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john Tier (Peter_pan) - BPL Premium Member

My Locale Co-Owner Jacks 'R' Better, LLC, VA
About Me Co-Owner of Jacks 'R' Better LLC
Citywilliamsburg
StateVA
My Website URLhttp://www.jacksrbetter.com

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All Forum Posts by john Tier

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Re: Re: Re: Re: camp shoes
Saw China knock offs of Crocks in Wally World yesterday for $ 7.88....they may have been slightly lighter (no scale with me) but the foam was harder than the 3 year old Waldies that I was wearing a...

In GEAR » Camp Shoes
March 02, 6:20am

Re: Re: dissection a mini-bic
Much easier to take a safety pin, place it on the side of the Bic so that the little circle end sticks out and then wrap a foot of 1 inch wide duct tape around it.. then place on any lanyard or dum...

In GEAR » dissection a mini-bic
February 28, 5:59am

Re: Re: To refute...
I agree on the need....but....you don't have to carry a knife if you learn to be a proficient Knapper... as long as the area has a supply of knappable stone.... Pan

In GEAR » Light Fixed Blade? Any knife knuts here?
February 24, 2:43pm

Re: Re: Hammock warmth 3
Dane, Quilts are perfect answers in hammocks...Whatever you tuck in, stays tucked...no muss, no fuss, no extra weight. But then I'm biased. Pan

In GEAR » UL hommock camping
February 23, 1:59pm

Re: Speer Top Blanket or JRB No Sniveller?
Andrew, Take a good look at the specs on both models... your intial post appears to have some in accuracies. Pan

In GEAR » Speer Top Blanket or JRB No Sniveller?
February 21, 7:17am

Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: tarp set up
Paul, JRB STL weigh 11.5 grams per 9 foot plus line with tnsioner...As to use, I recon the chosen pitch would dictate the likely stretch to be negated...in an "A" pitch probably the four corners...

In Philosophy & Technique » Benchmark time for Tarp Set Up?
February 13, 3:33pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: tarp set up
Vick, If you use Self Tensioning Lines STL you won'y have to make any adjustments for routine silnyl stretch when wet. jack

In Philosophy & Technique » Benchmark time for Tarp Set Up?
February 13, 9:14am

Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: what's the big deal?
FWIW, I enjoy BPL and this medium...As a technical neaderthal, paper appeals... tho I abhor the waste of trees...which are a major part of my outdoors experience....the future is in technology... ...

In Chaff » BPL double charging?
February 07, 5:27am

Re: WP/B Commentary
Respectfully, I disagree with your view of breathability during the rain...In 2003 while hikeing in a down pour on the AT in shorts and a silk weight patagonia t shirt, I was soaked and then the te...

In Editor's Roundtable » Waterproof-Breathable Technologies
February 01, 7:04am

Re: Synthetic Quilts
To paraphrase Henry Ford," You can have any fill you want as long as it is Down". When we started in 2003 we decided not only to fill an empty nitche but to be the best under quilt and quilt mak...

In GEAR » Warm Hammocking and UL-- Oxymoron?
January 29, 3:43pm

All Reader Reviews by john Tier

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Equinox Silnylon Poncho
Agree with Richard on the mods.... all easy to do....I've had the extended length model for over 4 years and it is super through the mid season.... and yes it will cover a HH. Here is my mod......

In Clothing - Raingear
September 22, 6:10pm