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James Reilly (zippymorocco) - BPL Premium Member

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All Forum Posts by James Reilly

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Space blanket
We grabbed a couple of space blankets and will try them out for a couple of day. This will give us the opportunity to switch to something more drastic if need be when we get to a larger outfitter. ...

In GEAR » Sleep system help please
March 10, 11:54am

Thank you
I'm in Hiawassee and will go to the outfitter and see what my options are. My options may be slim here but I could wait till franklin. As long as I can get this taken care of by the smokies ...

In GEAR » Sleep system help please
March 10, 9:18am

Sleep system help please
I'm currently hiking the AT and am having a little trouble with cold from the ground. I have a Klimit inertia torso length on top of an 1/8" pad with my gear and a sitpad under my legs. ...

In GEAR » Sleep system help please
March 09, 3:15am

Beginning an AT end to end today
My partner and I are heading to Springer Mountain as I type. Three years of planning, hiking, trips, shakedowns, gear list, exploring and researching. Now we just have to walk. I really want to...

In Pre-Trip Planning » Beginning an AT end to end today
March 05, 8:34am

Oldpfaffforum
Another resource when looking for an old pfaff is the yahoo old pfaff forum. I have found it to be a very useful group to be involved in. They might have some lwads or suggestions if asked.

In Make Your Own Gear » Sewing machine recommendation
February 28, 8:00pm

Machine
I'm using a Pfaff 130 and love it. They are definetly in your price range. A lot folks here swear by the cheap china machines like Brother. I think if you do go the vintage route you need to...

In Make Your Own Gear » Sewing machine recommendation
February 28, 6:37pm

I have one of those.
We just picked up some rocky gortex socks hoping it will make her more comfortable during the day when it's wet. At night I plan to bring enough fuel for a hot water bottle.

In Chaff » Who has a wife who backpacks with them who always has cold feet?
February 18, 7:47am

REI
REI has the 70 on clearance.

In Gear Swap » WTB Camp Corsa axe 60/ 70cm
February 05, 10:09am

Pfaff
I have been making my gear on a 130 for the past year and have loved. It's a world of difference from the New Home I had been using. Consider joining the old Pfaff forum on yahoo groups. T...

In Make Your Own Gear » They don't build them like they used to... (why you shouldn't buy a cheap modern sewing machine)
February 03, 4:09pm

Rock Pouch?
Have you tried a rock pouch? I've not used them myself but am sure they would help a lot. http://zpacks.com/accessories/stuff_sacks.shtml

In Philosophy & Technique » Any advice for bear bagging?
January 27, 11:04am

All Reader Reviews by James Reilly

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Feathered Friends Customer Service
I spoke to a very helpful person on the phone. She helped me determine the proper size for the jacket I wanted. Jacket fits perfectly, was shipped quick and is of top quality.

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
July 19, 8:13pm

Sea to Summit Premium Silk Liner
We purchased a ultra-sil stuff sack as recommended by a customer service rep at a outfitter along the A.T. In using it to stuff my wife's sleeping bag I ripped the thing in half. She called up th...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
July 19, 8:08pm