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Daniel Pittman (pitsy) - BPL Premium Member

My Locale Central Texas
About Me Born: Mississippi. Raised: Houston. Boy Scouts, BMX, camping. Navy: Great Lakes, Orlando, Norfolk, Guantanamo, San Diego. Hitch-hiked from S.D. to NYC. Bike shops. Moved to: Austin, then Round Rock. Made a baby with: Melissa McChristian. Favorite place: Grand Teton. Favorite animal: Black Bear.
CityRound Rock
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Re: Roll top closure, where to get plastic strip?
Fat zip-ties from a bike shop. Lots of bikes come packed from the factory with foam padding attached to the frame with fat zip-ties. Just call a shop and ask the bike-builder to save a few long o...

In Make Your Own Gear » Roll top closure, where to get plastic strip?
March 30, 11:47pm

Re: XTherm: use the included pump sack or lungs?
This is what I use and it rocks. I'm guessing it could be modified to work with any pad. Or you could make your own. I also use mine as a stuf...

In GEAR » XTherm: use the included pump sack or lungs?
March 30, 11:32pm

Re: Gear? I get to buy gear?
How 'bout some wool underwears? I love my Cap3, but damn do they get stinky! I think I'd be using Merino wool on a long walk.

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Anyone ever regret a thru hike??
March 29, 10:33pm

Purifier overkill?
If it were just for camping and backpacking, the Sawyer PointZeroTWO would certainly be excessive. And honestly, I'll probably get a PointONE eventually and enjoy an improved flow rate for tho...

In GEAR » LifeStraw Filter - User Experience?
March 29, 9:56pm

The Sawyer 'Point ZeroTWO' physically filters out viruses. I have one and it works great. You can set it up as a gravity system, or hook it up to a tough bladder that you can sit on to fo...

In GEAR » LifeStraw Filter - User Experience?
March 28, 10:55pm

Re: Nor Cal-So Cal
That Jerry Schad has seen some miles!

In GEAR » It's Just So Cute!!!
March 28, 10:45pm

If it don't fit in this: REI Flash 18 You don't need it.

In GEAR » Atmos 58 or Flash 62 or Flash 65
March 23, 10:10pm

Popcorn Pot?
I've got a sweet vintage popcorn pot with two wire catches to hold the lid on. Do you have any pictures of your contraption? Mine's so light I haven't even weighed it. Holds about a ...

In Editor's Roundtable » Spring Snow Trekking Gear List
March 15, 11:22pm

During my hitchhiking trip from San Diego to NYC, I relied on the kindness of strangers for my rides, and I always asked them why they had stopped to pick me up. The answers I got varied widely, b...

In Editor's Roundtable » Salvation in Skykomish
January 22, 11:00pm

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MSR Titan Kettle
Use it with a fancy feast stove. Cut a wind-screen as tall as will fit inside the kettle. Store your stove, matches, mini bic, fuel, bandana, olive oil, s&p, Dr. Bronner's, etc. inside it. ...

In Cookware - Titanium
May 26, 10:37pm