Hadron. the down anarok weighs in at 226.8 grams. I've been very...

In GEAR » stoic hadron line
October 31, 4:49pm

yep, I play.

In Chaff » Do you play an instrument?
October 29, 10:33am

the problem with sherpas
The problem with blond sherpa[ni]s is they have a tendancy to play dumb and go on strike for more money at the sign of any perceived difficulty.This phenomenom has been documented quite extensively...

In Chaff » "Pleasure Packing"
October 28, 11:42am

19 miles smoking fast
That is flat moving well unless you started at midnight which you didn't, that would be me doing my snail improv. Those videos are outstanding; I'm trying to picture where one finds all th...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Fitness
October 28, 10:22am

tent assembly
Free-standing tent assembly does not include uniformed technicians!

In Chaff » Caption This:
October 27, 2:46pm

Is making a living related to earning enough to support oneself?
All these questions around here are so difficult, wow, is that a red-wing blackbird out there? I currently try to convert other people's money into gimongous data server farms so we all can kee...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » What do you do for a living?
October 27, 9:30am

good advice Tom
"Weird. I can crack a walnut with one arm, but can't peel a banana with the other. What causes that?" Have you tried using those appendages at the end of your arms, sometimes they wo...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Fitness
October 27, 9:15am

things the compress the insulation
Be careful of anything that compresses or reduces the loft of insulation. Too much clothing or an inner bag in an already pretty tight mummy can reduce the loft which is kind of going backwards. ...

In GEAR » best options for extending a sleeping bag's cold weather performance?
October 26, 4:31pm

All Reader Reviews by larry savage

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five ten camp four
The five ten camp four shoe fits into the approach shoe category, a little heavier then a trail runner the camp four excels at getting you there then holding it's own as a climbing shoe. Internal...

In Footwear - Boots, Shoes, Gaiters
May 27, 10:28am

Stanley Titanium Helios Ice Axe
I've been using a helios ice axe since mid-winter. This is an all titanium tool, the only one I think is available since the Ushba has gone away. Made by Jim Stanley with a 6-4 ti head and a 3-2...

In Climbing Gear & Accessories
May 24, 11:04pm

clif shot bloks/jelly belly sport beans various flavors
2 different products from 2 different makers aimed at providing some carbs/electrolytes and fruit flavors on hikes and multiday trips. Clif Shot Bloks are soft [rubbery] organic rice syrup cubes that...

In Foods - Energy Bars, Gels, and Drinks
May 08, 10:50pm

exposure joystick
Born into the world of endurance and mtn. bike racing the joystick crosses over nicely for weekend or longer [w/solar charger] wilderness trips. At 85 gms. it is a few grams lighter then a surefire e...

In Lights - Flashlights & Headlamps
April 29, 12:37pm