BPL Community Profile

Barry P (BarryP) - BPL Forum Member

My Locale Eastern Idaho (moved from Midwest)
About Me Electrical Engineer by trade. Hobbies include recumbent bike riding, magic, piano, music compostion and of course backpacking.

Backpack monthly with scouts or other small group. Love the exercise and alertness it brings. Ray Way caught my eye in 2001. My load lightened. Because of that, able to go faster, farther, AND still smell the roses. Love the lightweight insight on this forum. I'm also a Teva sandal backpacker. My feet love them.
StateID
My PDF Gear ListBarry's Gear List

You cannot send this user a personal message (PM) because they have not specified a PM email address yet.

All Forum Posts by Barry P

Showing 291 - 300 of 346 | Page: 1 ...16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35
 

Post

Forum » Thread

Re: Re: Re: any descent budget down bags out there for $150
Sorry. I didn't mean tomorrow. I meant through tomorrow. From their website “You’ll automatically save an extra 20% on your entire REI-OUTLET order through January 29. No coupon needed!”

In GEAR » any descent budget down bags out there for $150
January 28, 9:02am

Re: any descent budget down bags out there for $150
http://www.rei.com/outlet/product/780902 Was $249. Now $169. Through tomorrow it will be $135.94 20F, 30oz, stuff size 7.5x15”, long 6’6”, 750pf down I ordered a Regular for a scout, but...

In GEAR » any descent budget down bags out there for $150
January 28, 8:39am

Re: Re: Re: Cookware for Two
“Honestly, 500 cal for dinner is pathetic…” Allison, It depends if you want to burn off some love handles or not :). Add a 1.5C hot chocolate with a little olive oil and a pinch of salt ...

In GEAR » Cookware for Two
January 22, 10:08am

Re: Re: Re: Re: Cookware for Two
“Well there's the difference. We just eat one hot meal and call it a day.” Some Mountain House meals are easily 500+ calories and we can call it a day. Or we do lighter suppers, sup...

In GEAR » Cookware for Two
January 21, 3:47pm

Re: Re: Cookware for Two
“I might ask the same as you folks!” There are several meal ideas, but here’s a generic example (we only cook fbc): 1.3L pot holds 5+ cups of water. 2C for Mountain House meal (two 10oz...

In GEAR » Cookware for Two
January 21, 3:23pm

Re: Cookware for Two
I do alcy-stove cooking (if you call boiling ‘cooking’) for 2-5 people with the Evernew 1.3L pot http://www.backpackinglight.com/cgi-bin/backpackinglight/evernew_ul_titanium_3.html Howbeit, 5...

In GEAR » Cookware for Two
January 21, 8:53am

Re: Evernew Ti 900ml or MSR titan kettle?
A lot of pros and cons here. For a couple of years, I used the evernew. It is more efficient on the whitebox. But I have gone back to the Titan Kettle that I bought 5 years ago. And here’s why...

In GEAR » Evernew Ti 900ml or MSR titan kettle?
January 20, 4:04pm

Re: Myth Busted Winter Alcohol Stoves
I too have done several 0F tests in IL. Keeping the fuel and stove in the pocket first does make it easier, but it is not required. I’ve let the stove (pepsi can style) and fuel sit outside un...

In GEAR » Myth Busted Winter Alcohol Stoves
January 16, 3:34pm

Re: Re: Shipping
“As an occasional forum / Ebay seller, I always buy package tracking (and factor it into the shipping cost) -- but not insurance.” Ben, Then how do you protect yourself from a claim of a br...

In Gear Swap » Shipping Out of the USA
January 16, 12:54pm

Re: Shipping Out of the USA
Some of my thoughts on insurance: When the Buyer pays, it’s a common courtesy that: “Sellers cannot fail to deliver an item for which payment was accepted”. This is actually an eBay* rule/...

In Gear Swap » Shipping Out of the USA
January 16, 12:02pm

All Reader Reviews by Barry P

Barry P has posted no reviews.