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Bill Fornshell (bfornshell) - BPL Lifetime Member

My Locale Southern Texas
About Me I have been a member here since 24 August, 2003.

I believe in SUL and Lighter, Backpacking, and make most of my own gear. If you have a question about something I have made you can read about most of it here or on my Blog.

http://ultraliteskunkworks.blogspot.com/

Please Note:

I don't make things for other people. Thanks for asking but the answer to all, is NO.
CitySan Antonio
StateTexas
CountryUSA

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All Forum Posts by Bill Fornshell

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Re: PolarGuard 3D or PrimaLoft Sport ?
Hi, Both are a poor pick, go with Climashield XP. It is worth the little bit of extra money if any.

In Make Your Own Gear » PolarGuard 3D or PrimaLoft Sport ?
June 02, 3:23pm

tiger
Erik, Thanks for the comment. You did notice that the Tiger has a lot of food. A full tummy makes for a happy Tiger. I have had the Tiger for 32 years.

In Make Your Own Gear » Climashield Combat - Sleeping Bag
June 02, 12:20pm

Re: dimension of climashield bag
Thanks Tornado, This is another one of my Sleeping Bags. It may show the pattern better. This one is Silk for the top material and Cuben for the non-insulated bottom. Silk Sleeping Bag Y...

In Make Your Own Gear » Climashield Combat - Sleeping Bag
June 02, 12:12pm

Coleman Xtreme
Hi Jim, I have several of the Coleman Xtreme Stoves. Coleman sells a "Trail Maintenance Kit" The Kit is still in stock at Colemans and contain one each of those two black pieces ...

In GEAR » Coleman Xtreme
June 02, 11:19am

Super Ultra Light / Super Ultra Cheap
Super Ultra Light / Super Ultra Cheap I have been quietly working on this idea for a few months. You can go back and check one of my threads about the new external frame I was working on whe...

In Make Your Own Gear » Super Ultra Light / Super Ultra Cheap
May 31, 3:52pm

Bivy idea - your feedback requested
I have 2 of these ground cloths. When I first got mine I weighed it to see what the square yard weight was. It is 0.568 ounces per sq yard. I thought about making other things with it but I ha...

In Make Your Own Gear » Bivy idea - your feedback requested
May 30, 10:04pm

Kaowool
Go to "search forums" and type in kaowool. You will find all the answers there.

In Make Your Own Gear » munou nano alcohol stove
May 30, 12:26am

Re: "Arnold Wants To Terminate 220 State Parks"
Link to article

In On the Web » "Arnold Wants To Terminate 220 State Parks"
May 29, 10:58am

Re: blowing up baloons
Hi, Thanks for the idea, however, I can't blow up the really thin balloons and I would be surprised if your idea would work on them. Try it and let use know how you come out. I know very...

In Make Your Own Gear » MYOG Pertex Quantum - Cuben Fiber Bivy
May 28, 12:51pm

New Pertex Quantum-Cuben Fiber Bivy
Kevin, Since I was sewing across a 1" wide piece of material I didn't think that would work with Cuben. I used some light webbing for strength. Steven, All the Pertex Quantum I h...

In Make Your Own Gear » MYOG Pertex Quantum - Cuben Fiber Bivy
May 27, 8:22pm

All Reader Reviews by Bill Fornshell

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BMW (BPL) UL 60 Balaclava
Cocoon UL 60 Balaclava - Multi-Purpose - 5/5 I have had my Cocoon Balaclava since they first shipped. When I got it I was in the middle of several things and just looked it over, put it on, bless...

In Clothing - Headwear, Handwear
July 08, 10:08pm

OR (Outdoor Research)
During the planning for my AT Hike this coming January I got out my old OR Advanced Bivy. I had used it only a few times after I bought it about 10 years ago and wanted to have a good look at it set ...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
December 29, 4:41pm

BackpackingLight.com Premium Membership
1. Being able to have a picture and a little information about us all and a possible way to send a private email to other members. 2. A list of all our replies to threads in date order. This alone ...

In Books and Media
October 27, 8:16pm

Patagonia Dragonfly pullover
I have to agree with everyone about the Patagonia DragonFly. I bought 2 on a close-out sale for $29.95 each. You can't hardly beat that for a really great piece of gear.

In Clothing - Wind & Soft Shell
December 19, 9:22am