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Steven Evans (Steve_Evans) - BPL Lifetime Member

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All Forum Posts by Steven Evans

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Multi Use Titanium Rings
Congratulations on closing the deal! However, titanium rings may be light, but they're extra weight...unless of course they are the multi-use titanium wedding rings.... Perhaps for riggin...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » ultimate U.L upgradel
July 06, 4:33pm

Re: My fav sox (besides the Red Sox)
Teko EcoMerino Ultralight 1/4 Only socks I wear hiking. I use the 1/4 for summer, and the full length for winter(I also bring thick socks in case I get cold feet). They have padding on all the &...

In GEAR » Favorite socks???
July 05, 12:11pm

0.55oz (15.6g) screw canister stove
Awesome Job!!!!! Looks like we have a seasoned machinist on our hands. Is this a hobby, or a job? I've got a machine shop myself, so this project is very motivational for me. A few questions......

In Make Your Own Gear » 0.55oz (15.6g) screw canister stove
July 05, 12:02pm

Re: Re: Sea2Summit Poncho/Tarp
Been using mine as a tarp with a bivy for over a year now. I'm a tall guy, so I need the extra length, and it covers me well. Mine weighs in at 10.25 oz, and has 8 tie out points for use as a t...

In Gear Deals » Sea2Summit Poncho/Tarp$40free shipping no tax
July 04, 4:20pm

Re: WTB: Granite Gear Ultralight Hip Belt - Regular
Weird...I actually have an extra one. What size do you need? Mine is a large. Not even used once. I bought the large pack, but ordered a medium belt seperate, but had to pay the shippng to return t...

In Gear Swap » WTB: Granite Gear Ultralight Hip Belt - Regular
July 03, 9:53am

Re: Arm wamer weight
Descente Coldout Arm warmers - size large - 2.5 oz. Tried them last night, they are really warm. Looks like I'm going with the Montbell Half Sleeve version. Thanks for all the help guys. ...

In GEAR » Montbell Down Inner Prices
June 28, 10:27am

Komperdell fixed
After seeing this thread earlier today, I came home, took my poles apart and performed the exact operation described above. I am now the happy owner of 2 fully functional Komperdell poles. Can'...

In GEAR » Trekking pole newbie questions what makes 1 better than another, solid/adjustable,why? Recommendations
June 27, 8:19pm

Re: Cut the dread locks
Years ago when I was just looking into getting my pack lighter, I went to the local outfitters and they told me to talk to some guy "Chris" on the weekend, as he was an ultralight fanatic...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Question of curiosity...
June 27, 4:58pm

Re: poles: Carbon fiber and flicklock,$40
Brett wrote:Also, for anyone considering fixed length poles, will you ALWAYS carry your poles in your hands? From trail head back to trail head? If you are like me you will stow them for the majori...

In GEAR » Trekking pole newbie questions what makes 1 better than another, solid/adjustable,why? Recommendations
June 27, 10:09am

Komperdell Slippage
I'm going to have to agree with Pamela on the slipping of the Kompderdell twist locks. My carbon C3's usually slip a few times a day, and I just tighten them up - no big deal. However, they...

In GEAR » Trekking pole newbie questions what makes 1 better than another, solid/adjustable,why? Recommendations
June 26, 3:26pm

All Reader Reviews by Steven Evans

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Forty Below Light Energy TR Overboots/Simple Slippers
First off, here is the system I currently use: 1st: Thin liner sock, 2nd: Vapour Barrier Liner, 3rd: Montrail Hardrocks, 4th: 40 Below TR Overboot Why did I purchase the 40 Below Overboot?...

In Footwear - Boots, Shoes, Gaiters
May 14, 8:29am

Nunatak Arc AT
If you are thinking about this quilt, go for it. This system is the best I have used...just make sure you are ready for it. Paired with my Nunatak Skaha Plus, this is my 3 season sleep setup. I hav...

In Sleeping Bags - Quilts & Top Bags
December 19, 12:03pm

TarpTent Double Rainbow
With only one review for the rainbow, I had to put my 2 cents in here. Adding on the above post. Straight out of the box (tent, stuff sack, stakes etc.) and thrown on a scale, mine comes in at 4...

In Shelters - Single Wall Tents
February 20, 7:02am

Patagonia Ready Mix Softshell Jacket
I bought this on a whim just over a year ago after reading some reviews on it. This has turned out to be my go-to jacket for all my winter activities. From snowboarding to snowshoeing, there is no rea...

In Clothing - Wind & Soft Shell
February 20, 6:39am

Feathered Friends Customer Service
While the products are great, I purchased a 2 sets of Down Booties (which were in stock) on Jan-15th. Credit Card was charged same day and product was to be shipped next day. 3 weeks later I started t...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
February 19, 10:35pm

Six Moon Designs Essence '07
Simply put, this pack had everything I was looking for - in order of importance: 1)Panel Loading for easy organization 2)Hip belt pockets for regularly accessed items 3)Mesh side pockets for dryi...

In Backpacks - Frameless
February 19, 10:25pm