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john Tier (Peter_pan) - BPL Premium Member

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Carol, et al, The moisture you found is because the closed cell pad does not breath ( even open cell pads have more limited air flows). It was in all probability limited to between you and the ...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Notes from the Field: SuperUltraLight Hammocking on the Black Forest Trail in Pennsylvania
October 22, 6:20am

Re Omni Tape
Vick, Works fine for us and a lot of satisfied customers...but then these are pretty low stress uses.

In Multiple Use Gear » Multiple Use Sleeping Bags
October 02, 12:43pm

omni tape
Vick, Omni Tape is No Snag is available in sewing store in 3/4 inch width ONLY in 3 ft lengths....Omni Tape is available in 1 inch width but can be purchased in 25 meter rolls from ...

In Multiple Use Gear » Multiple Use Sleeping Bags
October 01, 7:29pm

re:multi use quilt
Nice multi use quilt...No Sniveller...800pf down...2+ inches thich...wearaable as a serape...check gear section here or Test results due this winter by BPL...also there is a...

In Multiple Use Gear » Multiple Use Sleeping Bags
October 01, 6:00am

Zero wgt tripod
Ryan, Why not pick up three sticks, take a tarp guy line or some other piece of cord in your pack ...lash up a hasty tripod...put your sand sack on top of the lashing junction,then camera .... l...

In Post-Trip Reports » Yellowstone / Beartooths Trek
September 30, 1:32pm

under quilts
Lots of information on under quilts and other hammock insulation options at years worth of discussions and growth of concepts/approaches.

In Editor's Roundtable » Notes from the Field: SuperUltraLight Tarp vs. Hammock in the High Uintas
September 26, 5:51am

Dri Duck field repairs easy
Dri Ducks and 02 Rainwear are both easily repaired in the field with duct tape...have been using O2 Rainwear for 3 years and Dri Ducks for six months...both with repairs, some three years

In GEAR » DriDucks vs. Rainshield O2
September 21, 7:03am

I have the Hennesy Backpacker UL and The Hennessy Extreme Light them both...the light racer is sweeter laying for me 5-11 and 180 lbs, but it does not come with a warranty...I have abo...

In GEAR » Hammocks
August 13, 7:56am

More tuck
Additional source of light weight, down quilts, with baffling and footbox capability is Jacks 'R' Better, see Spotlites reports... We also make a unique Weather Shield System... The top of which is...

In GEAR » Quilts for restless sleepers
August 13, 7:47am

I have both the DriDucks and O2 Rainwear by Rainshield. Both are bilaminates. Both are extremely simple, fagile ( field repairable with duct tape)and very breathable. I have hiked soaked clothing...

In GEAR » DriDucks vs. Rainshield - breathability
July 01, 3:58pm

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