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Wizard of Oz (wizardofoz) - BPL Guest

My Locale New England
About Me Avid Backpacker, MYOG Amateur, and adventure seeker!
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StateMA
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My PDF Gear ListGrand Canyon Rim to Rim to Rim Nov 2012

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the case for a Case
So I've got two weeks before the trip that started this project! and now that i have my board done and working. I need to finish the thought and protect it, right. You guys have thrown out lots...

In Make Your Own Gear » Project: 4oz 1A USB Charger
October 19, 9:19am

Powerfilm Solar Panel
Jack, I'm using the 5W Powerfilm, P/N F15-300N. It's $76 bucks on Amazon shipped with a couple buy options. If memory serves (it was in an early post), it's 3.2oz stripped down. Plea...

In Make Your Own Gear » Project: 4oz 1A USB Charger
October 18, 7:15am

Success!!! for 'green' solar!
I'll definitely check that site out Jack. I think I agree that Plasti-dip is probably a good spray on candidate. It wouldn't affect the components and can be easily removed if necessary. He...

In Make Your Own Gear » Project: 4oz 1A USB Charger
October 16, 12:31pm

Putting it all together...and so pretty...
Bare boards made it in and look shiny and green...until I started to goop them up with flux :) They came out REALLY nice and I'm pretty impressed with the quality of the PCB House! The detail i...

In Make Your Own Gear » Project: 4oz 1A USB Charger
October 15, 6:10am

New Xlite Fan
I recently upgraded from my 8oz green 3/4 foam RidgeRest pad to the XLite. I did the Men's Large (I'm 5'10", 170lbs), though for those 5'8" or less I would recommend the W...

In GEAR » Best sleeping pad for use with a quilt?
October 11, 8:13am

Lacing changes worked for me!
I had a very similar issue with Solomon Trail Runners. I have a low arch and have to have additional arch support for long hikes. In order to keep the toe and top of foot loose and comfortable I la...

In GEAR » weird shoe-fitting problem--lose of circulation
October 11, 7:35am

Re: Wait, wait -- I want one, too!
You got it Jack! Thanks for all your great comments and suggestions during the design too! I got confirmation that the boards are on their way to me and should arrive tonight. I'll let you guys...

In Make Your Own Gear » Project: 4oz 1A USB Charger
October 11, 6:24am

Sub 1oz. Inflatable Pillow - Now with Comfort!!!
So it took me a few tries to get it just right (actually more than a few pillow suffered during the battle). But I finally turned an inflatable 19"x12.5" into something that's comfort...

In GEAR » Flexair Dual Chambered blow-up pillows - STOCK FOUND
October 11, 6:15am

Re: Re: Who else!
Board 2, SOLD to George :) NP at all. 3 left to claim at this LOW, LOW price...is this how hookers feel??? :) I didn't end up testing the ThinkGeek cigarette lighter to USB adapter. Basicall...

In Make Your Own Gear » Project: 4oz 1A USB Charger
October 10, 2:24pm

Re: Re: Re: Of or or?
I like your thinking Jerry! But I'm just looking to make sure the design gets some use at this point. This is fun for me. If 40 people want these, I can do them up with the the full solar panel...

In Make Your Own Gear » Project: 4oz 1A USB Charger
October 09, 8:32am

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