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robert v (mtnbob123) - BPL Forum Member

My Locale Upstate South Carolina
About Me Father, Backpacker, Canoeist, Special Ed Teacher
--Starting to explore the ultralight philosophy as I get older just so I can keep up with my sons on the trail!!!

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The BD Skylight tent that I had was very waterproof despite what I heard from others. I would think that a teepee style shelter would be even better. I would think that water would be more likely t...

In GEAR » GoLite - ProLite Gear Exclusive Shangri-La 5 in Epic
October 31, 7:01pm

Everclear bottle
Just buy a bottle of everclear 190 proof. Great stove fuel. Reuse the bottle as a alcohol flask. Great leakproof bottle

In GEAR » UL Liquor bottle
October 30, 6:06pm

+1 on Lightheart Gear SoLong 6
Awesome tent for big guys. 26oz. Great in bad weather. Great ventilation!!! Nuff said : ) Love Mine!!!!! Lightheartgear.com

In GEAR » Tall Hiker Looking for Light Shelter in Rain Forest Conditions
October 29, 11:17pm

Sold to Laurens

In Gear Swap » FS: Exped DownMat Pump 9 LW
October 29, 10:11pm

Exped Downmat 9 DLX LW
Lauren is first in line pending payment, Stuart is second. My paypal address is: mtnbob123 at Yahoo dot com

In Gear Swap » FS: Exped DownMat Pump 9 LW
October 29, 12:29pm

Exped Downmat 9 DLX LW
I will be happy to ship to Canada at actual shipping costs. Price is firm at $140. Best price on a new one is $180 at Campmor. List price $199

In Gear Swap » FS: Exped DownMat Pump 9 LW
October 29, 9:20am

FS: Exped DownMat Pump 9 LW
This is the warmest pad I have ever owned, it is just more than I need here in the Southeast, even in the winter. The pad is about a year old and has only been used 2-3 times inside of a winter ten...

In Gear Swap » FS: Exped DownMat Pump 9 LW
October 28, 10:43pm

Head Hole
The quilt I ordered is baffled. Thanks for the pics!

In Make Your Own Gear » How hard is it to put a headhole in the middle of a down quilt?
October 26, 3:42am

Re: Re: Lightgear Solong 6
When I bought the Solong 6, it came with two areas of velcro that wrapped around the ridgepole and fastened to itself basically. The ridgepole was still able to rotate. I cut off one side of the ve...

In GEAR » Easy to pitch sub-2 lb tent?
October 23, 11:04pm

Lightgear Solong 6
I have an early production model of the Solong 6 and I'm not sure how yours is set up, but I changed the velcro on my ridgepole to make it more solid. I just keep the ridgepole attached at all ...

In GEAR » Easy to pitch sub-2 lb tent?
October 23, 2:59pm

All Reader Reviews by robert v

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LightHeartGear Solong6 Cuben
Very nice tent, especially with the awning! Excellent reinforcement in wear areas. Sets up tight and the material lets in just the right amount of sunlight so that it is never gloomy inside, but still...

In Shelters - Single Wall Tents
September 27, 3:46am

Lawson Equipment Customer Service
I have ordered several times from Lawson. For some reason, something seems to get screwed up about every other order. I have eventually received everything, but it has taken several emails on several ...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
January 29, 10:14pm

Enlightened Equipment Revelation X
Love this Quilt! It is Huge(2.5"baffle, Wide and Long model- overstuffed ) but weighs very little(28oz in stuffsack). Very warm when cinched up tight, but still useable as a lightweight quilt in ...

In Sleeping Bags - Quilts & Top Bags
August 01, 11:35am

Lightheart Gear Tents Solong 6 Cuben Fiber with Awning
Large 1 person tent. Two friendly people can easily fit in this tent. It is very long, a...

In Shelters - Double Wall Tents
January 29, 7:09pm

Lightheart Gear
I have bought two Solong 6 tents from Judy and Mark at Lightheart Gear. I have one made of Sil-Nylon and one made of Cuben fiber. They have always been more than patient with me as I asked a thousand ...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
January 29, 6:13pm

GoLite GoLite customer service
I returned a 12 year old Golite breeze pack and was told that they would replace it with a brand new Peak pack. It is on its way!!!!

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
August 06, 6:05am