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Richard Reno (scubahhh) - BPL Premium Member

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About Me The older I get, the better I used to be.

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FS: Ti mini solo set"
Can't tell from your description or pics: what size are they? Non-stick or plain ti?

In Gear Swap » FS: Ti mini solo set
June 02, 5:33pm

Adding post to: "Good ultralight, durable, compact umbrella?"
The old G Lite Chrome Dome was a great one; since Go Lite is no more, Gossamer Gear is selling the same product. Here's the link: I have the ...

In GEAR » Good ultralight, durable, compact umbrella?
June 02, 11:03am

Backpack suggestion under $300 & 3lbs; over 55L; 35-40lb load"
I've used both and have none of those issues with the Exos. OTOH, frameless packs are hot for me and carry like a big lump, even with the cute little stays they put in them to hedge their be...

In GEAR » Backpack suggestion under $300 & 3lbs; over 55L; 35-40lb load
May 30, 2:43am

"Suggestions for homestead-able land locations"
"Maybe spend a year somewhere first, to evaluate." +1. I lived on an island off the coast of Honduras for ten years, and we saw a constant stream of American tourists who were smitten ...

In Chaff » Suggestions for homestead-able land locations
May 27, 5:48am

"Trail names, a tool for criminals"
Great story... sad ending. I wish they'd never found him; he was doing a lot more good in Maine than he will in prison. Wonder what he did with the dough... he might just get away with it...

In On the Web » Trail names, a tool for criminals
May 27, 5:44am

"Microspikes Alternative?"
Amazon has microspikes available through Prime... free 2-day delivery.

In GEAR » Microspikes Alternative?
May 27, 5:27am

"BPL only deal of the century!"
Yeah, but what's it weigh? And can't Joe or Ron or someone can do it a couple grams lighter for a couple hundred extra simoleons?

In Gear Deals » BPL only deal of the century!
May 26, 11:59am

"Long underwear"
Ibex Woolies. They come in 150 and 220 weights. Awesome. \

In GEAR » Long underwear
May 22, 5:59am

"ULA Cuben Circuit and Catalyst on Massdrop"
Great deal! My only question is, is it a wise trade-off? The cuben Catalyst looks to be only about 2 ounces lighter, and I wonder how much less resistant to snagging and especially abrasion? ...

In Gear Deals » ULA Cuben Circuit and Catalyst on Massdrop
May 19, 12:21pm

"The toughest ounces to lose: backpacking in minimalist footwear (video)"
If you have a "straight" job, take a look at Vivo... particularly the Ra shoes. I work in management in a luxury hotel, and look very "businesslike" at work. I've been we...

In Philosophy & Technique » The toughest ounces to lose: backpacking in minimalist footwear (video)
May 15, 12:06pm

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